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Bonus marchers eating in camp
Bonus marchers eating in camp
Resource Typeimage
TitleBonus marchers eating in camp
Coverage / Year1932
DescriptionPhotograph, b/w
InterpretationMulligan stew (water and anything that could be boiled in it) was served in tomato tins. The Bonus Army lived on Mulligan stew, beans, and coffee. The food was provided through collection of money and foodstuff throughout the camp. For more information on the Bonus Army and Bonus Riot see image: Bonus March demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.
Lesson Plans / ThemesDepression Photo Essay
Learning Standards16 History; 15 Economics;
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceB. E. F.: The Whole Story of the Bonus Army by W.W. Waters as told to William C. White, 288 p., 1933 (illustrations)
Subject / KeywordsBonus Expeditionary Force, 1932; Bonus Army
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library;
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