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Photo of African American Draftees From Macon County, IL. Standing on Courthouse Steps

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of African American Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Decatur draft board No. 2 has sent this group of Negro youths to an army induction center. They are, left to right: Front Row: William Shipp, Ryan Bailery, Pete…

Photo Of Draftees On Train With the Conductor.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Draftees on Train; Article on back of photo: "Guillory 77 On March 21, 1941, this young man, attired in a snappy zoot suit and hat, peers out the train window, deeply absorbed in thought. This group of prewar…

Photo of Draftees standing in front of courthouse steps

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, IL. draftees in front of the courthouse. Article on back of photo; "Included in the group of Decatur men who left here early this morning for physical examination and induction in the U. S. Army at…

Photo of Five African American Draftees Standing in Front of the Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Five Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Five selectees, Negroes, were scheduled to leave here at 7:20 a.m. today on an Illinois Terminal car to report at Peoria for examination preliminary to induction into army…

Photo of Five African American Macon County, IL. Draftees Standing on Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Five Draftees from Macon County, IL. "Article on back of photo; "These Negro men fro Decatur board No. 1 were scheduled to leave the city today for Peoria where they will receive physical examinations and may be…

Photo of Macon County Draftees in front of the courthouse steps

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of group of Macon County Draftees; Article on back of photo; "This group of men has been ordered to report for induction into the army by Decatur's No. 1 draft board. They are left to right: First Row: L. J. Baird,…

Photo of Macon County Draftees standing in front of courthouse steps

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Twenty-seven are included in this group of Decatur Board No. 1 selectees who were scheduled to leave here early this morning for Peoria where they will be examined…

Photo of Macon County Draftees standing in front of the courthouse steps

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, Illinois Draftees; Article on back of photo; Called to report for army induction by Decatur's No. draft board are these men. They are left to right; First Row: James V. Thevenot, John K. Brewington,…