May 16, 1916
Senator Knute Nelson,
Mr. Luther Nelson has applied for the position of volunteer ambulance driver with the Ambulance Corps of the American Ambulance Hospital in Paris.
He has given your name as a reference, and we would appreciate it if you would give us information regarding Mr. Nelson’s character and his qualifications for the service.
Yours very truly
The qualifications of a volunteer ambulance driver in our service are:
He must be a native born American citizen; son of native born Americans;
He must be of unquestioned reliability; sober, industrious and amenable to discipline;
He must be a competent automobile driver, and know how to make all ordinary repairs.
Title: Letter 3, Illegible to Knute Nelson
Date: 1916 May 16
Collection: RG1/051, Luther Nelson Collection, 1916-1918
Repository: Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs
Publisher: Digitized by AFS staff in 2016.
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Digital ID: 1_051_3