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

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Title

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

Subject

WWII
World War II
Draftees
Decatur, IL.

Description

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 county building this morning. They will board a Wabash train about 3 a.m. Monday for Chicago where they will be inducted.
Leaders of the draftees were appointed and given their instructions this morning. They are: Decatur board no. 1 - Attorney E. Wayne Schroeder, assisted by Charles Young, John Knox and Robert Shulke. Decatur board No. 2 - Fire Department Captain Edward Adam Bretz, assisted by William Wright Foster and Byron Otis Phares. Rural board - Kirby F. Post, assisted by Lyle J. Hoover, Cecil Elan, Eldon Dale Miller, and Woodrow Cox. The young men when they assembled this morning, for last instructions before entraining were addressed by Major W. Lutz Krigbaum, commanding officer of the Decatur reserve district."

Creator

Pfile photo

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

6/28/1941

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF839

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"

Files

AF839-WWII_MACON COUNTY DRAFTEES, 6-28-1941.jpg

Citation

Pfile photo, “Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees Standing on and in front of the Courthouse Steps.,” Decatur Illinois Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed November 18, 2018, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2033.