Soldiers' Home

Date
1916-11-15
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B.S. Reynolds Co. 1202 D. St., Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Abstract

Postcard of the Soldiers' Home in Washington, D.C. "The Soldiers' Home is for men of the regular Army honorably discharged after 20 years of service or disabled by wounds or disease. The Scott Building here shown is named in honor of General Winfield Scott, founder of the home."

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A used postcard of the Soldiers' Home located in Washington, D.C. Written on the back, left side, "Nov 15 1916, Dear Mrs. Davis, I have just got time for the day to send a few postal card This building is fine we went all through the Capitol this morning It is beautiful Then took an auto ride of two hours around the city It is a beautiful city The streets are so broad and clear hope this will find you well I am with love Ada L Nopes." Written on the back, right side, "Mrs S C. Davis, Steuben Maine." One cent postage stamp of George Washington on the back, upper right corner. Postmarked on November 15, 1916.
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Postcards, United States Soldiers' Home, Washington (D.C.)
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