Columbus Fountain and statue in front of Union Station, Washington, D.C. (LOC)

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Columbus Fountain and statue in front of Union Station, Washington, D.C.

[ca. 1943]

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Columbus, Christopher.
World War, 1939-1945
United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-68 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USW36-742


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    aware health

    • 21/Oct/2008 06:12:14

    Sign says climbing on monument "punishable by fine or imprisonment" -- didn't seem to worry the guy on the left.

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    • 23/Dec/2008 03:16:09

    looks like the maine monument in nyc

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    dark stamp

    • 04/Jul/2012 17:29:10

    It didn't bother anybody when I was growing up there in the 60s and kids use to play in it. on hot summer days. :)