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[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 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

Arlington Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Arlington Hotel at the 200 block of S. Main St. The hotel has two levels with a porch and balcony. More information about the hotel is written on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown

Arlington Texas Lodging Guide and Map

Description: Brochure for Arlington lodging and map. The brochure is folded into 8 pages, 9 in. x 4 in. Mentioned in the brochure are Six Flags Over Texas, Wet n' Wild, the Texas Rangers stadium, Fort Worth Stockyards, Southfork Ranch, Wax Museum of the Southwest, an International Wildlife Park, and various hotels, motels, and inns. The front side of the brochure has pictures of some of the attractions and typed information. On the other side is a list of accommodations and a corresponding map.
Date: unknown

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

Boston Bakery, Arlington, Texas

Description: Photograph of the inside of Boston Bakery in 1915 Arlington. Three workers are standing by counters in the back. There are tables and chairs in the middle of the room. Display cases of baked goods are by the left and right walls. A fan hangs from the ceiling. There are decorative pictures on the walls.
Date: unknown