William Fries to U.S. Public Service Reserve of the Department of Labor, January 28, 1918
World War I; U.S. Department of Labor; U.S. Public Service Reserve; Shipbuilding; Fries, William; Iowa
Fries writes to the U.S. Public Service Reserve of the Department of Labor to request information (e.g. wages) about enrolling in the shipbuilding industry. Additionally, Fries describes how he was in the draft, but rejected for service because he was physically unfit.
State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Herbert J. Metcalf Papers, MS 74 Box 1, Folder 4, State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.