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Keystone View Company Serajevo, Yugoslavia -- Scene of Murder of Crown Prince which Started Flame that Engulfed All Europe

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.001 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: s.l. Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Shows landscape of houses, buildings, bridges, and scenery in Sarajevo, Bosnia during its occupation by the Austro-Hungarian empire.


Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: World War IAssassinations

Sub Era: World War I

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