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The U.S. Navy band performs during Memorial Day ceremonies held in the amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery.

The U.S. Navy band performs during Memorial Day ceremonies held in the...

Arlington, Va. (May. 29, 2006) The U.S. Navy band performs during Memorial Day ceremonies held in the amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery. President George W. Bush delivered remarks to the annual event... More

President George W. Bush delivers remarks during Memorial Day ceremonies held in the amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery.

President George W. Bush delivers remarks during Memorial Day ceremoni...

Arlington, Va. (May. 29, 2006) President George W. Bush delivers remarks during Memorial Day ceremonies held in the amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery. "In this place where valor sleeps, we acknowledge... More

[Orphans decorating their fathers' graves in Glenwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, on Decoration Day]

[Orphans decorating their fathers' graves in Glenwood Cemetery, Philad...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1876 June 24, p. 612. Reference copy in LOT 4435-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Death Cemeteries; Holidays; Orphans; Shelf.

Decoration Day at Conger, Greenland. 1881 of 1882. Memorial marker with crossed U.S. flags to C.W. Paul and J.J. Hand of H.M.S. DISCOVERY who were in the North Greenland Sledging-Party; died on June 3 and 29, 1876; interred at Hall's Rest, Polaris Bay.

Decoration Day at Conger, Greenland. 1881 of 1882. Memorial marker wit...

Photo by C.W. Rice. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Decoration-day, 1883 / Gillam.

Decoration-day, 1883 / Gillam.

Illustration shows a large group of politicians and others in a cemetery on Memorial Day, each seems to be grieving at gravestones that bear special messages, such as Pope Leo XIII standing in front of a stone ... More

Halt of the Grenadiers Rochambeau in Union Square New York. "Decoration day" May 30, 1884

Halt of the Grenadiers Rochambeau in Union Square New York. "Decoratio...

P14570 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Chalvin. [Title also printed in French].

[Daisies gathered for Decoration Day, May 30, 1899]

[Daisies gathered for Decoration Day, May 30, 1899]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). In album: "1st Division."

Strewing the graves with garlands of flowers, Decoration Day, Manila, P.I.

Strewing the graves with garlands of flowers, Decoration Day, Manila, ...

Soldier placing flowers on grave, as others watch. 1423 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 13539.

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This untitled illustration by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on May 30, 1901, depicts Uncle Sam and Miss Columbia celebrating Decoration Day (later Memorial Day) 1901. Berry... More

Decoration Day, 1902

Decoration Day, 1902

This illustration entitled, "Decoration Day, 1902", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on March 30, 1902, depicts Miss Columbia celebrating Decoration Day (Memorial Day) walk... More

Decoration Day, Kearney, Nebraska.
Decoration Day, Kearney, Nebraska.
Decoration Day

Decoration Day

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Mullan [Idaho] Fire Dept., Decoration Day, 1912

Mullan [Idaho] Fire Dept., Decoration Day, 1912

21 firemen posed on hook-and-ladder truck, holding flowers; mountains in background.

"Decoration Day. No. 1618"

"Decoration Day. No. 1618"

Man kneeling on porch, full length, U.S. flag in lt. hand, hammer in rt. hand. J191187 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Patriotism; Holi... More

Decoration day in Washington

Decoration day in Washington

"Lusitania, slain by pirates, May 7, 1915" on gravestone in foreground and "May she rest in peace, compliments of the Kaiser [signed] von Bernstorff" on ribbon. "Here lies Arabic, murdered, Aug. 19, 1915 from v... More

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Patriotic demonstrations. Peekskill, N.Y. Naval Unit - Decoration Day - 1917

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Patriotic demonstratio...

Date Taken: 1917 Photographer: U.S. Naval Rifle Range Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Decoration Day of 1919 was signalized in many homes, where soldier dead are still buried in France, by the trimming of the service-flag, of the gold star in memory of the deceased. Middletown, Ohio

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Decoration Day of 1919...

Photographer: Felix J. Koch Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918

Decoration Day 1917, George Grantham Bain Collection

Decoration Day 1917, George Grantham Bain Collection

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is availabl... More

Decoration Day, 1917, George Grantham Bain Collection

Decoration Day, 1917, George Grantham Bain Collection

Photograph shows Memorial Day festivities on Fifth Avenue, at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Riverside Park, New York City, May 30, 1917. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015) Title from data provided ... More

Decoration Day, '17, George Grantham Bain Collection

Decoration Day, '17, George Grantham Bain Collection

Photograph shows Memorial Day festivities on Fifth Avenue, at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Riverside Park, New York City, May 30, 1917. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015) Title from data provided ... More

Decoration Day [1917]

Decoration Day [1917]

Photograph shows the Memorial Day festivities on Fifth Avenue, at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Riverside Park, New York City, May 30, 1917. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Decoration Day [1917]

Decoration Day [1917]

Photograph shows the Memorial Day festivities on Fifth Avenue, at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Riverside Park, New York City, May 30, 1917. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Decoration Day 1917, George Grantham Bain Collection

Decoration Day 1917, George Grantham Bain Collection

Photograph shows the Memorial Day festivities on Fifth Avenue, at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Riverside Park, New York City, May 30, 1917. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015) Title from data provi... More

Decoration Day 1917, George Grantham Bain Collection

Decoration Day 1917, George Grantham Bain Collection

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is availabl... More

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Middletown, N.Y. 71st Reg. parading on Decoration Day. May 30, 1917

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Middletown, N.Y. 71st ...

Date Taken: 5/30/1917 Photographer: C.W. Breese Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Decoration Day in England. American soldiers and nurses now undergoing training some where in England for service on the battlefields of France duly honored Decoration Day. Graves of some of the U.S. soldiers who died were decorated while bands played and the American partook in the ceremonies

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Decoration Day in Engl...

Date Taken: 5/30/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918

Decoration Day, 1917

Decoration Day, 1917

Photograph shows Memorial Day festivities on Fifth Avenue, at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Riverside Park, New York City, May 30, 1917. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Decoration Day, '17

Decoration Day, '17

Photograph shows Memorial Day festivities on Fifth Avenue, at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Riverside Park, New York City, May 30, 1917. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

In far off Serbia. Graves of Americans who died while carrying on relief work of America were not forgotten on Decoration Day even in far away Serbia. This picture shows the grave of Capt. Harold V. Aupperle of the American Red Cross, formerly of Junction City, Colorado, who died at Nova Varosh, Serbia on June 14, 1919, while engaged in relieving the suffering of that country. Red Cross workers and Serbians united in placing flowers and flags upon the grave

In far off Serbia. Graves of Americans who died while carrying on reli...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Paris Office. Data: Ex. Underwood & Underwood. Sept. 28. Group title: Graves. Ser... More

Decoration Day, 1927

Decoration Day, 1927

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Grave decorated on Decoration Day

Grave decorated on Decoration Day

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

I Corps Deputy Commanding General. U.S. Army Maj. Gen.

I Corps Deputy Commanding General. U.S. Army Maj. Gen.

I Corps Deputy Commanding General. U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, salutes in honor of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense for our country May 27, 2013, at Fort Vancouver, Wash., alongside a ... More

Music students in the 5th and 6th grade from Collège

Music students in the 5th and 6th grade from Collège

Music students in the 5th and 6th grade from Collège La Martine in Saint Paul, France, with the 2nd Marine Division Band after watching them rehearse and asking them questions about being in military band at Ci... More

24th MEU Marines honor Memorial Day

24th MEU Marines honor Memorial Day

Cpl. Casey McElroy is an aviation ordnance technician with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced), and is currently deployed with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. This Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, ... More

24th MEU Marines honor Memorial Day

24th MEU Marines honor Memorial Day

Staff Sgt. Jared King is a platoon sergeant for 3rd Battalion 6th Marine Regiment, Lima Company and is currently deployed with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. This Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, King will hono... More

The National Memorial Day Museum in Waterloo, New York, which was the birthplace of the patriotic holiday

The National Memorial Day Museum in Waterloo, New York, which was the ...

Note the saluting soldiers beneath the bunting. Although the holiday had been observed with patriotric parades on what was long called "Decoration Day," it was not until May 26, 1966, that President Lyndon B. J... More

A monument in Syracuse, New York, dedicated to those who fought for the nation in the Spanish-American War a generation earlier at the turn of the 20th Century. Erected by Onondaga County and that war's veterans, the sculpture of a sentry on guard in Billings Park was dedicated on Memorial Day (then called Decoration Day) in 1924

A monument in Syracuse, New York, dedicated to those who fought for th...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:052-2) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Ca... More

Lincoln Monument, Union Sq're, Decoration Day, 1876 / photo,  P. F. Weil, 823 B'way, N.Y.

Lincoln Monument, Union Sq're, Decoration Day, 1876 / photo, P. F. We...

On mount: New York and Vicinity. Part of the series: New York City. Instantaneous Panoramic Views. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Washington Equestrian Statue at Union Square, Decoration Day, 1876

Washington Equestrian Statue at Union Square, Decoration Day, 1876

On mount: New York and Vicinity. Part of the series: New York City. Instantaneous Panoramic Views. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Washington Equestrian Statue at Union Square, Decoration Day, 1876

Washington Equestrian Statue at Union Square, Decoration Day, 1876

On mount: New York and Vicinity. Part of the series: New York City. Instantaneous Panoramic Views. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Washington Equestrian Statue at Union Square, Decoration Day, 1876

Washington Equestrian Statue at Union Square, Decoration Day, 1876

On mount: New York and Vicinity. Part of the series: New York City. Instantaneous Panoramic Views. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Lincoln Monument, Union Sq're, Decoration Day, 1876 / photo,  P. F. Weil, 823 B'way, N.Y.

Lincoln Monument, Union Sq're, Decoration Day, 1876 / photo, P. F. We...

On mount: New York and Vicinity. Part of the series: New York City. Instantaneous Panoramic Views. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Washington Equestrian Statue at Union Square, Decoration Day, 1876

Washington Equestrian Statue at Union Square, Decoration Day, 1876

On mount: New York and Vicinity. Part of the series: New York City. Instantaneous Panoramic Views. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

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