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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • JOIN THE NAVY, 1917

All Are Welcome: 1923

All Are Welcome: 1923

December 29, 1923. "Horse Christmas party, Animal Rescue League." Maybe a few days late for a Christmas party, but then again here we are showing up 92 years after the fact. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 
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Feedboxes courtesy of:

E.F. Droop and Sons, 1300 G St, Washington DC
I wonder if there was a connection between Droop's and the Animal Rescue League, or maybe just a worker at the league knew where to go to get some nice wooden boxes.

Confusion

Is the dinner for the horses, or are the horses the dinner? I'm assuming [hoping] it's the former rather than the latter.

[The dinners were for the horses of poor owners. -tterrace]

Free Dinner

I would like my horse grilled medium rare with a side of french fries.

 
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