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Your DC Digital Museum: DC Veterans, Armed Forces Retirement Home

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Your DC Digital Museum: DC Veterans, Armed Forces Retirement Home

Subject

History
Veterans

Description

This collection contains resources collected at the October 5, 2014 Your DCDM: DC veterans program held at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, DC.

Date

5 October 2014

Coverage

Washington, DC

Items in the Your DC Digital Museum: DC Veterans, Armed Forces Retirement Home Collection

This page from Roger Polhemus' family scrapbook shows three generations of his ancestors. Polhemus' grandfather Tabor Chadwick Polhemus, pictured in the lower right corner, was a mounted orderly under General James B. Ricketts during the Civil War.…

This page from Roger Polhemus' scrapbook shows his grandfather, Tabor Chadwick Polhemus who served as a mounted orderly under General James B. Ricketts during the Civil War. The page also contains an image of Belle Clinton Lester, Polhemus' Aunt and…

These images from a family scrapbook depict Roger Polhemus at various stages of his youth and when he was married to his wife, Inez.

Roger Polhemus was born on November 14, 1926, and served in the United States Army for 20 years attaining the…

This page from a family scrapbook shows photos of Roger Polhemus during his time in the Army during the Korean War. The page also features images of Polhemus' wife and children.

Roger Polhemus was born on November 14, 1926, and served in the…

This page from Roger Polhemus' family scrapbook shows his family during his time in the U.S. Army. At the time the photos were taken, Polhemus was serving at Fort Belvoir in Fairfax, VA, and he and his family lived in the adjacent George Washington…

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