Photo of Five African American Draftees Standing in Front of the Courthouse Steps.

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Five African American Draftees Standing in Front of the Courthouse Steps.

Subject

WWII
World War II
Draftees
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Photo of Five Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Five selectees, Negroes, were scheduled to leave here at 7:20 a.m. today on an Illinois Terminal car to report at Peoria for examination preliminary to induction into army service. The men, called by selective service board No. 2, included: left to right, front row, Jesse Willard Simpson, William Henry Gipson and Hiram Guyse; back row, Ben Evans and Milton Richard Adams."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

8/5/1942

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF860

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10.75"

Files

AF860-WWII_Macon County Draftees, WWII, 8-5-1942.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Five African American Draftees Standing in Front of the Courthouse Steps.,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed September 21, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2064.