Draft -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S3464
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the petition created by Abraham Browning and members of the New Jersey clergy sent to the United States government to demand that the clergy remain free from conscription. Inside the petition is a letter from Browning instructing members to sign the petition. The document was created May 26, 1864 on New Jersey and the interior letter written July 1, 1864.
Scope and Contents The collection includes Landgrebe's Congressional papers, including correspondence, reports, and legislation regarding the Consumer Protection Act (1974), the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (1973), the Food and Drug Administration, the Tax Reform Act (1969), the Pollution Control Act (1971), farm bills (1969-1974), Watergate, the War in Vietnam, defense spending, abortion, the draft, foreign aid, railroads, public land use, poverty programs, the Pueblo Incident, and other issues before...
Collection — Folder S0681
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, receipts, and other materials from the Pickard and Hopper families, ranging from 1864 to 1975. The Pickard papers, include the correspondence, tax receipts, and bank receipts of Thomas, Henry (Bluford), and Jeff Pickard from 1864 to1931; an Encampment Week letter dated April 4th, 1893 from Evansville, Indiana; a letter to Gorman Pickard from The Home Journal magazine regarding a contest he entered in 1898; a certificate from T.A. Slocum, M.C. for...
Item — Folder S1597
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-page, typed letter written by JoAnn Costello of the Indianapolis Draft Project in Indianapolis, Indiana to Mr. and Mrs. Miller on May 12, 1969, regarding the purpose of the organization and requesting financial aid to support their current staff and add three more during the summer of 1969.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of Jacob Kinzer's pocket diary from 1865, a journal written by Jacob or William Kinzer during a trip west in 1869, and a pocket diary from 1870. Also included are photocopies of Jacob Kinzer's draft notice, dated November 16, 1864, and a house rental agreement between Jacob Kinzer and William Ballard, dated March 15, 1865.