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ITEM Identifier: MC 898, 98.

How to get a husband handkerchief, 1970. Digital


  • 1886-2018

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Closed; use digital objects.


426 objects

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Swarthmore College Peace Collection, December 1998 (98-M209).

Physical Facet

Handkerchief in white, blue, red and green, entitled "How to get a husband" (in French and English) with cartoon illustrations.


12 x 12 inches.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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