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The Child's Anti-Slavery Book
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This clear glass tube is an inscribing tool and has a ribbed point at one end. The white paper inside reads in black "Jay C. Wemple Company./ Empire Window Shades & Spring Rollers/ 255-257 Wabash Ave. Chicago/ 537-539 Broadway, New York./ To Be Used Like A Steel Pen."
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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