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[Letter from James Baily Dickey to Katie Harshbarger, July 21, 1918]

Description: Letter to Katie Harshbarger from James Dickey from Camp Cody in New Mexico. Dickey says he misses girls from Sadler, Texas, that he hasn't seen any other boys sent to the Camp from Sadler, and that he apologizes for his poor writing.
Date: July 21, 1918
Creator: Dickey, James Baily
Partner: Pottsboro Public Library

[Letter from A. F. Cochran to Sam Myres, October 14, 1918]

Description: Letter from A. F. Cochran to Sam Myres discussing Myres shortage of buckles and rings used to make saddles for the war effort. Cochran asks that next time, Myres makes sure to include the uncompleted shipping orders so that the materials will be able to get to Myres as soon as possible.
Date: October 14, 1918
Creator: Cochran, A. F.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[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

[Letter from Alliert Ainsworth to Henry Clay, Sr., January 28, 1918]

Description: Letter from Alliert Ainsworth to Henry Clay, Sr. regarding the death of her son and the compassion that Henry Clay, Jr. showed their family. She goes on to describe the unfair treatment Washington has given Clay, Jr.'s detachment in England and herself by not clarifying the cause of Harold Ainsworth's death.
Date: January 28, 1918
Creator: Ainsworth, Alliert
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[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 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

[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 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

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Parents, February 14, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his parents regarding conditions in England; at the time the weather was bad and he hadn't flown more than five times the past week. Clay could soon get his commission but could get his wings first if he flies five hours in a Sopwith Pup thus meeting Royal Flying Corps requirements for wings.
Date: February 14, 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 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 Parents, February 13, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his parents concerning his status in England. Clay mentions that he is "fed up" with the army system since his pay got cut even further. Part of his letter pertains to his mother getting out and seeing a picture show.
Date: February 13, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, January 6, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home concerning recent posting to Wye, England. Clay does not find this place to be very enjoyable, and he is upset that other pilots coming from the states are already commissioned and being sent to the front.
Date: January 6, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Sister-in-Law, February 6, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his sister-in-law concerning his brother, her husband Ashton. He spends most of this letter essentially comforting her and telling her that flying is not anymore dangerous than any other branch.
Date: February 6, 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family Back Home, January 13, 1918]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home regarding his daily activities in Wye, England. In his letter he talks about different types of airplanes they are around and notes that he saw a Bristol fighter land on a previous day.
Date: January 13, 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 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, 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