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Erath County Veterans Memorial

Description: Photograph of the Erath County Veterans Memorial. It is made of three stones. The largest, middle stone reads: "Erath County honors its veterans of WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and other military actions." The left stone says "Duty, Honor, Country," and the right says "Our men and women of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines." A line of text at the bottom of the memorial declares that it was "Donated by citizens, businesses, and organizations of Erath County."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cherokee County Veterans Memorial

Description: Photograph of the Cherokee County Veterans Memorial, on the grounds of the Cherokee County Courthouse. There are three stones. The stone in the middle has the logos for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, as well as that of the United States. It says "Cherokee County Veterans Memorial, Dedicated May 31, 2004." The stone on the left reads: "In honor of all veterans: Men and women who answer the call to duty during war and peace, who serve our country with honor, often making the ultimate sacrifice to insure our nation's freedom. Veterans of the past, present, and future, we salute you. From the grateful citizens of Cherokee County. Erected by Rusk VFW Post 3406 and Ladies Auxiliary Post 3406. American Legion Post 293." The stone on the right reads: "Tribute. It is the soldier not the reporter who has given us freedom of press. It is the soldier not the poet who has given us freedom of speech. It is the solder not the campus organizer who has given us the freedom to demonstrate. It is the solder not the lawyer who has given us the right to a fair trial. It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves under the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag, who allows the protester to burn the flag. By Father D. O'Brien, USMC."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]

Description: Photograph of group talking to man on crutches. In the center is General Fred L. Walker greeting wounded veterans arriving at the convention. Others L to R are: Jack P. Everett of Valley Mills, Dick Stansell of Littlefield, Arnold Murdock and Sgt. August Waskow of Temple. Man on far right is unidentified.
Date: January 1, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Col. Carl Phinney and Col. Miller Ainsworth at the 36th Infantry Division Convention at Brownwood]

Description: Photograph of two men, one holding document, Col. Carl Phinney and Col. Miller Ainsworth. They are holding a resolution passed by the convention requesting a congressional investigation of the Rapido River crossing which occurred in Italy two years prior.
Date: January 1, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood]

Description: Photograph of group in bedroom, man speaking on old phone. L to R: Major Benjamin F. Swank, Lt. James C. Gossett (talking on a phone call to Lt. A.E. Munson of the Bronx, NY), Captain Paul L. Wells, Major Lee F. Allison, Lt. John W. Moore, and Captain Rowland Willeford.
Date: January 1, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[36th Infantry Division convention at Brownwood, Johnnie Palmer and Bill Durham]

Description: Photograph of two men talking, one taking notes. The newspaper caption for this photo states that this is Johnnie Palmer on the left of Flat, Coryell County, being interviewed by Bill Durham, a veteran of the Pacific theater with the 41st, and a Fort Worth reporter.
Date: January 1, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Memo from Commandant of Eighth Naval District to Commanding Officer, Naval Section, S.A.T.C, November 19, 1918]

Description: Memorandum from the commandant of U.S. Eighth Naval District to the commanding officer of the Student Army Training Corps Naval Section regarding the eligibility of sailors assigned to the SATC to apply for Officer Material School.
Date: November 18, 1918
Creator: Commandant; United States. Navy. Eighth Naval District
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Memo from Eighth Naval District Commandant to the Commander of Naval Unit, S. A. T. C., November 18, 1918]

Description: Memorandum from the commandant of U.S. Eighth Naval District to the commanding officer of Student Army Training Corps, Naval Unit, stating that the pay accounts of sailors in the unit will be handled by the Eighth Naval District.
Date: November 18, 1918
Creator: Commandant; United States. Navy. Eighth Naval District
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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