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[Demobilization Form for James Edgar Sutherlin]

Description: Demobilization form for James Edgar Sutherlin with orders on his protocol while he was berthed at the Kohler Building in Boston, Massachusetts.
Date: March 25, 1946
Creator: United States. Naval Receiving Station.
Item Type: Text

[Purchase Order]

Description: Purchase order for a street clock written to Sutherland Jewelry.
Date: December 18, 1952
Creator: Port Arthur (Tex.). Office of Purchasing Agent
Item Type: Text

Good Business, Volume 64, Number 5, May 1954

Description: Issue of the Good Business periodical, which includes an article about Edgar B. Sutherlin's jewelry store and his kindness to visiting seamen. A separate article has been pasted into the back of the periodical, announcing the retirement of Mr. Sutherlin due to his health.
Date: May 1954
Creator: Bernard, Clinton E. & Decker, James A.

['Meester' Sutherland: Seaman's Samaritan]

Description: Copy of the article entitled "'Meester' Sutherland: Seaman's Samaritan" explaining how Edgar B. Sutherlin exchanged foreign money for American dollars for foreign seaman in Port Arthur.
Date: May 1954
Creator: Pruett, C. A.
Item Type: Article

[Retirement Announcement]

Description: Advertisement announcing that Edgar B. Sutherlin is retiring, and that Southerlin Jewelers is closing. It reads: "Believe it or not... it's true - Two old men are going out of Business, John says, he will continue with his watchwork. "After 41 years in Port Arthur, I have been advised by the Doctors to rest, as I have had three strokes." Everything must be sold at 50% and All Music and Luggage at 25% and Less. Watches and Diamonds at Half Price! Even the fixtures are for sale as arranged ... Everything must go by March 31st, as I must give possession of this room by that date. E. B. Sutherlin. Southerlin Jewelers, 520 Procter. Dial 5-5221."
Date: February 16, 1955
Item Type: Clipping

[Social Security Board Postcard]

Description: Postcard requesting information from the Social Security Board, filled out by Edgar Brown Sutherlin.
Date: June 25, 1955
Creator: United States. Social Security Board.
Item Type: Text

[Edgar B. Sutherlin's Veterans' Administration Card]

Description: Veterans Administration card belonging to Edgar B. Sutherlin. Instructions on the back read: "Always have this card with you. The C-No. (Claim NO.) shown on this card has been assigned to your application for benefits, and identifies you and your VA records. Notify this office at once, if your name is incorrectly shown. IMPORTANT: Always include your NAME and C-No., when you write or contact the VA. It helps us give better service."
Date: June 26, 1958
Creator: United States. Veterans Administration.
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Craig C. Watkins to Edgar B. Sutherlin, July 2, 1958]

Description: Letter from Craig C. Watkins of the Veterans Administration to Edgar B. Sutherlin, on July 2, 1958, acknowledging receipt of Sutherlin's application for compensation or pension, and informing him that it has been referred to the Veterans Benefit Office.
Date: July 2, 1958
Creator: Watkins, Craig C.
Item Type: Letter

[With Mother This Christmas]

Description: Eulogy for Edgar Brown Sutherlin, expressing joy that this Christmas he will be with his mother, who had died when Sutherlin was three.
Date: 1960
Creator: McElroy, Theodore Edgar, Sr.
Item Type: Text

[Sutherlin, Douglas County, Oregon]

Description: Map of Sutherlin in Douglas County, Oregon, which labels road around the city. A legend near the bottom of the page gives markings for post offices, schools, railroad depots, and public buildings including city hall, court houses, armories, and libraries. Scale: 1:400.
Date: February 1963
Creator: Oregon. State Highway Department. Traffic Engineering Division.
Item Type: Map
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[E. B. Sutherlin Envelope]

Description: Envelope from E. B. Sutherlin's jewelry store. It reads: "Name -- Address -- Phone -- No. -- Charge $ --. E. B. Sutherlin, Jeweler and Watchmaker. Musical Instruments -- Sheet Music and Luggage. 520 Procter Street. Phone 5-5221. Port Arthur, Texas, U. S. A. Instructions."
Date: 195u
Item Type: Text
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[Clipping: Forced Sale!]

Description: Newspaper clipping advertising a forced sale at Sutherlin Jewelers due to renovations. It lists the items up for sale, and the other services offered.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping