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

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

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