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Perini Family Headstone

Description: Copy negative of the Perini family headstone in Italy with names and death dates of members of the Perini family, including Cottardo and Maria Domenica, Ciuseppe and Marianna Perini, Giuseppe Perini, and others.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Perini Family Shrine

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of Perini family shrines in Italy. The print over the entrance of the first says "Famiglia Perini," and the second says "Coniugi Perini." Both are concrete structures with a metal gate across the front, cross decorations, and a plaque in the back with writing on it. There are mountains in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[1 Italian Lira]

Description: Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[5 Italian Lire]

Description: Bill worth five Italian lire from 1943. The front has a decorative green border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, cinque (five 5 five) lire" and "series of 1943 A." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[5 Italian Lire]

Description: Bill worth five Italian lire from 1943. The front has a decorative green border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, cinque (five 5 five) lire" and "series of 1943 A." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[1 Italian Lira]

Description: Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Soldiers in Italy]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified soldier, Charles Piper, and Stewart posing together in Italy.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[1 Italian Lira]

Description: Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Arrival in Italy]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Air Force pilot climbing out of his plane upon his arrival at the Aviano Air Base in Italy. Five men are lined up at attention on the tarmac.
Date: 1972
Creator: Leach, Robert C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard from Lillian to John J. Herrera - 1966]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera is postmarked Rome, Italy, but the postmark date is obscured. The front of the card is a color image of a building which is identified on the back of the card as St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The handwritten note reads: "Onto Monte Carlo & Paris & Louvre [?] Lillian".
Date: 1966
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Six Soldiers playing in mud- Italy 1943

Description: Photograph of six American soldiers from the 36th Infantry Division playing in the mud in Italy in 1943. Marcott is pulling on a rifle that another soldier "Deuce" is holding.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

[Buildings on an Italian Hillside]

Description: Photograph of buildings arranged in tiers on an Italian hillside. A stone wall below rises above a canal near the bottom of the photo.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Burning Airplane]

Description: Photograph of a group of people watching a burning airplane in a field near Nettuno, Italy.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Africae tabula geographica.

Description: Map shows northern coast of Africa, Iberian and Italian peninsulas, and larger islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Includes notes. Scale not given.
Date: 1742
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Bracelet: World War II Souvenir (Italy)

Description: Aluminum bracelet formed as 1 large and six small oval plaques joined by flattened links. Large plaque with engraved images of eagles framing a view of the bay of Naples, inscribed "NAPLES". Other links with engraved views of various locations in Italy and one with a view of a camel and a palm tree labeled "AFRICA". One link with date 1944.
Date: 1944
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Corporal Roy Clay, Jr.]

Description: Portrait of Corporal Roy Clay, Jr. wearing his military uniform. The text on the bottom of the photograph has a description of his rank, birth/death date, and location of death: "Cpl. Roy Clay, Jr. Co. E. 142nd Infantry 36th Division Born Aug. 5th, 1917 Killed Feb. 11th, 1944 in Italy."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Portrait of Alton Belton Wilson in his Uniform]

Description: Portrait of Alton Belton Wilson wearing his military uniform. The text on the bottom of the photograph contains information of Wilson's parents and siblings, and his death, as well as the medals he won: "Alton Belton Wilson Son of F. C. and Maudie Wilson of Roscoe Brother of Elizabeth Ballard and Calvin Killed Feb. 11, 1943 in Italy Received Purple Heart and Silver Star."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Portrait of Staff Sergeant Enoch A. Whittington]

Description: Portrait of Staff Sergeant Enoch A. Whittington wearing his military uniform. The text on the photograph contains information about Whittington's rank, birth date, and death date, as well as the medal he won: "S/Sgt. Enoch A. Whittington Co. E. 142nd Inf. 36th Div. Born Sept 26th, 1916 Killed Sept 19th, 1944 in Italy Purple Heart."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Portrait of Thomas T. Gilliam]

Description: Portrait of Thomas T. Gilliam posing for a picture in his military uniform. The text on the bottom of the photograph contains information about Gilliam's company, his birth and death dates, and the location of his death: "Thomas T. Gilliam 504th Parachute Regt. 82nd Airborne Division Born Jan 20, 1923 Killed Sept. 17, 1943 at Altavilla, [Italy]."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum