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[Portrait of Thomsen Daughters and Mothers]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white vignetted portrait of a mother and her three daughters. The mother, Ane Magdaline Homan Thomsen, is seated wearing a black scarf around her head. Her daughters stand behind her, each wearing a high-collared dress and a ribbon in her hair. The woman on the left is wearing a lacy-bodiced dress with puff sleeves. The woman in the center is wearing a simple puff-sleeved dress. The woman on the right is wearing a dress with a tweed bodice and a striped ascot. An inscription on the side of the image from the photography studio reads, "Fotografiaf Hedegaard Bromdersley."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Map showing allied progress on the Western Front.

Description: Map shows progress of Allied forces in Europe near the conclusion of W.W. I. Includes "reference", "Allied Captures of Prisoners of War, July to September [1918]," and "British Captures of Prisoners of War, August & September [1918]." Scale [1:1,000,000].
Date: 1918
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Captain on Trail]

Description: Photograph of a captain posing on a trail in Europe. A town is visible in the background.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Fredericksen Family

Description: Black and white professional portrait of the Fredericksen family. The mother and father, Herman Fredericksen and Kingerborg Jensen Fredericksen, are sitting in elegant chairs opposite each other. The mother is wearing a dark dress with a high neck and a decorative collar; the father is wearing a three piece suit and has a mustache. Their four children are arranged between them, but one daughter is sitting in the same seat as her mother. They are all wearing dark clothing. The sons are wearing dark shirts with wide tie collars. The daughters are both wearing dresses with collars and buttons down the front. The youngest daughter is holding an open book in her lap. At the bottom right of the image, an embossed stamp reads, "Atelier Fru Jepsen & Søng, Svendborg." A handwritten note on the back lists their names and the location of the portrait session: "Svendborg, Danmark."
Date: 1915
Creator: Atelier Fru Jepsen & Søng
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andreaus Berndt

Description: Color copy photograph of a black and white portrait of a bearded man, identified as Andreaus Berndt. According to accompanying information, Andreaus is the father of Helvig J. Berndt. He is wearing a heavy buttoned-up coat and is gazing to his right. Just below his vignetted image, the photograph has been torn; the pieces have been put back together for the purpose of this copy photograph. Below the original portrait, the portrait maker's signature reads: C.M. Lund, Toftlund.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lund, C. M.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Half-Tracks Moving Out]

Description: Photograph of 56th Armored Infantry Battalion half-tracks preparing to move out in a column.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Desmond on Mountain]

Description: Photograph of Desmond standing at the top of a mountain in Europe. A town is visible in the background.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers on Stairs]

Description: Photograph of Nick Hardeny, Walter Fee, Joseph Damiani, George Dear, Moyer, Marvin Hemshrot, and Francis Tacey, sitting on stairs somewhere in Europe.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Carte ethnographique de L'Europe.

Description: Map shows ethnic groups by name, major cities, and political boundaries in mid-nineteenth century Europe. Includes legend: "Classification des pueples de L'Europe." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1863
Creator: chez Erhard
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Reuben Lasee]

Description: Blurry photograph of Reuben Lasee posing in his uniform in front of a building in Europe.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers in Europe]

Description: Photograph of four soldiers, identified as Vernon Foster, Robert Kresge, Raymond Schmidt, and Charles McLaughlin standing in front of a building in Europe. A wooden fence, a building, and a tree are visible in the background.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Outside Building]

Description: Photograph of four soldiers, identified as Vernon Foster, Robert Kresge, Raymond Schmidt, and Charles McLaughlin standing in front of a building in Europe. A wooden fence, a building, and a tree are visible in the background.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Map of Africa and adjoining portions of Europe and Asia.

Description: Atlas map of Africa, showing countries colored according to colonial administration, capital cities and towns, caravan routes and railways, rivers, swamps, and desert areas. The map includes an inset map of the Cape Verde Islands and a note to English-speakers on the pronunciation of French, Italian, and Portuguese names as well as a translation key for native words. Scale [ca. 1:12,672,000] (200 miles to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Grosvenor, Gilbert
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Secunda etas mundi.

Description: Map shows the pre-Columbus world, based on Ptolemy's Geographia. Jerusalem is at the center of the map; the Indian Ocean is an enclosed area; and Scandinavia, southern Africa and the Far East are not shown. Twelve winds, depicted as heads surrounding the map, are named as well as major places. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1493
Creator: Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Clarence Whitefield on Train]

Description: Photograph of Clarence Whitefield leaning out of the open window of a train car. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "T-3 Clarence Whitefield on Troop Train. England? (or was it en route to Texas?)."
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Soldiers on Horseback]

Description: Photograph of four soldiers posed on horseback. Handwritten note on the back of the photo reads, "Me -- Shipp -- Tipsword -- Reed -- Somewhere in Europe -- 1944."
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of the Alps Mountains]

Description: Postcard of the Alps Mountains, showing a church peeking out from behind a boulder and a tram coming out of a tunnel.
Date: [1944..1945]
Creator: Huber, Hans
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A Heavily Damaged Town]

Description: Photograph of a town heavily damaged by war. Piles of bricks line the street.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Frontpost, Number 54, April Issue 1

Description: Newspaper produced by American forces for German soldiers during World War II discussing events in the war, statements from soldiers and civilians, and other information related to the state of affairs in Europe and around the world.
Date: April 1945
Creator: United States. Army.
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Frontpost, Number 48, February Issue 3

Description: Newspaper produced by American forces for German soldiers during World War II discussing events in the war, statements from soldiers and civilians, and other information related to the state of affairs in Europe and around the world.
Date: 1944?-02
Creator: United States. Army.
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum