President and Mrs. Herbert Hoover greeting disabled war veterans in Soldiers Garden Party on South lawn of the White House.
Washington DC USA Date:1929, June 27 Duration:47 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Soldiers Garden Party held for disabled veterans of World War I. One thousand attended. U.S. President Herbert Hoover and the First Lady Louise Henry Hoover enter the South lawn of the White House, where they walk amongst and meet disabled war veterans assembled there. Later the President and First Lady stand and greet disabled veterans who are brought past them in wheel chairs pushed by nurses. They greet a war veteran lying on a stretcher. A veteran on crutches meets the President and the First Lady. Many of the disabled veterans suffered loss of limbs, including one who lost all except his right arm.
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