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[Portrait of Bride and Groom]

Description: Portrait of bride and groom where groom is slightly behind bride on her right side. The bride is wearing a elegant hat while holding arrangement of flowers. The groom is wearing a tuxedo with a flower pinned to his jacket.
Date: January 13, 1945
Partner: Hispanic Heritage Center of Texas

War Ration Book No. 3

Description: Ration book issued to Marjorie N. Forester, a house wife of a soldier overseas; the front cover contains information about Forester's address, sex, weight, height, age, and occupation. This book has four sheets of stamps inserted into the middle.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Don King to Captain Charles R. Griggs, May 2, 1945]

Description: Letter from a soldier named Don King to Captain Charles R. Griggs concerning his status in his current company as first sergeant but will probably be moved back once a new man is assigned. King tells Griggs that he wants him to spend time with him and his wife after the war is over and that he really would like to see him and talk to him in person.
Date: May 2, 1945
Creator: King, Don
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Report from the USO Concerning Operations from 1941 to 1948]

Description: Report created by the United Service Organizations, Inc. discussing operations and financial dealings from February 4th, 1941 to January 9th, 1948. The first page of the report is a letter written by the president, Lindsley F. kimball summarizing the organization's work over those seven years. The rest of the report contains graphs and charts, photographs, and maps showing the extent of the USO's work they accomplished.
Date: January 1948
Creator: United Service Organizations (U. S.)
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Drafted! For Peacetime Service To our Defense Forces

Description: Pamphlet by the United Service Organizations, Inc. saying it "has been called back to active service." The rest of the document discusses their background, the request made to reorganize, their plan, how much money they have, what the job is they need to perform, and their budget status. The names of the members of the USO Reorganization Committee are listed on the back page, with the name of the president, Lindsley F. Kimball, printed at the bottom.
Date: [1948..1949]
Creator: United Service Organizations (U. S.)
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Frontpost, Number 54, April Issue 1

Description: Newspaper produced by American forces for German soldiers during World War II discussing events in the war, statements from soldiers and civilians, and other information related to the state of affairs in Europe and around the world.
Date: April 1945
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Frontpost, Number 48, February Issue 3

Description: Newspaper produced by American forces for German soldiers during World War II discussing events in the war, statements from soldiers and civilians, and other information related to the state of affairs in Europe and around the world.
Date: 1944?-02
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Tax Refund Check to Hazel Nunn, February 4, 1948]

Description: Tax refund check in the amount of $10.65 sent to Hazel Nunn of Sweetwater, Texas. The check has the date, the amount paid, name of recipient, and instructions to "not fold, spindle or mutilate." Also included is the envelope it was delivered in, which says: "U. S. Treasury Department Division of Disbursement."
Date: February 4, 1948
Creator: United States. Department of the Treasury
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[War Ration Book Two Belonging to Beatrice Clementine Blewett]

Description: War ration book belonging to Beatrice Blewett of Alexandria, Louisiana; the front of the book has information regarding her address, age, sex, and the signature of the issuing officer. Inside, there are miscellaneous stamps, some having been torn out and some still in the form of sheets.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick to Captain Charles R. Griggs, May 17, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mrs. Sophie Gabrick - written by Mrs. C. R. Carlson - to Captain Charles R. Griggs thanking him for his letter regarding her son's death. She thanks Griggs and the other men and women for their service and hopes that the war will be over soon. Included, also, is the envelope the letter was delivered in.
Date: May 17, 1945
Creator: Gabrick, Sophie & Carlson, Mrs. C. R.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Marjorie N. Forester's Ration Book Identification Stub and Application Card]

Description: Ration book application and identification stub belongingto Marjorie N. Forester in Roscoe, Texas. The identification stub has instructions that read: "After completing this application, tear off this stub and be sure to keep it until you get your war ration book no. 3." The application says it must be mailed between June 1 and June 10, 1943.
Date: June 9, 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Purchase Receipt for W. E. Forester, March 21, 1944]

Description: Purchase receipt issued to W. E. Forester after he purchased a gas stove. The receipt has information about Forester's address, number of items bought, the type of stove he bought, and is signed by James M. Kyle in the bottom right corner.
Date: March 21, 1944
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Ration Book One with Certificate of Ownership]

Description: Certificate of ownership of a "War Ration Book One." The text on the front fold contains information about penalties one could receive for false information, and what to do if you find a lost book. To the left is the signature of the book holder, Lou Jane Wyatt, and on the reverse side of the top fold there is her personal information including: address, height, weight, hair color, etc.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[F. D. Wyatt's Mileage Ration Identification Folder]

Description: Mileage Ration Identification Folder belonging to F. D. Wyatt, according to the card it is valid from September 1944 to December 1944. The card is folded in half to create a place to keep gas ration stamps inside of; Wyatt was granted "E" stamps for his use.
Date: September 8, 1944
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Gas Mileage Ration Folder for F. D. Wyatt]

Description: Mileage ration folder belonging to F. D. Wyatt, valid from June 13, 1945 until September 13, 1945. This card is folded down the center creating a place to put coupons for gas rations inside; the note on the front says: "Any Person Finding Lost Coupons Should Mail or Return Them at Once to the Nearest War Price and Rationing Board."
Date: June 13, 1945
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

War Ration Book Four

Description: Ration book used during World War II with sheets of stamps inserted in the middle. There is a note on the back of the book that reads: "NEVER BUY RATIONED GOODS WITHOUT RATION STAMPS, NEVER PAY MORE THAN THE LEGAL PRICE."
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[War Ration Book Four Belonging to F. D. Wyatt]

Description: War Ration Book Four belonging to F. D. Wyatt with his full address written on the front cover. There are four pages of stamps inserted inside the booklet, and some lose strips of stamps having been torn out.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Application for War Ration Book No. 3

Description: Ration book application signed by Beatrice Clementine Blewett in Alexandria, Louisiana. The note on the bottom right corner says "This application must be mailed between June 1 and June 10, 1943. After June 10th, applications will not be accepted before August 1. Affix postage before mailing."
Date: June 10, 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Extract from an Official Document of the United States Army Showing Personnel Reassignments]

Description: Extract from an official military document containing the names and ranks of men in the 8th Armored Division and their new assignments to different battalions. Captain Charles R. Griggs was assigned to the 49th Armored Infantry Battalion, and the list continues on the back side and the page attached; the subheading shows which battalion, company, platoon, etc. the men underneath will belong too.
Date: July 3, 1945
Creator: United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Document with Orders for Assignment to Different Organizations]

Description: Extract from an official document from the United States Army confirming orders for the men in the 8th Armored Division to be reassigned to different organizations. Captain Charles R. Griggs is first on the list and has been assigned to the 49th Armored Infantry Battalion. The second page that is stapled to the back is a copy of the first page.
Date: March 17, 1945
Creator: United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Postcard of Austin Avenue in Waco, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a view looking down Austin Avenue in Waco, Texas, with cars and buildings lining the street. A handwritten note on the front of the postcard says "Doesn't this look familiar? Love Mother." The postcard is addressed to John Todd Willis Jr. in New York City, New York.
Date: May 17, 1943
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Lt. John Kubitza Jr.]

Description: Portrait of Lieutenant John Kubitza Jr. of Waco, Texas wearing a white Navy dress uniform and hat. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo say "Was an Ensign at time of this picture," and "Now serving as meteorologist at Navy Weather Central, Washington D.C."
Date: November 26, 1943
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis