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Lewis B. Hershey to all Selective Service agencies

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Creator: Selective Service

Date: April 11, 1943

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's records, Schoeppel, Correspondence, Box 21

Unit ID: 216554

Summary: Letter from Selective Service director Lewis B. Hershey to all Selective Service agencies regarding individuals who failed to register with the Selective Service. In particular, anyone between the ages of eighteen and thirty-eight who had not registered with the Selective Service were to be classified as 1-A and ordered to report for immediate induction into the U.S. military. This item demonstrates the level of importance attached to military service during World War II, as well as the problems that could result if one failed to comply with the Selective Service Act.

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Title (Main title): Lewis B. Hershey to all Selective Service agencies

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