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[Aerial View of NTAC]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the North Texas Agricultural College campus in the early 1950's.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Arlington High School Class of 1939]

Description: Photograph of all graduates of Arlington High School Class of 1939. All graduates are named individually. Some names have awards listed next to them. Awards include: Athletics-Ben Love, Valedictorian-Faye Nation, Athletics-Elsie Lowe, Scholarship-Frank Wallace, Superintendent-Ben Everitt, Secretary of Treasury and Popularity-Martha J. Hornaday, Popularity-Forrest Green, Sponsor-Elizabeth Geer, Principal-W. R. Windish, Queen-Lois Herbert, Salutatorian-Mary L. Pemberton, Prettiest-Anna Lou Williams, Best Looking-Roy Post, President-Tom Elder, Vice-President-Maurice Duncan.
Date: 1939
Creator: Arlington High School
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Arlington Scrap Metal Drive]

Description: Copy negative of workers unloading scrap metal collected for an Arlington Scrap Metal Drive to support the war effort. A car is parked on the side of the street in background, and a building is visible across from the car.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Arlington Scrap Metal Drive]

Description: Copy negative of Mayor W. F. Altman, H. E. Caton, Alfred Brown, and D. S. Hood standing in front of a pile of scrap metal across the street from a Safeway. A car is parked on the side of the street behind Hood. The metal was collected during a scrap metal drive for the war effort.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Army Day Parade]

Description: Copy negative of a jet-propelled P-80 Shooting Star mounted on a truck. People line the street to watch the parade. Trucks, cars, and cadets can be seen farther down the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Barney Bevers Carrying Uniform]

Description: Copy negative of Barney Bevers carrying a uniform up a flight of stairs. Behind him, a man stands in a doorway to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Certificate of Proficiency, Frank W. Gardner]

Description: Certificate awarded to Frank W. Gardner. It reads: "Army Air Forces Combat Crew School, Tarrant Field, Texas. Pilot Transition Training. Certificate of Proficiency. This is to certify that Frank W. Gardner, 2nd Lt., A. C. has successfully completed a course of instruction in Pilot Training and Ground Technical Instruction on B-24 D type equipment and is awarded this certificate in testimony thereof." It is signed by Louis R. Hughes, Jr., Lt. Col., A. C., Director of Training, and James S. Stowell, Col., A. C., Commanding Officer.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: Army Air Forces Combat Crew School
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[The Colt, January 7, 1943]

Description: Service Men's issue of the Arlington High School's newspaper The Colt, on January 7, 1943. The issue celebrates the Arlington High alumni fighting in World War II.
Date: January 7, 1943
Creator: Arlington High School
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Company A of the NTAC Cadets]

Description: Copy negative of Company A of the North Texas Agricultural College Cadet Corps. They walk in unison, with their eyes to the right. The men in the first line carry no weapons, but all behind them carry rifles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Drill Team]

Description: Copy negative of the Sam Houston Rifles, a crack drill team from North Texas Agricultural College.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ex-Students at Fourth of July Celebration]

Description: Copy negative of John A. Dodd, Jeanie Gracey, and E. J. Southall, former students of the North Texas Agricultural College, holding plates of food at a Fourth of July celebration. People behind them look at the camera.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Four Men on a Trail]

Description: Copy negative of four men standing on a trail in a wooded area. The man on the right, pointing, is Lt. Col. Max G. Oliver, a professor of military science and tactics at North Texas Agricultural College. The two men in the middle wear army uniforms, and the boy on the left is a cadet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fourth of July Celebration]

Description: Copy negative of Dean E. E. Davis, Brigadier General Ralph Stearley, and Howard Bennett at a Fourth of July celebration.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fourth of July Celebration]

Description: Copy negative of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd S. Waddell eating barbeque at a Fourth of July celebration. Mrs. Waddell holds a fork full of food in front of her husband's mouth. There are several plates of food sitting on a wooden plank in front of them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library