World War II Collection of Arlington, Texas - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[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

[Certificate for Completing Air Liaison School]

Description: Certificate awarded to Justin L. Bible. It reads: "This Certificate is awarded to Corporal J. L. Bible, A. C., USA for having satisfactorily completed the Air Liaison course of instruction in Air Liaison School. Amphibious Training Command, U. S. Pacific Fleet. 28th day of April, 1944."
Date: April 28, 1944
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate Honoring Zanna H. Pate]

Description: Certificate honoring Zanna H. Pate for his service in the U.S. Navy, signed by William J. Clinton, President of the United States. There is an embossed gold eagle from the U.S. seal at the top of the page. Text: The United States of America honors the memory of Zanna H. Pate. This certificate is awarded by a grateful nation in recognition of devoted and selfless consecration to the service of our country in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate of Appreciation for War Service]

Description: Certificate of Appreciation for war service awarded to Justin L. Bible, signed by the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate of Proficiency, Frank W. Gardner]

Description: Certificate awarded to Frank W. Gardner. It reads: "Army Air Forces Combat Crew School, Tarrant Field, Texas. Pilot Transition Training. Certificate of Proficiency. This is to certify that Frank W. Gardner, 2nd Lt., A. C. has successfully completed a course of instruction in Pilot Training and Ground Technical Instruction on B-24 D type equipment and is awarded this certificate in testimony thereof." It is signed by Louis R. Hughes, Jr., Lt. Col., A. C., Director of Training, and James S. Stowell, Col., A. C., Commanding Officer.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: Army Air Forces Combat Crew School
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Change of Address for Jesse Boyd]

Description: Postcard sent to Jesse Francis Boyd at Camp Bowie, Texas, containing a blank form to be used in case of a change of address.
Date: January 17, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Office of Dependency Benefits.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[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

[Christmas Card from Fay Garvin to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Fay Garvin and her family to Jack Vaughan. The drawing on the front is of Uncle Sam, set against a red, white, and blue shield.
Date: 194u
Creator: Garvin, Fay Vaughan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan. The front shows a drawing of a shield with red and white stripes and white stars on a blue background, three red, white, and blue candles, and three arrows.
Date: 194u
Creator: Garvin, Mildred Reddy
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Greeting Card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan, sent at Christmas. The front of the card shows a drawing of a man and woman in a horse-drawn sleigh, and the inside shows the man and woman walking away. Ralph writes about his upcoming transfer, and apologizes for not answering Jack's letter in a timely manner.
Date: 194u
Creator: Vaughan, Ralph L.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Greetings from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan. She asks him what he wants for Christmas, and writes about his brother Raymond. There is a drawing of an American flag on the front, and the card is decorated with drawings of mistletoe and poinsettias.
Date: November 18, 1943
Creator: Vaughan, Ruby
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Wishes from Mildred Reddy, December 2, 1942]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan, on December 2, 1942. The front shows a drawing of an American flag enclosed in a star, with a red, white, and blue musical staff in the background. She wishes him a merry Christmas, and hopes that he and the army will make it back safely.
Date: December 2, 1942
Creator: Garvin, Mildred Reddy
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[The Colt, January 7, 1943]

Description: Service Men's issue of the Arlington High School's newspaper The Colt, on January 7, 1943. The issue celebrates the Arlington High alumni fighting in World War II.
Date: January 7, 1943
Creator: Arlington High School
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[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

[Coupon Book]

Description: Coupon book supplied by the Panama Canal Supply Department Commissary.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: Panama Canal Supply Department
Item Type: Book
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Derrel Vaughan]

Description: Photograph of Derrel Vaughan in his military uniform.
Date: [1944-09..1946-11]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Detention Barracks]

Description: Photograph of the detention barracks on Yerba Buena Island in San Francisco Bay.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library