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Vets protest bonus bill delay, January 1931, Washington D.C. Photo by Harris & Ewing, courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/hec2013006243/

Vets protest bonus bill delay. Protesting Congress’ delay in considering the soldiers’ cash bonus proposal, scores of Washington veterans paraded to the Capitol in a demonstration to seek immediate action. They were met on the Capitol steps by members of the House who are war veterans, where the photograph shows them being addressed by Rep. […] Patman of Texas. 1/31

Photo by Harris & Ewing (Jan 1931), courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/hec2013006243/

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