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Catalog Number 2016.1.1
Object Name Scrapbook
Description Dark red, leather scrapbook. Front and back covers are the same, with a lion crest in the center surrounded by an oval border and filigree design. Scrapbook has holes punched around the border, and a paper material threaded through these holes to create a decorative edge.

Inside cover has a dedication that reads, "As gratitude's expression/ is this album presented/ by Santa Cesarea Camp/ to its beloved Storekeeper." Pages are a dark tan color and have black and white photos adhered to the right page with tan photo corners. Photographs are of a United Nations displaced persons camp in Santa Cesarea, Italy and its residents.
Date 1947
Source Garrett, John
Provenance Edward Chaisty Garrett joined the U.S. Army in May 1943. He was honorably discharged in March 1946 so that he could begin work as a storekeeper at a United Nations displaced persons camp in Santa Cesarea, Italy. This scrapbook was given to Garrett before he returned to the States in the spring of 1947. Garrett's children later donated the scrapbook to the Museum.
Place of Origin Santa Cesarea, Italy