Item 309.0 - Departure day at Lichtenau train station (13 July 1924)

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CA MHC 044-309.0

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Departure day at Lichtenau train station (13 July 1924)

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  • 1924-07-13 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 25.5 x 20 cm

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This photo shows departure day scene at the Lichtenau train staion. The train is in the background against the horizon; a crowd has gathered to bid the emigrants farewell; an empty wagons is seen in the foreground with several boys sitting on the wagon side rail. This photo is a slightly different photo than the one published in Gerhard Lohenz's Heritage Remembered ( HR 261).

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See 44:309b for the photo published in Heritage Remembered.

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Title based on inscription on an original in the private collection of Alf Redekopp.

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The exact date of this photo (13 July 1924) is based on an original in the private collection of Alf Redekopp, whose mother and grandparents were on this train. The inscription of the reverse reads "...zur Erinnerung unsere Abfahrt in Lichtenau den 13. July 1924." Also, the name of the photographer is on that original. AHR, 14 July 2017.

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 6.7
Resolution: 2892x2301

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