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Object Name Trunk
Catalog Number 2017.053.44
Description Refurbished trunk. Olive green trunk with black trim and gold accents, brown leather handles, striped, paper interior, shelf inside with three compartments, originally belonged to Richard Thornton--name stenciled on side, contained artifacts from WWI and WWII military personnel, namely Richard, his brother Francis, and son James.
Collection LCHS Military Collection
Date c. 1917
Dimensions H-13 W-30.25 inches
Height (in) 13
Width (in) 30.25
People Thornton, Richard
Thornton, Francis
Thornton, James
Search Terms WWI
World War I
World War II