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[Membership Certificate to Elmer Wheatly]

Description: Membership certificate to the Dance Masters of America, Inc. presented to Elmer Wheatly in 1949. The text on the certificate reads: "This is to certify that Elmer Wheatly is an active member of the Dance Masters of America, Inc., and is hereby entitled to all privileges of active membership in this organization for the year 1949."
Date: 1949
Creator: Dance Masters of America, Inc.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Tarver Family Outside of a House]

Description: Photograph of the Tarver family standing together in a line outside of an unidentified house. From left to right: Wendell Lee, James Walden, John Agrippa, Selma Cleo, Elizabeth Ann, and Leta Joy (front). They are standing on the grass next to a flagstone walk; the corner of the house and trees are visible in the background.
Date: April 25, 1949
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Maurice and Tom Foster]

Description: Photograph of Maurice and Tom Foster standing together in a yard, behind a birdbath. The gentleman on the right is wearing a serviceman's uniform; the gentleman on the left is wearing a light-colored shirt and dark slacks and is holding a cigarette. There is a hedge behind them as well as houses and trees in the background. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says: "1st furlough from Dodge" and "Maurice & Tom Foster."
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Photograph of Six Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of six men standing in front of a plane. The two men in the middle hold a paper between them, which all six soldiers are looking at. The men are identified as McFarley, Capt. Foster (age 32), Forbes, Lt. Woodward (barely age 21), Finneberg, and Foreman.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Insignia Patch]

Description: Cloth insignia patch belonging to Shirley C. Foster. The patch has a tan background with striped gold stitching in arcs and the top and coming to a point at the bottom. There is an open diamond at the center.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Red Cross Sticker]

Description: Square sticker with a red cross inside a white circle, on a dark blue background. The words "Moisten gummed edges and apply to window" are at the bottom of the sticker.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Insignia Patch]

Description: Cloth insignia patch belonging to Shirley C. Foster. The patch has a dark blue background with striped silver stitching in arcs and the top and coming to a point at the bottom. There is an open diamond at the center.
Date: 1940~/1949~
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~
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Four Boys Sitting On a Rock]

Description: Photograph of four boys outside arranged around a rock. They are identified as Grub, Richard A. Fanning, Ashcraft, and Ray. The two on the left stand behind the rock, while the third sits on it and the fourth sits in the third boy's lap. Trees are visible behind them.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum