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[Report of Separation]

Description: Report of separation for Justin L. Bible, documenting the end of his active duty in the U.S. Air Force.
Date: October 1951
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate Honoring Zanna H. Pate]

Description: Certificate honoring Zanna H. Pate for his service in the U.S. Navy, signed by William J. Clinton, President of the United States. There is an embossed gold eagle from the U.S. seal at the top of the page. Text: The United States of America honors the memory of Zanna H. Pate. This certificate is awarded by a grateful nation in recognition of devoted and selfless consecration to the service of our country in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Separation Qualification Record]

Description: Separation qualification record, detailing the jobs Justin L. Bible held in the army.
Date: November 29, 1945
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Mexican War Veterans of 1846]

Description: Photograph of the Mexican War Veterans of 1846. The group of men are standing on steps. The men on the front row are seated.
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz, C.L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Thomas Green Bays]

Description: Copy negative of Thomas Green Bays, an early Jacksonville resident, sitting in a chair and holding a cane.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Awaiting the Train]

Description: Copy negative of citizens of Jacksonville awaiting the arrival of President William Howard Taft by train at the I. & G. N. railroad station. The mayor, M. L. "Bud" Earle, stands second from the right. With him are Civil War veterans, many of whom wear ribbon badges.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Small crowd of people and preachers at Bunt Vise's funeral

Description: Two preachers give a sermon while group of veterans and relatives pay their respects at the funeral of Bunt Vise. His casket is draped with the American flag. Two people in the crowd are holding the Star Spangled Banner and the Veteran's of Foreign Wars (VFW) flag.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

Small crowd of people at Bunt Vise's funeral

Description: Group of veterans and relatives at the funeral of Bunt Vise. His casket is draped with the American flag. Two people in the crowd are holding the Star Spangled Banner and the Veteran's of Foreign Wars (VFW) flag.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

Veterans stand next to the casket of Bunt Vise

Description: Several veterans stand next to the casket of Bunt Vise. Two are holding the US and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) flag, another is holding a rifle and one man is holding the casket's flag now folded.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

Art Anderson

Description: Photograph of six men joking around. Art Anderson, laughing, is being given a hat and a certificate. Anderson served as commander of the local Reserve Seabee Division after World War II. In the 1949 Austin City Directory he is listed as Utility Designer, Lower Colorado River Authority.
Date: April 7, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Charter, constitution and by-laws, officers and members of Sterling Price Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Camp No. 31: organized, October 13th, 1889, in the city of Dallas, Texas.

Description: This book includes the charter, constitution and by-laws of the Sterling Price Camp of the United Confederate Veterans, including a roster of members with their rank and unit affiliations.
Date: 1893
Creator: United Confederate Veterans. Texas Division. Sterling Price Camp No. 31.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Public Library

[Mexican War Veterans]

Description: Photograph of a group of Mexican War Veterans in 1903.
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz, C.L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Holiday Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of the Veterans of Foreign Wars float in the parade for the first annual League City Festival of Lights. The float is a makeshift wooden stable that holds a large group of passengers. Holiday decorations adorn the float from top to bottom. The U.S. flag and the Texas flag hover above the float, as well as two navy blue flags with the Veterans of Foreign Wars emblem. One of the VFW flags is posted on the side of the float.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall 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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library