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Target Populations: Veterans
- Veterans Benefit History
- Brief overview of benefits from the Revolutionary era to Vietnam. From PBS.
- A History of Public Sector Pensions in the United States.
- Robert L. Clark, Lee A. Craig, and Jack W. Wilson. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. Available?
- "American's First Social Security System: The Expansion of Benefits for Civil War Veterans,"
- Theda Skocpol. Political Science Quarterly 108(1), Spring 1993, 85-116.
- "Between 1880 and 1910, the U.S. federal government devoted over a quarter of its expenditure to pensions distributed among the populace...This article analyzes the political forces behind the growth of federal Civil War pensions...." Rutgers-restricted Access.
- "Veterans Interests and the Transition to Government Growth: 1870-1915,"
- Randall G. Holcombe. Public Choice 99 (3-4), June 1999, 311-326. Rutgers-restricted Access.
Bonus March, 1932
- Newspaper clippings, correspondance, photographs, and other materials relating to the military dispersal of World War I veterans and their families who had set up an encampment in Washington in an attempt to pressure the government to redeem their bonus certificates.
- "Terminating Entitlements: Veterans' Disability Denefits in the Depression,"
- Mitchel B. Wallerstein. Policy Sciences 7(2), June 1976, 173-182.
- Examines "a short-lived attempt to reduce entitlement benefits for veterans during the era of the Depression." Rutgers-restricted Access.
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