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Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Margaret Clark." A Christmas tree with all the trimmings, and a Buick. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. “Margaret Clark.” A Christmas tree with all the trimmings, and a Buick. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.
 

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