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Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:  
*Name of draftee
[[Image:Arkansas, First Registration Draft Cards DGS 5147827 77.jpg|thumb|right|180x240px]]
*Residence of draftee
*Age of draftee
*Full name of draftee
*Residence at time of registration
*Age at registration
*Date and place of birth
*Citizenship of Country
*Name of wife, father or mother
*Residence of that person
*Employer's Name
*Signature of Registrant
== How to Use the Record  ==
== How to Use the Record  ==

Revision as of 16:01, 21 May 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Arkansas, First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945 .

Record Description

Draft registration cards or SSS-1 forms cover a group of individuals born between 1897 and 1928. The collection was located at the NARA SW office in Forth Worth Texas.
The collection is arranged by surname, the first name and the middle name.

For additional information about this collection contact the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis. The cards are part of Record Group 147: Records of the Selective Service System,1926-1975:
National Personnel Records Center

For an alphabetical list of records currently published in this collection, select the Browse

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

{{Collection citation |text = United States Selective Service, Washington, D.C., World War II Selective Service Draft Cards. National Archives and Records Administration SW regional office, Ft. Worth, Texas.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

Arkansas, First Registration Draft Cards DGS 5147827 77.jpg
  • Full name of draftee
  • Residence at time of registration
  • Age at registration
  • Date and place of birth
  • Citizenship of Country
  • Name of wife, father or mother
  • Residence of that person
  • Employer's Name
  • Signature of Registrant

How to Use the Record

When browsing this collection it is helpful to know the following:

  • The place where the event occurred
  • The name and surname of the person
  • The approximate date of the event
  • The name of the parents or spouse To search this collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the appropriate surname Range and you should see images of those records.

Related Websites

National Archives and Records Administration

Related Wiki Articles

Arkansas Military Records

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.

When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in Heading style 3.