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Keystone View Company Looking South over Chateau-Thierry from the Ramparts of the Old hateau

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.222 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Chateau-Thierry, France Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: This photograph is a scene of a town in France. There are various buildings and streets in view. There is also a small body of water and a bridge in the distance. There was a battle in this town that caused much destruction.


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

Subjects: World War IMilitary PersonnelEuropeFranceWartime Pillaging and Destruction

Sub Era: World War I

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