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Camp Marks, Anacostia Flats
Camp Marks, Anacostia Flats
Resource Typeimage
TitleCamp Marks, Anacostia Flats
Coverage / Year1932
DescriptionPhotograph, b/w
InterpretationThe Bonus Army was allowed to settle in a large outdoor camp on the Anacostia mud flats across the river from Washington. It was the largest of the Bonus Army camps. For more information on the Bonus Army see image: Bonus March demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. This photograph was taken shortly before July 28, 1932, the day of the Bonus Riot. For more information on the Bonus Army and Bonus Riot see image: Bonus March demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.
Lesson Plans / ThemesDepression Photo Essay
Learning Standards16 History; 15 Economics;
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceThe Bonus March: An Episode of the Great Depression by Roger Daniels, SBN 8371-5174-0, 370 p., 1971 (p.193)
Subject / KeywordsRiots--United States--History; Bonus Army; Demonstrations--Washington (D.C.); Bonus Expeditionary Force, 1932
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library;
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
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