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Keystone View Company A Family Living in Their Ruined House Lens

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.042 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Lens, France Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: A woman and a young boy stand amongst the ruins of their home in Lens, a city in northern France that was occupied by the Germans for most of the war. Just behind them is an entrance to the basement of their home, where they are still living.

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

Subjects: World War IEuropeMilitary PersonnelFrenchFrance

Sub Era: World War I

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