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This Week in JPL History: The Dreyfus Collection

This Week in JPL History: The Dreyfus Collection

One of the many interesting collections that the JPL-A holds is the Dreyfus Postcard Collection. The collection consists of a number of postcards illustrated with images related to the Dreyfus Affair, a divisive political scandal that rocked France for over a decade. from 1894-1906. The affair led to the downfall of three French governments and gained press worldwide. The Queen of England even pulled strings to have her legal counsel present at the trials. It began with the wrongful conviction of Captain Alfred Dreyfus for [...]