[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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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

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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 March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family.