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[Greeting Card from G. E. Dalton to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from G. E. Dalton and family. The front shows a drawing of an American flag, and the inside shows the American flag next to a picture of a dome.
Date: 194u
Creator: Dalton, G. E.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Cards From Crossing the Equator]

Description: Two cards received by Jack Vaughan with a note that says "Cards I was given when I crossed the equator June 1942." The first card is labeled "Ancient Order of the Deep" certifying that Vaughan crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wharton. The second card is labeled "Domain of Neptunus Rex" verifying that Vaughan had crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wichita.
Date: June 1, 1942
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Greeting Card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan, sent at Christmas. The front of the card shows a drawing of a man and woman in a horse-drawn sleigh, and the inside shows the man and woman walking away. Ralph writes about his upcoming transfer, and apologizes for not answering Jack's letter in a timely manner.
Date: 194u
Creator: Vaughan, Ralph L.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Greetings from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan. She asks him what he wants for Christmas, and writes about his brother Raymond. There is a drawing of an American flag on the front, and the card is decorated with drawings of mistletoe and poinsettias.
Date: November 18, 1943
Creator: Vaughan, Ruby
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan. The front shows a drawing of a shield with red and white stripes and white stars on a blue background, three red, white, and blue candles, and three arrows.
Date: 194u
Creator: Garvin, Mildred Reddy
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Greeting Card from Ruby and Raymond Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Ruby and Raymond Vaughan to Jack Vaughan. The front shows a drawing of a bear in a uniform, with the word "hello" written out behind him in red, white, and blue striped ribbon. On the inside, there is a drawing of the bear sitting under a mailbox reading a letter, with a tent in the background.
Date: 194u
Creator: Vaughan, Raymond Britton & Vaughan, Ruby
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Card from Fay Garvin to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Fay Garvin and her family to Jack Vaughan. The drawing on the front is of Uncle Sam, set against a red, white, and blue shield.
Date: 194u
Creator: Garvin, Fay Vaughan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Wishes from Mildred Reddy, December 2, 1942]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan, on December 2, 1942. The front shows a drawing of an American flag enclosed in a star, with a red, white, and blue musical staff in the background. She wishes him a merry Christmas, and hopes that he and the army will make it back safely.
Date: December 2, 1942
Creator: Garvin, Mildred Reddy
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Good Wishes to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Inez and family to Jack Vaughan. The front shows a red, white, and blue "V" with a ribbon underneath.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Greeting Card from Mrs. Seiler to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Mrs. Seiler to Jack Vaughan, with an American flag background and a shield on the front. It reads: "For God and Country, May this Bible Keep You Safe from Harm!" A small book labeled "Holy Bible" is attached to the card with a red ribbon. On the inside, a letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt, recommending soldiers read the Bible, is reprinted.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Soldiers Playing Cards]

Description: Photograph of four soldiers playing a card game while in the field. There is money on the cardboard box they use as a table.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Poker Game on A. P. Hill]

Description: Photograph of five unidentified soldiers playing a poker game on the deck of the Liberty ship A. P. Hill, which takes them home to the United States from Europe after the war.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Christmas Card from Pedersen Family]

Description: Christmas card sent out by the Pedersen family from Danevang, Texas. The front page of the card bears an image of the family - Gordon, Alice, and Pastor John - around a piano. Alice is seated at it as she lays her hands on the keys and looks slightly to the right at the camera. She wears a light-colored jacket with dark trim accents and glasses. Her husband, Pastor John, stands behind her on the right wearing a two-piece suit. Finally, Gordon, next to Alice on the left, has his hands behind his back and wears a collar shirt and dark, belted pants. The back of the card bears a second image. This time, of Gordon Pedersen resting his hands on a horizontal sign with the bold heading that reads, "DANEVANG." He wears a hat and is standing outdoors in a grassy area. The caption beneath this image reads: "Our best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. Alice, Gordon & John Pedersen."
Date: 1948/1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Duus Family Holiday Greeting Photograph]

Description: Two photographs of the same image of the Duus family, which were used as a holiday greeting card and have been placed together with the aid of a small piece of adhesive on the back of the right photograph. The portrait of the family positions Pastor Vagn Duus on the leftmost side, holding a young a boy. The pastor's wife, identified as Gerda Duus, is in the middle, holding a baby in front of her and Sybil Duus on the right. The two boys have not been properly identified, although names have been provided in accompanying information (Verner and Erling). Text beneath the portrait says, "Season's Greetings from Our House to Your House" and has a simple line drawing of a landscape beneath it.
Date: 1942/1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Christmas Card

Description: Illustrated Christmas card of a red book and adorning mistletoes. Additionally, on the front page, there is a printed line of text that reads, "Season's Greetings." When opened, there are two inscriptions on either side. They read: "When winter comes along the way and it gets close to Christmas Day, then memories and thoughts anew start on their way to folks like you, and wishes rise for your good cheer on Christmas Day and all New Year!" A hand-written notation follows: "Carl, Jo Lee Anne & Carl M Jr."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Christmas Card

Description: Illustrated Christmas card from Harold and Myrtle Strobel. The front page has an image of Santa Claus holding a bag of gifts. A clock with adorned mistletoes is to the right. The text reads, "It's time for these Good Wishes." When opened, the card shows an image of Santa shooting a rifle at the clock. Accompanying text on this side of the card reads, "so here's shooting the works", and "Merry Christmas Happy New Year! Harold and Myrtle Strobel Family."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Men Playing Cards Outdoors

Description: Copy negative of a group of five men wearing hats, sitting on the grass outside playing cards with trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library