Soldier Returns Home From World War I

Here’s a powerful photo. The soldier looks absolutely thrilled to be back and hold, what appears to be, his baby. The baby, on the other hand, not so thrilled to be handled.

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1919. "U.S. Army. Return of Washington, D.C., soldiers." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.
1919. “U.S. Army. Return of Washington, D.C., soldiers.” Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • bob

    Great photo. The woman on the right is stunning…