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Information on War Ration Books

Description: Letter written by Roland O. Mueller about war rations and war ration books. The letter mentions rations for farmers and war-era recycling.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mueller, Roland O.
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

Letter from Ray Ellison Homes to the Hemisfair Planning Committee

Description: A letter from Pat Legan of Ray Ellison Enterprises to members of the HemisFair Planning Committee (Henry B. Gonzales, W.M. McAllister, Sr., and William Sinkin) discussing the possibility of donating land for the HemisFair site. The suggested area is 70 to 100 acres approximately 8 miles from downtown San Antonio.
Date: January 2, 1963
Creator: Legan, Pat
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter by James Sutherlin to his parents - 05/23/1943]

Description: Letter from James E. Sutherlin to his parents and uncle about his preparations for the last week of school and leaving for a place called "Center Point".
Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E.
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter by James Sutherlin to his parents, "Waneta" and uncle - 07/21/1943]

Description: Short letter from James E. Sutherlin to his parents and uncle about his arrival at a training station in Corpus Christi, Texas. Note: "Taps" is a bugle call played every night at military installations to indicate "lights out."
Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E.
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter by James Sutherlin to his parents - 01/22/1946]

Description: Letter from James Sutherlin to his parents where he chides his mother on the comments she made about his girlfriend, Arlene Goodwin, when she visited his family.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E.
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter by James E. Sutherlin to his parents - 05/10/1945]

Description: Letter from James E. Sutherlin to his parents about how he wants to travel after the war is over and seeing an old friend for the first time in 3 years.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E.
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family