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Keystone View Company Entrance to Dugout, Y.M.C.A. Station at Badonviller

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.215 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Badonviller, France Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: This photograph is of a Y.M.C.A dugout during WWI. According to the photograph, the Y.M.C.A provided a lot for soldiers during the war. There is a forrest in the background.

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

Subjects: World War IMilitary PersonnelMilitary MobilizationsEurope

Sub Era: World War I

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