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[Two Letters from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother]

Description: Two letters from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother written during his voyage across the Atlantic Ocean while they were entering the "danger zone." Both letters primarily concern the receiving of items that have been sent from Clay to his mother. The second letter was written on the night after the first letter.
Date: 191u
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Western Union Telegram to Soloman Falls]

Description: A telegram sent from Washington D.C. to Mr. Soloman Falls, to inform him of his son Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Fall's death in France on November 6th. The telegram features the words Western Union Telegram along with the company's logo of the globe surrounded by the words "Western Union" at the top center, with standard telegram form information to either side (i.e. blanks available to complete with sender and receiver information). None of the blank spaces have been completed. Below this writing, the message reads: "No 3, CK 24 Government, Washington, D.C. 514 PM 5th" -- "Mr. Soloman Falls Roxton, Texas" -- "Deeply regret to inform you that Corporal Jett Falls Inf is officially reported as killed in Action November Sixth" -- "Harris the Adjt. -- 8.48 PM"
Date: unknown
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, September 4, 1944]

Description: Letter to Cecile from her father about a dinner he attended, hosted by the Daughters of Artillery Club, another dinner he attended in celebration of "O'mama's" 81st birthday. He mentions that Hal Mourning plans on visiting and discusses the war.
Date: September 4, 1944
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from Clayton Briseel to Henry and Harriett Clay, March 20, 1922]

Description: Letter from Clayton Briseel to Mr. and Mrs. Clay regarding Briseel's acknowledgement of Henry Clay, Jr.'s burial in the United States. At the end Briseel mentions that he has not been able to locate any of Henry's accounts.
Date: March 20, 1922
Creator: Briseel, Clayton
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from C. Anderson Wright to Mr. and Mrs. Clay, April 15, 1921]

Description: Letter from C. Anderson Wright, president of Tale-Spins Magazine Co. to the parents of Henry Clay, Jr. apologizing for the War Department having not altered Clay, Jr.'s status. He does off a complementary subscription to the magazine if they would like.
Date: April 15, 1921
Creator: Wright, C. Anderson
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from P. C. Harris to Henry R. Clay, Jr., September 16, 1920]

Description: Letter from the Adjutant General P. C. Harris to Henry R. Clay, Sr., concerning an award to be awarded posthumously to Henry Clay, Jr. The letter documents two combats that Henry Clay, Jr. fought valiantly against a larger force.
Date: September 16, 1920
Creator: Harris, P. C.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Insurance Refund Notification Upon Death of Jett Falls]

Description: A letter written Mr. Soloman Falls of Paris, Texas informing him of his son's (Jett -- Johnny, Jetty --- Falls) insurance benefits upon his death. The letter was issued by the Treasury Department on May 3rd, 1920 and details the amount paid by Mr. Soloman towards Jett Falls War Risk Insurance, and the amount owed to him upon his son's death. The amount owed was determined to be $65.16, and the letter states that future payments will occur in the amount of $57.50 each month. The letter is typed, and was written by R. H. Hallett, the Assistant Director in charge of Compensation and Insurance Claims Division.
Date: May 3, 1920
Creator: Treasury Department, United States of America
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Letter from Jae P. Moore to Henry Clay, Sr., April 24, 1919]

Description: Letter to Henry Clay, Sr. from Jae P. Moore concerning Moore's sending of Henry Clay, Jr.'s combat reports. Moore says that the reports are copies made "from the original that I took for myself."
Date: August 24, 1919
Creator: Moore, Jae P.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Sol Reinthal to Henry Clay, Sr., April 4, 1919]

Description: Letter from Sol Reinthal to Henry Clay, Sr. regarding the death of Henry Clay, Jr. Reinthal includes a message from his son that describes the amazing qualities of Clay, Jr.
Date: April 4, 1919
Creator: Reinthal, Sol
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Home Service Memorial Pamphlet]

Description: This pamphlet describes the memorial service held by the First Baptist Church of Paris, TX to honor the soldiers from Lamar County who were killed during World War I. The front cover features text identifying the event to be held as a Home Service Memorial conducted by the American Red Cross "For the sons of Lamar County who have given their lives in service of their country" at the First Baptist Church of Paris, Texas on March 7th, 1919. The inside of the pamphlet contains a program guide to the memorial events, including a list of hymns to be sung and masses read, as well as an honor roll of the fallen soldiers for whom the memorial was conducted. Jett Falls name on the third page under the list of Honor Roll individuals, tenth from the top.
Date: March 7, 1919
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Letter Informing Soloman Falls of Jett Fall's Death]

Description: A letter addressed to Mr. S (Soloman) Falls in Roxton, Texas informing him of his son's (Jett Falls) death. The letter is appears to be a standard government-issued form with blank spaces available for personalization. The spaces on this form have been completed to show that "Jett Falls" was killed at the "Meuse-Verdun Sector" on "Nov. 5th". It expresses appropriate sentiments of loss and condolence and is signed by the Chaplain of the 359th division, M. M. Hoffman, Jr. A handwritten note at the bottom reads "He is buried in this sector with a number of his companions and has a cross at his grave".
Date: 1919
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to Jenni Hill, December 10, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to Jenni Hill describing his actions from 1917 to 1918. Clay left the U. S. on August 18, 1917 and then left England on March 17, 1918; he first went over the lines in April 1918.
Date: December 10, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from E. A. Starks to Henry Clay, Sr., December 5, 1918]

Description: Letter from E. A. Starks to Henry Clay, Sr. concerning Starks' introduction to Henry Clay, Jr. in which he tells of Clay, Jr.'s courage and ability as a pilot. Starks tells the story of Clay, Jr. shooting down a German plane and then taking parts of the plane as souvenirs.
Date: December 5, 1918
Creator: Starks, E. A.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Official Notice of Jett Falls Appointment to Corporal]

Description: A certificate issued by the Army of the United States of America to commemorate Private Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls' increase in rank from Private to Corporal. It is a standard WWI issued form with blank spaces available for personalization. This form was completed by a Lt. Colonel (his signature is unreadable) at Camp Travis, Texas on April 11th 1918. The remaining filled spaces detail the Private Jett Falls, Co. E 359th Infantry had been promoted to Corporal of that same division on March 27th 1918.
Date: April 11, 1918
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, Spring 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home concerning the recent mail issues and the different types of planes that are used in training. Clay is still seeking his commission which would pay him $230 a month.
Date: Spring 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, Spring 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family primarily primarily dealing with flying tactics and maneuvers a pilot takes, sometimes in dangerous positions, to fly the plane accordingly. He remarks at the end that his commission was issued as a 2nd Lieutenant and he did receive the box from his mother.
Date: Spring 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, March 19, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family discussing his posting to his squadron and his address will be changing. He goes on to express his love for his mother and his desire to save as much money as possible while overseas.
Date: March 19, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, March 7, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home during his stay in Scotland. In he first half of the letter Clay is thanking his mother for the box she sent him and some pictures as well; afterwards Clay goes into talking about being the first American Squadron to "fight Huns," and possibly being made a captain by the time they depart for France.
Date: March 7, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, March 1, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr, to his family from Scotland while he takes a course on gunnery. Clay has nothing but good things to say about the picturesque landscape and nice hotel he is staying in. One of the boys in his detachment also received word that commissions are imminent.
Date: March 1, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Brother Ashton, February 22, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his brother Ashton regarding his current status in England. Another one of Clay's friends died in a flying accident and he tells his brother that he should join the Royal Flying Corps instead of being conscripted by the United States. A new commanding officer who knows a great deal has talked about making Clay an instructor in the Royal Flying Corps.
Date: February 22, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas