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Title Three shipping tags prepared for use by Local Board No. 1, City Hall, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1918.
Object Name Documents
Catalog Number 2008.048.0021
Collection World War I Collection
Credit Gift of Bob Maier.
Scope & Content Three shipping tags prepared for use by Local Board No. 1, City Hall, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1918. Block of three white coated canvas printed in black one side only, single tag 3-1/8" high x 6-1/4" wide, grommet for string tie; ink stamped with local board name and address. Digital images only. Tiffs media archive.

P.M.G.O. [Provost Marshall General Office] Form 4001. Local Board No. 1 was the "draft board" as well as performing related functions.

Presumably used when sending records to Washington or Trenton. (This is NOT the tag form number referred to in archives 2008.048.0003 which identifies a different form number (4005) for a tag used to ship the final records to D.C. when closing the local offices.)
Notes This item was originally from the files of the local Hoboken draft board; discarded at unknown date from records at Hoboken City Hall.
Date 1917-1918
Year Range from 1917.0
Year Range to 1918.0
Search Terms World War I
Caption sheet of three tags
Imagefile 066\20080480021.TIF
Classification War
Military