Notice of Classification

Physical Description
Tan cardboard with black lettering.
Specific History
Notice of Classification for Christian Stokstad, 1942.
General History
The United States government established a draft board during World War II. The purpose was to establish which men were or were not qualified for military duty. Males were required to register, complete a physical, and a written exam as part of their screening. After testing was completed males were placed into various "categories". Category one was the best qualified while cat-four indicated a male was disqualified for one of many reasons such as too many children, flat feet, or poor education. The draft board issued notices to report for classification, medical exams and induction.
Date made
Stockstad, Christian A.
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
associated place
United States
Physical Description
cardboard (overall material)
ink (overall material)
average spatial: 2 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 9.2075 cm
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Credit Line
Christian A. Stockstad
related event
World War II
The Great Depression and World War II
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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