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[Allotment Authorization]

Description: Allotment authorization between Justin L. Bible and his wife Laura L. Bible.
Date: October 19, 1950

[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.

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

[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

[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

[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

[Cancellation of Enrollment]

Description: Request for the cancellation of Justin L. Bible's enrollment due to his being on furlough.
Date: December 23, 1943

[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

[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

[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

[Change of Address for Jesse Boyd]

Description: Postcard sent to Jesse Francis Boyd at Camp Bowie, Texas, containing a blank form to be used in case of a change of address.
Date: January 17, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Office of Dependency Benefits.

[Envelope from Corporal Park B. Fielder, 1945]

Description: An envelope from Corporal Park B. Fielder addressed to Reverend and Mrs. C. B. Fielder and sent on June 9, 1945. A stamp in the lower-left corner says "Passed by U.S. Army Examiner 41073."
Date: June 9, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.

[File for Discharge Record]

Description: Slip of paper filed for record in Grayson County. It reads: "The State of Texas, county of Grayson. I, J. C. Buchanan, Clerk of the County Court of said County, hereby certify that the foregoing instrument of writing, with it Certificate of Authentication, was filed for record in my office on the 14 day of Dec, 1945 at 3 o'clock P.M. and duly recorded this 19 day of Dec, 1945 in the Discharge Records of said County, in Vol. 8, pages 86. Witness my hand and seal of said Court at Sherman, Texas this 19 day of Dec, 1945. J. C. Buchanan, Clerk County Court, Grayson County, Texas."
Date: December 14, 1945

[Flying Cadets' Oath]

Description: A handwritten oath signed by four Flying Cadets. It reads: "Brogdon House, April 9, 1943. We the undersigned do solemnly swear, that on or about June 1, 1942 by oath to ourselves, we have agreed to become Flying Cadets. Furthermore: that we will go as a group, unless called to Colors before our enlistment date - In All-mighty GOD we trust and rest our future. Signed this date: Edward Gaynel Gregory, Gene Douglas Mitchell, Elton Leslie Brogdon, James O. Elder, Jack Verne Watson."
Date: April 9, 1942