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

AF862-WWII_Macon County Draftees, WWII, 8-28-1942A.jpg

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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, IL. Draftees; Article on back of photo; "These men from Decatur draft board No. 2 were scheduled to leave this morning for physical examination before induction at Peoria. They are, left to right: First Row: Charles L. Mendenhall, Jacob W. Ahlrich, John J. Rosetto; Second Row: Frank Berry, Everett W. Johnson, William J. Cameron, Russell E. Rogers, Kenneth H. Shellabarger, William H. Meyer, Jr.,; Third Row: John Lorenze, Dwain B. Smalley, Ray N. Lucas, Harold A. Davis, Jerry W. Chambers; Fourth Row: Roy B. Farrell, Earl W. Crispin, Chester L. Munson, Harry G. Deibet, William O. Deibert; Fifth Row: Ernest H. Leschewski, B. Charles Long, Earl C. Cavanaugh, Byron F. Powell, Oren W. Backstein, Thomas G. Allen; Sixth Row: Kenneth F. Smith, Chester E. Ventress, Robert W. Lichtenberger, Contingent Leader Hugo E. Brix, Bennie J. Bertoldo; Seventh Row: Harold H. Connard, Assistant Leader Edgar E. Lacox, Trevor M. Smith, Assistant Leader H. Kenneth Oliver, Everett L. Musser; Eighth Row: Donald L. Frazier, D. Wayne Schoneman, Carl C. Cottrell, Mervin G. Hartman, Byron V. VanBohnstedt; Ninth Row: John A. Whalen, Wesley G. Michael, Lewis M. Farris, Charles Nelson Smith, Steve J. Farkas, jr.; Tenth Row: Arnold J. Kuechler, Dale D. Dunn, Benjamin Fleck; Eleventh Row: Oliver O. Durbin, Daniel T. Quinn, Charles E. O'Neil. This group includes a number of men who were classified as 1-B. Selectees from all three draft boards reported at the selective service offices yesterday to receive instructions preliminary to leaving."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

8/28/1942

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF862

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"