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General Foster Presents Check

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Brigadier General George B. Foster, Jr., presents a check to an unidentified young woman in Foster’s office. A picture of former Army Surgeon General Robert Maitland O’Reilly hangs on the wall behind Foster. This photo is identified as an “award presentation” -- typically, awards to civilians took the form of a check. It may also be a paycheck. July 20, 1944. (ORGH MEDICAL MILITARY ART DEPT. photo # 2502; date: 7-20-44; photo by: Sgt. Hurcumb; auth. by: Col. Himelstein)

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