Second Draft. The first number drawn was 246, and was picked from the urn by Secretary of War Baker.

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    Original Caption: Second Draft. The first number drawn was 246, and was picked from the urn by Secretary of War Baker. Photo shows Secretary Baker picking the first capsule out of the bowl. International Film Service., 06/1918

    U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier:165-WW-420(P379)

    From: American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, compiled 1917 - 1918 (Record Group 165)

    Created By: War Department. (1789 - 09/18/1947)

    Production Date: 06/1918

    Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=533713

    Repository: NARA's Still Picture Records Section, National Archives at College Park (College Park, MD)

    Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
    Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

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