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Keystone View Company "Kamarad" and German Trophies in a French Chateau

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.247 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: France Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: This photograph is of a room that was turned into a war museum with memorbilia and statues from the war. On the left side there is a statue of a soldier whose sign reads "surrender." There are also many badges on display. This room is in what used to be a beautiful castle.


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

Subjects: World War IMilitary PersonnelEuropeMilitary PersonnelMilitary ProvisionsMilitary SuppliesMilitary UniformsMilitary SupportArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: World War I

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