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[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1967-11-19]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera and wife from their son, Douglas M. Herrera, November 19, 1967. The letter describes Douglas's travels from California to Guam to Saigon, reporting for military duty. Douglas indicates that he was docked a week's pay (Article 15) but was not put before a court martial.
Date: November 19, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-12-25]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera. The letter describes Christmas celebrations at his military base in Vietnam including Christmas dinner provided by the Red Cross, the Bob Hope Show, and President Lyndon Johnson's visit to Vietnam.
Date: December 25, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-10-22]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera in which his son, Douglas M. Herrera, explains his reasons for leaving the military and his opposition to the war in Vietnam. Douglas states that he will not and can not go back to serve in the military and plans to start a new life in San Francisco.
Date: October 22, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-06-12]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, describing his time at a military base in Vietnam and thanking his father for the care packages that were sent.
Date: June 12, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Douglas M. Herrera]

Description: A letter from John J. Herrera to his son, Douglas M. Herrera, says that John is proud of his son's military service and that Douglas is missed by his family.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ronald Tavel to Sterling Houston - October 3, 1994]

Description: Letter from Ronald Tavel to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes from National Taiwan University in Taipei, where, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship, he has landed a teaching position. He informs Houston on his life in Taiwan and of general news in his professional career as a writer, academic, and filmmaker.
Date: October 3, 1994
Creator: Tavel, Ronald
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ronald Tavel to Sterling Houston - August 16, 1993]

Description: Letter from Ronald Tavel to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Tavel writes from National Taiwan University in Taipei, where, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship, he has landed a teaching position. He thanks Houston for a copy of one his plays, The Marquise. He goes on to talk about his upcoming job in Taipei and gives Houston the address of his brother, Harvey Tavel, where royalty checks for production of a play can be sent. He encloses a xeroxed newspaper clipping of one his stage plays, Notorious Harik Will Kill the Pope.
Date: August 16, 1993
Creator: Tavel, Ronald
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, May 12, 1945]

Description: Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, discussing his homesickness and the letters he has received. Powell writes he is in love with Dona and cannot wait to be back home with her.
Date: May 12, 1945
Creator: Powell, Beal S.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, July 28, 1945]

Description: Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, discussing his concern with the prospect of invading Japan. Powell writes that many American soldiers will be killed if this happens. He writes that it is difficult to try to meet some of his friends in different outfits because they are difficult to find.
Date: July 28, 1945
Creator: Powell, Beal S.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, August 12, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on August 12, 1945, relating his reaction and that of the soldiers in his outfit to the news that Japan has surrendered and the war is over. He is delighted at the thought of coming home and starting a family.
Date: August 12, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, May 29]

Description: Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, discussing his plans to see Dale. He says Day Skinner is also in the Philippines. Powell is sad to find out his dad is in ailing health.
Date: 194u-05-29
Creator: Powell, Beal S.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, August 20, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on August 20, 1945. He discusses his lack of interesting things to write home about, the possible end of censorship, and letters he has received and written recently.
Date: August 20, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, March 7, 1945]

Description: Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, March 7, 1945, discussing what to do about their taxes and the deed to their house. Powell also writes that he gets depressed when he does not get mail for a week or more.
Date: March 7, 1945
Creator: Powell, Beal S.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, April 11, 1945]

Description: Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, discussing his previous letters. He reassures Lena about his younger brother Bob, and that he can take care of himself and he probably will not see any combat.
Date: April 11, 1945
Creator: Powell, Beal S.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, August 24, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on August 24, 1945, informing them of his living arrangements in China, and his lack of mail in the past few weeks.
Date: August 24, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, May 18, 1945]

Description: Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, discussing how happy he is that Dale was moved out of New Guinea. He says the war should be over soon and he will be able to go home after six months.
Date: May 18, 1945
Creator: Powell, Beal S.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, April 3, 1945]

Description: Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, April 3, 1945, discussing the mail he had received in the last few weeks and that he is keeping a lookout for his friends Bob and Raymond, who are in different stations. Powell writes that he thinks the war will be over soon.
Date: April 3, 1945
Creator: Powell, Beal S.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, September 14, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on September 14, 1945. He relates a rumor related to his return to the states, and mentions a letter his father wrote him before he went abroad that has become an inspirational guide to him.
Date: September 14, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, September 7, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on September 7, 1945, celebrating the announcement of V-J Day and the lifting of censorship. He complains about China and the black market.
Date: September 7, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, September 11, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on September 11, 1945. He discusses his journey through China's countryside, a stop at a mission where he ordered a handmade silk pillow case, and his station at Kunming.
Date: September 11, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, September 17, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on September 17, 1945. He discusses his family back home, and mentions making a pair of shower shoes for himself to keep from getting athlete's foot.
Date: September 17, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, October 2, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on October 2, 1945. He laments the slowness of the mail service now that the Army is only focusing on getting soldiers home, and talks about things he remembers from home.
Date: October 2, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, February 6, 1946]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on February 6, 1946. He complains of the routine of his days, and mentions his anger at the easy treatment of Japanese war criminals coming to Shanghai for trial.
Date: February 6, 1946
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum