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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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington 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~
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington 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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Drill Team]

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

[Flotilla Rounds Cherbourg Peninsula]

Description: Photograph of the American flotilla as it rounded the head of the Cherbourg Peninsula. Two ships are visible.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Four Men on a Trail]

Description: Copy negative of four men standing on a trail in a wooded area. The man on the right, pointing, is Lt. Col. Max G. Oliver, a professor of military science and tactics at North Texas Agricultural College. The two men in the middle wear army uniforms, and the boy on the left is a cadet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fourth of July Celebration]

Description: Copy negative of Dean E. E. Davis, Brigadier General Ralph Stearley, and Howard Bennett at a Fourth of July celebration.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fourth of July Celebration]

Description: Copy negative of Carlyle Craven and Mayor W. F. Altman of Arlington smiling at a Fourth of July Celebration.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fourth of July Celebration]

Description: Copy negative of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd S. Waddell eating barbeque at a Fourth of July celebration. Mrs. Waddell holds a fork full of food in front of her husband's mouth. There are several plates of food sitting on a wooden plank in front of them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library