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retouching across recto in white paint and black ink; on verso, upper left stamped in blue ink perpendicular: RECEIVED EXAMINER / REFERENCE LIBRARY / JUN 22 1944; along left edge printed in black ink and underlined in red pencil: VETERANS-WORLD WAR 1--BONUS ARMY; center left stamped in purple ink on applied newspaper perpendicular: JUN 22 1944; center left printed in black ink on applied newspaper perpendicular: [reproduction of image] / BANNER BATTLE— In 1917 these vets fought / for their flag overseas. / In 1932 they are shown fighting for the flag again, this time / in Washington. A veteran is wielding a club in a bitter hand to / hand battle with District of Columbia policemen who have just / seized the flag the "bonus marchers" were carrying in their dem- / onstration staged at the Capitol to back up their demands for / jobs and bonuses. / —International News Photo; by unknown hand, lower left in graphite: Vets and cops fight / [illegible]

Provenance

Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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