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Broadside for Military Census, Rensselaer County, 1917

Broadside for Military Census in Rensselaer County
New York State Archives, NYSA_A0412-78_B18_F34_Census_English
 
Document Description
A broadside announcing the 1917 military census to the residents of Rensselaer County.
 

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Historical Context
In 1917 the Home Defense Committee called on all citizens to enroll in the military census in order to facilitate the draft. This poster informs citizens of their duty to enroll.
 

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