Selective Service

1963-11-13-gry-p-1Letter transcription:

[Wright 533 – handwritten by David]
Mrs. R.S. Yegerlehner
146 W. Graham Street
Kentland, Indiana
Nov. 13-1963

Dear David –

You received a card from Selective Service today – You have a Student deferment to Nov. 1, 1964. Dad just finished writing letters for Jim Johnson & John Saiall, to get them deferred for medical reasons.

I have to give a program for W.S.C.S. in Goodland tonight. I am going over this afternoon to arrange background.

I had my last cholera shot today and have a sore arm. The first one made my arm awfully fore and this shot feels like it is going to be just as bad, if not worse. The first one was 5/10 c.c. and this was a full 1 c.c.

I talked to Dad today about the car and he didn’t think much of the idea.

Love Mother

P.S. I looked at our itinerary and we will return to Chicago Mar. 29, so you won’t be back

1963-11-13-gry-p-2[page 2] in school after all. I think you will be able to meet us.

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1 thought on “Selective Service

  1. davidmadison1942

    “Jim Johnson & John Saiall” should read “John Small” (both were my classmates)

    “W.S.C.S.” ….so familiar from my youth, but I’m not sure the letters stand for, Women’s ???? Christian Society?

    “awfully fore” should read “sore”

    “I talked to Dad today about the car and he didn’t think much of the idea.” Ha ha! My guess is that I wanted to have her car on campus while they were away!


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