May Day (May 1) festivities at National Park Seminary (Forest Glen, Maryland) in 1907. From 1894-1942, National Park Seminary (later called National Park College) was a private girls’ school. In 1942, the Walter Reed Army Hospital needed to expand in order to treat the onslaught of disabled soldiers during World War II. They purchased the land the National Park Seminary was located on and the school was closed.
May Day Festivities at National Park Seminary, 1907
- Soldiers stationed in Mississippi enjoying a local dance, 1941 — Share the History Love... Soldiers at Camp Shelby military base in Mississippi dance with local girls in July 1941. Share the History Love... [...]
- Schoolchildren dressed as books, 1920 — Share the History Love... Schoolchildren pose on the school’s stairs dressed as books in 1920. Share the History Love... [...]
- Rehabilitating injuries in a hospital gymnasium, 1944 — Share the History Love... U.S Soldiers run painful race back to health. Getting over these foot-high hurdles is no easy task for Pvt. Ralph Johnson of Pittsburgh, PA who needs the strong arm of Sgt. D. D. Gilbert of Philadelphia to finish out his first race with health. Hospitalized somewhere overseas, these wounded American soldiers [...]
- 165th Infantry Regiment passes through the Victory Arch, 1919 — Share the History Love... Colonel Donovan and staff of 165th Infantry, passing under the Victory Arch in Madison Square, New York City in 1919. The Flatiron Building can be seen in the background. Share the History Love... [...]
- Students take time for a sun and snow bath, 1936 — Share the History Love... Students of the NYA Federal Residence School take time out for a sun and snow bath and to have their pictures taken in 1936. Federal Residence School, sponsored by Idaho National Youth Administration (NYA), was located at Weiser, Idaho. Share the History Love... [...]