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[Derrel Vaughan]

[Derrel Vaughan]

Date: [1944-09..1946-11]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Derrel Vaughan in his military uniform.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[A Pocket Reference Guide: Army-Navy-Marine Corps]

[A Pocket Reference Guide: Army-Navy-Marine Corps]

Date: March 1943
Creator: Newsweek Magazine
Description: Booklet belonging to Jack Vaughan, which lists Army, Navy, and Marine Corps insignias and what they signify.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Troops Entering League City]

[Troops Entering League City]

Date: 1915
Creator: Maurer
Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of World War I troops entering downtown League City, Texas. A goat accompanies the group of army men as they walk downtown. On the left is a two-story building that houses the League City Post Office, a shoe company, and a general store.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
Homer Duggins Smith, Jr., United States Army Retired

Homer Duggins Smith, Jr., United States Army Retired

Date: March 2011
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy print of a photograph of Major General Homer Duggins Smith, Jr. who was a Vietnam veteran and retired from the United States Army. Smith lived from February 16, 1922 through March 6, 2011. According to accompanying information, he was the first President of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Funeral Program for Homer D. Smith, March 2011]

[Funeral Program for Homer D. Smith, March 2011]

Date: March 2011
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral program for Major General Homer D. Smith, retired from the United States Army. The funeral was held at Dodd Field Chapel at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas, and it was officiated by Reverend David W. Schulte. The date of the service is not included. Includes biographical information for the deceased and the lyrics to the hymn "How Great Thou Art" printed on a separate sheet. Smith is a veteran of both World War II and the Vietnam War, and he lived from February 16, 1922 to March 6, 2011.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Anne Berndt in Her Military Uniform]

[Anne Berndt in Her Military Uniform]

Date: 1944
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of Anne Berndt in her Women's Army Corp uniform, which consists of a single-breasted jacket, a skirt, heeled shoes, and a garrison cap. A purse is hanging from her shoulder. She is standing outdoors on a lawn; various bushes and trees are visible behind her.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Elvin Berndt in His U.S. Army Uniform]

[Elvin Berndt in His U.S. Army Uniform]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of United States Army soldier Elvin Berndt seated in his uniform, which is composed of a button-up, collared shirt and pants. A cloth tag with his surname is attached to the front of his shirt, as well as another tag that says, "U.S. Army." Chevron badges are sewn to both of his sleeves.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Senate Resolution Number Twenty-Eight - In Memory of Lawrence J. Petersen

Senate Resolution Number Twenty-Eight - In Memory of Lawrence J. Petersen

Date: February 2, 2005
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate
Description: Resolution document composed by the Senate of the State of Texas that was created and sent to the Petersen family in condolences for the death of Lawrence J. Petersen. The first page of the document gives an account of Mr. Petersen's accomplishments both professionally and as a member of the community. The second page resolves to provide the surviving family - including siblings, wife, children, and grandchildren - a copy of the resolution expressing their sympathies. It is signed by the president, secretary, and a member of the Senate. A gold seal with two purple stripes has been placed besides the signatures on the left side. Both sheets have been stapled within the fold of a third piece of paper.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Andrew Jensen Military Promotion

Andrew Jensen Military Promotion

Date: June 1, 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Hand-written and printed document from the United States Army given to Andrew Jensen after a military promotion. At the very top of the document, there is a black and white illustration of an eagle amongst various symbolic elements that make up the particular emblem. It hovers over bold text and is enclosed in a gray cloud-like gray area. The document states that Andrew made the transition to corporal at Camp Travis in Texas. Crease lines can be seen both length-wise and width-wise.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Andrew J. Jensen's Honorable Discharge from the Army of the United States]

[Andrew J. Jensen's Honorable Discharge from the Army of the United States]

Date: 1919-06-26/1940-06-24
Creator: unknown
Description: Discharge paper given to Andrew J. Jensen from the Army of the United States. The document states that Andrew was honorably discharged from his position of mechanic by reason of demobilization. Andrew's physical description follows, along with signatures from a commanding officer. Further biographical information is given on the back. Additionally, a piece of paper has been stapled on the back that was signed by the clerk of the county court in Wharton authenticating the document.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
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