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Shacks of Bonus Army Burning in Washington DC

Burning shacks in the shantytown constructed by the "Bonus Army" after they were forced out by the military. The Bonus Expeditionary Force were veterans of World War I, many unemployed, who marched on Washington DC seeking the promised war bonuses during the Depression.
Shacks of Bonus Army Burning in Washington DC
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Credit:
Bettmann / Contributor
Editorial #:
514907246
Collection:
Bettmann
Date created:
July 28, 1932
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Not released. More information
Source:
Bettmann
Object name:
SF28482
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3653 x 2868 px (12.18 x 9.56 in) - 300 dpi - 5 MB