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[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.
Item Type: Text

[Photograph of Theresa Allen Building Airplanes]

Description: Photograph of Theresa Allen building airplanes. Allen is surrounded by cables and is wearing a white blouse with stars on it. Her name tag reads "222." Handwritten text on the back reads, "My mother, Theresa Allen building airplanes in Grand Prairie. She later worked at all three drug stores at corner of Main & Center - Terey Bros., Johnstons, Coulter's and later Workman's. My dad worked at the 'Bomber Plant' at Ft. Worth."
Date: unknown
Creator: North American Aviation, Inc.
Item Type: Photograph

[Transfer of Life Insurance Records]

Description: Letter from the Veterans Administration to Justin L. Bible, informing him that his National Service life insurance records have been transferred due to a recent change in his address.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Powers, J. B.
Item Type: Letter

[Veterans Administration Letter]

Description: Letter from R. N. Fish of the Veterans Administration to Justin L. Bible, informing him that he is not eligible for additional educational benefits because he did not initiate his training on or before July 25, 1951.
Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Fish, R. N.
Item Type: Letter

[War Ration Book Four: Ewing Gardner]

Description: Book of ration stamps issued to Ewing R. Gardner during World War II. Many stamps are still in the book, although some of them are loose.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Item Type: Book

[World War II Memories: Mercedes McCaleb]

Description: Autobiographical text describing Mercedes Laverne McCaleb's time in the U.S. Navy during World War II, including her enlistment, training, and assignment to Kansas City, Missouri.
Date: unknown
Creator: McCaleb, Mercedes Laverne
Item Type: Pamphlet