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Folder Johnstown (WI)
Headline/Keyword Name: of Johnstown, 42; National Guard: in World War II, 43; Nelson, Alvin, 126; Nelson, Eddie, 118 (photo); Nelson, Ethel, 118 (photo); Nelson, Violet, 118 (photo); Newbury, Lydia Pember, 56; Newbury, Walter, 56; Newell, Elizabeth Peabody, 21; Newell, N., 19; Newell, Noah, 6, 19, 21 (photo); Newhall, Angelett, 23 (photo?); Newhall, E., 19; Newhall, E. G., 19, 25, 36; Newhall, Elbridge G., 6; Newhall, Elisha, 6, 18, 23; Newhall, N., 19; Newhall, Noah, 19; Newhall, W., 19; Newhall, Wright, 6, 23, 36; Newton, C. R., 151; Newton, Carl, 13; Newton, Clarence, 13; Newton, Elizabeth R., 12-13; Newton, Harry, 13 ; Newton, Joseph Loomis, 12; Newton, Kenneth, 13; Newton, Marion Simmons, 12-13 (photo); Newton, Sue, 127 (photo); Newton, W. H., 13 (photo); Nickerson, Mrs. Lew, 120; Niskern, F., 134; Norcross, Mrs., 140; North, C. F., 40; Northrop, H. A., 40; Nye, Fern, 106 (photo);
Date JOHNSTOWN ALBUM, Vol. 1, 1970 (977.587 JOHNS)

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