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Title TLS to City Clerk from J.Harry O'Brien re volunteering for Hoboken draft board work, May 9, 1917.
Object Name Documents
Catalog Number 2008.048.0010
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.
People O'Brien, J. Harry
Haggerty, Daniel
Date 1917-1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
Search Terms World War I
Ward, Fifth
1022 Garden St.
Caption front
Imagefile 066\067_20080480010-2.TIF
Classification War
Social & Personal Activity
Law Enforcement
Government & Politics