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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

Air Power

Description: Book detailing the work of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, including training programs, personnel, types of airplanes in use, and methods of fighting.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Book
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Allotment Authorization]

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

[Allotment Authorization]

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

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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~
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum