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[1 Italian Lira]

Description: Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[1 Italian Lira]

Description: Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[1 Italian Lira]

Description: Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[5 Italian Lire]

Description: Bill worth five Italian lire from 1943. The front has a decorative green border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, cinque (five 5 five) lire" and "series of 1943 A." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[5 Italian Lire]

Description: Bill worth five Italian lire from 1943. The front has a decorative green border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, cinque (five 5 five) lire" and "series of 1943 A." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Birth Announcement for Susan Lynne Dalby]

Description: Birth announcement of Susan Lynne Dalby, born November 5, 1945, to Captain and Mrs. Marion Cranford Dalby. It is tied at the top with a pink ribbon.
Date: November 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Cards From Crossing the Equator]

Description: Two cards received by Jack Vaughan with a note that says "Cards I was given when I crossed the equator June 1942." The first card is labeled "Ancient Order of the Deep" certifying that Vaughan crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wharton. The second card is labeled "Domain of Neptunus Rex" verifying that Vaughan had crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wichita.
Date: June 1, 1942
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Enlisted Man's Pass]

Description: A blank "enlisted man's pass," used to authorize a soldier to be away from his post.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Identification Card]

Description: Identification card of Bob Powell, a merchant seaman in the United States Marine Corps.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Insignia Patch]

Description: Cloth insignia patch belonging to Shirley C. Foster. The patch has a dark blue background with striped silver stitching in arcs and the top and coming to a point at the bottom. There is an open diamond at the center.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Insignia Patch]

Description: Cloth insignia patch belonging to Shirley C. Foster. The patch has a tan background with striped gold stitching in arcs and the top and coming to a point at the bottom. There is an open diamond at the center.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[North Texas Agricultural College Special Permission Card]

Description: A special permission card from the North Texas Agricultural College made out to allow Edward Nation a season ticket for the years 1945-1946. It has been signed by Virginia Shelton, Associate Dean.
Date: 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Notice of Classification Card]

Description: Notice of Classification card for Ren W. Powell.
Date: February 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Red Cross Sticker]

Description: Square sticker with a red cross inside a white circle, on a dark blue background. The words "Moisten gummed edges and apply to window" are at the bottom of the sticker.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Small NTAC Pennant]

Description: A small triangular North Texas Agricultural College pennant. The background is blue, with the letters "NTAC" printed on it in white.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: North Texas Agricultural College
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Soldier's Permanent Pass]

Description: Permanent Class A Pass for Ren W. Powell.
Date: July 1, 1946
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Vocational Training Card]

Description: Vocational training card belonging to Jack Vaughan. It certifies that he has satisfactorily completed vocational training at Klamath Union High School as a sheet metal worker.
Date: February 28, 1945
Partner: Arlington Public Library