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[Portrait of Mark C. Yoakum]

Description: Portrait of Private First Class Mark C. Yoakum wearing a nice jacket. The text on the photograph contains information about his troop company, his birth and death dates, the medals he won, and the names of his parents: "P. F. C. Mark C. Yoakum, Co. L. 4th Marines Born March 26th, 1925 Killed May 22nd, 1945 at Okinawa Purple Heart, Silver Star, and Took part in four invasions Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Yoakum."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008

Description: Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business. The interview includes photographs of Mr. Avery, on pages 35-41.
Date: August 14, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Avery, Homer James
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Alf Klaveness, April 16, 2004

Description: Interview with Alf Klaveness, a commanding officer on the destroyer USS Benham. Klaveness begins by discussing his family history after coming here from Norway and working for John Rockefeller; he answers questions about his role in the Navy and describes being in Tokyo Bay during the surrender of Japan on the USS Missouri.
Date: May 20, 2005
Creator: Walker, Tracy & Klaveness, Alf
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Alf Klaveness, April 16, 2004

Description: Interview with Alf Klaveness, a commanding officer on the destroyer USS Benham. Klaveness begins by discussing his family history after coming here from Norway and working for John Rockefeller; he answers questions about his role in the Navy and describes being in Tokyo Bay during the surrender of Japan on the USS Missouri.
Date: April 16, 2004
Creator: Walker, Tracy & Klaveness, Alf
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Pete Craig, July 10, 2002

Description: Interview with Pete Craig, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II from Houston, Texas. Craig describes his time as a Private 1st Class in the Infantry, as well as his experiences in basic training and the places he visited throughout the United States. Included at the end of the transcript is a written summarization by the interviewer, Colby Burmaster, which was provided with the two audiotapes of the interview.
Date: April 26, 2003
Creator: Burmaster, Colby & Craig, Pete
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Pete Craig, July 10, 2002

Description: Interview with Pete Craig, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II from Houston, Texas. Craig describes his time as a Private 1st Class in the Infantry, as well as his experiences in basic training and the places he visited throughout the United States.
Date: July 10, 2002
Creator: Burmaster, Colby & Craig, Pete
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Charley Cole, April 14, 2001

Description: Interview with Charley Cole, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Korean War and was wounded in action. Cole describes his time with the 34th Regiment in Korea at length, with many details about various combat missions and the weapons utilized. He also speaks on his injuries, including being shot in the shoulder.
Date: April 14, 2001
Creator: Cole, Charley
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Charley Cole, April 14, 2001

Description: Interview with Charley Cole, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Korean War and was wounded in action. Cole describes his time with the 34th Regiment in Korea at length, with many details about various combat missions and the weapons utilized. He also speaks on his injuries, including being shot in the shoulder.
Date: October 23, 2003
Creator: Cole, Charley
Partner: Lee College

[Soldiers in Japan]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers standing outside a house in Japan. They are all dressed in military uniforms. There is a document attached that describes the photo further and identifies the people in the photo as Meyer Ueoka, Bob Troxel, William Wooldridge, Walter W. Buckley, Danny Sughrue, Harold Pfahl, Bob Norman, Harold Buck, Neba, Mitsugi, Jun Tanizawa, George Yoshinaga, Fats Takatsuka.
Date: 194u-11
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library