Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Training Detachment No. 2 panoramic photograph
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Two more detachments were added soon after: Detachment No. 3 at Arsenal Tech High School and No. 4 at the Indiana School for the Blind. The total vocational school enrollment was boosed to 2,500 men, meaning the city had the largest training detachment under the same management of any in the United States. The four schools were led by a vocational director, A. S. Hurrell.
The detachments were badly impacted by the 1918 influenza epidemic in October. More than 1,000 men were ill at the same time out of 2,309, according to Major J. Dalbey Crawfis, who had been elevated to commandant of the first three training detachments.
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"1,489 Draftees to Train Here." Indianapolis Star, June 15, 1918. Accessed March 22, 2022. ProQuest.
"City Gets Two More Vocational Schools." Indianapolis Star, June 20, 1918. Accessed March 22, 2022. ProQuest.
"Maj. Crawfis Thanks Public." Indianapolis Star, October 10, 1918. Accessed March 22, 2022. ProQuest.
"Troops to Get Post Exchange." Indianapolis Star, July 6, 1918. Accessed March 22, 2022. ProQuest.
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