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Unknown Postcard from Chicago Illinois

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1641 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Postcard Date: 1929-1945 Pagination: 1 postcard ; 15 x 10 cm.

Summary of Content: A un-mailed postcard that features a bright Greetings from Chicago, in which the word Chicago has different scenes from Chicago in the letters.

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Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Travel

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