[Letter by James E. Sutherlin to his parents - 11/19/1945]

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Letter from James E. Sutherlin to his parents where details the items he sent home and makes a comment on how he has seen planes and expensive things purposely thrown or lost in the ocean.

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[4] p. ; 25 cm.

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Sutherlin, James E. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and one other and was provided by Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 55 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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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 James E. Sutherlin to his parents where details the items he sent home and makes a comment on how he has seen planes and expensive things purposely thrown or lost in the ocean.

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[4] p. ; 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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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Sutherlin, James E. [Letter by James E. Sutherlin to his parents - 11/19/1945], letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth67157/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family.