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Stamp Album For the purchase of United States War Savings Bonds

Description: Stamp album used for buying and storing war savings bonds; the note on the inside cover says this book will be worth $18.75 when it is completely full of stamps. The cover of the album is patriotically decorated with an eagles at the bottom and a red, white, and blue color scheme; the back cover has an illustration of a patriot holding a musket in his hand and an American flag in the background. Each page on the inside has empty squares to where one places a bought stamp.
Date: 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Consumer rationing in World War Two

Description: An overview of rationing, ration points, ration books, and ration coupons as instituted in the United States during World War II. Includes examples of ration points and stamps.
Date: 1979
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Twelfth Armored Division, Scrapbook 5]

Description: Scrapbook of newspaper clippings and other materials documenting time spent overseas by the U.S. Army's Twelfth Armored Division.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Army. 12th Armored Division.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Make and Mend

Description: Booklet describing the best ways to mend, alter, or reuse clothing in order to make garments last longer or avoid buying new items during World War II.
Date: 1942
Creator: The Spool Cotton Company
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

My Philip Nolan Scrapbook

Description: Scrapbook created by Gustine Courson Weaver containing materials related to the life and history of Philip Nolan, for whom Nolan County, Texas was named. Nolan was an Irish immigrant to the Texas-Louisiana area and a prolific horse trader and freebooter during the period of Spanish rule in Texas before Texas became a republic. The scrapbook contains articles about Nolan, photographs and photo copies, correspondence created for obtaining research materials, as well as snippets about Weaver's own life.
Date: [..1942]
Creator: Weaver, Gustine Courson
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas State Parks

Description: Text describing the work completed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in various parks throughout Texas, with a brief background on the program.
Date: 2010
Creator: Steely, James Wright
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Twelfth Armored Division, Scrapbook 5]

Description: Scrapbook of newspaper clippings and other materials documenting time spent overseas by the U.S. Army's Twelfth Armored Division.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Army. 12th Armored Division.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

WASP Songbook

Description: A songbook containing songs written for and by Women Airforce Service Pilots. Songs included are: The Army Air Corps Song; WASP Song; Avenger Field by Grace Faver; Avenger Field by Effie Pratt; Song of the 319th; AAF--FTD; Mess Hall Song; My Wild Eyed Trainee; You're in the FTD; Zoot-Suits and Parachutes; We Hate to See You Leave Us; Auld Land Sune to 43-W-5; Songs of Class 44-W-1; Songs of Class 44-W-3; "Oh My Achin' Back"; Songs of Class 44-W-4; Songs of Class 44-W-7; Do You Have Your Wings?; Songs of Class 44-W-8; Songs of Class 44-W-9; Songs of Class 44-W-10; Miscellaneous Songs; and several songs without titles.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1941-1942]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1941 to 1942 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This year the theme of study was "Art and the Business World." Miss A. M. Carpenter is listed as chairperson for art for the 6th District Federation and chairperson for American Art Week for Abilene. Included in the book are two journals: Federation News (July 1942) and College Art Journal (Vol. 1, No. 2, January 1942). In addition there is a listing of the art programs of the General Federation.
Date: 1941/1942
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1942-1943]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1942 to 1943 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This pressbook won honorable mention in the statewide contest sponsored by the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs for communities promoting art. The first page includes a certificate of membership in the Art Forum and a listing of membership, officers and committees. One of the highlights of the year was an exhibit of Military Art by Corporal Samuel Smith at the Abilene Fine Arts Museum. Most of the clippings focus on local art events and document member activities supporting the war effort.
Date: 1942/1943
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Majorie Forester's War Ration Book Two]

Description: War Ration Book Two belonging to Marjorie N. Forester of Roscoe, Texas; there are no more food stamps left in the book as they have all been used.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
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

Dallas City Directory,1942-43

Description: General directory for Dallas, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1942
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Co.
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Soil survey, Maverick County, Texas

Description: Text describes the climate, agricultural history, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, productivity ratings, native vegetation, irrigation, and soil morphology and genesis for Maverick County, Texas.
Date: January 1942
Creator: Smith, H.M. (Howard Malcolm); Marshall, R. M. (Richard Moon) & Mowery, I. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Catalogue of Hardin-Simmons University, 1940-1941

Description: Catalogue describes the governance, history, admission requirements, course offerings, and campus life of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.
Date: April 1941
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Catalogue of Hardin-Simmons University, 1942-1943

Description: Catalogue describes the governance, history, admission requirements, course offerings, and campus life of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.
Date: April 1943
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bulletin of McMurry College, 1941-1942

Description: Bulletin describes the governance, faculty, course offerings, and campus life of McMurry College in Abilene, Texas.
Date: April 1941
Creator: McMurry College
Partner: McMurry University Library

Catalogue of Howard Payne College, 1942-1943

Description: Catalogue describes the history, governance, admission requirements, course offerings, and campus life of Howard Payne College in Brownwood, Texas.
Date: April 1943
Creator: Howard Payne College (Brownwood, Tex.)
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

Catalogue of Howard Payne College, 1940-1941

Description: Catalogue describes the history, governance, admission requirements, course offerings, and campus life of Howard Payne College in Brownwood, Texas.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Howard Payne College (Brownwood, Tex.)
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

Catalogue of Daniel Baker College, 1940-1941

Description: Catalogue describes the governance, history, course offerings, and campus life of Daniel Baker College in Brownwood, Texas.
Date: March 1941
Creator: Daniel Baker College (Brownwood, Tex.)
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

Texas Almanac, 1941-1942

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, weather, "resources, industries, commerce, history, government, population and all other subjects relating to the political, civic and economic development" of the time. A general index is on page 559.
Date: 1941
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1941-1942

Description: Catalog describes the governance, history, course offerings, and campus life of Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Abilene Christian College
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1942-1943

Description: Catalog describes the governance, history, course offerings, and campus life of Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas.
Date: June 1942
Creator: Abilene Christian College
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1941-1942

Description: Publication describes the extension department of Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Abilene Christian College
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library