Keepsake celebrating the 90th birthday of Harry Ward Ritchie, June 15, 1995, by Gloria Stuart. Printed on orange paper, with birthday greeting printed on red paper cut to resemble a banner.
|Other titles||Harry Ward Ritchie, happy 90th birthday, June 15, 1995|
|Contributions||Imprenta Glorias., Press Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||Z232.R61 S78 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. ;|
|LC Control Number||2009439931|
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