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[Two Soldiers Standing by a Truck Named "Angela II"]

Description: Photograph of two uniformed and helmeted U.S. soldiers standing next to a truck. "Angela II" is painted upon the lower portion of the truck's open door. The two men are identified as Homer Petross' squad leader and his truck driver, Willard Pottenger. A two story building stands behind them.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[American Soldier Sitting in a Room]

Description: Photograph of a uniformed American soldier sitting in a room. A coat hangs to the left, and a locker is located on the right. The man wears a garrison cap and a shirt that has ribbons over the left breast pocket and a patch with three chevrons on his left shoulder. "Que es este?" is written along the bottom of the photo.
Date: Autumn 1945
Creator: Hatt, George, Jr.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers In Germany]

Description: Photograph of Bull Session, Captain Hallett, an unknown man, Klein, another unknown man, W. D. "Buck" Jones, Mike Shovan, and Joe Struzik leaning against a wall in Germany.
Date: Summer 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[23rd Tank Battalion Platoon Leaders]

Description: Photograph of the platoon leaders of Company A of the 23rd Tank Battalion standing next to a sign mounted on a fence. The man standing to the left of the sign is Lt. Cecil D. "Buck" Walston, and the man to the right of the sign is Lt. Leslie B. Miller. The man seated next to the sign, holding a rifle, is 2nd Lt. Walsh.
Date: Summer 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim - August 31, 1945]

Description: Photographs of Dan Melli and John and Joe Hurt in Rüsselsheim, Germany. The top four photographs show the men consorting with two very young girls identified as Hannala and Greshia. The picture on the top left has the two blonde children standing alone by a picket fence. The image to the top right has Melli kneeling between them and embracing them. The second image on the left has Joe Hurt embracing the girls. The second photo on the right shows both Hurt and Melli sitting with the girls on the hood of an army jeep. The next photo shows Melli and Hurt leaning against the jeep with two young German children leaning against a fence to the left. The final photo features John and Joe Hurt sitting on the jeep's hood.
Date: August 31, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Scrapbook Page: Sports Stadium - Frankfurt, Germany]

Description: Photographs of a track event between forces from the Eastern Theater of Operations and the Mediterranean Theater of Operations. The first photograph shows hundreds of uniformed soldiers gathered in a stadium. The photo on the upper right has a distant shot of an event's winners standing on a platform beside a foot track. The middle photo shows uniformed soldiers named Jani, Kaufman, Hopper, Lebow, Walsh, and Hurt. The bottom photo shows athletes in dark clothing moving down a foot track while soldiers look on from the stands.
Date: August 26, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim - September 1, 1945]

Description: Photographs of two locations around Rüsselsheim, Germany. The first two photos are of a house where Wolfgang Mozart composed music. One uniformed soldier poses nearby in the first photo, while Joe Hurt and Technical Sergeant Nelson stand near the building in the second. The image to the bottom left contains an ivy covered castle gate tower. The structure is conical and built of crumbling stone and has several thin windows. In the fourth photo, Don Melli and a soldier named Nelson pose in front of the tower.
Date: September 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim, Germany, August 22, 1945]

Description: Photographs of scenes from around Rüsselsheim, Germany following the American occupation. The top image shows homes along Wagner Strasse, with an "x" drawn over the house where Dan Melli was billeted. The second image shows a close-up of the home in which Melli was billeted, with an "x" drawn under the room where he stayed. The third image shows Dan Melli standing with Captain Brookshire and his dog, Rolph. The bottom photo is a picture of Captain Brookshire standing alone by a bridge's railing.
Date: August 22, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Map of Europe as queen]

Description: Map shows a stylized Europe in the form of a woman. [Spain] is her head and [Gaul], [Germany], [Denmark], [Poland], [Hungary], [Greece], [Bulgaria], [Macedonia], and Scythia are the remainder of her body. Europe is shown surrounded by Africa, [England], [Scotland], [Scandinavia], and Asia. Includes text in lower margin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1550..1570]
Creator: Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, December 1, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on December 1, 1836, impressing upon him the necessity for a newspaper that is sympathetic to the Texan cause, and asking that Austin help to revive the Correo Atlántico in New Orleans.
Date: December 1, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Photograph of Fulda Mansion]

Description: Photograph of a mansion in Fulda, Germany, taken from behind the fence. Handwritten note on the back of the photo reads, "The Prince of Greater Hessen owns this mansion. It's a little way out of Fulda, Here, I have never see it myself yet -- Fulda - Ger. -- May 23, 1946."
Date: May 23, 1946
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum