Office Department Signal Officer to Daniel W. Morehouse, October 15, 1917
World War I; Education; U.S. Army; Des Moines, Iowa; Drake University; Morehouse, Daniel W.
This letter is from the Office Department Signal Officer to D.W. Morehouse at Drake University in Des Moines Iowa. This letter is regarding the recruitment of college men to become trained telegraphers for the U.S. Army. This letter is in response to a letter sent on October 11, 1917 that stated there were 6 men enrolled in the course of radio work. The educational department hopes that more men, not just students, are enrolled in this class. They are requesting that men of drafting age, (21-31 years old) and those who have registered for the draft, be asked if they would be interested in this course. This would allow the men the
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