[Letter by Waneta Sutherlin Bowman to James E. Sutherlin - 05/10/1945]

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Letter from Waneta Sutherlin Bowman to her brother, James, describing how hard it is to write letters with outside interruptions. She also sends him a joke.

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[3] p. ; 22 cm.

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Bowman, Waneta Sutherlin Creation Date: Unknown.

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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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Letter from Waneta Sutherlin Bowman to her brother, James, describing how hard it is to write letters with outside interruptions. She also sends him a joke.

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[3] p. ; 22 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Rescuing Texas History 2009, presents local history materials from sixteen partners: Arlington Public Library & Fielder House, Austin History Center, Bee County Historical Commission, Dallas Municipal Archives, El Paso Public Library, French Legation Museum, Matthews Land & Cattle Company, LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Northeast Lakeview College, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library & Hall of Fame, Port Arthur Public Library, River Valley Pioneer Museum, Stephen F. Austin Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Houston-Victoria Library. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

Sutherlin Family Collection, 1943-1946

The Sutherlin Family Collection, 1943-1946, features correspondence, photos, and other materials related to the military service of James E. Sutherlin. Jim was in the U.S. Navy in World War II, serving aboard the USS Kasaan Bay, CVE 69, in both the Atlantic Ocean and the South Pacific. He was a life member of the Escort Carrier Sailors and Airmen Association.

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  • Dec. 17, 2009, 7:19 p.m.

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Bowman, Waneta Sutherlin. [Letter by Waneta Sutherlin Bowman to James E. Sutherlin - 05/10/1945], letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth67123/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family.