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Stamp Album For the purchase of United States War Savings Bonds

Description: Stamp album used for buying and storing war savings bonds; the note on the inside cover says this book will be worth $18.75 when it is completely full of stamps. The cover of the album is patriotically decorated with an eagles at the bottom and a red, white, and blue color scheme; the back cover has an illustration of a patriot holding a musket in his hand and an American flag in the background. Each page on the inside has empty squares to where one places a bought stamp.
Date: 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Majorie Forester's War Ration Book Two]

Description: War Ration Book Two belonging to Marjorie N. Forester of Roscoe, Texas; there are no more food stamps left in the book as they have all been used.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Dallas City Directory,1942-43

Description: General directory for Dallas, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1942
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Co.
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Register: Baptist Soldier Center, Brownwood, Texas

Description: Ledger signed by visitors to the Baptist Soldier Center, located at 207 1/2 Center Avenue in Brownwood, Texas, during World War II. Each entry includes the date of the visit, the visitor's name, company and regiment, city and state, and religious denomination.
Date: 1942/1945
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

My Philip Nolan Scrapbook

Description: Scrapbook created by Gustine Courson Weaver containing materials related to the life and history of Philip Nolan, for whom Nolan County, Texas was named. Nolan was an Irish immigrant to the Texas-Louisiana area and a prolific horse trader and freebooter during the period of Spanish rule in Texas before Texas became a republic. The scrapbook contains articles about Nolan, photographs and photo copies, correspondence created for obtaining research materials, as well as snippets about Weaver's own life.
Date: [..1942]
Creator: Weaver, Gustine Courson
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Soil survey, Maverick County, Texas

Description: Text describes the climate, agricultural history, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, productivity ratings, native vegetation, irrigation, and soil morphology and genesis for Maverick County, Texas.
Date: January 1942
Creator: Smith, H.M. (Howard Malcolm); Marshall, R. M. (Richard Moon) & Mowery, I. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

St. David's Through The Years

Description: This text discusses the history of St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas including descriptions of the building throughout the years and the congregation members who were heavily involved with the church. There are also several appendices: Wardens and Vestrymen; Church School Superintendents; Organists and Choir Directors; World War I Veterans; Men from the Parish Serving in World War II--As of November 1, 1942; and Memorials and Gifts. Index starts on page 87.
Date: 1942
Creator: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Catalogue of Hardin-Simmons University, 1941-1942

Description: Catalogue describes the governance, history, admission requirements, course offerings, and campus life of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.
Date: April 1942
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Make and Mend

Description: Booklet describing the best ways to mend, alter, or reuse clothing in order to make garments last longer or avoid buying new items during World War II.
Date: 1942
Creator: The Spool Cotton Company
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1942-1943

Description: Catalog describes the governance, history, course offerings, and campus life of Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas.
Date: June 1942
Creator: Abilene Christian College
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Catalogue of Daniel Baker College, 1941-1942

Description: Catalogue describes the governance, history, course offerings, and campus life of Daniel Baker College in Brownwood, Texas.
Date: June 1942
Creator: Daniel Baker College (Brownwood, Tex.)
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Scrapbook: Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Volume 2]

Description: Scrapbook of materials documenting the activities and history of the Abilene Fine Arts Museum in Abilene, Texas during the 1940s. It includes newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, invitations, programs, booklets, letters, and exhibition information.
Date: 1942/1946
Creator: Abilene Fine Arts Museum (Tex.)
Partner: The Grace Museum

Houston, a history and guide

Description: This book contains information about Houston including: Houston's history, Houston's economic interests, and interesting things to see and do while visiting Houston.
Date: 1942
Creator: Writers' Program (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1942-1943]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1942 to 1943 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This pressbook won honorable mention in the statewide contest sponsored by the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs for communities promoting art. The first page includes a certificate of membership in the Art Forum and a listing of membership, officers and committees. One of the highlights of the year was an exhibit of Military Art by Corporal Samuel Smith at the Abilene Fine Arts Museum. Most of the clippings focus on local art events and document member activities supporting the war effort.
Date: 1942/1943
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

President Matthew W. Dogan of Wiley College: A Biography

Description: This biography of Matthew W. Dogan gives a brief history of Wiley College, a description of Dogan's life, and focuses on his presidency and his effect on the institution, including accounts of professors and students at the school during his time as an administrator.
Date: [1942]
Creator: Gibbs, Warmouth T.
Partner: Wiley College

[Abilene Board of Commissioners Minutes: 1942-1947]

Description: Ledger containing minutes of the city Board of Commissioners in Abilene, Texas documenting the group's discussions and activities from September 11, 1942 to April 25, 1947. An index with names is included at the front.
Date: 1942-09-11/1947-04-25
Creator: Abilene (Tex.)
Partner: Abilene Public Library

[City of Dalworth Park Tax Roll: 1942]

Description: Tax rolls for Dalworth, Texas documenting real and personal properties during 1942, including the name and address of the each property's owner, each property's description, it's assessed value, taxes due, and date paid.
Date: 1942
Creator: Dalworth Park (Tex.)
Partner: Grand Prairie Genealogical Society

[War Ration Book Two Belonging to Beatrice Clementine Blewett]

Description: War ration book belonging to Beatrice Blewett of Alexandria, Louisiana; the front of the book has information regarding her address, age, sex, and the signature of the issuing officer. Inside, there are miscellaneous stamps, some having been torn out and some still in the form of sheets.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Scrapbook: J. Todd Willis, Jr. Military Scenes]

Description: Scrapbook created by John Todd Willis, Jr. containing photos of military scenes at and around Waco, Texas and Camp Sutton in North Carolina.
Date: 1942
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr. & Willis, Clara Evans
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Guidebook to Rifle Marksmanship

Description: The Guidebook to Rifle Marksmanship prepared by the National Rifle Association exclusively for O. F. Mossberg and Son, Inc., New Haven, Conn. Some of the chapters have illustrations and diagrams.
Date: 1942
Creator: O. F. Mossberg and Son, Inc.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Pilot's Flight Log]

Description: Suzette Van Daell's Pilot's Flight Log. The leather cover is worn on spine and has water stains on the front and back. The pages inside are yellow with age and hold detailed information about various flights.
Date: 1942
Creator: Van Daell, Suzette
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum