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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1930-1944

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Summary:Color image of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, circa 1930-1944. Reverse caption reads: "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The famous Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is carved simply from a block of white marble. On the front panel are three figures symbolizing the Allied Powers. Under the tomb, in a sarcophagus is the body of an unknown soldier brought from France by General Pershing." Postcard number: A2.
Provider:Capitol Souvenir Company
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Arlington
Topical subjects:Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.)
Tomb of the Unknowns (Va.)
Tombs and Sepulchral Monuments
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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