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Merci America Boxcar photograph album, 1949

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Crowds gather to greet the Merci Train, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Crowds greet the Merci Train at the State House, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Dignitaries greet the train, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Display of the Merci Train gifts, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Image of Governor John Pastore at the throttle of the “Merci America” train. The "Merci America" (aka the Gratitude Train) which came to Rhode Island, February 8, 1949 was a gift of France to America for aiding in famine relief in that country after WWII. France sent 49 cars filled with gifts to the 48 states, Washington DC and Hawaii.

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Image of Governor John Pastore delivering a speech during the “Merci America” boxcar event. The "Merci America" (aka the Gratitude Train) which came to Rhode Island, February 8, 1949 was a gift of France to America for aiding in famine relief in that country after WWII. France sent 49 cars filled with gifts to the 48 states, Washington DC and Hawaii.

6/20/19, 7:00 PM

Merci train at the State House, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Merci Train bridal gown gift, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Merci Train certificate from Cognac to Providence, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Merci Train Committee banquet, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Merci Train delivery, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Merci train gifts on display, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Merci train in front of the State House, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

Merci Train various gifts, 1949

3/16/18, 4:45 PM

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