• Tags: Draft
198867-997118 - Engstler Emma - May 3, 2016 545 PM - EngstlerE_State of Iowa Registration Numbers For Intelligence Classes_Metcalf.jpg

The 4 Minute Men refusing to get intelligence courses for men who were just drafted. The letter later states the numbers in cities for registration of the Service. And a request more 500 more folders to be registered were asked for from Metcalf.

Tags: ;

224201-997120 - Wegener Collin - May 9, 2016 916 PM - WegenerC_Herbert Metcalf to H.L. Stanley, 1918_Metcalf_page3.JPG

This letter is in response to an inquiry to a job position at a ship building plant also explains how this service will not exempt him from military service
8  7  17.JPG

A Mr. Keasling "is making threats a gainst the government by threatening to resist the draft of his sons, threatening bodily injury in case his sons are called."
Sept 1918_1.JPG

Author notes that prominent town member is getting his son deferrals from service.
7  20  18 (1).JPG

Influential Germans are gaming draft system, drawing deferments for community members.
12  12  17.JPG

Metcalf's man does his business and talks about his draft status.
9  24  17 (1) clark.JPG

Concerns over German influence on draft boards, noting the suspicious number of exemptions allowed in Bremer County--and the many new "divinity students" in Wartburg Cemetary.
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2