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American Bicentennial Historical Playing Card Deck, made by U.S. Games Systems. Includes deck of cards (3948 A), booklet (3948 B), and two-piece box (3948 C) with text, etc. This object is a small red book with seal of the United States of America on the front cover. On the back of the book, there are four images of prominent figures from American history including: Ulysses S. Grant, George Washington and others. created by Stuart R. Kaplan (1932-present), illustrated by Douglas Gorsline (American, 1913'1985), published by U.S. Games Systems, Inc. (American, 1968-present)
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 1/2 X 3 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper; mass produduction
recto, top center: "The American Historical/ Playing Card Deck"
Kaplan, Stuart R.; Gorsline, Douglas; and U.S. Games Systems, Inc., "The American Historical Playing Card Deck" (2021). Artifacts. 3661.
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See objects #3948A-C
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
Mississippi State University Libraries
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).