Called to Serve – April 1946

These Pocahontas County men were called into service following the Second World War. This photograph was taken on their reporting day April 23, 1946 at the Pocahontas County Courthouse. The photographer was Harvey Bright working for the Gay Studio. Three people in the photo are identified. Front row, far left: Max Kirkpatrick. Back row, far left: Harry D. Hannah. Back row, far right: Harold Shifflett. Please contact Preserving Pocahontas if you can ID others in the picture. Photo courtesy of Harry D. Hannah, ID: PHP001299

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