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Description: Certificate issued by the President of the United States -- signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt -- recognizing the loss of Corporal Charles Frazier (A. S. No. 38095183) during his service in World War II.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. President (1933-1945 : Roosevelt)
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Allotment Authorization]

Description: Allotment authorization between Justin L. Bible and his wife Laura L. Bible.
Date: October 19, 1950
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Allotment Authorization]

Description: Allotment authorization form filled out by Justin L. Bible.
Date: October 26, 1950
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Application for Home Canning Sugar Coupons]

Description: Application for home canning sugar coupons belonging to Mrs. F. D. Wyatt. The text on the back of the slip discusses why sugar supplies are so low; the shortage is partly due to increased need overseas, not as much being brought to the U. S. and people the previous year "over-applied for canning sugar."
Date: [1942..1945]
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Application for National Service Life Insurance]

Description: Application for National Service Life Insurance filled by Justin L. Bible. There are instructions on the back of the application.
Date: October 25, 1950
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Application for Special Shoe Stamp]

Description: Application for a special shoe stamp, to be used to buy new shoes. Instructions at the top request: "do not fill in this application unless you will suffer serious hardship if you are unable to obtain an extra shoe ration before a new War Ration Stamp becomes valid. Hardship need not be shown to replace defective shoes."
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Application for War Ration Book No. 3

Description: Ration book application signed by Beatrice Clementine Blewett in Alexandria, Louisiana. The note on the bottom right corner says "This application must be mailed between June 1 and June 10, 1943. After June 10th, applications will not be accepted before August 1. Affix postage before mailing."
Date: June 10, 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Arlington World War II Memories

Description: Compilation of biographical and autobiographical information about persons from Arlington, Texas who served during World War II. It includes narratives, copies of letters, forms, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items detailing their lives and service.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Authorization for Allotment of Pay]

Description: Card belonging to Justin L. Bible authorizing allotment of pay for his National Service Life Insurance.
Date: November 4, 1942
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Authorization for Allotment of Pay]

Description: Card belonging to Justin L. Bible authorizing allotment of pay to support a wife, child, or dependent relative.
Date: November 4, 1942
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Aviation Cadet Club Membership Card]

Description: Membership card to the Aviation Cadet Club belonging to Frank W. Gardner. The front of the card says: "Aviation Cadet Club Official Membership Card. This is to certify that the bearer F. W. Gardner is a member in good standing of the Aviation Cadet Club and is entitled to all privileges and benefits as such. Youngblood Hotel, Enid, Oklahoma. Club Phone ---, Date 7-11-42." The back of the cards reads: "I agree to fulfill my obligations to the Aviation Cadet Club and to abide by its rules and regulations. Unless revoked for any reason, this card entitles the bearer, as an aviation cadet, to membership in the Aviation Cadet Club for a period of one year from date of issue."
Date: July 11, 1942
Creator: Aviation Cadet Club
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Award of the Bronze Star Medal]

Description: General orders bestowing the Bronze Star Medal on members of the 96th Infantry Division, including Justin L. Bible, Nazaret Cherkezian, Eli J. Corriveau, Norman Flanders, Myron J. Franz, and Jacob C. Graber.
Date: June 6, 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Awards and Decoration Record for Ray E. Farris]

Description: Award and Decoration Record card sent to Ray E. Farris in honor of his service during the war. The card says: " THIS CERTIFIES THAT Ray E. Farris, 38101293 is authorized by proper authority to wear the following..." On the left side of the fold there is a list of the medals he won and how he earned them.
Date: May 1, 1945
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Benefits of Reenlistment]

Description: Document listing the benefits of reenlisting in the Marine Corps, including a reenlistment period; mustering out pay; reenlistment allowance; choice of station; furlough travel allowance; furlough if you reenlist for two, three, or four years; retention of rank; transfer to fleet Marine Corps Reserve after 20 years of service; and retirement.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Birth Announcement for Susan Lynne Dalby]

Description: Birth announcement of Susan Lynne Dalby, born November 5, 1945, to Captain and Mrs. Marion Cranford Dalby. It is tied at the top with a pink ribbon.
Date: November 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Birthday Card for Sister]

Description: Birthday card with typed text on the front that says "A Happy Birthday, Sister," and an illustration of a book with a flap that lifts to show text inside: "If words could only say the things a friendly heart can feel there'd be a lot of wishes for this message to reveal." Typed text inside the card says "A grateful, loving heart prompts me to tell you, Sister dear, how much I wish your happiness each day throughout the year; and on your Birthday, most of all, may blessings follow you to help fulfill your heart's desires and make your dreams come true," signed, "Leoda and 'Bud.'"
Date: [1941..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Birthday Card with Scarlet Tanager]

Description: Birthday card with illustration of a Scarlet Tanager on the front, and tassels attached. Text on the front of the card says "For Your Monday Birthday," and text inside the card says "My Calendar says Monday is a most eventful day, may you have the happiest Birthday that ever came your way; and may the joy it brings you begin a week of cheer which grows and grows through every month to fill a happy year!" A handwritten note below this text says "from Claire."
Date: [1941..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Cancellation of Enrollment]

Description: Request for the cancellation of Justin L. Bible's enrollment due to his being on furlough.
Date: December 23, 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Card with message for ration book holders]

Description: Document containing a message to ration book holders, with explanation about the legal prices of food items. Contains a "simple pledge-- I will accept no rationed foods without giving ration stamps. I will never pay more than legal prices."
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public 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
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 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~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum