Photo, Print, Drawing The "Bonus Expeditionary Force," veterans of World War I, marching on Washington

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Title
The "Bonus Expeditionary Force," veterans of World War I, marching on Washington
Summary
The "Bonus Expeditionary Force," veterans of World War I, marching on Washington. Encampment on Anacostia flats, tent homes and makeshift shelters; U.S. Army troops receiving orders from Generals MacArthur and Eisenhower to march on the veterans. Includes marchers inside the Capitol; demonstrations; Communist contingents; families accompanying marchers; boxcars carrying veterans arriving in Washington; donated food and soap; bathing, laundry, and cooking activities; the Salvation Army library and recreational activities; fingerprinting of marchers; issuing of railroad tickets to marchers for passage home; Congressman Wright Patman, sponsor of the Bonus Bill, speaking to marchers; funeral procession for Congressman Eslick of Tennessee, who dropped dead on the floor of the House while delivering a plea for support for the Bonus Bill. Also, includes the "Hunger Army" march on Washington, December 1931; the Scottsboro boys' Supreme Court hearing, May 31, 1932; and Memorial Day services at Catholic University stadium, May 30, 1932.
Contributor Names
Underwood & Underwood, photographer
Created / Published
ca. 1931-ca. 1932.
Subject Headings
-  Bonus Expeditionary Forces--Riots & demonstrations--Washington (D.C.)--1930-1940
-  World War, 1914-1918--Veterans--American--Washington (D.C.)
-  Demonstrations--Washington (D.C.)--1930-1940
-  Veterans' rights--United States--1930-1940
Format Headings
Gelatin silver prints--1930-1940.
Genre
Gelatin silver prints--1930-1940
Notes
-  Photographers: Keystone-Underwood.
-  LOT title and other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
-  Photographs are accompanied by original news agency captions.
-  Gift; Underwood & Underwood, Washington, D.C.; 1920-1930.
Medium
76 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 3739 (F) [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pp/cphquery.html
Library of Congress Control Number
2004668766
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication. For information see "Underwood & Underwood," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/468_unde.html
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
76 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. | The "Bonus Expeditionary Force," veterans of World War I, marching on Washington. Encampment on Anacostia flats, tent homes and makeshift shelters; U.S. Army troops receiving orders from Generals MacArthur and Eisenhower to march on the veterans. Includes marchers inside the Capitol; demonstrations; Communist contingents; families accompanying marchers; boxcars carrying veterans arriving in Washington; donated food and soap; bathing, laundry, and cooking activities; the Salvation Army library and recreational activities; fingerprinting of marchers; issuing of railroad tickets to marchers for passage home; Congressman Wright Patman, sponsor of the Bonus Bill, speaking to marchers; funeral procession for Congressman Eslick of Tennessee, who dropped dead on the floor of the House while delivering a plea for support for the Bonus Bill. Also, includes the "Hunger Army" march on Washington, December 1931; the Scottsboro boys' Supreme Court hearing, May 31, 1932; and Memorial Day services at Catholic University stadium, May 30, 1932.
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Underwood & Underwood, photographer. The "Bonus Expeditionary Force," veterans of World War I, marching on Washington. United States Washington D.C, None. ca. 1931-ca. 1932. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668766/.

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Underwood & Underwood, photographer. The "Bonus Expeditionary Force," veterans of World War I, marching on Washington. United States Washington D.C, None. ca. 1931-ca. 1932. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668766/.

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Underwood & Underwood, photographer. The "Bonus Expeditionary Force," veterans of World War I, marching on Washington. ca. 1931-ca. 1932. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004668766/>.

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