|Title||TLS to City Clerk from J.Harry O'Brien re volunteering for Hoboken draft board work, May 9, 1917.|
|Collection||World War I Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Bob Maier.|
|Scope & Content||
Typed letter signed to Daniel Haggerty, City Clerk, City Hall, Hoboken, from J. Harry O'Brien, May 9, 1917 re offering his services for Enrollment in the Fourth District, Fifth Ward. Single leaf, 8-1/2" x 11"; letterhead of the American Express Company, Traffic Department, New York where it is presumed O'Brien worked. Digital images only. Tiffs media archive.
The content relates to the initial organization in World War I of a Local Board for Selective Service Act (military draft) activities, the city's call for volunteers and O'Brien's response to it that he will serve in his neighborhood.
O'Brien's Hoboken address was 1022 Garden Street.
|Notes||This item was originally from the files of the local Hoboken draft board; discarded at unknown date from records at Hoboken City Hall.|
O'Brien, J. Harry
|Year Range from||1917|
|Year Range to||1917|
World War I
1022 Garden St.
Social & Personal Activity
Government & Politics