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Vol. 1 The Goodwill Train photograph album, 1948

 Item

Scope and Content note

This album is entitled "Arrival of the American Friendshiptrain 'The Goodwill Train'" and the photos record the arrival in Dusseldorf, Germany on December 3, 1948.

Dates

  • 1948

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Historical note

The American Friendship Train collected food, clothing, and fuel from American donors as it traveled across the country, to transport to people in Germany, Italy, and France during late 1947 and early 1948. The idea was proposed by journalist Drew Pearson, and was taken up by other newspapers.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet

Acquisition

Unknown.

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