Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); New Deal, 1933-1939
Hobart Parrish talking about joining the Civilian Conservation Corps. He speaks about recruitment site at Bethel College and not being old enough to join the Civilian Conservation Corps, so his birthday was changed from 1917 to 1916 to make him a...
Sergeant Alvin C. York is shown laughing at some remark made by J. R. Hull (uncle of Cordell Hull) at the Fentress County draft office in Jamestown. York is in a business suit and Mr. Hull is shown in a denim jacket and wearing a leather mitten.
Draft; Recruiting & enlistment; Soldiers; Government officials
Sergeant Alvin C. York is talking with Major Hilton Butler at the Fentress County draft office at Jamestown. Both men are in business suits and are shown with paperwork, a stamp by a filing cabinet, and a 1940 calendar behind them.
This form records the enlistment of farmer Elie Nelson in Nashville on December 1, 1862. He is examined by a lieutenant in the 1st Regiment Middle Tennessee Volunteers. Nelson makes his mark to sign both his oath and the declaration of...
Men; Soldiers; Heroes; Government officials; Government facilities; Stairways; Doors & doorways
York as Chairman of the Fentress County Selective Service Board leaves his office at the end of the day. A hand-lettered plywood sign on the outside of the building designates the office and the chairman of the board.