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[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim - August 31, 1945]

Description: Photographs of Dan Melli and John and Joe Hurt in Rüsselsheim, Germany. The top four photographs show the men consorting with two very young girls identified as Hannala and Greshia. The picture on the top left has the two blonde children standing alone by a picket fence. The image to the top right has Melli kneeling between them and embracing them. The second image on the left has Joe Hurt embracing the girls. The second photo on the right shows both Hurt and Melli sitting with the girls on the hood of an army jeep. The next photo shows Melli and Hurt leaning against the jeep with two young German children leaning against a fence to the left. The final photo features John and Joe Hurt sitting on the jeep's hood.
Date: August 31, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Tank on Streets of Denton Square]

Description: This photograph was taken after the announcement of the end of World War I. Unidentified onlookers admire a tank on the northeast side of the square. The building in the background is the southeast corner of the square. It housed the First State Bank. This building was torn down circa 1959-1960.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Photograph of Tank in Camp]

Description: Photograph of a military tank entering camp in Fulda, Germany. Handwritten note on the back of the photo reads, "Here's that same formation that the General gave a speech. -- Fulda, Germany -- May, 18, 1946."
Date: May 18, 1946
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[News Script: Military railroad]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about daily operations on the 12-mile military railroad built to supply Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth.
Date: June 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Space corporation]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Garland aerospace manufacturing company conducting various research for military jet engine and missile projects.
Date: January 31, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: 49th leaves for summer camp]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about U.S. National Guardsmen assembling from around the region for summer training camp at Fort Hood.
Date: June 27, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Transporting soldiers from Marfa to border by US Army trucks

Description: Photograph of United States troops heading from Marfa, Texas, to the Mexican border. The uniformed men are piled into a line of open military trucks with covered beds. A note in the lower-right corner says "Transporting soldiers from Marfa to border by U.S. Army trucks." The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "These troops resisted Mexican bandits under the leadership of Pancho Villa who raided ranches and farms on both sides of the Rio Grande" (p. 8).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[General orders no. 10, April 5, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 10 specifies that this command, 1st Separate Brigade, must ready themselves to be moved at once. It details that all surplus baggage and stores would be disposed of and the soldiers would be fully outfitted with clothing, as well as with camp and garrison equipment for active duty. Each regiment would receive two wagons for use by officers, mess kits, cooking utensils, and hospital supplies.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States Army, Department of West Virginia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A. D. Kennard,Jr, June 21, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr., detailing news about his time in the camps by the White River in Arkansas and the news includes: the present location of David's regiment who has set up camps on the White River near De Valls, Arkansas; a dialogue about his company who attempted to travel to "Charles town" (Charleston, AR) by boat,fifty miles away, on the night of June the 16th only to discover the "feds" had captured the town that day; a discussion about marching to meet the company who was traveling to "Charles town"; an account of how his company prepared for battle on June the 18th; a detailed dialogue on the reason why they took a "stand"; a discussion about the fight at Charleston, AR; an account of the post-battle preparations of the regiment located near De Valls Bluff, AR; updates on his health and the health of his fellow soldiers; and a dialogue about selling his pony in Little Rock AR.
Date: June 21, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Date: March 29, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Swab Holder

Description: Patent for improvements in swab-holders consisting of a sectional box or cup containing fibrous material to apply a lubricating oil for the piston-rod to reduce friction and wear on the rod.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Bruce. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department