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Keystone View Company The Stars and Stripes Flying over Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, on the Rhine, Germany

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.248 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Germany Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: This photograph shows boats on the Rhine river. There is a small village with a flag waving in the distance. The back of the photograph contains lyrics of a song about the Rhine.

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

Subjects: World War IMilitary PersonnelEuropeArt, Music, Theater, and FilmSong

Sub Era: World War I

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