Gayle Cruthirds Bombing Group Photograph

Gayle Cruthirds Bombing Group Photograph

Date: April 22, 1944
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the United States Air Force, 15th Air Force, 376th Bombing Group, including Gayle Cruthirds of Diboll, Texas. All of the men are wearing Air Force uniforms and leather flight jackets, posing in front of a bomber. The plane has a face and the name "Betsy" painted on it. Handwritten information on the back of the photograph says, "April 22, 1944, Topeka, Kans. 15th Air Force (Italy) 376 Bomb Gp." and also lists those pictured, in order. Bottom row left-to-right: Lt. Jim Carrender, navigator, Kansas City; Lt. John Griffin, pilot, Rochester, New York; Lt. Peter Arth, co-pilot, Los Angeles, California; Lt. Hubert Schlatter, bombardier, Jennings Lodge, Oregon. Top row left-to-right: S/Sgt. Slim Limbocker, waistgun, Ranger, Texas; S/Sgt. Jo Janosko, engineer, Auburn, New York; S/Sgt. Gayle Cruthirds, nose gun, Diboll, Texas; S/Sgt. Edward Blunt, ball gun, Fresno, California; S/Sgt. Russel Martin, radio, top gun, Mounds, Illinois; S/Sgt. Ray (Mundo) Lane, tail gun, St. Louis, Missouri.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Portrait of Alvin Rubin]

[Portrait of Alvin Rubin]

Date: March 1944
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lieutenant Alvin Rubin, an Air Force pilot from Fort Worth, Texas. He is pictured from the chest up, wearing his uniform. Rubin was killed in an plane crash over Dakar, French Africa on March 15, 1944. A graduate of Paschal High, he was a past chapter president of AZA, the B'nai B'rith youth group for boys. Fort Worth's Rubin-Gilbert AZA chapter is named after him and Pvt. Harold Gilbert, who also died in the war.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
St. David's Through The Years

St. David's Through The Years

Date: 1942
Creator: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas
Description: This text discusses the history of St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas including descriptions of the building throughout the years and the congregation members who were heavily involved with the church. There are also several appendices: Wardens and Vestrymen; Church School Superintendents; Organists and Choir Directors; World War I Veterans; Men from the Parish Serving in World War II--As of November 1, 1942; and Memorials and Gifts. Index starts on page 87.
Contributing Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church
The History of Destroyers Built in Orange, Texas During W. W. II

The History of Destroyers Built in Orange, Texas During W. W. II

Date: October 2002
Creator: Orange County Historical Society (Tex.)
Description: This book discusses the naval base in Orange, Texas and shipbuilding activities, particularly focusing on World War II. It includes reprints of relevant newspaper articles, histories of action for ships built at the facility, articles on historical relevance and commemorative events, and information from other documentation.
Contributing Partner: Orange County Historical Society
Scouting, Volume 29, Number 9, October 1941

Scouting, Volume 29, Number 9, October 1941

Date: October 1941
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. An index appears on page 34.
Contributing Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum
Scouting, Volume 29, Number 6, June 1941

Scouting, Volume 29, Number 6, June 1941

Date: June 1941
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. An index appears on page 42.
Contributing Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum
Scouting, Volume 29, Number 5, May 1941

Scouting, Volume 29, Number 5, May 1941

Date: May 1941
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. This issue includes the annual report of the Boy Scouts of America. An index appears on page 34.
Contributing Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum
Scouting, Volume 29, Number 11, December 1941

Scouting, Volume 29, Number 11, December 1941

Date: December 1941
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. An index appears on page 34.
Contributing Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum
Scouting, Volume 30, Number 8, September 1942

Scouting, Volume 30, Number 8, September 1942

Date: September 1942
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide.
Contributing Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum
Scouting, Volume 30, Number 5, May 1942

Scouting, Volume 30, Number 5, May 1942

Date: May 1942
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. Index appears on page 1.
Contributing Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum
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