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

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Here are 40 of the 43 contingent who were to leave early today for Chicago to be inducted into the Army as Macon County's quota for August. The group was…

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

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Final instructions were received yesterday by 59 Macon County draftees who were to leave for Chicago induction station early today. This group leaves with…

Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees Standing on and in front of the Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of 189 Draftees in front of the Macon County, IL. Courthouse: Article on back of photo: "The 189 men Decatur and Macon county is sending to the army to fill its June draft quota met for final instructions in the…

Photo of three men playing cards on the train.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of three men playing cards; Article on back of photo; "Card Games Start Early; Army Camp life and card games always go together. Here left to right Louis Bano, Bob Austin and M. F. Jones of Macon County, get in…

Photo of Soldiers and Millikin Violin Instructor getting his hand inked.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Soldiers and Millikin Violin Instructor; Article on back of photo; "Guillory 78; Millikin University violin instructor Raymond Earl Duffey, left, has his hand inked with a number by Pvt. Allen M. Hill, right; at…

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 Macon County, IL. Draftees in Front of the Courthouse.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Before beginning a march from the county building to the armory, the 108 draftees who left for Chicago early today posed for a photograph. The draftees…

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

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees; Article on back of photo; "These men make up Draft Board No. 1's and the Macon county rural board's second February quota for the draft army. They are, left to right: First Row: Charles…

Photo of man getting fingerprinted during enlistment into the army.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Walter Buckles enlistment; "Article on back of photo; "Descriptions of life in Uncle Sam's draft army will be written from training camp for the Herald-Review by Walter Buckles, A Decatur registrant who applied for…

Photo of United States Army Tent Test Camp at Lake Decatur.

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Photo of United States Army Tent Test Camp at Lake Decatur, Decatur, IL. Men and dump truck in photo.