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[The American Church in Paris]

Description: The American Church in Paris, 65 Quai D'Orsay - This is a postcard that was mailed to Mrs. Jayne May Brooks - 9 rue Falquierre, Paris, France. she was the sister of Mrs MacPherson. Postcard is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Letter from Harry Goldstein]

Description: Typed letter to the family of Private Harold Gilbert from a fellow soldier named Harry Goldstein, sent from Marseilles. The letter describes the sinking of a troop transport ship, Dec. 25, 1944, in which in which Gilbert was killed.
Date: August 9, 1945
Creator: Goldstein, Harry
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Photographs in France]

Description: Two photographs taken in France. The top photo shows German positions on a hilltop at Bining, France. A building with a steeple is also visible to the right. The bottom photo shows a command post of the Division Artillery in Bettviller, France, with a French flag flying from the building to the left.
Date: December 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Omaha Beach]

Description: Photograph of soldiers kneeling in front of a priest, who kneels in front of an altar on Omaha Beach. Tents and supplies can be seen in the background.
Date: October 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[La Madeleine Church]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of La Madeleine Church in Paris, France. A few people are visible on the steps leading up to the church, and there are cars on the road at the bottom of the photo.
Date: [1941..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

World War I Scenes

Description: Copy negative of two pictures from World War I with captions in French under them. The first is of a German Howitzer in 1914 with other equipment and a building in the background. The second picture is of a destroyed church and a vase still intact.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Sacré-Cœur Basilica]

Description: Photograph of Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Sacré-Cœur) at the top of a hill in Paris, France. The photo is taken from the bottom of the hill looking toward the basilica, with lawns and staircases leading up to it. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Sacre Col (I think that is correct name), Paris 45."
Date: 1945
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Marseille Waterfront]

Description: Photograph of a long boat at a dock crowded with people, with the buildings of Marseille in the background. One of the buildings has a large sign on the roof that says "Le Petit Marseillais," and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde on a hill in the distance.
Date: 1945
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Sacré-Cœur in Paris, France]

Description: Postcard of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Sacré-Cœur) in Paris, France. The building has one large dome surrounded by two smaller domes, with staircases and a park crowded with people on the hill leading up to the basilica.
Date: [1942..1945]
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Place Stanislas and Basilique Saint-Epvre]

Description: Postcard of Place Stanislas in Nancy France, taken from the terrace of Hotel de Ville on the square. The Arch de Triomphe is visible on the opposite side of the square, as well as Palaise du Gouvernement and Basilique Saint-Epvre in the distance. Typed text on the back of the postcard says "NANCY - L'Arc de Triomphe, la Basilique Saint-Epvre et le Palais du Gouvernement Vue prise de la Terrasse de l'Hôtel de Ville."
Date: [1944..1945]
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Sacré-Cœur Basilica]

Description: Photograph of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Sacré-Cœur) in Paris, France, taken from the stairs leading up to the building at the top of a hill. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Sacre Cul, Paris 45."
Date: 1945
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum