[Retirement Announcement]

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Advertisement announcing that Edgar B. Sutherlin is retiring, and that Southerlin Jewelers is closing. It reads: "Believe it or not... it's true - Two old men are going out of Business, John says, he will continue with his watchwork. "After 41 years in Port Arthur, I have been advised by the Doctors to rest, as I have had three strokes." Everything must be sold at 50% and All Music and Luggage at 25% and Less. Watches and Diamonds at Half Price! Even the fixtures are for sale as arranged ... Everything must go by March 31st, as I must give ... continued below

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[1] p. ; 22 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. February 16, 1955.

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Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

The Sutherlin Family presents their collection of family letters to and from James Edgar Sutherlin, when he served in the U.S. Navy in WWII. He enlisted before he was 18 and served from 1943 - 1946. Official Navy documents, ship menus, Newsletters, and family photographs are included.

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Advertisement announcing that Edgar B. Sutherlin is retiring, and that Southerlin Jewelers is closing. It reads: "Believe it or not... it's true - Two old men are going out of Business, John says, he will continue with his watchwork. "After 41 years in Port Arthur, I have been advised by the Doctors to rest, as I have had three strokes." Everything must be sold at 50% and All Music and Luggage at 25% and Less. Watches and Diamonds at Half Price! Even the fixtures are for sale as arranged ... Everything must go by March 31st, as I must give possession of this room by that date. E. B. Sutherlin. Southerlin Jewelers, 520 Procter. Dial 5-5221."

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[1] p. ; 22 cm.

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[Retirement Announcement], clipping, February 16, 1955; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth549706/: accessed August 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family.