Veterans Day and A History of Federal Benefits for Vets
Marissa, Sarah, and Averill discuss veterans benefits and a history of federal support for U.S. veterans.
The History Buffs Producers thank our nation’s veterans for their service!
Show Notes & Further Reading:
Goldberg, Chad. Citizens and Paupers: Relief, Rights, and Race from the Freedmen’s Bureau to Workfare. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Skocpol, Theda. Protecting Soldiers and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in the United States. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992.
Image: World War I-era photographs shows crowds filling streets surrounding City Hall in celebration of Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. Photograph shows replica Statue of Liberty, which was unveiled on April 6, 1918 during the Third Liberty Loan drive. Library Company of Philadelphia. Accession Number: 7066.Q.34