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United States -- Armed Forces

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Black Military Photograph Collection

Identifier: P033
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and correspondence from soldiers in four branches of the armed forces: Air Force, Army, Marines, and Navy. In many of the photos you will see a young and exuberant Benjamin O. Davis who accomplished a lot and made advancements for African American in the armed services. Photos of soldiers include field combat, hospital recuperation, and leisure time. Correspondence includes letters, press releases, and soldiers’ personal notes.

Verla Cook Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: 073
Scope and Contents Included in this scrapbook are programs and clippings relating to life in Washington, DC during the 1940s and 1950s. Also included in the scrapbook are matchbooks from local businesses and restaurants. Subjects covered in the scrapbook include, but are not limited to: Churches Concerts Navy Band Restaurants Sesquicentennial of Washington, DC White House, Remodeling

D.C. Civil War Centennial Commission Papers

Identifier: 007
Scope and Contents The collection contains some correspondence, including a few letters from U.S. Presidents, clippings, photographs, booklets, programs, and other memorabilia from the Commission

DC Militia Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: 068
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three scrapbooks that contain information regarding the DC Militia (National Guard) Engineer Battalion. Materials included in the scrapbooks include: clippings from Washington, DC and national newspapers, correspondence, programs, flyers, maps, blueprints, and photographs (the photographs have been interleaved with acid-free buffer paper). Although the scrapbooks are labeled as “1890-1898,” the materials in the scrapbooks extend to 1906. Each scrapbook also...

National Rifles Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: 051
Scope and Contents The scrapbooks contain clippings, invitations, programs, memorabilia, handwritten and typewritten letters, ledgers, receipts, meetings minutes, and a few copies of Canteen, the daily record of the National Rifles and an oversized poster for the July 4th Military Celebration in St. Louis, Missouri.Also included is a box of cabinet card images of uniformed members of the National Rifles. Notes on the back of the photographs indicate that the images came from the Evans Collection in...

Washington Navy Yard Photograph Collection

Identifier: P018
Scope and Contents The collection consists of thirty-one 3.5x5 and thirty 8x10 images of buildings 137 (General Foundry) and 167 (Boiler Makers shop) in the Washington Naval Yard complex. The smaller images are interior and exterior views of buildings, while the 8x10 images are reproductions of architectural blueprints. From the automobiles in the pictures it appears that the images were taken around 1975.