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[Group of World War I Army enlisted men eating beside tent rows]

Description: Photograph of several enlisted men in what appear to be World War I U.S. infantry uniforms, some wearing sweaters and others thick shirts, eating at the end of a row of field tents. They are eating from metal mess kits, and the meal appears to include biscuits. Several of the men are wearing enlisted visor hats. Three of the men are identified in handwriting on the photograph: Walter, Clyde and George.
Date: 1917
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Instructions for Schools and Victory Savings Week, 1919]

Description: A pamphlet from the War Savings Division of the Federal Reserve to American public schools with instructions for the celebration of Victory Savings Week, a national celebration and pledge drive for the first anniversary of World One One's end. Included are letters addressed to principals, teachers, and parents, specific instructions for schools on how to organize events and collect money pledges during the week, and lyrics for "thrift songs" to be sung. A return envelope and the sending envelope are included.
Date: October 22, 1919
Creator: Smith, Frank M.
Partner: Private Collection of the CC Cox Family

Penn Field

Description: Soldiers standing in formation during aviation training at Penn Field during first World War. Penn Field was located in south Austin, bordered by what is now South Congress, Woodward St. and Ben White Blvd.
Date: 1917/1918
Creator: Jordan Company
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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[News Clip: Veteran's Parade]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: November 11, 1978, 5:30 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 31 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Suffragettes]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: August 26, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Fort Sam Houston Bulletin 128]

Description: Bulletin reprinting announcements from the US Army Adjutant General's Officer regarding: screenings for the elimination of "mentally defective" soldiers; instruction of soldiers in French; applications for transfer of enlisted men; designation of general hospitals; and an amendment for the War Department Circular of July 11, 1918.
Date: October 4, 1918
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[U.S. War Department General Orders 94]

Description: Document outlining orders from the Secretary of War regarding a minor amendment to a previous order, designation of college-based units as part of the Student Army Training Corps, inspection of embarking soldiers to ensure their proper wear of identification tags, establishment of the Industrial Furlough Section, and creation of the Morale Branch of the General Staff.
Date: October 19, 1918
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[U.S. War Department Bulletin 17]

Description: Bulletin outlining orders for the issuance of type writers, pack carriers for motorized units, taxes on and exemptions for various services rendered for the war effort, and the establishment of two Army units at Georgia Tech.
Date: March 30, 1918
Creator: March, Payton Conway
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Fort Sam Houston Bulletin 132]

Description: Bulletin reprinting an administrative memo from the War Department that outlines directions for mailing and telegramming certain inquiries, followed by communications from the Army Adjutant General's Office regarding: limiting the spread of influenza when troops are transferred between posts; the definition of "parent of Spouse" with regards to War Risk Insurance; and a change to insurance rate premiums. Included as well is a note for troops in Headquarters, Southern Department about limiting the sale of sugar at exchanges to the amount allotted by rations.
Date: October 12, 1918
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Fort Sam Houston Bulletin 125]

Description: Bulletin reprinting letters from the US Army Adjutant General's Office and the US Army Surgeon General's Office, regarding the issuance of uniforms to foreign soldiers under Army command, guidance for the care of influenza patients, instructions on daily drill and routines for Medical Corps personnel, marriage-by-proxy, and rules for reenlistment.
Date: October 1, 1918
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[U.S. War Department General Orders 92]

Description: Document outlining orders from the Secretary of War regarding citizens of neutral countries serving in the Army and their right to be discharged should they apply to become U.S. citizens.
Date: October 16, 1918
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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