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Confederate Air Force: Southern Minnesota Wing

Description: Pamphlet discussing the Confederate Air Force organization and the many goals and restoration projects of the Southern Minnesota Wing. Several photos of Air Force members can be seen on the front cover, includign a photo of a Woman Airforce Service pilot in the bottom left corner, with the name "Betty" written beneath her.
Date: unknown
Creator: Confederate Air Force
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Form letter from Betty Christian to T. N. Carswell - December 23, 1953]

Description: A form letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Chairman, Taylor County Parole Board, from Howard Carney, Administrator Interstate Parole Compact (by Betty Christian, Chief, Parole Division), Department of State, Texas dated December 23, 1953. The letter advises of enclosed copies of two letters from California regarding Subject No. 17095.
Date: December 23, 1953
Creator: Christian, Betty
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Jacqueline Cochran's Typed Daily Schedule: December 1969 to December 1973]

Description: Text of Jacqueline Cochran's typed daily schedule from December 21, 1969, to December 15, 1973, including golf tournaments, doctor appointments, hair appointments, Arthritis Foundation committee meetings, dinner meetings, budget meetings, and board meetings. Entries include day of week, time, and location. They also include personal handwritten notes on some entries.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter and envelope: From parolee/inmate to T. N. Carswell - March, 7, 1954]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Chairman, Taylor County Parole Board, from a parolee/inmate in Stillwater, Minnesota, dated March, 7, 1954. Subject 17671 [108,345] describes the unusual weather, the delay of his transfer and his receipt of a letter from Mr. Gordon Jaeck, Chairman of the Minnesota Parole Board. Subject confirms his understanding that Jaeck has no control over parole in Texas but was pleased that Jaeck "would if he could." Subject states that his main goal now is getting out of prison.
Date: March 7, 1954
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Basil L. Walters to T. N. Carswell - December 9, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Parramore Post No. 57, American Legion, Abilene, Texas, from Basil L. Walters, Vice-President and Executive Editor, Minneapolis Star Journal and Tribune, dated December 9, 1941. Walters advises Carswell that the song lyrics of "Ballad for Americans", written by a WPA worker, is what expresses his definition of Americanism writing that the chorus asks: "And who are you?" The voice answers back: "I am America." "Our country's strong, Our country's young. And it's greatest songs are yet unsung ― Our marching song will come again."
Date: December 9, 1941
Creator: Walters, Basil L.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Joseph R. O'Brien to Betty Christian - September 1, 1953]

Description: A letter addressed to Howard A. Carney, Secretary of State, Austin, Texas (Attn: Betty Christian, Chief, Parole Division), from Walter A. Gordon, Administrator (by Joseph R. O'Brien, Supervising Parole Officer), Sacramento 14, California, dated September 1, 1953. O'Brien advises Christian that they are unable to present the case of Subject 17095 to the California Adult Authority as a recommendation for final discharge since he has been convicted of Murder First Degree and is serving a mandatory life sentence. He instructs on the action to be taken should Subject desire to make application for executive clemency.
Date: September 1, 1953
Creator: O'Brien, Joseph R.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from parolee/inmate to T. N. Carswell - December 30, 1953]

Description: A letter addressed to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Chairman, Taylor County Parole Board, from a parolee/inmate, Stillwater, Minnesota dated December 30, 1953. Subject 17671 [108,345] acknowledges receipt of a "most welcomed and encouraging letter" from Carswell regarding actions taken by The Board of Pardons and Paroles. Subject expresses appreciation for the support shown by Carswell.
Date: December 30, 1953
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from parolee/inmate to T. N. Carswell - February 13, 1954]

Description: A letter addressed to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Chairman, Taylor County Parole Board from a parolee/inmate in Stillwater, Minnesota, dated February 13, 1954. Subject 17671 [108,345] explains that Mrs. Breeding's misunderstanding with Carswell is resolved, advises of his impending transfer to the Texas Prison System and reports of Mr. Swenson's offer to write a letter to the warden at Huntsville.
Date: February 13, 1954
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from parolee/inmate to T. N. Carswell - January 27, 1954]

Description: A letter addressed to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Chairman, Taylor County Parole Board, from a parolee/inmate in Stillwater, Minnesota, dated January 27, 1954. Subject 17671 [108,345] explains how he "feels bad" about the letter Carswell received from Mrs. Breeding demanding that Carswell return the payments for the forged checks.
Date: January 27, 1954
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to Parolee/Inmate - December 22, 1953]

Description: A letter written to a Parolee/Inmate, Stillwater, Minnesota, from T. N. Carswell, Chairman, Taylor County Parole Board, dated December 22, 1953. Carswell advises Subject 17671 [108,345] that the decision in a letter from the Board of Pardons and Paroles was not what he asked in his behalf. He advises Subject to accept the decision and to demonstrate the affirmations repeatedly made by him in his letters, that he would make an about-face and be a man. Carswell advises that he will be measured by what he does and not by what he wrote.
Date: December 22, 1953
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to parolee/inmate - January 25, 1954]

Description: A letter written to a parolee/inmate in Stillwater, Minnesota, from T. N. Carswell, Chairman, Taylor County Parole Board, dated January 25, 1954. Carswell reminds Subject 108,345 of his crime history and explains that the $125 from Mrs. Breeding payed off the two checks he cashed at B & B Food Store and J. C. Penney Company resulting in the District Attorney agreeing not to prosecute. Carswell continues explaining that an attorney would have charged $100 but he did it without charge yet Mrs. Breeding is demanding that he return the money, therefore, he suggests that Subject hire a lawyer.
Date: January 25, 1954
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Walter T. Stone to Betty Christian - December 16, 1953]

Description: A letter written to Howard A. Carney, Secretary of State, Austin, Texas (Attn: Betty Christian, Chief, Parole Division), from Walter A. Gordon, Administrator (by Walter T. Stone, Deputy Administrator-Paroles), Sacramento 14, California dated December 16, 1953. Stone advises Christian to refer to the correspondence of September 1, 1953 for the reasons Subject No. 17095 must continue reporting.
Date: December 16, 1953
Creator: Gordon, Walter A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Men Outside]

Description: Photograph of a group of men sitting in lawn chairs in front of a green pavilion. Boys and girls play soccer in the background.
Date: [1990..1999]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
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