[Notice of Separation]

[Notice of Separation]

Date: September 23, 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Notice of separation from the U. S. Naval Service for Raymond Vaughan.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Honorable Discharge for Raymond Vaughan]

[Honorable Discharge for Raymond Vaughan]

Date: September 23, 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Certificate honorably discharging Raymond Vaughan from the Navy. It reads: "Honorable Discharge from the United States Navy. This is to certify that Raymond Britton Vaughan, a Chief Shipfitter (AA)(T)(CB) is Honorably Discharged from the U.S. Naval Personnel Separation Center, Norman, Oklahoma, and from the Naval Service of the United States this 23rd day of September 1945. This certificate is awarded as a Testimonial of Fidelity and Obedience."
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[News Script: Bobby Boyd]

[News Script: Bobby Boyd]

Date: September 2, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about all-state halfback Bobby Boyd's decision to enroll at and join the University of Oklahoma's football team instead of SMU.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Oral History Interview with James William Harrison, January 27, 2005

Oral History Interview with James William Harrison, January 27, 2005

Date: January 27, 2005
Creator: Parish, Brainerd & Harrison, James William
Description: Interview with James William "Bill" Harrison, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He explains how he joined the navy in San Diego without going to boot camp. He worked on an oil tanker that shipped out to Pearl Harbor a month after the attack there and transported fuel out of San Diego to various ships at sea. He was then transfered to Admiral Nimitz's public relations department. There he and two others wrote stories about the action in the Pacific theater, particularly about the Battle of Midway. They also contributed to a radio show and worked with the national press corps. He then worked at the Naval Air Station in Seattle before traveling to Hilo, Hawaii to meet with soldiers who had returned from Tarawa. In Texas, he attended officer training school and college at Southwestern University. After the war ended, he studied at the University of Texas and University of Oklahoma for law school. He recalls an incident in which his office released a story about a cat that had kittens on board a cruiser; they reported this good news from the Pacific prior to the Battle of Midway. He also met Admirals Nimitz ...
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation