The Women’s Council of Defense registration card for enrollment to work in the war effort. Information includes name, age, address, marital status, country of birth, color, time that could be devoted for service, occupation, education, physical health, and information about what kind of work each woman was qualified to do. This card was filled out by Mrs. A. Henry from Van Buren, Arkansas registering for the Women’s Council.
Source: Council of Defense Records, MS.000490, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.
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Crystal Shurley is a Public History graduate student at UA Little Rock.