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Red leather case with three photographs.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06196.202 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Red leather case with three photographs: 1) Hilldring in uniform; 2) Hilldring in civilian dress; 3) Hilldring with his wife and two children seated on a porch; 4) Girl with cat found behind photo #3.

People: Hilldring , John H.

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Keywords/Subjects: World War II, Military History, Children and Family, Photography

Sub Era: World War II