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[12th Armored Division Memorial]

Description: Photograph of a memorial to the 12th Armored Division near the Dyess Air Base in Abilene, Texas. It reads: "Dedicated to the memory of all men of the 12th Armored Division in World War II. Camp Barkeley, 1943-44." There is a list of 12th Armored Division units and division actions in the middle of the memorial. The text under that reads: "Installed by members and friends of the 12th Armored Division Association. Memorial Committee: R. O. Collier, M. R. Drum, M. L. Glover, F. G. Hatt, Jr., J. J. King, B. Leftwich".
Date: October 2001
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[17th Armored Infantry Battalion Display]

Description: Photograph of display cases in the 17th Armored Infantry Battalion section of the 12th Armored Infantry Division in Abilene, Texas. There are pictures mounted on the wall in the background, a uniform in a case to the left, and equipment in a case to the right.
Date: October 2001
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bill Funke and Boy Scout with Flags]

Description: Photograph of people carrying flags during the parade before the dedication ceremony for the 12th Armored Division Museum in Abilene, Texas. In the center of the photograph, Bill Funke carries the flag for the 17th Armored Infantry Battalion, and a boy scout walks beside him.
Date: October 2001
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bill Funke Holding Flag]

Description: Photograph of Bill Funke holding the flag for the 17th Armored Infantry Battalion at the dedication ceremony for the 12th Armored Division Museum in Abilene, Texas. Several uniformed men and women hold flags beside and behind Funke, and there are people milling about in the background.
Date: October 2001
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bill Funke Holding Plaque]

Description: Photograph of Bill Funke holding a plaque bearing the names of those 12th Armored Division soldiers killed in action in World War II. Two signs are visible in the background, one bearing the insignia of the 12th Armored Division, and one reading: "Future Home 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum".
Date: October 2001
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Boy Scout Holding Flag]

Description: Photograph of a boy scout holding the 17th Armored Infantry Battalion flag at the dedication ceremony for the 12th Armored Division museum in Abilene, Texas. A crowd of people is visible behind him.
Date: October 2001
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bricks on Memorial Walk]

Description: Photograph of a brick purchased by Dave and Ken Funke for Bill Funke on the memorial walk at the 12th Armored Division Museum, in Abilene, Texas. The brick reads: "William Funke, A Co 17th AIB, 12th Armd Div". Other bricks with names on it are visible around Funke's.
Date: October 2001
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Card from Nancy and Deanie to Family, 2009]

Description: Merry Christmas 2009 card from Nancy and Deanie to "Our Family and Friends on this Special Christmas 2009" with five designs for the Congressional God Medal on the cover of the card. It mentions that one of the five designs shown will be chosen for the ceremony sometime in 2010.
Date: 2009
Creator: Nancy
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Card from the National WASP WWII Museum to Suzette Douglas, 2009]

Description: A card from Executive Director Sharon Davis to Suzette Douglas inviting Suzette to a Veteran's day event honoring the WASP's service at Avenger Field in Texas. It includes a thank you card for service to the United States of America from Pearl K. Zienert. It also includes an envelope addressed to Suzette Douglass from the National WASP WII Museum.
Date: 2009
Creator: National WASP WII Museum
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Child Sitting on Tank]

Description: Photograph of a boy in a red shirt sitting on top of a tank during the parade before the dedication ceremony of the 12th Armored Division Museum in Abilene, Texas. Several men in camouflage stand around the base of the tank, and trucks and buildings are visible in the background. There is a banner on the side of the tank advertising the National Guard.
Date: October 2001
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Clipping: Airplay]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the San Diego Union-Tribune, "Airplay: Old Globe's 'Sky Girls' depicts nations first military-trained female pilots; two local women were aviation pioneers" by James Hebert discussing the debut of a new play about five fictional women in the final WASP class. It also focuses on two real WASPs, Vivian Eddy and Joyce Secciani.
Date: January 9, 2004
Creator: Hebert, James
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum