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.

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.
  • bob

    Great photo. The woman on the right is stunning…