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Photo of Macon County draftees standing in front of courthouse

AF871-WWII_Macon County Draftees, WWII, 8-4-1942.jpg

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Title

Photo of Macon County draftees standing in front of courthouse

Subject

WWII
World War II
Macon County Draftees
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County draftees standing in front of the courthouse steps; Article on back of photo; "Thirty-seven 1-A men from Decatur draft board No. 1 left for Peoria this morning for induction into the army. Five other men called by board No. 1 enlisted and already have entered service as part of the August induction group. The No. 1 board men are shown as they appeared yesterday when they received final instruction from the board. Toney Gisolo, local chain store manager, was named leader of the group, and Howard Lanier, Millikin student, was elected assistant leader."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

8/4/1942

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF871

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 11.75"

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Macon County draftees standing in front of courthouse,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed January 19, 2021, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1750.