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[Allotment Authorization]

Description: Allotment authorization between Justin L. Bible and his wife Laura L. Bible.
Date: October 19, 1950
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Allotment Authorization]

Description: Allotment authorization form filled out by Justin L. Bible.
Date: October 26, 1950
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Application for National Service Life Insurance]

Description: Application for National Service Life Insurance filled by Justin L. Bible. There are instructions on the back of the application.
Date: October 25, 1950
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Application for Special Shoe Stamp]

Description: Application for a special shoe stamp, to be used to buy new shoes. Instructions at the top request: "do not fill in this application unless you will suffer serious hardship if you are unable to obtain an extra shoe ration before a new War Ration Stamp becomes valid. Hardship need not be shown to replace defective shoes."
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Arlington World War II Memories

Description: Compilation of biographical and autobiographical information about persons from Arlington, Texas who served during World War II. It includes narratives, copies of letters, forms, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items detailing their lives and service.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Authorization for Allotment of Pay]

Description: Card belonging to Justin L. Bible authorizing allotment of pay for his National Service Life Insurance.
Date: November 4, 1942
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Authorization for Allotment of Pay]

Description: Card belonging to Justin L. Bible authorizing allotment of pay to support a wife, child, or dependent relative.
Date: November 4, 1942
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Aviation Cadet Club Membership Card]

Description: Membership card to the Aviation Cadet Club belonging to Frank W. Gardner. The front of the card says: "Aviation Cadet Club Official Membership Card. This is to certify that the bearer F. W. Gardner is a member in good standing of the Aviation Cadet Club and is entitled to all privileges and benefits as such. Youngblood Hotel, Enid, Oklahoma. Club Phone ---, Date 7-11-42." The back of the cards reads: "I agree to fulfill my obligations to the Aviation Cadet Club and to abide by its rules and regulations. Unless revoked for any reason, this card entitles the bearer, as an aviation cadet, to membership in the Aviation Cadet Club for a period of one year from date of issue."
Date: July 11, 1942
Creator: Aviation Cadet Club
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Award of the Bronze Star Medal]

Description: General orders bestowing the Bronze Star Medal on members of the 96th Infantry Division, including Justin L. Bible, Nazaret Cherkezian, Eli J. Corriveau, Norman Flanders, Myron J. Franz, and Jacob C. Graber.
Date: June 6, 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Benefits of Reenlistment]

Description: Document listing the benefits of reenlisting in the Marine Corps, including a reenlistment period; mustering out pay; reenlistment allowance; choice of station; furlough travel allowance; furlough if you reenlist for two, three, or four years; retention of rank; transfer to fleet Marine Corps Reserve after 20 years of service; and retirement.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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

[Cancellation of Enrollment]

Description: Request for the cancellation of Justin L. Bible's enrollment due to his being on furlough.
Date: December 23, 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate for Completing Air Liaison School]

Description: Certificate awarded to Justin L. Bible. It reads: "This Certificate is awarded to Corporal J. L. Bible, A. C., USA for having satisfactorily completed the Air Liaison course of instruction in Air Liaison School. Amphibious Training Command, U. S. Pacific Fleet. 28th day of April, 1944."
Date: April 28, 1944
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate Honoring Zanna H. Pate]

Description: Certificate honoring Zanna H. Pate for his service in the U.S. Navy, signed by William J. Clinton, President of the United States. There is an embossed gold eagle from the U.S. seal at the top of the page. Text: The United States of America honors the memory of Zanna H. Pate. This certificate is awarded by a grateful nation in recognition of devoted and selfless consecration to the service of our country in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate of Appreciation for War Service]

Description: Certificate of Appreciation for war service awarded to Justin L. Bible, signed by the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate of Proficiency, Frank W. Gardner]

Description: Certificate awarded to Frank W. Gardner. It reads: "Army Air Forces Combat Crew School, Tarrant Field, Texas. Pilot Transition Training. Certificate of Proficiency. This is to certify that Frank W. Gardner, 2nd Lt., A. C. has successfully completed a course of instruction in Pilot Training and Ground Technical Instruction on B-24 D type equipment and is awarded this certificate in testimony thereof." It is signed by Louis R. Hughes, Jr., Lt. Col., A. C., Director of Training, and James S. Stowell, Col., A. C., Commanding Officer.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: Army Air Forces Combat Crew School
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Change of Address for Jesse Boyd]

Description: Postcard sent to Jesse Francis Boyd at Camp Bowie, Texas, containing a blank form to be used in case of a change of address.
Date: January 17, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Office of Dependency Benefits.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Consent of Parents or Guardian to Enlistment]

Description: Photocopy of a consent form signed by Emma Vaughan allowing her son Jack to enlist in the Marine Corps despite being a minor.
Date: February 20, 1942
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Document Signed by W. E. Kennedy]

Description: Document signed by W. E. Kennedy, verifying the departure of a soldier under his command from the army.
Date: November 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Employee Earnings and Deductions Statement]

Description: Form showing the earnings and deductions of Enid A. Russell.
Date: November 15, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Envelope from Corporal Park B. Fielder, 1945]

Description: An envelope from Corporal Park B. Fielder addressed to Reverend and Mrs. C. B. Fielder and sent on June 9, 1945. A stamp in the lower-left corner says "Passed by U.S. Army Examiner 41073."
Date: June 9, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum