April 18, 2024

Hankering for History

Hanker: To have a strong, often restless desire, in this case for–you guessed it–history!

Eleanor Roosevelt Posing with Veterans at Bonus Army Camp


16 May 1933, Virginia, USA — Original caption: Virginia: First Lady Visits Bonus Camp. A popular visitor to the new Bonus Army Camp at Ft. Hunt, Virginia, is Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt and she is being lustily cheered by the bonuseers shortly after her arrival May 16th. She brought a message of peace to the 1,500 veterans at the camp. At the wheel of her roadster, the First Lady drove to the camp, accompanied by Louis M. Howe, the President’s Secretary. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

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