[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim - September 1, 1945]

One of 115 photographs in the series: Dan J. Melli Collection available on this site.

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Photographs of two locations around Rüsselsheim, Germany. The first two photos are of a house where Wolfgang Mozart composed music. One uniformed soldier poses nearby in the first photo, while Joe Hurt and Technical Sergeant Nelson stand near the building in the second. The image to the bottom left contains an ivy covered castle gate tower. The structure is conical and built of crumbling stone and has several thin windows. In the fourth photo, Don Melli and a soldier named Nelson pose in front of the tower.

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4 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm., or smaller, on page 29 x 20 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. September 1, 1945.

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The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

This Museum is located in Abilene and serves as a display and teaching museum for the study of World War II and its impact on the American people. It primarily contains 12th Armored Division World War II archives, memorabilia, and oral histories, along with selected equipment and material loaned or donated by others.

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Photographs of two locations around Rüsselsheim, Germany. The first two photos are of a house where Wolfgang Mozart composed music. One uniformed soldier poses nearby in the first photo, while Joe Hurt and Technical Sergeant Nelson stand near the building in the second. The image to the bottom left contains an ivy covered castle gate tower. The structure is conical and built of crumbling stone and has several thin windows. In the fourth photo, Don Melli and a soldier named Nelson pose in front of the tower.

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4 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm., or smaller, on page 29 x 20 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-259
  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-260
  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-261
  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-262
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth396428

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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.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

The 12th Armored Division Photograph Collection

These photos depict the life of the 12th Armored Division during WWII. Funded by grants from the Community Foundation of Abilene and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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[Scrapbook Page: Sports Stadium - Frankfurt, Germany] (Photograph)

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Photographs of a track event between forces from the Eastern Theater of Operations and the Mediterranean Theater of Operations. The first photograph shows hundreds of uniformed soldiers gathered in a stadium. The photo on the upper right has a distant shot of an event's winners standing on a platform beside a foot track. The middle photo shows uniformed soldiers named Jani, Kaufman, Hopper, Lebow, Walsh, and Hurt. The bottom photo shows athletes in dark clothing moving down a foot track while soldiers look on from the stands.

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[Scrapbook Page: Sports Stadium - Frankfurt, Germany], ark:/67531/metapth395741/

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  • September 1, 1945

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  • March 30, 2014, 6:38 p.m.

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  • March 25, 2019, 2:56 p.m.

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[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim - September 1, 1945], photograph, September 1, 1945; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth396428/: accessed January 29, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.