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["This Is Corps Humor"]

Description: News clipping of a fake points system for getting out of the United States Military during World War II.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Raymond Vaughan]

Description: Photograph of Raymond Vaughan, of the U. S. Navy Seabees, in his military uniform.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Enlisted Man's Pass]

Description: A blank "enlisted man's pass," used to authorize a soldier to be away from his post.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[First Methodist Church Pamphlet]

Description: Pamphlet issued by the First Methodist Church, detailing an upcoming service where the church will replace plaques honoring members of the congregation who served and died in World War II.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Four Soldiers In A Camp]

Description: Photograph of four soldiers, James Menlinger, Rodey Scinto, Calvin Rosacken, and John Weik, standing outside in their camp in the desert. Scanto, Rosacken, and Weik are shirtless.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Application for Special Shoe Stamp]

Description: Application for a special shoe stamp, to be used to buy new shoes. Instructions at the top request: "do not fill in this application unless you will suffer serious hardship if you are unable to obtain an extra shoe ration before a new War Ration Stamp becomes valid. Hardship need not be shown to replace defective shoes."
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Soldiers at Guadalcanal]

Description: Photograph of eleven soldiers sitting by their tent in the forests of Guadalcanal. They are identified as La Rue, Mamola, Tooter, "your old man," Pappy, Wasylenko, Lukens, Wojten, Cooke, Licht, and Morris.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[H. I. Clark Holding a Skull]

Description: Photograph of H. I. Clark standing outside. He is shirtless and wears a helmet. He holds a rifle in one hand and a skull in the other. Foliage and a tent are visible behind him.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

["A Medal, please, for a service man's wife"]

Description: Poem, written anonymously, entitled "A Medal, please, for a service man's wife". It tells of a returning soldier who wishes to give his wife a medal for enduring life without him.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Poem
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Soldiers Aiming Rifles]

Description: Photograph of C. Cole and C. E. Few kneeling in a ditch aiming their rifles. Both wear helmets and no shirts.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Coupon Book]

Description: Coupon book supplied by the Panama Canal Supply Department Commissary.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: Panama Canal Supply Department
Item Type: Book
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Five Soldiers With Skull]

Description: Photograph of five soldiers standing outside. The man in the middle wears a white shirt, and the men on either side of him wear helmets. The man on the far left holds a skull in one hand and a gun in the other. These men are identified as Cole, C. E. Few, Nichols, Clark, and Smith.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[J. I. Smith Outside]

Description: Photograph of J. I. Smith standing outside. He is shirtless, wearing a helmet, and holding a rifle. Foliage and a tent are visible behind him.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[John Weik Outside Tent]

Description: Photograph of John Weik posing on the rail outside a tent. An unidentified man stands in the entrance to the tent.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Outside Tent]

Description: Photograph of six soldiers sitting outside their tent. They are, from left to right, Calvin Rosacken, John Weik, an unidentified man, Donio Bankhead and James Menlinger. Kenneth Sykes leans against the unidentified man.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Soldiers In Front of Tent]

Description: Photograph of four soldiers sitting in front of a tent. They are Calvin Rosacken, Rodey Scinto, an unidentified man, and James Menlinger.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Four Soldiers Outside Camp]

Description: Photograph of four soldiers in uniform standing in front of a row of tents. Three are standing, holding their rifles, and one is kneeling. The man on the right is identified as Shultze.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Benefits of Reenlistment]

Description: Document listing the benefits of reenlisting in the Marine Corps, including a reenlistment period; mustering out pay; reenlistment allowance; choice of station; furlough travel allowance; furlough if you reenlist for two, three, or four years; retention of rank; transfer to fleet Marine Corps Reserve after 20 years of service; and retirement.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[John Weik and Rodey Scinto]

Description: Photograph of Rodey Scinto and John Weik showing off their arm muscles outside their camps. Tents are visible in the background.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Replacement Application]

Description: Application for the replacement of stolen, lost, mutilated, destroyed, or wrongfully withheld ration books or coupon sheets.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum