Selective Service Records (WWI) Draft Cards and More

Lesson Supplements



All males born between September 1872 and September 1900 (citizens and aliens alike) who were not already in U.S. military service were required by congressional conscription acts to register for the draft in light of the Great War—World War 1. Learn how to research draft cards and other sources.

Additional Information

Language English
Year Range 1914-1918
Place United States
Lesson Owner Linda Woodward Geiger, CG, CGL
Skill Level Intermediate
Lesson Creation Date 12 May 2011
Presenter Linda Woodward Geiger, CG, CGL

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