War Risk Insurance Building

War Risk Insurance Building Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 175106
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series R 8563
The Bureau of War Risk Insurance (Brach of U.S. Treasury) is erected on the site of the historic Arlington Hotel at Vermont Avenue and H Sts.; N. W. It is one of the government's largest office buildings and houses over ten thousand employees whose duties are in reference to soldiers and sailors insurance, claims, allotments, etc., growing out of late World War. The sum of money received and disbursed by the War Risk Bureau has run into billions.
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