Governor Charles S. Whitman's Proclamation calling for boys to join the New York State Boys Working Reserve (Farm Cadet Program) to assist the war effort by working on farms to keep production levels high while adult men are away fighting in World War I, March 14, 1918.
New York State Archives, NYSA_13035-79_B2_1918_37
New York State Archives. New York (State). Dept. of State. Bureau of Miscellaneous Records. Proclamations by the governor, 1893-2002. Series 13035-79, Box 2, 1918.