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V-Day Celebration

Description: Photograph of a parade up Congress Avenue. A decorated soldier waves from a Buick convertible.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Photograph of a convocation at Memorial Stadium, Austin. Flags are flying and planes are flying over the stadium.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Photograph of military and civilian personnel exiting a Braniff Airways plane.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of Civil Air Patrol Women]

Description: Photograph of three women wearing Civil Air Patrol uniforms and standing together inside of a building.
Date: April 1943
Creator: Fisher, Larry Jene
Partner: Lamar University

[Women With Plane in Love Field]

Description: Photograph of four women standing in front of a plane with a star on it. Several notes handwritten on the back read, "April 1943, Love Field, Houston, Tex", "Mabel Rawbinson, Killed in Service, 1944, Kalamazoo, Mich", "Bertha Link (Trosky) Grand Rapids, Mich", "Dorothy Christenson (Mitchell), Milwaukee, Wis", "Evelyn Laesch (Mich)", "8700 S Main Houston, Texas, Room 21 Roomates, met on train in men's room".
Date: April 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Photograph of a Couple being Towed]

Description: Photograph of a newly wed officer and his bride being towed away in their jeep by a wrecker. A sign on the back of the jeep says, "Just Married?"
Date: April 24, 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Fredrick Alvarado, 1943

Description: Portrait of Fredrick Alvarado, taken on April 18, 1943 in Ruidosa, New Mexico. He fought in World War II.
Date: April 18, 1943
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[WASP Trainees]

Description: Photograph of four women standing at Avenger Field. From left to right: Helen Snapp, Margaret Bruns, Esther Rheinhold, and Jan Tate. All four are wearing their flight uniforms "Zoot Suits".
Date: April 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Staff and Officers of the 494th Armored Battalion]

Description: Photograph of the commanding officer along with other staff and officers of the 494th Armored Battalion. Names are written on the reverse side.
Date: April 3, 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Train Engine #700 and Cars - Bunkie, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of train engine #700 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from the front. "700" is visible on the front. Smoke billows back from the front chimney. A railway signal stands to the left of the train. Electrical poles line the grass on either side of the tracks. Handwritten text below the image says, "1 mile south of Bunkie, LA. Apr 23rd 1943 'T&P #24.'"
Date: April 23, 1943
Creator: Robinson, Ed
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Edward Scott Standing by a Fence]

Description: Photograph of Edward Scott wearing a U.S. Army dress uniform and peaked cap while standing by a wire fence. Branches of a small tree rise from behind him.
Date: April 9, 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bivouacs at Camp Campbell]

Description: Photograph of one of the first bivouacs at Camp Campbell. Men stand in between the tents.
Date: April 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Two Soldiers in Helmets]

Description: Photograph of Joe Rogers and Bob Beach wearing helmets. There are books and bottles on the shelves above them.
Date: April 10, 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Bergstrom Field

Description: Man seated at a table. There is a monkey on a chain seated on the table.
Date: April 26, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Bergstrom Field

Description: Man in uniform seated beside equipment inside airplane.
Date: April 26, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Bergstrom Field

Description: Two men in uniform behind desk. One is standing while one is sitting. Name plate on desk reads: Capt. L.D. Kendall.
Date: April 26, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Governor Beauford Jester and Mother

Description: Future governor, Beauford Jester, and his mother seated with two other men. Man to right of mother appears to be Allan Shivers.
Date: April 28, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Group of people seated at a ceremony at Memorial Stadium. Scoreboard is in background. One man on front row is in uniform.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Mayor Tom Miller shaking hands with decorated soldier.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Decorated soldier walking with assistance of man and woman at each side.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

V-Day Celebration

Description: Decorated soldier and woman seated next to another couple.
Date: April 2, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library