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PASSPORT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
PRESENT THIS PASSPORT WITH YOUR APPLICATION FOR A NEW PASSPORT. NOTICE The bearer should sign his name below as directed. He should also sign the passport in the space provided therefor at the bottom of page three. Signature of bearer Bearer's address in the United States Bearer's foreign address IN CASE OF DEATH OF ACCIDENT NOTIFY Name of person to be notified Exact address CAUTION This passport is a valuable document. Due care should be taken to see that it does not pass into the possession of an unauthorized person. If it is lost or destroyed the fact and circumstances of the loss should be immediately reported to the Passport Division, Department of State, or to the nearest American Consulate, or, in an outlying possession of the United States, to the chief executive thereof, and to the local police authorities. New passports in such cases can be issued only after exhaustive inquiry.
No. 4724 Special Pilgrimage Passport (Act of March 2, 1929) United States of America Department of State
[page 2] I, the undersigned, Secretary of State of the United States of America, hereby request all whom it may concern to permit safely and freely to pass, and in case of need to give all lawful aid and protection to AGNES FRAAS a citizen of the United States. [stamped] CANCELLED The bearer is accompanied by his Wife, xxx Minor children, xxx xxx xxx [stamped] Trip Completed 1931 Given under my hand and the seal of the Department of State at Washington, MAY 14th 1931 Henry L. Stinson
[page 3] Description of bearer Height 5 feet 5 inches. Hair BROWN Eyes HAZEL Distinguishing marks or features: xxx xxx xxx [stamped] CANCELLED Place of birth LOUISVILLE, [Kentucky] Date of birth JUNE 12, 1866 Occupation xxx xxx xxx [stamped] Trip Completed Signature of bearer.
[page 4] Photograph of bearer [photo] Agnes Fraas PHOTOGRAPH ATTACHED DEPARTMENT OF STATE WASHINGTON
[page 5] This passport is good for travel in all countries unless otherwise limited. This passport is valid for two years from the date of issue unless limited to a shorter period. [stamped] CANCELLED Valid only for SPECIAL PILGRIMAGE authorized under Act of March 2, 1929. Trip Completed 1931
[page 6] Amendments and extensions [blank]
[page 7] Visas Sans frais Autorisation du [August 11, 1929] Visa valable jusq u'a l'expiration de la validite du present passeport pour entrer en France et en sortir. Washington, le [June] 2 1931 Le Chancelier de l'Ambassade de France A. Fist [stamp] AMBASSADE DE FRANCE WASHINGTON
ABSTRACTS FROM PASSPORT REGULATIONS 1. Passports are issued in the United States by the Secretary of State, through the Passport Division, Department of State, Washington, D. C. Applications for passports should be made in person to clerks of Federal courts, clerks of State courts having jurisdiction in naturalization matters, or to passport agents of the Department of State. Passport agents of the Department of State are stationed at New York, Boston, New Orleans, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, and the Department of State, Washington, D. C. Applications should be filed from two to four weeks before the passport is required, depending upon the distance from Washington. 2. Americans resident abroad should apply for passports through the nearest American consulate. 3. Applications for passports by persons in the Virgin Islands, Hawaii, Porto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, or the Philippines, should be made to the chief executives of those islands. 4. The fee for a passport, including one dollar for the execution of the application and nine dollars for the passport, is $10.00. (Act of June 4, 1920.) 5. American passports are valid for two years unless limited to a shorter period. 6. Americans making their homes or residing for a prolonged period abroad should register at the nearest American consulate.
From the Gold Star (War Mothers and Widows) Pilgrimage of Agnes Fraas, mother of Frank X. Fraas, Jr., 1931. Private Fraas was a member of 129th Field Artillery Regiment, 35th Division, AEF and was killed on October 7, 1918. He is buried at the St. Mihiel American Cemetery.
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