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[14th Tank Battalion Tents]

Description: Photograph of the tents belonging to the 14th Tank Battalion. Trucks are parked to the right, and the tents are set up along a tree line.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[318th Platoon, U. S. M. C.]

Description: Photograph of the 318th Platoon. Jack Vaughan is sixth from the right on the top row. A sign in front of the soldiers says "318th Platoon, U.S.M.C., San Diego, 1942. U. S. Marines - First to Fight."
Date: [1942-03-23..1946-04-06]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Aerial View of NTAC]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the North Texas Agricultural College campus in the early 1950's.
Date: 1950~
Location Info:
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[After German Surrender]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing together immediately after the German surrender on May 8, 1945. Buildings and a fence can be seen in the background.
Date: May 8, 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ammo Dump]

Description: Photograph of a field with a large cloud of smoke above it and trees in the distance. A handwritten note on the back says, "Ammunition Dump Blown up by the Krauts near Warburg, Germany, April 1945."
Date: April 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Arlington High School Class of 1939]

Description: Photograph of all graduates of Arlington High School Class of 1939. All graduates are named individually. Some names have awards listed next to them. Awards include: Athletics-Ben Love, Valedictorian-Faye Nation, Athletics-Elsie Lowe, Scholarship-Frank Wallace, Superintendent-Ben Everitt, Secretary of Treasury and Popularity-Martha J. Hornaday, Popularity-Forrest Green, Sponsor-Elizabeth Geer, Principal-W. R. Windish, Queen-Lois Herbert, Salutatorian-Mary L. Pemberton, Prettiest-Anna Lou Williams, Best Looking-Roy Post, President-Tom Elder, Vice-President-Maurice Duncan.
Date: 1939
Creator: Arlington High School
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Arlington Scrap Metal Drive]

Description: Copy negative of workers unloading scrap metal collected for an Arlington Scrap Metal Drive to support the war effort. A car is parked on the side of the street in background, and a building is visible across from the car.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Arlington Scrap Metal Drive]

Description: Copy negative of Mayor W. F. Altman, H. E. Caton, Alfred Brown, and D. S. Hood standing in front of a pile of scrap metal across the street from a Safeway. A car is parked on the side of the street behind Hood. The metal was collected during a scrap metal drive for the war effort.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Army Day Parade]

Description: Copy negative of a jet-propelled P-80 Shooting Star mounted on a truck. People line the street to watch the parade. Trucks, cars, and cadets can be seen farther down the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[At the Staging Area]

Description: Photograph of two soldiers standing in front of an army truck in England. Other trucks can be seen in the background.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Barney Bevers Carrying Uniform]

Description: Copy negative of Barney Bevers carrying a uniform up a flight of stairs. Behind him, a man stands in a doorway to the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Cecil E. Roberts at Portsmouth]

Description: Photograph of Cecil E. Roberts in Portsmouth, England, just before he crossed the English Channel. He wears a helmet, and has a cigarette in his left hand.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Chinese Inn, Honolulu]

Description: Photograph of the Chinese Inn in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Date: 1944~
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Chow Line Service]

Description: Photograph of the chow line for the 14th Tank Battalion. Tents have been set up near trees to the right.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Command Post in Schmiede, Belgium]

Description: Photograph of a street in Schmiede, Belgium. Houses are visible on the streets, and several children stand in front of white picket fences.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Company A of the NTAC Cadets]

Description: Copy negative of Company A of the North Texas Agricultural College Cadet Corps. They walk in unison, with their eyes to the right. The men in the first line carry no weapons, but all behind them carry rifles.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Couple On the Road]

Description: Photograph of people on the road after the German surrender on May 8, 1945. A man and woman standing with their cart occupy the foreground. There are several people on foot and another woman with a cart behind them. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: May 8, 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Derrel Vaughan]

Description: Photograph of Derrel Vaughan in his military uniform.
Date: [1944-09..1946-11]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Detention Barracks]

Description: Photograph of the detention barracks on Yerba Buena Island in San Francisco Bay.
Date: [1945..1946]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Drill Team]

Description: Copy negative of the Sam Houston Rifles, a crack drill team from North Texas Agricultural College.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Drive from Rhine to Mulde]

Description: Photograph of two trucks on a dirt road headed towards a city in the distance.
Date: [1944..1945]
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ex-Students at Fourth of July Celebration]

Description: Copy negative of John A. Dodd, Jeanie Gracey, and E. J. Southall, former students of the North Texas Agricultural College, holding plates of food at a Fourth of July celebration. People behind them look at the camera.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Five Servicemen Sitting on a Hill]

Description: Photograph of five servicemen sitting single file on a steep grassy hill. Handwritten text on the back reads, "On the upgrade ( or is it downgrade?) of the rerement-the other boy would have been in too, but he just backed over the top of the rerement."
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum