CERTIFICATE OF LITERACY 1928,UNIVERSITY OF STATE OF NEW YORK,IMMIGRANT EDUCATION
CERTIFICATE OF LITERACY 1928,UNIVERSITY OF STATE OF NEW YORK,IMMIGRANT EDUCATION:
Quite Unusual.... This "Certificate of Literacy" looks to be primarily documentation as well as I.D.so that a recent immigrant, Frederick C. Meyers is eligible to vote in the State of New York.He likely had taken a course in English, Civics and U.S. History.See the main body of the text. also at bottom, "Keep this Certificate of Literacy; show it to the election inspectors." "...having met the requirements presicribed in Section 166 of the Election Law...." signed by the Examiner/Director of Immigrant Education Jennie W. Hesscom.printed signature of D. J. Kelly, Superintendent of Schools. EXCELLENT HISTORICAL IMMIGRATION ITEM. one horizontal, one vertical fold. light soiling on reverse as pictured.small corner crease lower left.however in nice, firm condition. he likely carried it on his person folded.