Drafted Men at Chicago & Northwestern Station | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Drafted Men at Chicago & Northwestern Station

Drafted Men at Chicago & Northwestern Station | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of draftees at the Northwestern depot on their way to basic training and then France. Nearly 3,000 Madison men joined the war effort.
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of draftees at the Northwestern depot on their way to basic training and then France. Nearly 3,000 Madison men joined the war effort.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11039
Creation Date: 05 25 1918
Creator Name:Photoart House (Firm)
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Photoart House (Firm) : Photoart House negatives, 1913-1918, 1947-1953
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 880
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
67 percent of Madison voters cast ballots for President Wilson in 1917; he then declared war "to make the world safe for democracy."
SUBJECTS
Cities and towns
Signs and signboards
Flags
World War, 1914-1918
Railroad stations
Men
Draft
Crowds
Outdoor photography

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