Quincy University -- TPS -- Primary Source Sets -- Veterans [November 2009]

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The following are resources selected from the Library of Congress on a specific topic.

Veterans

 

Chicago Daily News, Inc., photographer. Two Civil War veterans tending a grave in Graceland Cemetery. (1926). from Library of Congress, American Memory collections, Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933.   http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/ichicdn.n081107

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Competition drawing

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Wide awake 1860. Hartford Veterans 1892.

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View of the United States Veterans Hospital in North Chicago, Illinois

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President Coolidge signing appropriation bills for the Veterans Bureau on the south lawn during the garden party for wounded veterans.

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Veterans from the 122nd Field Artillary Battalions at the 33rd Division Association reunion posing in a room

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Veterans of Foreign Wars. Drum corps.

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Col. Milton J. Foreman and three veterans of Illinois's First Cavalry, posing during an annual northward hike

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Wisconsin Home for Veterans, King, Waupaca County, WI

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Group of veterans at Soldiers' home, Hampton, Va..

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Civil War veterans standing by a memorial at Rosehill Cemetery

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U.S. Veterans Bureau Hospital No. 100, 5500 Armstrong Road, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, MI

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Veterans of War of 1812 to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, February 23, 1863 (Resolutions)

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Attention! $727 to veterans, $627 for all White men who volunteer to fill the old N.J. Regiments. [Poster]

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Veterans Memorial Park & Parkway, Muskegon, Muskegon County, MI

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Monument Square in Racine, Wisconsin, showing the Civil War veterans memorial, Court House and surrounding buildings

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Four Civil War veterans tending a grave in Graceland Cemetery

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Five war veterans standing on a road inside Graceland Cemetery in the Wrigleyville community area of Chicago, Illinois

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Four Civil War veterans tending a grave in Graceland Cemetery

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Survivers (sic) of the Indian Wars call the White House ....

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Group of men, probably war veterans posed in front of building with Monroe on it

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Veterans

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Major Alfred Benson shaking hands with war veteran Sergeant Samuel Woodfill while his wife, Lorena Wiltshire, watches

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Detroit (vicinity), Michigan. Ceremonies at the presentation of the Army and Navy E award to the Briggs manufacturing company. Worker who is a war veteran.

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Veteran's prayer

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Washington, D.C. Band of 10th Veteran Reserve Corps

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Washington, D.C. Drum Corps of 10th Veteran Reserve Corps at leisure

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Veteran of Civil War Finally Gets Pension [from newspaper]

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Colored Veterans [from newspaper]

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Monuments & memorials. District of Columbia monument to veterans of World War One I.

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Burial of Maine veterans

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Civil War veterans' certificate

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Harding & Veterans, 9/21/22

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Veterans arriving - Gettysburg

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Song of the veterans (music)

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Veterans' quickstep (music)

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Veterans History Project Primary Source Set

 

Veteran Videos:

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Robert A. Huttemeyer

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Kenneth T. Delaney

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Glenn B. Webber

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Violet Hill Askins Gordon

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Darlene M. Iskra

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John S. McCain, III

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Richard Henry Peterson

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Diane M. Henderson

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Robert B. McCollum

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James Andrew Sawvell