Arlington World War II Memories

Arlington World War II Memories

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Compilation of biographical and autobiographical information about persons from Arlington, Texas who served during World War II. It includes narratives, copies of letters, forms, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items detailing their lives and service.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
[World War II Memories: Dorothy Roberts Jones]

[World War II Memories: Dorothy Roberts Jones]

Date: 199u
Creator: Jones, Dorothy Robert
Description: Autobiographical text describing Dorothy Roberts Jones's time in the WAAC during World War II.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
[World War II Memories: Mercedes McCaleb]

[World War II Memories: Mercedes McCaleb]

Date: unknown
Creator: McCaleb, Mercedes Laverne
Description: Autobiographical text describing Mercedes Laverne McCaleb's time in the U.S. Navy during World War II, including her enlistment, training, and assignment to Kansas City, Missouri.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
[World War II Memories: Frank M. Smith, Jr.]

[World War II Memories: Frank M. Smith, Jr.]

Date: unknown
Creator: Smith, Frank M., Jr.
Description: Autobiographical text describing Frank M. Smith, Jr.'s experiences during World War II and the Korean War, including his training, his time in the army reserves, and being stationed in Germany.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
[World War II Memories: Charlie McFadin]

[World War II Memories: Charlie McFadin]

Date: unknown
Creator: McFadin, Charlie
Description: Autobiographical text describing Charlie McFadin's experiences during World War II in the U.S. Army including a timeline of events with annotations and photographs.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
[World War II Memories: August W. Benner]

[World War II Memories: August W. Benner]

Date: 1983
Creator: Benner, August W.
Description: Autobiographical text describing August W. Benner's experiences during World War II when the 3rd Platoon of Company B, 142 Infantry was captured near Limberg, France.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
[World War II Memories: Joe Nation]

[World War II Memories: Joe Nation]

Date: 199u
Creator: Nation, Joseph Beverly
Description: Autobiographical text describing Joe Nations' early memories of the 1920s and 1930s, and his time in the military during World War II.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
The Farmer's Tale

The Farmer's Tale

Date: 1848~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Handwritten autobiographical manuscript describing the author's thoughts and memories, starting with notes about the his father who was a farmer in Virginia. There appear to be several sections, including one labeled "To my MOTHER November 1st 1848"; that section is also signed by C. B. Moore. A portion of the pages near the lower-right corner is missing and several pages at the end of the booklet are blank. Some text on the cover is repeated on the first page.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Date: 1858
Creator: Armand, 1806-1889
Description: This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Date: 1958
Creator: Atkinson, Donald Taylor
Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
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