[Newspaper Clippings Relating to Jett Falls Death]

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A collection of five newspaper clippings relating to the death of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls. The leftmost clipping describes his enlistment in the armed forces and his subsequent assignment to the 359th Infantry division, during which he was killed in action. The middle two clippings feature a poem written "In Memorium" for Jett Falls and a "Card of Thanks" written by his parents to those who attended his funeral. The rightmost clippings describe Jett Falls and his funeral in detail. The bottom clipping was removed from "The Globe and Commercial Advertiser" of New York on Tuesday, December 17, 1918 and ...

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The clippings have been removed from the newspaper and glued to a lined sheet of paper.

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The Euless Public Library contributes photographs and letters to the Texas History Collection that include a photograph of the WWI soldiers from Company E. 359th Division, and photos from the Falls family of Roxton.

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A collection of five newspaper clippings relating to the death of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.

The leftmost clipping describes his enlistment in the armed forces and his subsequent assignment to the 359th Infantry division, during which he was killed in action.

The middle two clippings feature a poem written "In Memorium" for Jett Falls and a "Card of Thanks" written by his parents to those who attended his funeral.

The rightmost clippings describe Jett Falls and his funeral in detail.

The bottom clipping was removed from "The Globe and Commercial Advertiser" of New York on Tuesday, December 17, 1918 and features a list of the names of Corporals who were recently killed. Jett Falls appears sixth from the top on the list, with a small black "x" drawn to the right of his name.

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The clippings have been removed from the newspaper and glued to a lined sheet of paper.

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World War One Collection

The World War One Collection contains materials that focus on the World War I era, 1914-1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the era, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • June 10, 2005, 3:59 p.m.

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[Newspaper Clippings Relating to Jett Falls Death], clipping, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3177/: accessed September 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Euless Public Library.