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The old town crier of Drama, the capital of Eastern Macedonia, has out-cried Turk, Bulgar and Greek occupations There being no "extras," his mission is to keep people posted on local news. The fountain (to the right) is in the principal square. In 1914 the town boasted a population of 25,000, of which 4,000 died of hunger and disease under Bulgarian rule.

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The old town crier of Drama, the capital of Eastern Macedonia, has out-cried Turk, Bulgar and Greek occupations There being no "extras," his mission is to keep people posted on local news. The fountain (to the right) is in the principal square. In 1914 the town boasted a population of 25,000, of which 4,000 died of hunger and disease under Bulgarian rule.

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Photographs show town crier and other people in a town square in Drama, Eastern Macedonia, Greece.
Illus. in: "Snaps of Macedonia," Travel. New York : Robert McBride & Company, 1920, vol. 35, no. 1, p. 13.
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01/01/1918
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Rohe, Alice, 1876-1957, photographer
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