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- [Andrew J. Jensen's Honorable Discharge from the Army of the United States]
- 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.
- Andrew Jensen Military Promotion
- 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.
- Arthur Anderson World War One
- 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.
- Carl Thyssen During World War I
- 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.
- Charlie Schaer WW1 Soldier
- 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.