Bonus March on Washington, DC: 1932

In 1932, unemployed veterans marched on Washington, DC demanding payment of a bonus due in the future. The “bonus marchers” were routed by the military on orders of President Hoover. The idea of World War I veterans who had come home as heroes being confronted by the army was a national shock and doomed whatever…

Jan 1, 1930 – Washington, DC Scenes on New Years Day (real sound)

Old film of Washington, DC, USA on January 1, 1930. These scenes were captured with early Movietone sound cameras. Worked on footage/sound.