• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1917-05-21
  • Publisher
  • Washington Evening Star
  • Description
  • This illustration entitled, "Consulting the Old Family Bible", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on May 21, 1917, shows a man looking through his family Bible to see what male members are in the age bracket of 21 to 30, which is the group that is now required to register for the new military draft. In order for the army to have enough soldiers to fill its ranks, it became necessary for the governmen... more
    This illustration entitled, "Consulting the Old Family Bible", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on May 21, 1917, shows a man looking through his family Bible to see what male members are in the age bracket of 21 to 30, which is the group that is now required to register for the new military draft. In order for the army to have enough soldiers to fill its ranks, it became necessary for the government to begin conscription. Men between the ages of 21 and 30 were required to register for the draft. This cartoon shows a man looking through his family bible to see who those ages encompassed in his family. less
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  • Unrestricted