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

Dublin Core

Title

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

Subject

WWII
World War II
Draftees
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, Draftees Standing in Front of the Courthouse; Article on back of photo; "Telling the 36 draftees who reported to receive final instructions today in the county building, that their morale in the army is up to them, Lauren Shaw, captain of Decatur's unit of the Illinois reserve, gave a brief talk on army conditions. He stressed that each man gets as much or as little fro his period of service as he chooses. These men will leave for the Peoria induction station at 7:20 a.m. Monday on the Illinois Traction railroad. Shown here as they gathered for their last picture as civilians, are, left to right; Front Row: John M. Jones, Martin A. Endrizzi, Lynn Workman, Edward Crisup, Lester O'Riley, and Ralph Hiser; Second Row: Richard Jones, Glen Brady, Francis Root, Robert Armstrong, and Melvin Wise; Third Row: Pierce Watkins, Ora Wicklin, Leonard Ritchard, Bertis Brumett, and Herman Melhorn; Fourth Row: Richard Merris, William Wierman, Edwin Smith, Buford Gentry, and Cecil Grabe; Fifth Row: Paul Cagle, Clyde Rybolt, Glenn Querry, Mr. Nelson and Raymond Koslofski; Sixth Row: Maurice Bafford, Lee Owens, Art Sablotny, Russell Nidifer, Martin Herman, and Ed Stoutenborough; Seventh Row: Howard Henson, Jim Clifton, Kermit Rudolph, and Edward Rigdon."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

11/15/1941

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF843

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 11.5"

Files

AF843-WWII_Macon County Draftees, WWII, 11-15-1941.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees Standing on Courthouse Steps.,” Decatur Illinois Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed August 20, 2018, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2037.