WORLD WAR II
The Train is Loaded

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Record 719/959
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Description Gelatin print of a group of citizens waiting for draftees from Neenah & Menasha, Wisconsin, to arrive and then pick up the Oshkosh men at the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Event World War II
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 11383/13082
Notes Gelatin print of a group of citizens waiting for draftees from Neenah, Wisconsin, to arrive the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

The train to arrives with young draftees from Neenah and Menasha, Wisconsin. It stopped at Oshkosh to pick up young men from the Oshkosh area on there way to boot camp. In this image the men have been loaded aboard and are about to depart.

The first car held the boys from Neenah-Menasha and cars 2 & 3 held the Oshkosh draftees.

The photo was taken at the Oshkosh depot on Broad St., Tuesday, October 13, 1942, about 8: 00 am.
Object ID p2005.24.55
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects World War II
Homefront
Group Photographs
Draft
Chicago and Northwestern Railroad
Military enlistment
Title The Train is Loaded
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