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Lindlar, Walter, (fl. 1958) [Caskets for Civil War Victims]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09677.10 Author/Creator: Lindlar, Walter, (fl. 1958) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 30 October 1956 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 18 x 23.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One Wire photograph released by Associated Press dated October 30, 1956. Shows two women looking and praying beside a pile of five caskets. According to the attached press release reports that the women are residents of Magyarovar a town in West Hungary and are praying over the caskets of some of the 88 villagers who were shot before the town was taken over by Anti-Communist forces. The back of the photo is stamped with Associated Press information.

People: Lindlar, Walter, fl. 1958

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: DeathRebellionCommunism

Sub Era: The Fifties

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