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[Diary Entry: "So the War's Over" and Other Entries, May 9, 1945]

Description: Diary entry by Edgar Jones about his experience aboard the USS Monitor LSV-5. He discusses the end of the war in the European theater and how the news of Victory in Europe Day was received by the servicemen in the Pacific, types of people one might encounter at the Officer's Club, and his feelings towards his country during the colors ceremony.
Date: May 9, 1945
Creator: Jones, Edgar, 1915-2009
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[US Navy Aviation Radio School Completion Certificate, May 23, 1940]

Description: Xeroxed copy of a certificate issued to Seaman Second Class Ples Harmon Finley, Jr., by the Bureau of Navigation and Commander H. M. Mullinnix, commanding officer of the Naval Air Station in San Diego, California, for completing his course of study at the Aviation Radio School. Also in the scan is an envelope addressed to Ples Harmon Finley, Sr., with a return address from Ples, Jr., now a Radioman First Class aboard the USS Wyandot (AKA-92).
Date: 1940-05-23/1945-03-19
Creator: Bureau of Navigation
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Naval Training Station Special Pass, May 4, 1944]

Description: Special pass issued by Lieutenant R. J. Jennings to Edgar Jones for the United States Naval Training Station in Newport, Rhode Island. The word "Visitor's" is crossed out in the card's title.
Date: May 4, 1944
Creator: United States Navy
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Captain Promotion Certificate]

Description: A certificate promoting Clifford R. Baird to a Captain in the U.S. Army, Air Corps.
Date: May 26, 1947
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Clifford R. Baird Honorable Discharge Certificate, May 14, 1960]

Description: Honorable discharge certificate and dated May 14, 1960 issued by the United States Air Force honoring Major Sergeant Clifford R. Baird for 30 years of military service.
Date: May 14, 1960
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

The Dignity of Work: Exploring Early Texas Art

Description: Lesson plan designed for fourth grade students about the representation of physical labor and other work in early Texas art. It includes three lessons, with descriptions of scope, background, and supplementary materials as well as reference lists and information about artists.
Date: May 2005
Creator: Galaviz, Lisa & Talusani, Sarita
Partner: Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art

Texas Skies: Exploring Early Texas Art

Description: Lesson plan designed for early childhood students about the representation of weather and the skies in early Texas art. It includes three lessons, with descriptions of scope, background, and supplementary materials as well as reference lists, information about artists, and an explanation of the related TEKS components.
Date: May 2005
Creator: Galaviz, Lisa & Talusani, Sarita
Partner: Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art

Oral History Interview with San Jose Luis Sanchez, May 4, 2022

Description: Transcript of an interview with San Jose Luis Sanchez, owner of Sanchez Barber Shop in Kerrville. Sanchez traces his own history as a musician and a member of the National Guard, his family history to the establishment of the barber shop, its unfortunate closure due to the Covid-10 Pandemic, and plans to reopen.
Date: May 4, 2022
Creator: Jones, Mary Elaine & Sanchez, San Jose Luis
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Envelope Addressed to Cecelia McKie, May 10, 1943]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. William L. McKie, Sacramento, California from Mrs. Leslie D. Ames (Mary C. Ames), Camden, Maine.
Date: May 10, 1943
Creator: Ames, Mary C.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Honorable Certificate of Service for Mary L. Laager]

Description: Certificate of service for honorable service presented to Mary L Laager, First Lieutenant, Regular Army, listing the dates of service.
Date: May 4, 1955
Creator: United States. Army. & Klein, John A.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Texas Special Olympics May 13-15, 1992 Chronicle]

Description: Document from the Denton Chamber of Commerce Collection tracing the narrative of triumphs, challenges, and inspiring moments as captured in a chronological sequence of press clippings. This collection offers a vivid portrayal of the athletes' dedication, the spirit of competition, and the community's unwavering support during this memorable edition of the Texas Special Olympics.
Date: May 1992
Creator: Denton Chamber of Commerce
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[DFWATC BD Mtq. 2001]

Description: Document from the Denton Chamber of Commerce Collection detailing the executive committee meetings and key decisions made during the Board Meeting of 2001. Explore the list of influential individuals on the Board of Directors, unravel the financial landscape through meticulously prepared balance sheets, and gain insights into the strategic discussions that shaped the direction of tourism initiatives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area during this pivotal period.
Date: May 24, 2001
Creator: Denton Chamber of Commerce
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Tour Compilation: Information, Attendees List, and Special Requests]

Description: A comprehensive compilation from the Denton Chamber of Commerce Collection encompassing vital documents related to the Denton Discovery Tour. This collection includes a memorandum providing key information for both attendees and non-attendees, the Dallas/Fort Worth Area Tourism Council Military Fam Attendees List, and a special request document tailored to enhance the experience of participants.
Date: May 1996
Creator: Denton Chamber of Commerce
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Tom Gillespie, May 21, 2008

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Tom Gillespie. Gillespie joined the Navy and went right to radio school because he was already a radio technician ion civilian life. He was assigned to Special Task Air Group 1 and trained with them to conduct drone strikes on Japanese targets. When he went overseas, he was based at Banika Island, near Pavuvu in the Russell Islands. They attempted a few strikes, but nothing ever came of the project, so the unit went back to the U… more
Date: May 21, 2008
Creator: Gillespie, Tom
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Beverly Bagley, May 3, 2018

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Beverly Bagley of Fullerton, California. She discusses where she was when Pearl Harbor was bombed and recalls hearing President Roosevelt's speech about the incident. Mrs. Bagley also talks about how her father wanted to volunteer for the military, but her mother refused to sign off on it, so he was barred from joining the war. Mrs. Bagley recalls having to save everything from aluminum cans to chewing gum wrappers and the w… more
Date: May 3, 2018
Creator: Bagley, Beverly Kolman
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with John J. Clemens, May 13, 2003

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with John J. Clemens. He discusses his childhood and family and what led him to join the US Navy. He describes his experiences fighting in both the Pacific and European theatres of World War Two.
Date: May 13, 2003
Creator: Clemens, John J. & Alexander, William J.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Edmond Drake, May 13, 2004

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Edmond Drake. Drake joined the Navy in April of 1943. Beginning early 1944, he served as Electrician’s Mate aboard USS President Adams (APA-19). They transported troops and supplies during the Battle of Guam, the invasion Luzon and the Battle of Iwo Jima. He returned to the US in April of 1945.
Date: May 13, 2004
Creator: Drake, Edmond
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Violet Troutman, May 7, 2005

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Violet Troutman where she discusses her childhood and the process of enlisting in the Women Accepted for Voluntry Emergency Service program, and her experiences in the Pacific Theatre During World War Two.
Date: May 7, 2005
Creator: Troutman, Violet; Tombaugh, John B. & Meter, Peg Van
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with John East, May 17, 2021

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with John L. East. East was born in central Texas in 1920. After graduation from high school in 1937 he worked in the rice fields. He entered the Army Air Forces in 1942, and, following training at various airfields, served as a B-17 co-pilot. In 1944, he was assigned to the 379th Bomb Group at Kimbolton, England. He tells of some of the tactics he used to thwart German fighter attacks as the pilot of a B-17 bomber. He completed missi… more
Date: May 17, 2021
Creator: East, John
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Harold Rodin, May 4, 2021

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Harold Z. Rodin. Rodin joined the Navy on May 9, 1944. He completed amphibious training in Coronado, California, and learned how to drive the landing craft, vehicle, personnel, LCVP, and the landing craft mechanized, LCM. He served as pilot on the LCM2 boat crew, aboard the USS Sibley (APA-206). In late 1944, they deployed to Pearl Harbor, then participated in the Battle of Iwo Jima beginning February of 1945. In April, they part… more
Date: May 4, 2021
Creator: Rodin, Harold
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Calvin Stowell, May 30, 2019

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Calvin Stowell. Stowell joined the Army in June of 1943. He served as a rifleman and litter-bearer with the 41st Infantry Division, 116th Medical Unit. He was deployed in June of 1944 to the island of Biak. He was later transferred to the Philippines, serving as a combat medic. After the war ended, Stowell served with occupation forces in Japan. He was assigned for duty at a prophylactic station. After the servicemen spent intima… more
Date: May 30, 2019
Creator: Stowell, Calvin
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Keith Selvey, May 8, 2019

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Keith Selvey. Selvey joined the Army in June 1941. He served with the 40th Infantry Division, 185th Infantry Regiment, and was stationed in California in December 1941. They served on guard duty on outposts. In January of 1943, they relocated to Fort Lewis, Washington. In the fall, they were deployed to Hawaii, where they fortified Oahu and Selvey was promoted to sergeant. In early 1944, they participated in the New Britain campa… more
Date: May 8, 2019
Creator: Selvey, Keith
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Thomas Jordan, May 30, 2018

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Thomas Jordan. Jordan joined the Navy on 15 December 1941. Beginning February of 1942, he served on the deck force and as aviation mechanic aboard the USS Wichita (CA-45). In March, they were assigned to Task Force 39, to reinforce the British Home Fleet based in Scapa Flow. In November, they participated in the Naval Battle of Casablanca. In April of 1943 they traveled to Pearl Harbor and Adak, Alaska, where they were assigned t… more
Date: May 30, 2018
Creator: Jordan, Thomas
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Earl Carlin, May 15, 2018

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Earl Carlin. Carlin joined the Navy in June of 1943. He served as a Seaman aboard the USS LCI(R)-472. Carlin oversaw steering the ship, as well as the annunciator and compass on board. They transported troops to Hawaii, the Aleutians, Kwajalein, Eniwetok and New Guinea. They also traveled to Tinian conducting amphibious demolition work. Carlin did get involved in battle at Guam, after the invasion, when they were under air attack… more
Date: May 15, 2018
Creator: Carlin, Earl
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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