US UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Possibly related to Los Angeles Times article, "California Contingent Starts on Trip to Capital; 'Bonus Army' Heads East; California Unit of 1400 Camps at San Bernardino After Parade and Collection Downtown." 11 Jun, 1932: A1. World War I veterans gather at a tent serving as the Bonus Army temporary headquarters at Washington and Hill streets. A U.S. flag flies above the entrance. A sign on a building in the background reads "Sam's Auto Salvage and Supplies." The Bonus Army, also known as the Bonus Expeditionary Force, was a grassroots movement of veterans who marched on Washington D.C. in the summer of 1932 demanding the government give them cash for certificates they had been given in 1924, but which could not be redeemed until 1945. Text from negative sleeve: Veterans, Bonus Army Hdgs. Washington & Hill Sts.
b&w nitrate negative
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World War, 1914-1918 Veterans--American Bonus Expeditionary Forces