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[Photograph of Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float with men in military uniforms holding an American flag and an "American Legion" flag and a small display of rifles. A campaign sign for Pierce Brooks is in the background, as well as a railroad crossing sign.
Date: 1950
Creator: Rogers, J. R.
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[News Script: 1000 Republicans hear McCarthy]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about over one thousand persons attending a Republican Party fundraising dinner featuring Senator Joe McCarthy.
Date: February 10, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Legion recovers stolen cannon]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a stolen cannon being recovered and returned to the John Law and Joe Smart American Legion Post in Dallas.
Date: May 25, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Vets get gifts]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Bothwell-Kane American Legion Post collecting money for hospitalized veterans at the United States Public Health Service Hospital.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Legion]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the American Legion's 36th annual state convention in Fort Worth.
Date: July 29, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: National Legion chief]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the national president of the American Legion, W. C. Daniel, arriving in Fort Worth for a tour of Texas.
Date: March 18, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Watchdog runs again]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about war veterans gathering in Houston for the 35th State Convention of the American Legion.
Date: August 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Client Card: American Legion, 107th Inf. Post]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for the American Legion, 107th Inf. Post, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: bronze cast bayonets (2 copies).
Date: unknown
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[News Script: Legion parade]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an American Legion parade in Fort Worth.
Date: August 1, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: ROTC]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the entire cadet corps of all Fort Worth high school ROTC units being reviewed at Farrington Field by ROTC and American Legion commanders and Fort Worth school superintendent Moore.
Date: April 26, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Donuts for patients]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the American Legion buying donuts for patients at the U.S. Public Health Services Hospital in Fort Worth.
Date: July 21, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Flag burning]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Grand Prairie Legionaires having a parade that culminated in the cremation of the city's worn out American flags.
Date: September 18, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The American Legion Drum and Bugle Corp at their 1933 Convention in Chicago

Description: This much-battered picture has obviously been pinned to a cork-board in order for it to be photogaphed. Enough of the legend at its bottom survives to proclaim that the picture commemorates the attendance of the Drum and Bugle Corps of Mineral Wells' Farris Anderson Post No. 75, at a national convention of the the American Legion, in Chicago, Illinois, on October 2-5, 1933. The photograph was taken, the legend states, compliments of the Majestic Hotel. Please note: The American Legion provided the following names to accompany the picture: David Burnswick,[sic] Director; Paul Grable, Drum Major; Tommie Burns, Trumpet; James W. Calvert, Trumpet; E.M. Davidson, Trumpet; Lawrence Davis, Trumpet; Sam Goldman, Trumpet; Jack Armstrong, Trumpet; Bob Echols,[sic] Clarinet; (?) Davidson, Clarinet; Lloyd Kendall, Clarinet; Bob Irvine, Clarinet; (?)Brady, Piccolo; Arly (?) Bolfour,[sic] S. Drums, B. Drums; Dan Raeffell,[sic] Bass; W.E. Davis, Bass; Roy Prince, Trombone; Vaughan Davis, Trombone; (?) Trombone; Franz Schubert, Baritone; Alex Pavlovsky, Horn; W. W. Woodward. Horn; George Oliver, Horn; Bill Chancellor, Color Bearer; W.H.H. Smith, Color Bearer; Allan Wallace, Color Guard; George Barber, Color Guard. This band was awarded a state championship three times.
Date: October 1933
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[News Script: Legion building]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a flag-raising ceremony in Austin to dedicate a new state headquarters for the American Legion.
Date: July 8, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: American legionairre]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Daniel F. Foley, National Commander of the American Legion, visiting Dallas to address the Dallas Chamber of Commerce and the Dallas Advertising League, as the American Legion planned to hold its yearly conference in the city.
Date: January 12, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Entry in Fool's Parade

Description: Photograph of a group of individuals lining up for an American Legion parade. There are three signs that read, "Travis Post 76 Austin, Tex.", "Travis Post American Legion", and "Looking for the New Hotel". The men are in costume. Some are in dresses, some are in tuxedo jackets without pants. A handwritten notes on the back reads, "Evidently they didn't know how to hold 'em." Individuals are named on the back of the print.
Date: October 30, 1922
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[News Script: Sick priest]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the hospitalized Reverend Joseph Nagy receiving a citation of merit from the American Legion for his work with Hungarian refugees.
Date: February 9, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[American Legion Parade]

Description: Photograph of a group of individuals wearing various costumes, walking in an American Legion parade through a residential area. One man is in a cart pulled by a mule. There are three signs that read, "Travis Post 76 Austin, Tex.," "Travis Post American Legion," and "Looking for the New Hotel."
Date: October 30, 1922
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[American Legion Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of five male members of the American Legion participating in a flag ceremony in League City. Each member is wearing a blue vest and a garrison cap. Two members are balancing rifles, another two are holding folded American flags, and one member on the right is saluting something that is not visible.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[American Legion Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a man, wearing a garrison cap and a dark blue suit, standing behind a podium and speaking into a microphone at the American Legion flag ceremony in League City. A man, who is also wearing a garrison cap, stands behind him while a woman wearing a blue vest and a festive hat stands by an American flag. Numerous people are standing in the background.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[American Legion Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a speaker at the American Legion flag ceremony in League City. The speaker, who is standing behind a podium, is wearing a dark blue suit and a garrison cap. A man standing behind him is also wearing a garrison cap.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library