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[Hospital Status]

Description: Form informing Justin L. Bible's commanding officer of his stay at Station Hospital, Hammer Field, California. It reads: "Register No. 13270. 26 November 1943. SUBJECT: Hospital Status. THRU: Surgeon. TO: The Commanding Officer, 350th Sig. Co. Wg., Camp Pinedale, Fresno, California. 1. In compliance with paragraph 7b(3) AR 40-590, the following information is furnished: a. Name: Cpl. Justin L. Bible. b. Date Admitted: 1 November 1943. Date of return to duty: 26 November 1943. *c. Line of duty: No EPTI. *d. Disease, was (not) the result of patient's own misconduct. *2. Further treatment is not required. For the Surgeon: * Cross out inappropriate word."
Date: November 26, 1943
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Greeting Card from G. E. Dalton to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from G. E. Dalton and family. The front shows a drawing of an American flag, and the inside shows the American flag next to a picture of a dome.
Date: 194u
Creator: Dalton, G. E.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

["This Is Corps Humor"]

Description: News clipping of a fake points system for getting out of the United States Military during World War II.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Cards From Crossing the Equator]

Description: Two cards received by Jack Vaughan with a note that says "Cards I was given when I crossed the equator June 1942." The first card is labeled "Ancient Order of the Deep" certifying that Vaughan crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wharton. The second card is labeled "Domain of Neptunus Rex" verifying that Vaughan had crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wichita.
Date: June 1, 1942
Partner: Arlington Public Library

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

[Camp Lejeune Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the camp headquarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It is two-story brick building with two wings and a bell tower. An American flag flies in front of the building, and two cars are parked in the parking lot in front of it.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Arlington Public Library

Know Your Enemy: Japan!

Description: A pamphlet published during World War II about Japan, organized into sections answering ten questions: I. How large is the Japanese Empire? -- II. Is Japan self-sufficient in food? -- III. Is Japan self-sufficient in raw materials? -- IV. How will Japan's conquests in Southern Asia affect her raw material position? -- V. If Japan is so poor in raw materials, how was she able to become a great industrial power? -- VI. What are the present living standards of the Japanese people? -- VII. Who owns Japanese banks and industry? -- VIII. How is Japan governed? -- IX. Are there Trade Unions in Japan? -- X. What is Japan's naval and military strength?
Date: 1942
Creator: Jenkinson, Anthony
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Raymond Vaughan]

Description: Photograph of Raymond Vaughan, of the U. S. Navy Seabees, in his military uniform.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[War Savings Bond]

Description: War savings bond belonging to Justin L. Bible.
Date: November 5, 1942
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Enlisted Man's Pass]

Description: A blank "enlisted man's pass," used to authorize a soldier to be away from his post.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[War Ration Book Four: Virginia Turner]

Description: Book of ration stamps belonging to Virginia F. Turner. These books were distributed to Americans during World War II. There are many stamps in the book.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

High Pitch, Volume 1, Number 3, Class 42-H

Description: Booklet compiled by class 42-H at the Enid Army Flying School, including articles and photographs of the class, school, and town, as well as jokes and excerpts from other publications.
Date: 1942
Creator: Enid Army Air Field (Okla.)
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Typical Theatre]

Description: Photograph of the Typical theatre at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Two sidewalks intersect in front of the building, and there are trees surrounding it.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[First Methodist Church Pamphlet]

Description: Pamphlet issued by the First Methodist Church, detailing an upcoming service where the church will replace plaques honoring members of the congregation who served and died in World War II.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Recollections of Honolulu, Hawaii]

Description: Document written by Jack Vaughan recollecting his time spent in Honolulu, Hawaii during March and April of 1944.
Date: January 3, 1998
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Special Orders Number 220]

Description: Special orders number 220, giving many soldiers leave, including Justin L. Bible, who is given leave for 12 months.
Date: October 9, 1951
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Portrait of Zanna H. Pate]

Description: Portrait of Zanna H. Pate, wearing his U.S. Navy uniform, including a hat with "U.S. Navy" across the brim. He is seated and posing with his arms crossed on one knee. His name is written on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum