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[Aircraft Delivery Orders #4]

Description: Orders for WASP Gayle D. Ewing to ferry a PT-13D aircraft from Boeing Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas, to an Air Force base in Dos Palos, California.
Date: February 18, 1944
Creator: 555th Army Air Forces Base Unit - 5th Ferrying Group
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Invoice for Fire Extinguishers, December 1946]

Description: Invoice for items sold to H. Kempner in care of Lee Kempner by A. W. Quinn Distributing Co., including 3 fire extinguishers worth $23.85. Stamped paid on December 20th, 1948.
Date: December 18, 1946
Creator: A. W. Quinn Distributing Co.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Receipt for gasoline]

Description: Receipt for items sold to I. H. Kempner by A. W. Quinn Distributing Co. Save Five Inc., including gasoline.
Date: April 18, 1960
Creator: A. W. Quinn Distributing Co. Save Five Inc.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

Oral History Interview with John Adams, February 18, 2005

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with John Adams. Adams enlisted in the Marines Corps Officer’s Procurement Program in March 1942. He went into a V-12 detachment in July 1943, and was sent to Notre Dame University. From there he went to Quantico, then into OCS, then to New River, North Carolina where he was in the 67th Replacement Battalion. This battalion served as guards on a train transporting prisoners from Portsmouth Naval Prison to California, then on a ship to… more
Date: February 18, 2005
Creator: Adams, John
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Warren S. Adams II, September 18, 2002

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Warren S. Adams II. The day after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Adams set aside his law career and joined the Marine Corps. Adams began his Marine career as an instructor, but wished for another assignment. He ended up on Saipan and describes his experiences there.
Date: September 18, 2002
Creator: Adams, Warren S.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Bob Addobate, May 18, 2001

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Bob Addobate. Addobate joined the Navy in June of 1941. Beginning in August, he served as a Signalman Second-Class aboard the USS Solace (AH-5), arriving in Pearl Harbor in October. They were docked in the Harbor when the Japanese attacked. From March to August of 1942 they traveled through the Pacific to Australia, and discharged patients. From August of 1942 through May of 1943, they cared for fleet casualties and servicemen wo… more
Date: May 18, 2001
Creator: Addobate, Bob
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Chester Ahr, February 18, 2005

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Chester Ahr. Ahr joined the Marine Corps in December, 1941. He trained in San Diego and shipped overseas in October, 1942 to Guadalcanal where he was attached to a base services unit, which assisted the Seabees and Army engineers in construction projects. He also was in the invasion of Guam, where he was wounded and evacuated. Once he returned to his unit, Ahr got very sick and missed the invasion of Iwo Jima. Shortly afterw… more
Date: February 18, 2005
Creator: Ahr, Chester
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with James Ahr, February 18, 2005

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with James Ahr. Ahr joined the Marine Corps at 16 years old in November, 1942. He lied about his age. After training, he went overseas and was assigned to the 9th Marine Regiment. He arrived in time for the invasion of Guam. Ahr also was at Iwo Jima and shares several impressions and anecdotes of the battle.
Date: February 18, 2005
Creator: Ahr, James P.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with George Alden, February 18, 2005

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with George Alden. Alden had just finished Marine Corps boot training in San Diego when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He began clerking in the recruit depot office in San Diego shortly after the war started because he could type. In 1944, Alden was assigned to Company A, 27th Marines at Camp Pendleton. He was in the first wave to land on Iwo Jima. He was wounded and evacuated to USS Pinkney (APH-2), which, when it was full … more
Date: February 18, 2005
Creator: Alden, George
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from George Andre]

Description: Letter from Geo. Andre discussing redemption of $40,000 per the Indenture of Trust for Imperial Sugar Company.
Date: January 18, 1954
Creator: Andre, George L.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Memorandum Receipt #2]

Description: Army delivery receipt certifying that WASP Gayle D. Ewing completed her ferry pilot assignment and delivered a PT-13 D model aircraft to be installed with a radio and bombsight equipment.
Date: February 18, 1944
Creator: Army Air Forces War Department
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Oral History Interview with Wallace Ashwood, October 18, 2008

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Wallace Ashwood. Ashwood joined the Navy in 1943 and boarded the USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) as a seaman. In the Bering Sea, Ashwood stood watch in freezing winds. But later, at Makin Island, it was so hot that sailors around him collapsed from heat exhaustion. Ashwood often worked as an ammunition handler but happened to be working in the food storage locker on the day that a 200-pound can of gunpowder exploded, killing severa… more
Date: October 18, 2008
Creator: Ashwood, Wallace
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Vaughn Attaway, November 18, 2011

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Vaughn Attaway. Attaway was married and living on the farm when he was drafted into the Army in October, 1944. After training, Attaway was shipped to Luzon and attached to the 161st Infantry Battlaion, 25th Infantry Division. Attaway describes varoius patrols he conducted in the hills on Luzon. When the war ended, Attaway's unit began training for the invasion of Japan. When the war ended, Attaway was assigned occupation dut… more
Date: November 18, 2011
Creator: Attaway, Vaughn
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Paul Austin, September 18, 2004

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Paul Austin. Austin was born in Texas and grew up on farms before joining the Texas National Guard. When his unit, the 144th Infantry Regiment, was federalized, he became a member of the 36th Infantry Division. He was training at Camp Bowie, Texas, when he received word Pearl Harbor had been attacked. His unit was detached and went to Fort Lewis, Washington, where it was spread out along the coast watching for a Japanese inv… more
Date: September 18, 2004
Creator: Austin, Paul
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Michael Bak, September 18, 2004

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Michael Bak. Bak was born in Garfield, New Jersey on 14 March 1923. He joined the US Navy Reserve in 1942 and went to the Great Lakes Naval Training Station for ten months. He then attended quartermaster school for four months. Upon graduating, he was assigned to the USS Franks (DD-554). The ship was assigned to Division 94 along with the USS Haggard (DD-555), USS Hailey (DD-556) and USS Johnston (DD-557). After training in … more
Date: September 18, 2004
Creator: Bak, Michael J.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with John Baker, May 18, 2016

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with John Baker. Baker joined the Army Air Forces around 1942. He completed flight school and served as a bomber pilot. He was selected to serve as a B-24 pilot instructor in Courtland, Alabama. He flew B-29s. Baker was discharged in August of 1946 and remained in the Reserves.
Date: May 18, 2016
Creator: Baker, John
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Ball to Blanche Perry]

Description: Letter plus envelope from Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Ball to Perry thanking her for the baptistry painting for the church in Tom Bean, Texas. Mentions dedication service.
Date: January 18, 1944
Creator: Ball, G. E.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Oral History Interview with Bill Barnett, May 18, 2000

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Bill Barnett. Barnett was born in the San Joaquin Valley on 17 June 1920. Upon graduation from high school in 1937, he entered the United States Naval Academy. After graduating from the Academy in December 1941, he was assigned to the gunnery department aboard the USS Helena (CL-50) which was being repaired after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. After being repaired the ship was sent to Espiritu Santos where it operated … more
Date: May 18, 2000
Creator: Barnett, Bill
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

The First Commandment

Description: A handwritten manuscript using the text Exodus 20:3. The first commandment says : "Thou shalt have no other gods before you". Baten discusses all the ancient gods, and God's Commandment. Preached in Cisco, Texas
Date: August 18, 1918
Creator: Baten, A. E.
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

The Light of Men

Description: A typewritten manuscript of a sermon on John 1:4 looking at the many ways Jesus brings light into our lives. Preached in Brownwood, Texas.
Date: February 18, 1900
Creator: Baten, A. E.
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

Occupy Till I Come

Description: A newspaper article containing a sermon that was then revised and preached on 1/18/1903. This sermon is based on Luke 19:18, and encourages all to not only multiply our resources but to also bring forth fruit in spreading the gospel. Everything we do leaves an influence. Is our influence a blessing to others while we wait for Christ's return?
Date: January 18, 1903
Creator: Baten, A. E.
Partner: Howard Payne University Library
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