Patriotic

Memorial Day Tribute: 1943

Memorial Day Tribute: 1943

African American women at Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Description with photo says, "Decorating a soldier's grave in one of the Negro sections on Memorial Day." Apparently even Arlington Cemetery was segregated in the 1940s. FSA / OWI photo by photographer Esther Bubley, 1943. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Patriotic Pose: 1924

Patriotic Pose: 1924

Woman in 1920s vintage swimsuit backed by large American flag. Patriotic photo taken August 1924. National Photo Company. Old photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.

Legion of Loyal Women: 1910s

Legion of Loyal Women: 1910s

Ladies of the Legion of Loyal Women. Photo taken between 1910 and 1920. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Proud Confederate Veteran: 1917

Proud Confederate Veteran: 1917

W.E. Payne in wicker wheelchair at Confederate veteran reunion parade. Nice photo of Mr. Payne holding large flag of the Confederacy. Photo taken in 1917. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Governors Island Bunk Room: early 1900s

Governors Island Bunk Room: early 1900s

Bunk room for soldiers on Governors Island, New York. No date with photo but probably 1910s during WW1. Click to see the detail of rifles, posters, stars and stripes banners, and sleeping soldiers. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Uncle Sam Walks the Walk: 1916

Uncle Sam Walks the Walk: 1916

Uncle Sam in WWI preparedness parade, 1916. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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