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Wounded Soldiers at French First Aid Station in WWI

Description: Luke Tennison and John Dungan were members of the 111th Engineers in France during WWI. Here, they are among several wounded soldiers. (They are mentioned here because Tennison is from Fort Worth and Dungan is included because he is the cousin of Lloyd Booth, whom Booth-Calloway Rd. is named for and was prominent in Hurst) Tennison lived in Haltom City, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

[Herman Stricklin and Friend]

Description: Photograph of Herman Stricklin and a friend during World War I. Stricklin sits on the ground, and his friend sits on his shoulders. Stricklin's hat is placed to the left. Bushes or trees can be seen in the background. The photograph was purchased at the Abel estate sale in Waco.
Date: 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Wagon Advertising Liberty Bonds]

Description: Picture of a wagon with an advertisement for Liberty Bonds parked in front of the Bowden Grocery store in Palestine, Tx. Grandfather of Forrest Bradberry Jr. is driving the wagon. The side of the wagon says, "We are going to win this war, Buy a Liberty Bond."
Date: 1917~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Donate Old Tires]

Description: Photograph of a tire donation point in front of the Texas State Capitol's south fa├žade during World War I. The donation point is designed to look like a totem pole like those found in the Pacific Northwest. The cement base of the pole is painted with the words "Donate Old Tires."
Date: [1914,1918]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Tank Squadron in France During World War I

Description: Members of the 111th Engineers, including Luke Tennison from Fort Worth and John Dungan, Lloyd Booth's cousin. They are in tanks.(Dungan is included here because he is the cousin of Lloyd Booth, whom Booth-Calloway Rd. is named for and was prominent in Hurst). They came home to Hurst after the war.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Bideault Family at Camp Bowie

Description: Bideault family visiting at Camp Bowie. Camp Bowie was in Arlington Heights, westside of Fort Worth. 30,000 soldiers from Oklahoma and Texas trained there, as well as a group of French officers. Jeanne, Belle, Anthelm, Henrietta, Laurie, Blanche and Pierre Bideault are present.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

[Company E. 359th Infantry Division listing, front page]

Description: A page from an unidentified document containing the portraits of 40 soldiers from the Company E. 359th Infantry division. These soldiers are displayed from the shoulders upward and appear to be wearing traditional WWI military uniforms. Many are posing as if at attention; however, some are smiling. Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls is featured on the fourth row and is the second portrait from the right, identified by the number 31. He is wearing a light colored military uniform and is posing as if at attention. Text below the portraits documents each soldier's name. Private Jett Falls name is listed in the second column, eleventh from the top, and his number is circled.
Date: unknown
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Company E. 359th Infantry Division listing, back page]

Description: A page from an unidentified document containing the portraits of 40 soldiers from the Company E. 359th Infantry division. These soldiers are displayed from the shoulders upward and appear to be wearing traditional WWI military uniforms. Many are posing as if at attention; however, some are smiling. Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls belonged to this infantry division until his death in 1918.
Date: unknown
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Newspaper Clippings Relating to Jett Falls Death]

Description: A collection of five newspaper clippings relating to the death of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls. The leftmost clipping describes his enlistment in the armed forces and his subsequent assignment to the 359th Infantry division, during which he was killed in action. The middle two clippings feature a poem written "In Memorium" for Jett Falls and a "Card of Thanks" written by his parents to those who attended his funeral. The rightmost clippings describe Jett Falls and his funeral in detail. The bottom clipping was removed from "The Globe and Commercial Advertiser" of New York on Tuesday, December 17, 1918 and features a list of the names of Corporals who were recently killed. Jett Falls appears sixth from the top on the list, with a small black "x" drawn to the right of his name.
Date: unknown
Partner: Euless Public Library