6 results found for: subject:"United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc."

Gallery view

1967 Nov. 11

Simon, Peter, 1947-

U.S. Army Recruiting Station van

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "Avatar".

Peter Simon Collection

1918

United States . Office of the Provost Marshal General

Report of the Provost Marshal General to the Secretary of War on the first draft under the selective-service act, 1917

Washington (D.C.) - Regarding the administration of the Selective Service Act of 1917. Includes statistics and tables on various aspects of its implementation. Most likely collected for W. E. B. Du Bois' proposed book "The Black Man in the Wounded World".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

2006 Apr. 11

Boody, Peter

Peter Boody oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Boody: attending George Williams College in Chicago; meeting his future wife and admitting to her that he had not registered for the draft; deciding to register before getting married; by 1965 understanding that it was only a matter of time before he'd get drafted; not taking his job very seriously during this time; getting fired in 1966 and then drafted by the Army... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2004

Lembcke, Jerry

Jerry Lembcke oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Lembcke: getting a deferment while in college and then an extra two years of occupational deferment as a teacher; considering when he first became aware of the war in Vietnam; attending a student leadership conference his last year of college and hearing someone from Students for a Democratic Society speak; reflecting that his father died the same day Bobby Kennedy ... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2004 Aug. 24

Goss, Gary

Gary Goss oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics Goss addresses: his involvement in the anti-war movement while attending Rutgers in the mid-1960s; his background as a native of Newark, New Jersey ; the changing demographics of Newark which included large minority and poor populations--populations that had a difficult time getting out of the draft; his efforts to get out of the draft including a brief enrollment in law school and two ... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2004

Hoogstraten, John

John Hoogstraten oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics Hoogstraten addresses: opposition to the war during high school; increased anti-war activity during last year in school; his experience the day of the lottery and his number, 56; the period of waiting before he was called up for active service; efforts to find a legitimate medical reason to be dismissed; day he received induction letter and advice from draft counselor to make a scene at inducti... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection