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Oral History Interview with Glenn E. McDuffie, January 21, 2008

Description: Interview with Glenn E. McDuffie, an Armed Guard in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses lying about his age in order to join the navy at 15 and his experience in boot camp. He served as an Armed Guard on merchant ships that transported supplies across the Atlantic and remembers being in London while German bombers flew overhead. He transported German prisoners out of Marseilles and Naples shortly after the liberation of those cities. He remembers going to Times Square upon hearing that the Japanese had surrendered. He claims to have been the sailor in the iconic photo of the sailor kissing the nurse in Times Square on V-J Day. He describes how he proved he was the sailor in the photo, what he did after the war, and how he learned that his brother survived the Bataan Death March.
Date: January 21, 2008
Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & McDuffie, Glenn E.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Client Card: Mrs. Henry Clews]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mrs. Henry Clews, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. This work order includes three plaster casts, all of different objects, and a green marble base shipped to New York City.
Date: 1950-02/1952-05
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Sallie L. Willis, December 6, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Sallie L. Willis, on December 6, 1944, thanking her for the Christmas box she sent him. He talks about the weather, and says that the food is getting bad because it's all canned, so her box is very welcome. He expresses hope that a relative made it safely to France.
Date: December 6, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
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America Goes Over [Part 1]

Description: First of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, with footage featuring shots of European soldiers fighting and the entrance of the United States into the war with soldiers being drafted and trained. It also includes cartoons by famous A.E.F. artist Wally.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 16 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jacqueline Cochran's Typed Daily Schedule: December 1969 to December 1973]

Description: Text of Jacqueline Cochran's typed daily schedule from December 21, 1969, to December 15, 1973, including golf tournaments, doctor appointments, hair appointments, Arthritis Foundation committee meetings, dinner meetings, budget meetings, and board meetings. Entries include day of week, time, and location. They also include personal handwritten notes on some entries.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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