Personal File of Private First Class George W. Stone, U.S.M.C.

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Scrapbook compiled by George Stone documenting his time in the U.S. Marine Corps during the 1920s.

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[776] p. ; 28 cm.

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Stone, George W. 1926-09/1971-06.

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[Orders for the Burial of Deceased Marines, 29 September 1927] - ark:/67531/metapth1218707

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[Memo regarding Air Patrol Reports, 16 August 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218723

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[Letter from Capt. F. D. Strong, 16 March 1929] - ark:/67531/metapth1218729

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[Memo regarding Air Patrol Reports, 20 October 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218733

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[Liberty Pass for George W. Stone, 1 December 1928] (Text)

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Liberty pass for Cpl. George W. Stone from 1:40 PM, 1 December, to 4:20 PM, 2 December, 1928, including orders to report to the 2nd Battalion Commander in Grenada when visiting the city.

[Liberty Pass for George W. Stone, 1 December 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218767

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The Marine, Number [1], November 1927 - ark:/67531/metapth1218773

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[Memo for Transportation Officer - Water, Parris Island, 7 December 1926] - ark:/67531/metapth1218779

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[Letter from Hector to George W. Stone, 10 June 1929] - ark:/67531/metapth1218795

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[Marine Corps Identifcation Card of George W. Stone] - ark:/67531/metapth1218799

[Memo regarding Presidential Commendation, 5 January 1929] (Text)

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Official memo of Second Marine Brigade relaying a commendation via radio message from President Calvin Coolidge to US Marines in Nicaragua, on the occasion of the new Nicaraguan government's installation.

[Memo regarding Presidential Commendation, 5 January 1929] - ark:/67531/metapth1218803

[Flyer for Bullfight in Managua, circa 1928] (Pamphlet)

[Flyer for Bullfight in Managua, circa 1928]

A flyer advertising Spanish bullfighting in Managua from 14 to 16 September, 1928~, performed by Eugenio "Alvaradito" Alvarado and Dionisio "Alcalareño II" Sordo. Seating prices are included.

[Flyer for Bullfight in Managua, circa 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218805

[Orders regarding Nicaraguan Elections, 24 October 1928] (Text)

[Orders regarding Nicaraguan Elections, 24 October 1928]

Official orders from Brig. Gen. Logan Feland of Second Marine Brigade, regarding heightened security around the 1928 Nicaraguan General Elections.

[Orders regarding Nicaraguan Elections, 24 October 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218809

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 7, February 17, 1929 (Journal/Magazine/Newsletter)

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 7, February 17, 1929

Weekly newsletter of the U.S. Marines' Second Brigade stationed in Nicaragua containing news and various information of interest to subscribers.

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 7, February 17, 1929 - ark:/67531/metapth1218817

[Collection of Poems, Songs, Newsletters, and Notes kept by George W. Stone] (Collection)

[Collection of Poems, Songs, Newsletters, and Notes kept by George W. Stone]

Miscellaneous poems, personal notes, songs, newsletters, and other texts kept by George W. Stone, related to his experience as a Marine in Nicaragua.

[Collection of Poems, Songs, Newsletters, and Notes kept by George W. Stone] - ark:/67531/metapth1218821

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 21, May 29, 1929 (Journal/Magazine/Newsletter)

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 21, May 29, 1929

Weekly newsletter of the U.S. Marines' Second Brigade stationed in Nicaragua containing news and various information of interest to subscribers.

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 21, May 29, 1929 - ark:/67531/metapth1218831

The Marine, Number 4, March 1928 (Journal/Magazine/Newsletter)

The Marine, Number 4, March 1928

Monthly newsletter of the U.S. Marines' Fifth Regiment stationed in Nicaragua containing news and various information of interest to subscribers.

The Marine, Number 4, March 1928 - ark:/67531/metapth1218833

[Memo regarding Air Patrol Reports, 28 July 1928] (Text)

[Memo regarding Air Patrol Reports, 28 July 1928]

Official air patrol memo containing extracts from reports of two air missions flown over Nicaragua the previous day. Included are aerial observations of friendly troop movements, the populace, mail drops, and suspicious activity by possible Sandinista forces.

[Memo regarding Air Patrol Reports, 28 July 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218843

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 12, March 24, 1929 (Journal/Magazine/Newsletter)

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 12, March 24, 1929

Weekly newsletter of the U.S. Marines' Second Brigade stationed in Nicaragua containing news and various information of interest to subscribers.

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 12, March 24, 1929 - ark:/67531/metapth1218845

[Memo regarding Christmas and New Years, 17 December 1928] (Text)

[Memo regarding Christmas and New Years, 17 December 1928]

Official memo from Brig. Gen. Logan Feland with Christmas and New Years wishes for the Marines of Second Brigade in Nicaragua.

[Memo regarding Christmas and New Years, 17 December 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218847

[Letter from R. R. Wallace to George W. Stone, 9 July 1928] (Letter)

[Letter from R. R. Wallace to George W. Stone, 9 July 1928]

Letter from Colonel R. R. Wallace, commander of Fifth Marine Regiment, to PFC George W. Stone notifying him of his appointment to Specialist 5th Class and assignment as a clerk.

[Letter from R. R. Wallace to George W. Stone, 9 July 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218849

[General Map of Nicaragua, 1920s] (Map)

[General Map of Nicaragua, 1920s]

A map of Nicaragua kept by George W. Stone, USMC, showing the country's departments, main towns, and rivers. Included is an inset showing Nicaragua relative to its Central American neighbors.

[General Map of Nicaragua, 1920s] - ark:/67531/metapth1218851

[Call to Arms Stations for HQ, 5th Marine Regiment, Managua, 17 October 1928] (Text)

[Call to Arms Stations for HQ, 5th Marine Regiment, Managua, 17 October 1928]

List of "Call to Arms" stations for Marines at Fifth Regiment Headquarters in Managua. Each Marine is assigned an office to take up position in when a Call to Arms is ordered.

[Call to Arms Stations for HQ, 5th Marine Regiment, Managua, 17 October 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218861

A Bambo War Under the Tropic Sun (Article)

A Bambo War Under the Tropic Sun

A narrative written by Harold Norman Denny about experiences fighting with the Marine Corps in Nicaragua during the late-1920s.

A Bambo War Under the Tropic Sun - ark:/67531/metapth1218863

[El Comercio Report on Sandinista Statement, December 6, 1928] (Report)

[El Comercio Report on Sandinista Statement, December 6, 1928]

Typed copy of a report from the newspaper "El Comercio" on a statement by guerilla Jose Parade. It regards the death of a mining manager in Sandinista custody, the whereabouts of Augusto César Sandino, and the return of three US Marines' bodies to American forces.

[El Comercio Report on Sandinista Statement, December 6, 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218869

[Sampe ballot for 1928 Nicaraguan General Election] (Pamphlet)

[Sampe ballot for 1928 Nicaraguan General Election]

Sample ballot from the 1928 Nicaraguan general election for Managua Department. Included are the candidates for the presidency, vice-presidency, Senate, and Chamber of Deputies, as well as instructions for the voter.

[Sampe ballot for 1928 Nicaraguan General Election] - ark:/67531/metapth1218873

[Certificate from the 125th Anniversary Celebration of Titus County] (Text)

[Certificate from the 125th Anniversary Celebration of Titus County]

Certificate for George W. Stone recognizing his participation in the planning of the 125th Anniversary Celebration in Titus County, Texas. It is signed by committee president Traylor Russell and treasurer Jonice Crane.

[Certificate from the 125th Anniversary Celebration of Titus County] - ark:/67531/metapth1218889

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 5, February 3, 1929 (Journal/Magazine/Newsletter)

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 5, February 3, 1929

Weekly newsletter of the U.S. Marines' Second Brigade stationed in Nicaragua containing news and various information of interest to subscribers.

Second Brigade News, Volume 2, Number 5, February 3, 1929 - ark:/67531/metapth1218891

[Orders regarding Call to Arms at Campo de Marte, Managua, 23 October 1928] (Text)

[Orders regarding Call to Arms at Campo de Marte, Managua, 23 October 1928]

Official order for Campo de Marte explaining "Call to Arms" procedures for all Marines stationed there.

[Orders regarding Call to Arms at Campo de Marte, Managua, 23 October 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218893

[Letter from Capt. F. D. Strong to Commander of Service Co., 5th Marine Reg., 13 May 1929] (Letter)

[Letter from Capt. F. D. Strong to Commander of Service Co., 5th Marine Reg., 13 May 1929]

Letter from Fifth Marine Regiment Headquarters via Captain F. D. Strong to the commander of Service Company, forwarding "confirmed warrants" for four Marines including George W. Stone.

[Letter from Capt. F. D. Strong to Commander of Service Co., 5th Marine Reg., 13 May 1929] - ark:/67531/metapth1218907

[Memo regarding Air Patrol Reports, 22 July 1928] (Text)

[Memo regarding Air Patrol Reports, 22 July 1928]

Official air patrol memo from 22 July 1928, containing report extracts from two air missions which took place the previous day over Nicaragua. The reports detail observations made on these flights of friendly troop movements, the populace, and one engagement between Marine Corps aircraft and Sandinista forces.

[Memo regarding Air Patrol Reports, 22 July 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218911

[Certificate from the 125th Anniversary Celebration of Titus County] (Text)

[Certificate from the 125th Anniversary Celebration of Titus County]

Certificate for Mrs. George W. Stone recognizing her participation in the planning of the 125th Anniversary Celebration in Titus County, Texas. It is signed by committee president Traylor Russell and treasurer Jonice Crane.

[Certificate from the 125th Anniversary Celebration of Titus County] - ark:/67531/metapth1218921

[Memo regarding Marines & Mother's Day Flowers, 19 March, 1929] (Text)

[Memo regarding Marines & Mother's Day Flowers, 19 March, 1929]

Official memo for Second Marine Brigade regarding a radio communication (# 8618) from Marine Corps Headquarters, explaining procedures for Marines in Nicaragua to have flowers delivered to their mothers on Mother's Day.

[Memo regarding Marines & Mother's Day Flowers, 19 March, 1929] - ark:/67531/metapth1218923

[Fifth Marine Regiment Change Sheet, 16 October 1928] (Text)

[Fifth Marine Regiment Change Sheet, 16 October 1928]

Official change sheet for the Fifth Marine Regiment stationed at Managua, Nicaragua, documenting transfers out of and into the regiment, personnel strength, courts martial, promotions and rating reductions, and temporarily assigned personnel.

[Fifth Marine Regiment Change Sheet, 16 October 1928] - ark:/67531/metapth1218939

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Stone, George W. Personal File of Private First Class George W. Stone, U.S.M.C., book, 1926-09/1971-06; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1138923/: accessed February 8, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Worth Aviation Museum.

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