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[Administration Building]

Description: Photograph of the Administration building at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It is a long two-story building with a clock tower.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Camp Hospital]

Description: Photograph of the camp hospital at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Several cars are parked in front of it.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Camp Lejeune Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the camp headquarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It is two-story brick building with two wings and a bell tower. An American flag flies in front of the building, and two cars are parked in the parking lot in front of it.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Camp Lejeune Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the road leading up to the camp headquarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and the building itself. It is two-story brick building with two wings and a bell tower. An American flag flies in front of the building.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Dispensary at Camp Lejeune]

Description: Photograph of the Dispensary at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. A line of cars stretches in front of the building.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Hostess House]

Description: Photograph of the hostess house, a long two-story building, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Married Officers' Quarters]

Description: Photograph of the married officers' quarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. They are two-story white wooden buildings with trees in the front yards.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Officers' Mess at Camp Lejeune]

Description: Photograph of the Officers' mess building at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. A truck is parked in front of the building.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Photograph of Chester Morris]

Description: Photograph of Chester Morris standing on a sidewalk and leaning against a tree. Morris is wearing a military uniform and has his hands folded in his lap. Text on back reads, "Chester Morris, Jan 1, 1939, In front of Dr. Davis' house on Abram Street."
Date: January 1, 1939
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Postcard from Grace Schiverea to Lt. Roy E. Johnson, August 1944]

Description: Postcard written to Lieutenant Roy E. Johnson from Grace Schiverea, that says: "Hi, Lt. -- Roy - the navy was never like this!!! It sure is a wonderful life - sleeping, swimming & sunning. - Time is going much too quickly. - will see you, on the 25th. (Note "Air Corp" insignia on the front of card - Ahem!!!) Grace." The front of the postcard contains an illustration of a military airplane flying over an ocean at night. The moon is visible in a cloudy sky above the plane and the Air Corps insignia is in the lower-left corner. Text above the image says "Keep 'em Flying."
Date: August 1944
Creator: Schiverea, Grace
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Postcard of Charlie Parker in Uniform]

Description: Postcard of Charlie Parker in his military uniform. Parker is holding a rolled up newspaper or magazine.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Postcard of Hannah B. Preston and Two Friends]

Description: Postcard of Hannah B. Preston and two other women walking through a street. The woman on the left is wearing a military uniform and carrying a purse, shoebox and paper bag. The woman in the middle is holding a handbag and is wearing a dark skirt and coat. The woman on the right is holding three packages and is wearing a dark skirt and light colored blouse. A woman in the background is looking over her shoulder at the women in the photograph. Text on back reads "May, 1945 Hannah B. Preston, Ms. De[...], Jolette."
Date: May 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Postcard with Charles Hawkes]

Description: Postcard with a copy of a photograph showing Charles Hawkes in Paris, France with the Eiffel Tower in the background. Hawkes is standing in his military uniform. A handwritten note on the back says "Charles Hawkes, 1944 or 5 - just after the war - my dad in Paris." The postcard is an advertisement for the book "To Talk of Many Things" by George Hawkes, from Charla Hawkes Price for Ebby Halliday Realtors. It also has a note saying "Honor our Veterans this Month, Take one to lunch!" and includes Price's picture and contact information for the realtors.
Date: 2003~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Receipt for Life Insurance Application]

Description: Card from the Veterans Administration to Jack C. Vaughan, informing him that they have received his life insurance application.
Date: 1950~
Creator: United States. Veterans Administration.
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Typical Theatre]

Description: Photograph of the Typical theatre at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Two sidewalks intersect in front of the building, and there are trees surrounding it.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library