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[ROTC Cadets Being Gassed]

Description: Copy negative of ROTC cadets at North Texas Agricultural College being gassed, while an officers watches to the right. They wear gas masks and carry rifles. An officer watches on to the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Pulling Truck Out of Mud]

Description: Photograph of a Red Cross truck stuck in the mud. A tank faces the truck, and appears to be pulling it out. There are soldiers on the tank, and others walk by the truck. Cecil Roberts is second from the left.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Soldiers Outside Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers standing outside a building. They are identified as Cunningham, Ugent, Schmidf, Kinsinger, Ziegler, Gross, Dro, and Fox.
Date: December 18, 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Sitting at a Table]

Description: Copy negative of Lee Smith, Mrs. Russell Carrico, and Lloyd Clark sitting at a wooden table. Smith and Carrico look at Clark, who holds papers in his hands. Mrs. Carrico has a pen in her hand and a piece of paper in front of her.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Street Scene]

Description: Photograph of a street scene after the German surrender on May 8, 1945. To the right, two girls carry a bucket between them. A group of people gather in front of a building in the background, and two lines of soldiers behind the fence on the left.
Date: May 8, 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[NTAC Officers]

Description: Copy negative of Lt. Paul Watkins, Navy V-12 Officer; Major G. E. Watkins, Commandant; and Captain S. A. Kerley, Corps Executive, standing together. Buildings and trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Hamilton by Nuremberg Olympic Swimming Pool]

Description: Photograph of a soldier, identified as Lt. N. J. Hamilton, standing on the edge of the Olympic swimming pool in Nuremberg, Germany. He wears a suit and helmet, and holds a cigarette in his mouth. A diving board is visible in the background.
Date: 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Rifle Inspection]

Description: Copy negative of Col. C. L. Mitchell inspecting the rifle of Pvt. Bobbie Fisher, who stands in line with other cadets at the North Texas Agricultural College.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[NTAC Banquet]

Description: Copy negative of people sitting at a table at a North Texas Agricultural College banquet. From left to right, they are D. A. Bickel, John Goin, Jonnie Arnold, Ottie Lyon, Dan Kiber, W. A. Ransom, and J. E. Hudspeth.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library