[United States Navy Rating Description for SEAMAN, First Class, Issued to James Edgar Sutherlin - 03/30/1946]

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Booklet from the United States Navy issued to James Sutherlin which describes his rating of Seaman, First Class. It was issued to James to help him get a job as a civilian after he was discharged.

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8 p. ; 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1945.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 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 1254 times , with 16 in the last month . 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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  • Main Title: [United States Navy Rating Description for SEAMAN, First Class, Issued to James Edgar Sutherlin - 03/30/1946]
  • Alternate Title: United States Navy Rating Description: Seaman, First Class
  • Series Title: NAVPERS 15165

Description

Booklet from the United States Navy issued to James Sutherlin which describes his rating of Seaman, First Class. It was issued to James to help him get a job as a civilian after he was discharged.

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8 p. ; 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

The 2009 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. The collection houses more than 5,000 items and gives a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerleee Foundation.

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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  • 1945

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  • Dec. 17, 2009, 7:19 p.m.

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[United States Navy Rating Description for SEAMAN, First Class, Issued to James Edgar Sutherlin - 03/30/1946], letter, 1945; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth67175/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family.