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Bonus Expeditionary Forces Newspapers

Object Details

Scope and Contents
This collection consists of two editions of the Bonus Expeditionary Forces newspaper published by Joseph L. Heffernan. It includes volume 1, number 1, June 25, 1932 and volume 1, number 3, July 9, 1932. The weekly paper covers World War I veterans' efforts to receive cash payment of Service Certificates granted to them by the Adjusted Service Certificate Law of 1924. It also documents their progression to Washington, D.C., and eventual protest and march taking place there during the summer of 1932.
Date
1932
Extent
1.5 Linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Rights
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Citation
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newspapers
Topic
Demonstrations
Veterans -- societies, etc -- United States
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Identifier
ACMA.10-012.6
General
Editor and publisher: Joseph L. Heffernan.
Bonus Expeditionary Forces news Vol. 1 No.1
Finding aid
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