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[Davis by Park Bench]

Description: Photograph of a soldier identified as Glen Davis standing in front of a park bench in Houston, Texas. Several buildings are visible in the background.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Oral History Interview with Jessie Clark, June 6, 2002

Description: Interview with Jessie Clark regarding her experiences during World War II. She discusses having to adjust to a lifestyle of rationing for food products and shoes as well as blackouts and scrap metal drives. Her husband worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad and was often absent while she stayed home to raise their children in Houston. She discusses the scarcity of toys during Christmas and hosiery.
Date: June 6, 2002
Creator: Loyd, Ms. & Clark, Jessie
Item Type: Sound
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Photograph of Soldier Working Printing Press]

Description: Photograph of a soldier working with a printing press. A typed note on the back of the photo says "T/4 John L. Cozby, Goose Creek, Texas, is one of the compositors with Beachhead News and is here shown making up a type."
Date: [1941..1945]
Creator: Smith, Allan G., Jr.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier in Front of a Large Tent]

Description: Photograph of a uniformed soldier standing in front of a brick house with lattice windows. The soldier, Olin Culloms, is wearing a dress uniform and a peaked cap.
Date: December 25, 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum