Englehardt Henriksen, World War II draft registration card

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Title

Englehardt Henriksen, World War II draft registration card

Description

Draft registration card for Englehardt Henriksen. The local draft board registrar misidentified Englehardt Henriksen's race and checked off "White" in the race column. This registration card was filled out in April 1942, while Englehardt's daughter Veronica Henriksen was completing her sophomore year at the New Jersey College for Women (now Douglass). Veronica Henriksen is the third known black woman to enroll at NJC.

Date

1942-04-25

Language

English

Source

Draft registration card for Englehardt Henriksen; New Jersey, Union County, Draft Board 14, Plainfield. From National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M1986: World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of New Jersey; Records of the Selective Service System, RG 147.

Item Relations

Citation

United States, Selective Service System, “Englehardt Henriksen, World War II draft registration card,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed June 27, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/553.