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This plastic bag has a photo of a woman in red bell bottoms vacuuming and contains three vacuum cleaner bags. It reads "Total-Care Vacuum Cleaner Bags/ G.E. Portable MV-1-4/ Total Care Manufacturing Corp., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11215".
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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