Bonus Army Interview: Banks

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Title

Bonus Army Interview: Banks

Subject

Local History
Labor History
Great Depression
Protest Movements
World War I

Description

A first-hand account of the Bonus Army encampment from the perspective of a teenage bystander. Banks' childhood experiences help paint a clearer picture of the socio-political climate of DC in the Great Depression and sets up the stage for the ensuing protests. He also goes onto explain the role of integration in the Bonus Army marches and the role of local churches in mobilizing public support for the veterans.

This is a transcript of an oral history produced during research for a documentary film "March of the Bonus Army".

Creator

Banks, James G.

Source

Grant - 03-01-04

Date

2003

Rights

Copyright held jointly by the narrator, and the interviewer.
The Humanities Council of Washington, DC has the right to display and distribute materials funded by HCWDC grants.

Relation

March of the Bonus Army

Format

Document

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

02.01.2003
642

Coverage

Washington, DC
Ward 7
Anacostia

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Original Format

Transcript

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