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Scouting, Volume 1, Number 5, June 15, 1913

Description: Semi-monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide.
Date: June 1, 1913
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

[Scrapbook: Mary Jean Kempner, Year 1934 To Year 1946]

Description: Mary Jean Kempner's personal scrapbook, covering the years 1934-1946, with the items glued to or placed between the pages. Included are letters, cards, and telegrams addressed to Ms. Kempner; newspaper clippings and news releases about her; scripts from radios shows; paraphernalia related to her time as a war correspondent; illustrated magazine pages related to World War II; original copies and negative copies of checks and receipts; and photographs of Ms. Kempner. There is a large group of bla… more
Date: 1934/1946
Creator: Kempner, Mary Jean
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Client Card: Mr. James Austin]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mr. James Austin, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: "Portrait Head".
Date: September 1934
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Client Card: Dr. Arthur B. Cecil]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Dr. Arthur B. Cecil, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: Dancer by Troubtezkoy.
Date: March 1935
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Diary Entries, Eugene Houston]

Description: Handwritten diary pages from Eugene J. "Gene" Houston, who served on the U.S.S. Gillespie during World War Two. Ranging from a few words to a few sentences, the entries are dated and mention naval activities in the Pacific Theater.
Date: [1941..1945]
Creator: Houston, Eugene J.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Envelope for Hollywood Pattern #693

Description: Hollywood pattern 693 to make a one-piece dress with inverted pleated skirt, patch pockets, front button closure, and long or short sleeves, including illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back. Envelope includes photograph of "Jane Wyman, star of "Bad Men of Missouri," a Warner Bros. Production."
Date: 1941/1942
Creator: Hollywood Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Letter from Charles M. Kirkpatrick to Cecelia McKie - May 18, 1943]

Description: Letter sent from Charles M. Kirkpatrick to Cecelia McKie thanking her for the message from his son, Harlan G. Kirkpatrick, and stating they had received other messages from him. They had been informed by the Navy Department that he was a prisoner of the Japanese on May 12. He also mentions that his son had been on the U.S.S. Houston. Letter is printed on Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company stationery. Envelope addressed to Mrs. W. L. McKie, Sacramento, California from C. M. Kirkpatr… more
Date: May 18, 1943
Creator: Kirkpatrick, Charles M.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from E. H. Stoner to Mrs. William L. McKie - May 19, 1943]

Description: Letter sent from E. H. Stoner, President and Treasurer of West Penn Lumber Company, on behalf of Mr. G. M. Lusk, to Cecelia McKie thanking her for the message and stating he has received the same information from the Relief for Americans in Philippines, New York City, and has forwarded this advice to Mr. G. M. Lusk. Letter is typed on West Penn Lumber Company stationery. Envelope addressed to Mrs. William L. McKie, Sacramento, California from West Penn Lumber Co., Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania… more
Date: May 19, 1943
Creator: Stoner, E. H.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from J. A. Mackay to Cecelia McKie - May 20, 1943]

Description: Letter sent from J. A. Mackay, Assistant Vice President of The National City Bank of New York, to Cecelia McKie thanking her for the message and letting her know it will be forwarded to the Emersons. Envelope addressed to Mrs. William L. McKie, Sacramento, California from The National City Bank of New York, New York, New York. Handwritten in pencil upper right: 'Emerson'.
Date: May 20, 1943
Creator: Mackay, J. A.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from P. R. Lawson to Cecelia McKie - May 25, 1943]

Description: Letter sent from P. R. Lawson, Assistant Treasurer at Manila Electric Company, to Cecelia McKie. Letter states that through Mrs. Frederick T. Lauriat of Washington, New Jersey, they have learned about the short wave messages received from the Philippines Islands. He asks she advise them if she receives messages from any Manila Electric Company employees. Letter is typed on Manila Electric Company stationery. Envelope addressed to Mrs. W. L. McKie, Sacramento, California from Manila Electric Com… more
Date: May 25, 1943
Creator: Lawson, P. R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from Florence R. Cole to Cecelia McKie - May 27, 1943]

Description: Letter sent from Florence R. Cole (Mrs. Clarence Cole) to Cecelia McKie stating that Mrs. A.S. Birsh contacted her about Cecelia McKie and asks her to write back. Envelope addressed to Mrs. Cecelia McKie, Sacramento, California from F. R. Cole, Mount Vernon, New York. Envelope postmarked from New York, New York. Handwritten in pencil on the envelope is 'cousin Florence Cole'.
Date: May 27, 1943
Creator: Cole, Florence R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from Cecelia McKie to Florence R. Cole - June 5, 1943]

Description: Copy of letter sent from Cecelia McKie to Florence R. Cole. McKie states that she has been listening to shortwave radio messages for four months and sending letters to families of P.O.W.s. McKie estimates she has already sent over 500 letters and has filled four scrapbooks. McKie also mentions family news and talks about life in California.
Date: June 5, 1943
Creator: McKie, Cecelia, 1903-1982
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Correspondence Between Archie A. McConnell and Alex Bradford, 1944-1945]

Description: Collection of letters featuring correspondence between Alex Bradford, Archie A. McConnel, and George Harold McConnell. In the first letter addressed on October 8th, 1943 Alex Bradford writes to Mr. George Harold McConnell discussing recent news and events that he has experienced. These include interactions with mutual friends, his current locations, and how his active military sons are doing. The second letter was written on November 16, 1943, by Archie A. McConnell to Alex Bradford apologizing… more
Date: 1943-10-08/1944-07-18
Creator: McConnell, Archie A. & Bradford, Alex
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Letter from Tex Bradford to Colonel Harry J. Wirth - October 12, 1943]

Description: Letter from Tex Bradford to Colonel Harry J. Wirth informing Mr. Wirth about recent developments in Mr. Bradford's life. The first half of the letter primarily covers mutual friends that Mr. Bradford recently came in contact with. The second half of the letter covers Mr. Bradford's thoughts on US involvement within the Pacific theater.
Date: October 12, 1943
Creator: Wirth, Harry J.
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Letter from Alex Bradford to J. G. O'Rielly - October 14, 1943]

Description: Letter from Alex Bradford to J. G. O'Rielly discussing the positives and negatives of European and Middle Eastern crash trucks used to for fire suppression. Additionally Mr. Bradford mentions that he is interested in receiving the W. S. Rielly & Company catalog for the purchase of fire fighting equipment.
Date: October 14, 1943
Creator: Bradford, Alex
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Letter from Alex Bradford to William J. Moses - November 15, 1943]

Description: Letter from Alex Bradford to William J. Moses acknowledging the receipt of Mr. Moses' previous letters and apologizing for the delayed response due to the constant traveling throughout Asia and Africa. Mr. Bradford provides a brief update on his family and their locations. Finally, after giving a brief update on his current appointed position asks about Mr. Moses' life.
Date: November 15, 1943
Creator: Bradford, Alex
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Letter from Alex Bradford to R. Otis Muenster - December 14, 1943]

Description: Letter from Alex Bradford to R. Otis Muenster discussing Mr. Bradford's current efforts working in New York as a consultant for the New York Fire Department (NYFD). Additional content featured within this correspondence includes comparisons between American firefighting equipment and the rest of the worlds equipment.
Date: December 14, 1943
Creator: Bradford, Alex
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Correspondence Between Alex Bradford and Captain John H. Mansell - January 4, 1944]

Description: This correspondence of letters features two separate conversations. The first letter is from Yvonne Thivierge to Alex Bradford informing Mr. Bradford that Captain John H. Mansell does not reside at the intended address. The second and intended letter is from Alex Bradford to Captain John H. Mansell discussing Mr. Bradford's interaction with Matt Krim and the Chief Engineer in Baltimore. Finally Mr. Bradford states that he will be in New York for a few more weeks before returning to Burbank, Cal… more
Date: January 4, 1944
Creator: Thivierge, Yvonne & Bradford, Alex
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran
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