First Memorial in the United States Capital Honoring Women's Military Service

Title

First Memorial in the United States Capital Honoring Women's Military Service

Description

This is the first memorial to be placed in the nation's capital in honor of the military service of women. It is on the grounds of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. It depicts three women, one caring for a soldier.

Creator

Glenna Goodacre

Date

November 11, 1993

Source

US Library of Congress

Rights

US Library of Congress

Publisher

US Library of Congress

Contributor

Glenna Goodacre

Format

Medium: Sculpture

Language

English

Type

Public Architecture

Identifier

Architecture

Coverage

Washington D.C.

Files

womenvietnamveterans.jpg

Reference

Glenna Goodacre, First Memorial in the United States Capital Honoring Women's Military Service, US Library of Congress, November 11, 1993

Cite As

Glenna Goodacre, “First Memorial in the United States Capital Honoring Women's Military Service,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed October 2, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/5.