Demographic study of military selection in the state of Ohio, 1917-1919

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Title: Demographic study of military selection in the state of Ohio, 1917-1919
Author: Saberian, Michael Reza
Abstract: This thesis studies the influence of ethnicity , nationality , and occupation upon military selection of the residents of Ohio during the First World War . This is a quantitative study , based on a data set constructed from samples of the 1910 and 1920 censuses and The Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers , Sailors , and Marines in the World War , 1917 -1918 . Chapter I introduces the sources and the methodology . Chapter II examines the ethnicity of conscripts , and whether or not ethnic identities affected draft registration or military selection . Chapter III examines the numerical significance of resident aliens in the military population . Chapter IV examines the influence of social class on conscription : determining whether persons of wealth avoided military service and the influence of occupational deferments on the population at risk . Chapter V concludes the thesis by summarizing the results .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /3142
Date: 2006-04-12

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Demographic study of military selection in the state of Ohio, 1917-1919. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /3142 .

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