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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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

AF861-WWII_MACON COUNTY DRAFTEES, 8-26-1942.jpg
Herald and Review Library: Photo of African American Draftees; Article on back of photo; "These Negro selectees were scheduled to leave Decatur early this morning for Peoria where they will take physical examinations for induction into the U. S.…

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

AF962-WWII_Macon County Draftees, WWII, 11-2-1943.jpg
Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees; Article on back of photo; "These men have been sent by Decatur draft board No. 1 to an induction center. They will be given final physical examination for possible induction into…