[Postcard from Grace Schiverea to Lt. Roy E. Johnson, August 1944]

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Postcard written to Lieutenant Roy E. Johnson from Grace Schiverea, that says: "Hi, Lt. -- Roy - the navy was never like this!!! It sure is a wonderful life - sleeping, swimming & sunning. - Time is going much too quickly. - will see you, on the 25th. (Note "Air Corp" insignia on the front of card - Ahem!!!) Grace." The front of the postcard contains an illustration of a military airplane flying over an ocean at night. The moon is visible in a cloudy sky above the plane and the Air Corps insignia is in the lower-left corner. Text ... continued below

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Schiverea, Grace August 1944.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 13 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Housed within the Fielder House, a two-story community landmark built in 1914 and one of the earliest brick homes in Arlington. Originally called The Cemetery Society at its founding in 1887, its mission has been to gather and preserve historical materials relating to the founding and growth of the city.

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Postcard written to Lieutenant Roy E. Johnson from Grace Schiverea, that says: "Hi, Lt. -- Roy - the navy was never like this!!! It sure is a wonderful life - sleeping, swimming & sunning. - Time is going much too quickly. - will see you, on the 25th. (Note "Air Corp" insignia on the front of card - Ahem!!!) Grace." The front of the postcard contains an illustration of a military airplane flying over an ocean at night. The moon is visible in a cloudy sky above the plane and the Air Corps insignia is in the lower-left corner. Text above the image says "Keep 'em Flying."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War II Collection of Arlington, Texas

These materials explore World War II from the perspective of a small town and the North Texas Agricultural College at its heart.

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  • August 1944

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Schiverea, Grace. [Postcard from Grace Schiverea to Lt. Roy E. Johnson, August 1944], postcard, August 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth349005/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum.