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US Servicemen and Servicewomen at the National Gallery of Art during World War II

US servicemen entering the National Gallery of Art, c. 1942. National Gallery of Art, Gallery Archives.

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Two US sailors in the West Building Constitution Avenue lobby, c. 1942. National Gallery of Art, Gallery Archives.

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US servicewomen looking at art at the National Gallery of Art, c. 1942. National Gallery of Art, Gallery Archives.

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National Gallery of Art Orchestra performing in a concert in the East Garden Court, December 26, 1942. National Gallery of Art, Gallery Archives.

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US servicemen in the Founders Room, c. 1942. National Gallery of Art, Gallery Archives.

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US servicemen sleeping at the National Gallery of Art, c. 1942. National Gallery of Art, Gallery Archives.

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