Wilson Daily Times, 15 February 1932.
As the Great Depression deepened, Henry Ellis Post No. 17, American Legion, collected names of unemployed workers and sought employers willing to hire.
- Thomas Cook — Per his World War I service card, Thomas Cook, 619 Stantonsburg Street, Wilson, was born 18 May 1894 in Wilson and inducted into military service on 19 July 1918. He served in Companies A and B of the 147th Labor Battalion and was discharged on 31 May 1919.
- Nathan Haskins
- J.W. Pitt — John W. Pitt (or Pitts) registered for the World War I draft in 1917 in Wilson County. Per his registration card, he was born 4 August 1891 in Newberry, South Carolina; lived on Vance Street, Wilson; and worked as a carpenter in Wilson for “Mr. Lassiter of Rocky Mount.”
- Dr. G.S. Butterfield — Dr. George K. Butterfield.
- H.M. Fitts — Howard M. Fitts.
- A.N. Darden — Arthur N. Darden.
- Henry Ellis Post No. 17
North Carolina World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919, http://www.ancestry.com