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[World War II Memories: Joe Nation]

Description: Autobiographical text describing Joe Nations' early memories of the 1920s and 1930s, and his time in the military during World War II.
Date: 199u
Creator: Nation, Joseph Beverly
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Planes on Airstrip

Description: Copy photograph of military planes on an airstrip in Casablanca, Morocco. There are three propeller planes in the foreground. There are men standing beneath the two closest. A row of planes and a hangar can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Scene

Description: Copy photograph of pedestrians in a street in Old Medina, Casablanca, Morocco. At the side of the street are vendors selling pottery and baskets. A handwritten note on the photograph reads, "Old Medina, Casablanca."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Beach Front Scene

Description: Copy photograph of a beach front scene in Casablanca, Morocco. Visible are several swimmers, water slides and a tall clock. In the background is a building labeled, "Brasserie Restaurant." There are several children sitting near the water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Swimming Pool and Diving Platform

Description: Copy photograph of a swimming pool in Casablanca, Morocco. Two men stand beside the pool, and a young boy sits near the water. Near the men is a large diving platform next to a small building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Three Military Men in Buggy

Description: Copy photograph of three military men in a horse-drawn buggy in Casablanca, Morocco. The men and the buggy driver are all looking at the camera. A building labeled "Sibrotex" can be seen in the background, as well as several pedestrians.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Horses and Cart on Street

Description: Copy photograph of a street scene on the street Rue de la Gare in Casablanca, Morocco. Visible are a horse-drawn cart and a man in a suit crossing the street. There is a sign above the man that says, "Garage."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Sign

Description: Copy photograph of a street sign in Casablanca, Morocco. The sign is composed of six arrow signs pointing to various cities, including Paris, New York, London, Berlin and Tokyo, spelled here as "Tokio." In the background are several buildings and pedestrians, including men in military uniform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Swimming Pool

Description: Copy photograph of a swimming pool in Casablanca, Morocco. A child is sitting near the edge of the pool. There are several rows of seats on the opposite side of the pool.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, March 10, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on March 10, 1944. He asks for more short bread, and tells his mother he will buy her a cameo from the market. The shops are required to lower their prices or the US army will make them off limits to their soldiers. Included in the envelope is a pass that gives permission for Todd Willis to be absent from his post from 1:00 to 4:30 to visit Casablanca.
Date: March 10, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis