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Stirpes, Volume 32, Number 4, December 1992

Description: Quarterly publication containing unpublished records and other material of interest to genealogists. "Its purpose is to stimulate and support research and teaching on the genealogical aspects of history." This issue includes a name index for Volume 32 starting on page 256.
Date: December 1992
Creator: Texas State Genealogical Society
Partner: Texas State Genealogical Society

[World War One Small Box Gas Mask]

Description: World War One-era "small box respirator" gas mask, consisting of a canvas or cloth face piece, with inset glass or resin eye lenses, and straps that wrap around the back of the head. The front of the mask has a valve located behind a cloth-covered tube that goes over the mouth and attaches to a small yellow metal box containing activated charcoal (made of peach pits or the pits from other stone fruits). The wearer would have breathed only through the mouth, inhaling air scrubbed clean by the charcoal in the box, and had their nose squeezed shut by a clip inside the mask.
Date: [1914..1918]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map showing allied progress on the Western Front.

Description: Map shows progress of Allied forces in Europe near the conclusion of W.W. I. Includes "reference", "Allied Captures of Prisoners of War, July to September [1918]," and "British Captures of Prisoners of War, August & September [1918]." Scale [1:1,000,000].
Date: 1918
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Document Listing Names of the 41st Aero Squadron]

Description: This document has names of some 1st and 2nd Lieutenants of the 41st Aero Squadron, Air Service Fifth Pursuit Group. The pilots were to write how many hours they had flown ,and on which planes they flew, under their names. There is a handwritten note on the bottom of the second page.
Date: November 25, 1918
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

Combats in the Air of 1st Lt. Henry R. Clay, A.S., USA., D. F. C.

Description: This document contains Henry Clay, Jr.'s different combats in the air from August 16, 1918 to September 27, 1918. Each page contains technical information, result of the fight, and comments about the enemy aircraft. The result listed at the bottom of the page is either "Decisive America" or "Considered O. C. by 13th Wing, R. A. F."
Date: [1918-08-16..1918-09-27]
Creator: Newhall, M. L.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Document of Pilots of the 41st Aero Squadron]

Description: This document contains the names of pilots of the Fifth Pursuit Group, 41st Aero Squadron. The document is divided into three different flights, on three different pages: "A Flight, B Flight, C Flight." B Flight contains nine different crews, and C Flight also contains nine crews.
Date: [1917..1919]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Henry Clay, Jr.'s Air Combat Records]

Description: This five page document outlines different air combats that Henry Clay, Jr. was a part of. Each page contains a description of time, location, plane type, etc., remarks about the enemy aircraft, and a result of the fight.
Date: [1918-08-16..1918-09-28]
Creator: Newhall, M. L.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Photograph of Henry Clay, Jr.'s Grave]

Description: Photograph of Henry Clay, Jr.'s grave site in Koblenz, Germany. A woman is standing over his grave with a flower in her hand. His grave stone can be seen in the foreground of the photo. The back of the photo reads: "Memorial Day A. E. F. Cemetery Germany 1919."
Date: 1919
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas