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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
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[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.
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, "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
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
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum