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Keystone View Company The New York City Skyline Brings a Thrill to the Heart of Every Returning Doughboy- U.S.S Louisiana Arriving in the Harbor

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.281 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: New York, New York Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: In this photograph a boat with soldiers discharged from war aproaches the New York City skyline.

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

Subjects: World War IEuropeMilitary PersonnelMilitary ServiceSoldiers and CiviliansPeaceNew York

Sub Era: World War I

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