Bonus Army Interview: Seigle

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Title

Bonus Army Interview: Seigle

Subject

Local History
Labor History
Great Depression
Protest Movements
World War I

Description

This interview explores the Bonus Army from the eyes of a 7 year old bystander. Naamen Seigle discusses being attacked by General MacArthur's soldiers during the July 28, 1932 removal of the Bonus Expeditionary Forces from Washington, DC. Seigle's interview sheds light on the logistics of the forced eviction and the sympathies shared by native working class Washingtonians and the Bonus Marchers.

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

Creator

Seigle, Naamen

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

02h.01,2003
648

Coverage

Washington, DC
Ward 7
Anacostia

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Transcript

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