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Man Looks for Work, World War I, November 15, 1917

Man Looks for Work, 1917
New York State Archives, NYSA_A4234-78_B1_F20_Fisher
 
Document Description
Edwin Fisher asks the State Defense Council how to apply for a job at a ship building plant, Nov. 15, 1917.
 

Historical Context
In this letter Edwin Fisher asks how to file an application for a job at a shipbuilding plant. During the First World War, the American shipping industry was of vital importance.  In addition to carrying soldiers overseas, ships were also utilized to transport supplies and munitions to keep soldiers and support units fully equipped.

 

 

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