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Title American Red Cross personal phonograph record, no date, circa early 1940-1945.
Object Name Record, Phonograph
Catalog Number 2007.033.0005
Collection Family & Friends Memorabilia Collection
Credit Gift of Angela Auriema.
Description American Red Cross personal phonograph record, no date, circa early 1940-1945. 6-1/2" diameter, small hole; printed paper (yellow) on both both sides; playing speed not indicated, but it is probably 78 rpm. Not played; contents not known.

"A Personal Message from a Service Man Through Facilties Provided by American Red Cross." Used by for those serving in the military in World War Two. Sometimes called a 'talking letter'.
Date 1940-1945
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1945
Search Terms American Red Cross
World War II
Caption typical side
Imagefile 060\20070330005.TIF
Classification Social & Personal Activity
Domestic Life
Military
War