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A Sixteenth United States census record for Garrett, Maryland for 1940. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, status of the house (farm, own, rent), and…

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The draft registration card for Thomas Robert Savage (1892-1941). Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft between 1917-1918. The cards recorded name, age, date and place of birth, race, and occupation, and a corresponding registrar's…

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The passenger list for Colored Company D of the 546th Engineers. The company departed from New York, New York for France on September 25, 1918 on board the SS Oxfordshire. Commodore Isaac Murray (1896?-1947) (fourth from top) was part of this company…

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The draft registration card for Commodore Isaac Murray (1896?-1947). Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft between 1917 and 1918. The cards recorded name, age, date and place of birth, race, and occupation, and a corresponding…

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The interment control form for Andrew Jackson (1893-1937). Interment cards are control forms for burial lots in United States national cemeteries. The card provides information such as name, rank, serial number, company, regiment and other service…

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The draft registration card for Andrew Jackson (1893-1937). Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft between 1917 and 1918. The cards recorded name, age, date and place of birth, race, and occupation, and a corresponding registrar's card…

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A 1918 draft list for Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida. Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918. Those who were drafted reported to their local draft boards and then traveled to camp, where they were inducted into and…

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The abstract of military service for John D. Watkins (1889-1918). The card includes Watkins' name, race, date and place of birth, units and ranks, death date and cause, and who was notified of his death. Though the card designates Watkins as white…

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The interment control form for Joseph Williams (1895-1942). Interment cards are control forms for burial lots in United States national cemeteries. The card provides information such as name, rank, serial number, company, regiment and other service…

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A 1918 draft list for St. Augustine, Florida. Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918. Those drafted reported to their local draft boards and then traveled to camp, where they would be trained for and inducted into the…

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The certificate of deawth of Charles Crummer (1894-1934). He died in a veterans' hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee. The record includes the facility's name, as well as Crummer's name, age, race, and time and cause of death. Charles Crummer was born…

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The USS Leviathan at harbor in 1918. She was acquired from Germay by the United States Navy in 1917 and served as a troop transport ship until her decommissioning on October 29, 1919. Here, she is decorated with what is called "dazzle" camouflage,…

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The draft registration card for Charles Crummer (1894-1934). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth, race, citizenship, trade or occupation, number of dependents,…

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A passenger list for a ship departing from Hoboken, New Jersey in 1918. The United States Army Transport Service (ATS) compiled records of all persons who passed through United States ports via ATS ships, incoming as well as outgoing. Information…

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The Twelfth United States census records for Union, Suwannee, Florida for 1900. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or rented,…

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The abstract of military service for Fred White (1898-1919). The card includes White's name, date and place of birth, units and ranks, death date and place, and who was notified of his death. Fred White was born on March 14, 1898 in Marianna,…

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The abstract of military service for Nelson Mullin (1887-1944). The card includes name, date and place of birth, race, units and ranks, dates overseas, and date of discharge. Nelson Mullin was born on July 21, 1887 in Camilla, Georgia, and eventually…

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The Thirteenth United States Census for Orange, Liberty, Florida for 1910. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupation, occupants and relation to head of house, and whether the home is owned…

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The interment card for Eddie Landrum (1899-1937). Interment cards are control forms for burial lots in national cemeteries. They provide the details of name, birth, rank, serial number, units and wars served in, enlistment, dischare, death, interment…

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A 1918 draft list for Sandersville, Georgia. Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918. Those who were drafted reported to their local draft boards and then traveled to camp to train. To keep track of draftees and whether…

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The interment control form for Will Johnson (1889-1942). Interment cards are control forms for burial lots in national cemeteries. They provide the details of name, rank, serial number, unit(s) and war(s) served in, discharge, death, interment date,…

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An outgoing Army passenger list from Hoboken, New Jersey in 1918. The United States Army Transport Service (ATS) compiled records of all person who passed through United States and foreign ports via ATS ships, incoming as well as outgoing.…

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The USS Orizaba leaving port to carry troops to France in 1918. During World War I, she carried over 15,000 soldiers to France. After the war ended she carried another 30,000 back home until she was decommissioned on September 4, 1919. Crozier…

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The Thirteenth United States Census for Jenkins County, Georgia for 1910. The census divides the populatio into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, and whether the home is owned or rented, as…

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The draft registration card for Buster Williams (1887-1945). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth, race, citizenship, trade or occupation, number of dependents,…