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[148th American Squadron Album]

Description: Album containing photographs of World War I soldiers, many in uniform and posing near camps or airplanes. Writing on the cover says "Officers, 148th American Squadron."
Date: August 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry R., Jr.
Item Type: Book
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

314th Aero Squadron, Stonehenge, England

Description: Panoramic photo of the 314th Aero Squadron which was stationed at Stonehenge during World War I. They wear the customary uniform of the American Expeditionary Forces, with most of the enlisted men wearing leg wraps or spiral puttees; the officers wear leather puttees. Printing on the front of image is "314th Aero Squardron, U.S. Air Service, Stonehenge, England, Nov.; 1918." Also, “Photo by Panora Ltd, 60 Doughty St. W.C. No. 3061.” Two people are identified in the photo. Fred Oscar Weinell is located on the back row, fourth in from the right. An “x” is marked over his head. 2nd Lt. Donald S. Mooney is located on the front row, 17th from the left.
Date: November 1918
Creator: Panora Ltd.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

36th Division USA (WWI) Passing in Review

Description: World War I troops passing in review, marching down Main street in Fort Worth, TX, April 11, 1918
Date: April 11, 1918
Creator: American Publishing Company
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

American Library Association, Library War Service

Description: Poster showing numerous scenes of activities sponsored by the American Library Association Library War Service, including interiors and exteriors of facilities, and military personnel reading and studying.
Date: 1918
Creator: American Library Association.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Andrew J. Jensen's Honorable Discharge from the Army of the United States]

Description: Discharge paper given to Andrew J. Jensen from the Army of the United States. The document states that Andrew was honorably discharged from his position of mechanic by reason of demobilization. Andrew's physical description follows, along with signatures from a commanding officer. Further biographical information is given on the back. Additionally, a piece of paper has been stapled on the back that was signed by the clerk of the county court in Wharton authenticating the document.
Date: 1919-06-26/1940-06-24
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Jensen Military Promotion

Description: Hand-written and printed document from the United States Army given to Andrew Jensen after a military promotion. At the very top of the document, there is a black and white illustration of an eagle amongst various symbolic elements that make up the particular emblem. It hovers over bold text and is enclosed in a gray cloud-like gray area. The document states that Andrew made the transition to corporal at Camp Travis in Texas. Crease lines can be seen both length-wise and width-wise.
Date: June 1, 1918
Item Type: Text
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Angelina County WW I. Memorial

Description: Photograph of a statue and memorial dedicated to residents of Angelina County who fought in World War I. The statue wears a military uniform, holds a gun at his side, and has his right hand raised in a fist. It says, "In grateful memory of our boys who gave their lives in the World War, 1917-1918, erected by the citizens of Angelina County, sponsored by Angelina Post No. 113 American Legion. Honor Roll: Capt. Hugh O'Keeffee Kendrick; Henry T. Dixon; Fred R. Lindsey; Curtis F. Seale; Frank W. Weeks; Lee Scalise; William L. Sanford; Milton D. Roy; DeWitt F. Penry; Daniel S. McDougald; John T. Hudson; Ernest H. Hardy; James F. Cunningham; Brittian Plez Cox; Edward L. Chancey; Robert J. Anderson; Henry Williams; C. Weaver Shofner."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

Angelina County WW I. Memorial

Description: Photograph of a World War I memorial in Angelina County. It says, "In Grateful Memory of our boys who gave their lives in the World War, 1917-1918. Erected by the citizens of Angelina County sponsored by Angelina Post No. 113 American Legion."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

Armaments

Description: Copy negative of two pictures taken during World War I. The top picture is of a few hours ration of French 75s. The many artillery shells are organized into many piles in a field. The bottom picture is of several cannons lined up near a building and trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Armistice Day Parade

Description: Photograph of an Armistice Day Parade in Orange, Texas on November 11, 1918. In the foreground is an American flag covered vehicle. A large crowd is moving towards the top of the photograph. Within the crowd are uniformed men, individuals and families. On the bottom left hand corner are wooden beams.
Date: November 11, 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Armistice Day Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade float for an Armistice Day celebration. The float consists of a truck decorated with star and stripe printed banners, a cannon on the truck bed, and a banner on the side with text that says "This is the Old Girl that Roared Out for Joy and Shattered our 'Panes' on Armistice Day. Nov. 11. 1918." In the background, there are trees and a building. Accompanying material gives information about the cannon.
Date: July 4, 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Armistice parade down Congress

Description: Crowds on both sides of Congress as the American Legion section of the parade passes.
Date: November 11, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arthur Anderson World War One

Description: Copy negative of Arthur Andersen wearing his WWI military uniform. The long-sleeve uniform jacket buttons up the front and features four large pockets, and the pleated plants fit loose and tighten at the knee. Arthur is wearing lace-up shoes and a hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Carl Thyssen During World War I

Description: Postcard of two men in military uniform standing on a wooden boardwalk in front of what appears to be a barrack. A ladder can be seen inclined on the structure behind the man on the right. Accompanying information indicates one of the men is Carl Thyssen, but has not specified which is which. They both wear lace-up boots, hats, and loose-fitting pants, but the man on the left wears a button-up jacket with multiple button-flap pockets, as oppose to the man on the right, who simply wears a long-sleeve shirt.
Date: 1918~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Casket of WWI Soldier]

Description: Copy negative of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. "Bill" Tipton at their home, with the flag-covered casket of their son, Roger, who was killed in World War I. Flowers have been placed on the floor next to the casket, and a piano and stool stand against the left wall.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Charlie Schaer WW1 Soldier

Description: Copy negative of Charlie Schaer, who was a World War One soldier from Wharton County, Texas. In the image, Charlie is standing outside a house that is covered with ivy. He is wearing his military uniform.
Date: March 8, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Clara and Frank Maresh]

Description: Clara and Frank Maresh dressed in WWI Red Cross and Army uniforms for the funeral of their uncle Frank Maresh's funeral in Sealy, TX Clara is wearing a white dress with white nurse habit on her head. She is holding a white flag with cross on it. Frank is wearing a army uniform and is holding an American flag. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Clint Torian During WWI

Description: Clint Torian in his WWI uniform in front of his home, the Torian log cabin.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room