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  • Tags: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

LCC000697.pdf
A postcard depicting the Veterans Hospital and Administration building at night in Bay Pines, Florida. Construction for present-day Buildings 1, 2, and 13, as well as a gatehouse and an employee living quarters, was completed in 1933. Originally…

CVHP00029.pdf
An oral history interview of Curt Sawyer (b. 1954), who served in the U.S. Army from 1986 to 1994. Sawyer was born in San Francisco, California, on May 1, 1965, but grew up in Tennessee. While living in Fort Myers, Florida, in 1986, Sawyer joined the…

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CSC00005T.pdf
An oral history of Dick Quentin Harkey (b. 1942). In 1942, Harkey was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the fifth child in his family. In 1957, his family moved to Gainesville, Georgia. Harkey attended Young Harris College and the University…

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LFI00009.jpg
A section of the Congressional Record of the 1976 Republican Party platform, continued from a previous page. This section contains the platform on unemployment insurance, senior citizens, veterans, and urban development. For veterans, he platform…

LFI00005.jpg
The introduction for Representative Louis Frey, Jr.'s (1934-) speech before the American Legion on June 30, 1973. Rep. Frey served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1969 to 1979. He was on several committees during his time in office,…

LFI00014.pdf
A draft of a bill proposal that would call for a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital to be built in Brevard County, Florida. Central Florida didn't have its own VA hospital, so veterans had to travel to other parts of the state in order…

LFI00013.pdf
A draft of a bill proposal that would call for a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital to be built in Brevard County, Florida. At the time that the legislation was being drafted, Central Florida did not have its own VA hospital. Veterans…