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"Cracker Castle," built by an army contractor who furnished the Army crackers
[American Scenery (Stereoscopic.)]
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03977 (digital file from original item, front) LC-DIG-stereo-2s03977 (digital file from original item, back)
Summary: Photograph shows the home of Jonathan O. Pierce, who was a partner in the cracker making business that furnished hardtack for the Union Army, on Chouteau Avenue in St. Louis, Missouri. The house was damaged beyond repair when a tornado hit St. Louis on May 27, 1896.