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1941

United States Selective Service System

Sample form 47: Special form for conscientious objectors

United States - Form for application as a conscientious objector, signed by Foote (see attachments).

Caleb Foote Papers

1941 Apr. 1

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to United States Selective Service Board 9 (Belmont, Mass.)

New York (N.Y.) - Has just received his questionnaire and cannot return by April 4; "As will be indicated in the questionnaire, I am conscientiously opposed to participation in war because of my religious beliefs, and I request a copy of the special form on which to give further evidence of my beliefs..." Also includes brief note citing time of receipt and remission.

Caleb Foote Papers

1941 Apr. 8

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Additional material submitted with questionnaire of Caleb Foote

United States - Statement in application for status as a conscientious objector.

Caleb Foote Papers

1944

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Peacetime conscription Do we want it here, too?

United States - Brochure on the prospect of peacetime draft.

Caleb Foote Papers

1942 June 1

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Spring Grove (Minn.) - At home on the farm. Has been investigating enlisting in some branch of the military and applied to Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard: "On all counts I was OK except on my eyes. I am wearing glasses because I am a bit near-sighted, thought it is not too severe." Expects to go through on the next draft: "My main disgust is centered on this that I have an education which qu... more

Joseph Langland Papers

1942 July 3

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Spring Grove (Minn.) - His record collection. Tried to enlist in the Army, but held back by his eyes: "It gripes me because it seems that I can see two miles without glasses almost as well as as six feet... Well the outcome is that I have received my letter to reprot for induction in Selective Service... Then I will go to Minneapolis for the army exam. Even though I must be a buck private whi... more

Joseph Langland Papers

1917 Dec. 27

State of Massachusetts . Local Board for Division No. 1

Notice of Classification

North Adams (Mass.) - Notice of a change in Phillip N. Pike's military classification to class V-D.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Aug. 15

State of Massachusetts . Local Board for Division No. 1

Notice of call and to appear for physical examination

North Adams (Mass.) - Notice of call for military service for Phillip N. Pike with an appointment made for him to report for a physical examination.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1944 Dec. 26

Triest, Frank

Letter from Frank Triest to Caleb Foote

Los Angeles (Calif.) - The Southern California Committee to Oppose Peacetime Conscription is now functioning. Triest found it difficult to do much at the meeting since his approach differs so much from the rest. "Although it occurs to the liberal that a military conscription law doesn't cause war, yet I sometimes get the impression from listening to them that if only we influence our congress... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1941 Oct. 28

United States Selective Service Board 9 (Belmont, Mass.)

Letter from United States Selective Service Board 9 (Belmont, Mass.) to Caleb Foote

Belmont (Mass.) - Taking into consideration the facts and letters from Foote and Muste, the local board voted that Foote's classification remains unchanged.

Caleb Foote Papers