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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.
Item Type: Text

Arlington Community Hospital

Description: Slide of Arlington Community Hospital. Part of the hospital is under construction. Streets and a parking lot with cars are in front of the hospital.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Arlington Gem and Mineral Show

Description: Photograph of the Arlington Gem and Mineral Show in the armory at Randol Mill. People are gathered around small tables that display gems in a large room. There are signs for A. G. Parser, Inc. and Eckert Mineral Research Inc.
Date: 196?
Item Type: Photograph

[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

Arlington High School Volleyball Team

Description: Photograph of the 1927-1928 Arlington High School girls' volleyball team. Seven girls are standing in the back, with one holding a volleyball. Four are sitting in front, with two holding a banner. They are in front of a brick building with windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Arlington Memorial

Description: Slide of the Arlington Memorial Hospital in 1958. The hospital has 75 beds. In front of the hospital are trees, a road, a grassy area with a flag pole, and a parking lot.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Arlington School of Mathematics

Description: Photograph of the Arlington School of Mathematics class of 1894. The students are arranged sitting, kneeling, and standing in front of the school at 200 E. South St. The building has wood siding and windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Arlington Stadium

Description: Slide of the Ranger Stadium in Arlington. The stadium is surrounded by lights and a large parking lot. The score board has an outline of Texas and advertisements. Some cars are parked in the lot.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Arlington Stadium

Description: Slide of an aerial view of the Ranger Stadium in Arlington under construction. The stadium looks nearly complete, with parking lots, roads, vehicles, and building materials around it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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

[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
Item Type: Text

[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
Item Type: Text

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
Item Type: Photograph

Carlisle Military School

Description: Hand colored photograph of Carlisle Military School in Arlington. There are several buildings in fenced fields. Smaller buildings on the left are red, and there is one large white one on the right
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Text