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The Ones You Love Most

Awesome friends. Good sports. Team players. Caring constituents. I could think of tons more ways to describe our faithful readers. But I will stop here and just say THANK YOU to everyone who answered our call to participate in the Veterans History Project’s bookmark image selection process. We have tallied all of the input that came pouring in—online, via email and in person—and are pleased to announce the top five images in order of popularity. [Drum roll, please!]

Frances Wills Thorpe seated in uniform.

Frances Wills Thorpe seated in uniform. Frances Wills Thorpe Collection. Veterans History Project, AFC2001/001/37683.

 

Sergeant McCoy in heart-shaped sunglasses.

Sergeant McCoy in heart-shaped sunglasses. Aldo Stephen Panzieri Collection. Veterans History Project, AFC2001/001/31863.

 

Reby Cary seated in Coast Guard uniform.

Reby Cary seated in Coast Guard uniform. Reby Cary Collection. Veterans History Project, AFC2001/001/58790.

 

Joe Thompson, Jr. playing poker in France.

Joe Thompson, Jr. playing poker in France. Joe Thompson, Jr. Collection. Veterans History Project, AFC2001/001/9437.

 

Cristina A. Frisby in Army uniform.

Cristina A. Frisby in Army uniform. Cristina A. Frisby Collection. Veterans History Project, AFC2001/001/53197.

Thanks again to everyone for letting us know which one you love most! Be on the lookout for our new bookmarks this spring.

One Comment

  1. Olivia Morrissette
    March 17, 2019 at 8:13 am

    Ooh, yeah, I love all of these wonderful photos!

    But I’m happy to see that the one I voted for, Frances Wills Thorpe, was the favorite of so many others as well.

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