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[Photograph of Men of the U. S. Navy V-12 Program]

Description: Photograph of 13 men in front of a brick building. The men are wearing Navy uniforms. Some of the men in the men have been identified with an included description. In the first row, the man on the right is Carter. In the second row, the man on the left is John Webb and the man to his right is Sheldon Booth. In the third row, the man on the left is Plowman and the man on the far right is Chandler. In the fourth row, the man in the middle is Sloan.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Typical Scene in St. Louis, France]

Description: Photograph of a ruined house. The roof has been ripped in two. Half of it is still attached to the building, and the other half sits to the right. A tree has fallen into the remains of the house.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Three Airmen]

Description: Photograph of three airmen standing in front of their plane. All three are wearing their flight suits and the aircraft is an FP80.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Surrender of German XII Army Corps]

Description: Photograph of a train of trucks and horses during the surrender of the German XII Army Corps. They move down a dirt road. People stand on the left side of the road to watch.
Date: May 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, August 12, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on August 12, 1945, relating his reaction and that of the soldiers in his outfit to the news that Japan has surrendered and the war is over. He is delighted at the thought of coming home and starting a family.
Date: August 12, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Photograph Air Command Liaison to US 5th Army]

Description: Photograph of United States Air Force UC Air Command Liaison to HQ US 5th Army. The group of men is standing in front of an airplane and two of the men are shaking hands.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Five Servicemen Standing Together]

Description: Photograph of five servicemen standing together outdoors. Text on the back reads, "That far away look. Trying to see Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Portrait of William Raymond Cantrell, Jr.]

Description: Portrait of William Raymond Cantrell, Jr. in his military uniform. Cantrell was in the Air Force and served in the Aleutian Islands.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[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

[Photograph of Valin Woodward and His Airplane]

Description: Photograph of Lieutenant Colonel Valin Woodward in front of his airplane. He is wearing his bomber jacket and a baseball style hat.
Date: August 1955
Creator: Air Force Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Photograph of Claude Horan]

Description: Photograph of Claude D. Horan, Jr. standing with another serviceman. There is a mural in the background. In the mural, there is a water tower with Camp Barkeley Texas on it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Portrait of Grady Bell and Ben Love]

Description: Photograph of Grady Bell (right) and Ben Love in their military uniforms. Both men are smiling.
Date: unknown
Creator: Vannette Studios
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Lewis Durham in Electrical Shop]

Description: Copy negative of Lewis Durham kneeling in an electrical shop. He holds an unidentified object in his hands.
Date: unknown
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

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

[Portrait of Leslie Merritt]

Description: Copy negative of Leslie Merritt in his white navy uniform. Merrit is standing outdoors in front of a large bush.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[NTAC Cadets Marching]

Description: Copy negative of a detachment of North Texas Agricultural College cadets marching past the reviewing stand. The first row salutes to their right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Five Servicemen Standing Together]

Description: Photograph of five servicemen standing together outdoors. Text on the back reads, "O ran around with Smith practically all the time - sure is a good kid - also goes to First Christian Church - Lives in Norman, Okla."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Photograph of Maurice and Tom Foster]

Description: Photograph of Maurice and Tom Foster standing together in a yard, behind a birdbath. The gentleman on the right is wearing a serviceman's uniform; the gentleman on the left is wearing a light-colored shirt and dark slacks and is holding a cigarette. There is a hedge behind them as well as houses and trees in the background. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says: "1st furlough from Dodge" and "Maurice & Tom Foster."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Portrait of Rudolph Matlock]

Description: Portrait of Rudolph Matlock. Matlock is smiling and is wearing a military uniform. Text on back reads, "Rudolph 'Rudy' Matlock"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum