We’re In It
We’re In It
Ruth Lee, an American woman of Chinese ancestry who works as a hostess at a Chinese restaurant, displays the flag of the Republic of China while she sunbathes on the beach so that other beach-goers do not mistake her for Japanese in the days following the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor and Naval Air Station Kaneohe Bay and the U.S. declaration of war on the Empire of Japan. Miami, Florida, U.S.A. 15 December 1941.
Names of those lost during the Vietnam War are etched into “The Moving Walls.” Photo by Zim
“The Moving Wall” is a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The idea for a moveable Wall came from veteran John Devitt who had attended the Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedication in 1982. He had a powerful reaction to the Wall. “When you approach the Memorial, you don’t recognize what’s going…
Happy National Dance Day!
From left to right: Gloria Bradbury, Delores Buckmiller, Joanne Carr, and Jean Tibbetts at the Salem Lions Club Dog Show in Salem, Oregon between 1948-1957 where there were 40 breeds with a total of 500 dogs.
The women of welders of Delta Shipbuilding Company.
From the collection of The National WWII Museum.
U.S. Navy biplane flying over Silver Strand Beach, California, March 22, 1928.
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