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Marbles During World War One


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Is there any information, stories or pictures about marbles being played during world war one? The National World War One Museum is interested in a presentation about marbles during the war and I am researching. I have seen a picture of a doughboy playing marbles on a road in France. Does anyone know about other examples?

Thanks,

Scott

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I used to have free access to NewspaperArchive.com.

I would have gotten started over there by looking for marbles stories during the war years. 

But my library's subscription to that ended in July.  :( 

 

Darn it. 

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I have searched all of my paper archives and can't find anything other than the postcard of the soldier shooting marbles. That is a tough time period. Lot's of period pictures of children, but anything related to soldiers is a tough find.

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