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Keystone View Company One of the Buildings of the American Ordance Repair Shops of Mehun-sur-Yevre, France

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.246 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Mehun-Sur-Yevre, France Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

This photograph is of men at work preparing goods for soldiers on the front. This scene takes place in one of the many ordance repair shops. They were also responsible for repairing weaponry.

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