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Map of China prepared for the China Inland Mission.

Description: Map shows the railroads and stations of the China Inland Mission and other Protestant missions. Includes legend. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Scale [ca.1: 3,168,000].
Date: 1898
Creator: Edward Stanford Ltd.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Aynsley bone china saucer]

Description: Aynsley bone china c. 1775 1 saucer large pink flower with smaller blue and purple flower on one side, other side has a pink flower with a blue flower the same size
Date: 1775~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aynsley bone china coffee cup]

Description: Aynsley bone china est. 1775 1 coffee cup large pink flower with smaller blue and purple flower on one side, other side has a pink flower with a blue flower the same size
Date: 1775~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

China Regio Asiae

Description: Map shows the Great Wall, cities and provinces. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1602
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of Navy men in China]

Description: Photograph of a group of navy men in China. The men are on donkeys accompanied by four Asian men. There are rock walls in the background. Lance Russell, far left, is shown on a donkey.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of U.S.S. General H.W. Butner]

Description: Copy negative of U.S.S. General H. W. Butner in China. The ship is facing to the right and is anchored. The text on the front reads, "U.S.S. General H.W. Butner (AP. 113) 1946 at Smai China." The text on the back reads, "U.S.S. General H.W. Butler - Transported to Chine - 1946. Bill Nesbit."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Japan and South China Seas.

Description: Map shows geography, political boundaries, towns, and cities in Japan and part of China. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Includes location diagram. Scale [ca. 1:4,000,000].
Date: 1945
Creator: United States Army Map Service
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oriental Women Standing

Description: Copy negative of Hesiano Nina, Ping Tai Tai, Wen Bama and Chao Ken Niang all wearing oriental clothing in Shantung, China.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oral History Interview with W. A. Henderson, September 20, 2003

Description: Interview with W. A. (Bill) Henderson, a pilot during World War II. He discusses his time as a bombardier and navigator on a B-24 in the China-Burma-India Theater. His crew hit the bridge over River Kwai (Mae Klong) while making bombing runs along the Burma Railway and also flew runs to supply gasoline to various bases in China, India and Burma. He relates anecdotes about the food and living quarters on the bases and the time he saved his co-pilot's life. He helped his co-pilot land the plane after a bullet tore through the plane's nose wheel and injured the man's leg.
Date: September 20, 2003
Creator: Johnson, Kep & Henderson, W. A.
Item Type: Sound
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, August 12, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on August 12, 1945, relating his reaction and that of the soldiers in his outfit to the news that Japan has surrendered and the war is over. He is delighted at the thought of coming home and starting a family.
Date: August 12, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, August 20, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on August 20, 1945. He discusses his lack of interesting things to write home about, the possible end of censorship, and letters he has received and written recently.
Date: August 20, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Magni Mogolis Imperivm

Description: Map shows "Indostan" [central and upper India] and Bengal, and adjacent areas of Persia, the Tartan empire, and China. Includes illustrations of ships and elephants. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000].
Date: [1662..1665]
Creator: Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Seed Cotton Elevator

Description: Patent for a gin-feeder cotton elevator. This grain elevator features a cotton trunk that helps to sort the grain.
Date: January 17, 1900
Creator: Harris, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A new map of Chinese & independent Tartary.

Description: Map shows deserts and cities across Independent and Chinese Tartary. Includes geographical notes. Scale not given.
Date: 1806
Creator: Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Alan W. Saunders, October 8, 2004

Description: Interview with Alan W. "Buck" Saunders, a pilot during World War II. He discusses joining the Army Air Corps, becoming an airplane mechanic, and going to flight school for pilot training. He was stationed in India and flew supplies into China over the Himalayas (known by pilots as "the Hump"). In China, he traded items such as jewelry or opium for information on Japanese troop placements in Burma. He also discusses his meetings with native Burmese and talks about later experiences he had after the war and during the Vietnam War.
Date: October 8, 2004
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Saunders, Alan W.
Item Type: Sound
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Peter Chu, November 1, 2003

Description: Interview with Peter Chu regarding his experiences in China during World War II. Peter's son Alan Chu also participates in this interview. Peter Chu discusses the Japanese occupation in Nanking (Nanjing), China in 1937 when he was 10 years old.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Nichols, Chuck & Chu, Peter
Item Type: Sound
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, November 10, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on November 10, 1945, telling them what he's been doing in Shanghai. He also expresses his disgust with the army for not getting him home sooner.
Date: November 10, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, February 6, 1946]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on February 6, 1946. He complains of the routine of his days, and mentions his anger at the easy treatment of Japanese war criminals coming to Shanghai for trial.
Date: February 6, 1946
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum