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Christmas in Paris

By: Lori Williamson | WW1 Daybook | December 25, 2018

This decorative Christmas card with the original envelope is addressed to Lieutenant Donald F. Bigelow in Paris France, 1918. Bigelow was from Saint Paul, Minnesota.


Minnesota Historical Society Collections. 2002.160.345.A,B