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[General Douglas MacArthur addresses dignitaries at the signing of the Japanese Surrender]

Description: Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender which ended WWII. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander, address the crowd at the beginning of the ceremony. Behind him from left to right stand: General Hsu Yung-Chang of China; Admiral Sir Bruce A. Fraser, Royal Navy; Lt. General Kuzma Derevyanko of the U.S.S.R.; and General Sir Thomas Blamey of Australia.
Date: September 2, 1945
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Military officers on the deck of the USS Missouri for the Japanese Surrender of WWII]

Description: Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender that ended WWII. Allied military officers stand on the deck of the USS Missouri. From left to right on the front row are: Lt. General Kuzma Derevyando of the U.S.S.R.; General Sir Thomas Blamey of Australia; Colonel Lawrence Moore Cosgrave of Canada; General Jacques LeClerc of France; Vice Admiral Conrad E.L. Helfrich of the Netherlands; and Air Vice Marshall Leonard M. Isitt of New Zealand.
Date: September 2, 1945
Creator: Kahl, Kalvin Henry
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Fleet Berthing Facilities, Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a fleet berthing facility near Orange, Texas. There is a large pier with several large boats on top and behind it. In the center of the peer is a large tower with cables. In the background is a tree-covered hill and in the foreground is a stretch of water. Typed across the bottom right hand corner is, "Brown and Root Inc. Contract NOy 13243, Fleet Berthing Facilities, Orange/Texas, View of Pier 1 From Pier 2, 8/2/46, NO 64".
Date: August 2, 1946
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Granny Pearce's 90th Birthday Party]

Description: Photograph of Granny Pearce's 90th birthday party at the First Christian Church. Granny is sitting at the end of the table in front of her cake. The lady sitting on the left side at the front of the table is Mrs. C.E. Lauer. Also in the photograph is Mrs. Sadie Davis, Mrs. Youngblood, Mrs. Florence McDonald, Mrs. Mildred Smith, Kate Pearson, and Mrs. Powell (seating arrangement is unknown).
Date: February 2, 1959
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

Ralph Beaton

Description: Photograph of man in uniform and two other men standing on the northwest corner of the intersection of Congress Avenue and 1st Street in Austin, Texas.
Date: November 2, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Group of people seated at a ceremony at Memorial Stadium. Scoreboard is in background. One man on front row is in uniform.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library