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Keystone View Company An Interesting Scene in the Social Room of a Y.M.C.A Army Camp Hut

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.216 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: In this scene men are sitting in a social room of the Y.M.C.A. Some are reading and others and socializing. Many of them, according to the photographs, are writing letters home.

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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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