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[1 Italian Lira]

Description: Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[1 Italian Lira]

Description: Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[1 Italian Lira]

Description: Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[5 Italian Lire]

Description: Bill worth five Italian lire from 1943. The front has a decorative green border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, cinque (five 5 five) lire" and "series of 1943 A." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[5 Italian Lire]

Description: Bill worth five Italian lire from 1943. The front has a decorative green border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, cinque (five 5 five) lire" and "series of 1943 A." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[10 Filipino Pesos]

Description: Paper bill worth ten pesos used by the Japanese government during their occupation of the Philippines from 1942-1945. The front of the bill has text saying "The Japanese Government," and "Ten Pesos." On the right side of the bill there is a picture of a person riding a horse through a forest of palm trees, and on the left there is a large "X" printed in white. The back of the bill has "Ten Pesos" printed in a large font with an ornate design for a border.
Date: 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[50 Filipino Centavos]

Description: Paper bill worth fifty centavos used by the Japanese government during their occupation of the Philippines from 1942 to 1945. This bill has a picture on the front right of a person riding an animal through a forest of palm trees; there is an ornate design on the back side with double "50" printed on the left and right.
Date: 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[100 Mexican Pesos]

Description: Paper bill worth 100 Mexican pesos printed in 1942. This bill has a photograph of a man on the far right side and a large "100" printed in the left center portion of the front side; the title of the bill is "El Banco de Mexico." The back of the bill has a photograph of a large building in the center, "100" printed on the far left and right, and a note on the bottom saying "Cien Pesos."
Date: November 15, 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Bracelet: World War II Souvenir (Italy)

Description: Aluminum bracelet formed as 1 large and six small oval plaques joined by flattened links. Large plaque with engraved images of eagles framing a view of the bay of Naples, inscribed "NAPLES". Other links with engraved views of various locations in Italy and one with a view of a camel and a palm tree labeled "AFRICA". One link with date 1944.
Date: 1944
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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

[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

[Envelope from C. D. Dancer to Mrs. Wm. M. Brenner]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. Wm. M. Brenner from C. D. Dancer. This envelope has three stamps on it in the upper right corner, two are of George Washington, and one is of Abraham Lincoln; the illustration on the bottom left corner shows a boot stepping on the heads of the three Axis Powers leaders: Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Emperor Hirohito.
Date: [1941..1945]
Creator: Dancer, C. D.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Identification Card]

Description: Identification card of Bob Powell, a merchant seaman in the United States Marine Corps including a headshot, fingerprint, and personal information.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Insignia Patch]

Description: Cloth insignia patch belonging to Shirley C. Foster. The patch has a dark blue background with striped silver stitching in arcs and the top and coming to a point at the bottom. There is an open diamond at the center.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Insignia Patch]

Description: Cloth insignia patch belonging to Shirley C. Foster. The patch has a tan background with striped gold stitching in arcs and the top and coming to a point at the bottom. There is an open diamond at the center.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[North Texas Agricultural College Special Permission Card]

Description: A special permission card from the North Texas Agricultural College made out to allow Edward Nation a season ticket for the years 1945-1946. It has been signed by Virginia Shelton, Associate Dean.
Date: 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Notice of Classification Card]

Description: Notice of Classification card for Ren W. Powell.
Date: February 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Red Cross Sticker]

Description: Square sticker with a red cross inside a white circle, on a dark blue background. The words "Moisten gummed edges and apply to window" are at the bottom of the sticker.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Second Series 10 Filipino Pesos]

Description: Paper bill worth ten pesos used by the Japanese government during the occupation of the Philippines from 1942 to 1945. This bill has a title on the top: "The Japanese Government," a picture of a monument on the far right and a large "10" on the left; the back side has an ornate border with "pesos" printed in the center.
Date: [1943..1945]
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Small NTAC Pennant]

Description: A small triangular North Texas Agricultural College pennant. The background is blue, with the letters "NTAC" printed on it in white.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: North Texas Agricultural College
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Soldier's Permanent Pass]

Description: Permanent Class A Pass for Ren W. Powell.
Date: July 1, 1946
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Vocational Training Card]

Description: Vocational training card belonging to Jack Vaughan. It certifies that he has satisfactorily completed vocational training at Klamath Union High School as a sheet metal worker.
Date: February 28, 1945
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[World War II ration coupons]

Description: Several ration coupons from World War II. Most of the coupons are labeled, "Spare." The coupons belonged to the Harris family.
Date: 1944-09-07~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[World War II ration coupons]

Description: Several ration coupons from World War II. Most of the coupons are labeled, "Spare." The coupons belonged to the Harris family.
Date: 1944-09-07~
Partner: Denton Public Library