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Barriers in Labor During the Depression

Description: Paper based on an interview with Johnnie Collie. The paper describes his family, his different jobs in a variety of places and his time in the U.S. Army. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1977 by Orlando Garcia.
Date: January 10, 1977
Creator: Garcia, Orlando
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Ship "U.S. Army-LT-580"]

Description: Photograph of a ship, U.S. Army-LT-580, docked. The ship has multiple ropes and cables hanging. Front of photograph: Levingston Shipbldg Co. Hull 337. 5-31-44. Contract W 2789 tc-1225. Back of photograph: "LSC Hull NO. 337. 143' x 33' x 17'. Levingston Shipbuilding Co. Front & Mills STS. Orange, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Texas National Guard units on duty on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1917. Picture

Description: Illustrated descriptions of the National Guardsmen in tent camps on the U.S. - Mexico border, 1916-1917 and in service in France in 1918. Theses troops are variously identified by W. D. Smithers as the Fourth Texas Infantry, Militia (National Guard) of Texas, and the 36th Division (U.S.).
Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Overland troop movements, 1916-1935. Map

Description: Photographic reproduction of a hand-drawn map of the Texas/Mexico border showing line of forts from El Paso to Brownsville. Includes chart of mileages between Texas forts, listing of old forts in Texas still active in 1935, information about cavalry speeds and auxiliary units, and inset of U.S./Mexico border showing line of forts from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Troops at Texas City, Tex.

Description: A large number of soldiers in uniform are gathered in small groups in a field engaged in a variety of tasks. A group of three soldiers is standing in the foreground with hands on hips or in pockets, looking at something off to the right of the photo. Another soldier stands near them facing away from the camera. Wording on photo front: "Troops at Texas City Tex."
Date: [1913..1915]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[U.S. Army Y-13 Oil Tanker]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Army ship in open water. Painted on the side of the ship is, "Y-13" and there is a man visible on board. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "LSC Hull No. 259, Oil Tanker 'Y-13', Built for U.S. Army, Completed 3-27-43, 162'-6"x27'x12'-8"."
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of General Omar N. Bradley]

Description: Head-shot of General Omar N. Bradley against a light-colored backdrop. The general is in uniform, which bears small medals and embellishments. On the back of the photograph are typewritten notes and a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library address.
Date: June 10, 1957
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Schedule of Submission of Requisitions to the Commanding Officer, Fort Worth Quartermaster Depot #1]

Description: Series of supplemental documents to assist in submitting requisitions orders to the U.S. Army Office of the Quartermaster General (OQMG); it is organized into six exhibits: (A) OQMG Supply Plan, August 7, 1941; (B) Clothing; (C) Equipage; (D) Regular Supplies; (E) Laundry Supplies, C&E Repair Supplies, V.H. & S., Forage; and (F) Subsistence.
Date: 1941-08~
Creator: United States. Office of the Quartermaster General.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Schedule of Submission of Requisitions to the Commanding Officer, Fort Worth Quartermaster Depot #2]

Description: Series of supplemental documents to assist in submitting requisitions orders to the U.S. Army Office of the Quartermaster General (OQMG); it is organized into six exhibits: (A) OQMG Supply Plan, August 7, 1941; (B) Clothing; (C) Equipage; (D) Regular Supplies; (E) Laundry Supplies, C&E Repair Supplies, V.H. & S., Forage; and (F) Subsistence.
Date: 1941-08~
Creator: United States. Office of the Quartermaster General.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Schedule of Submission of Requisitions to the Commanding Officer, Fort Worth Quartermaster Depot #3]

Description: Series of supplemental documents to assist in submitting requisitions orders to the U.S. Army Office of the Quartermaster General (OQMG); it is organized into six exhibits: (A) OQMG Supply Plan, August 7, 1941; (B) Clothing; (C) Equipage; (D) Regular Supplies; (E) Laundry Supplies, C&E Repair Supplies, V.H. & S., Forage; and (F) Subsistence.
Date: 1941-08~
Creator: United States. Office of the Quartermaster General.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Field Artillery on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1921. Picture

Description: Brief description of the personnel and operations of a battery unit of the U. S. Army on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1921, including a note on the march of Battery B, 6th Field Artillery, into Mexico with the Punitive Expedition. Illustrations based on photographs taken between 1916 and 1922.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

England Family

Description: The England family brothers and sisters, (L to R) Claude England, Lawrence England, Eva England Robertson, Ethel England Robertson, Sobe Love England, and mother Nancy Caroline England. Sobe Love England was born November 1890 and died September 1922, he served with the U.S. Army in World War I from June 1917 through April 1919. Sobe was the son of William Benton and Caroline England of Bluegrove, TX.
Date: 1918~
Partner: Clay County Historical Society