Veterans who were injured in World War I are shown at the VA Hospital at Sawtelle on June 16, 1936, smiling when they received their bonus payment. Left to right, Elwood A. Anderson, Sergeant Charles E. Gobeil, who identified the disabled veterans for the postman, Lucien L. Huffins, Postman E. R. Adams, and Harvey H. Meyers. The veterans at the home held a joyous assembly to celebrate the receipt of their compensation. Marvin A. Harlan, national commander of the Disabled American Veterans of the World War, counseled them to use their bonus funds wisely. The veterans at the home are being protected against the designs of the unscrupulous.
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