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    • Thomas Letters, November 26, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Social life; Military life; Military service; Holidays;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert is still insistent that Lera come visit him in Kansas during her winter break even though her mother has instructed her not to. He is writing the letter to Lera while he supervises the office force...
    • Thomas Letters, October 18, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Military life; Military officers; Military policy; Military service; Military standards; War bonds & funds; Social life;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert is in the middle of finishing the fourth Liberty Loan Bond Sales. He says that there is a great deal of information to be attended to and he has six typist filling names and forms while he signs...
    • Sam H. Kerr Jr. World War I Scrapbook

    • World War I; Transportation; Military personnel; Military uniforms; Military vehicles; Motorcycles; Tractors; Cathedrals; Carts & wagons; Certificates; Trucks;
    • Photographs taken by Sam Hefling Kerr Jr. who served as a truck driver for the military in France during World War I. These photographs show various modes of transportation used during the war, including motorcycles, which allowed individuals to...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, July 21, 1861

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Military officers; Military life; Military deserters; Military uniforms
    • Letter from Irion to his father from Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. Son talks about Capturing of U. S. spies and running into acquaintances of his father. July 21, 1861
    • Women's Army Corps Scrapbook, Volume 1

    • Military camps; Saluting; Military education; Military facilities; Military standards; Military headquarters; Military leadership; Military life; Military maneuvers; Military officers; Military organizations; Military parades & ceremonies; Military...
    • Volume 1 contains articles and photographs for several events at the school. There are several articles and photographs depicting the organization and opening of the school. Seven photographs of the first graduation are included. Volume 1 also...
    • James Carlton Owens Letter, May 3, 1944

    • World War II; Military service; Correspondence; Military life; Military personnel
    • James Carlton Owens to his parents. He writes about the weather and asks if they have been fishing. He asks them to write but worries that he will not have the time to write them often. James also writes that he passed his G.I.C. test.
    • James Carlton Owens Letter, May 15, 1944

    • World War II; Military Service; Correspondence; Military life; Military personnel; Military policy; Military standards
    • A letter from James Carlton Owens a Navy seaman during his service in World War II to his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Owens in Appleby, Texas. Owens remarks on the cost of cigarettes, company pictures and a swimming test.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; War destruction & pillage; War casualties; Military life; Military service; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his parents about a recent 16 day mission and how miserable conditions are in Vietnam and the jungle. He also writes that he learned a man can take more then he thinks.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Military service; Soldiers
    • Bob responding to parents about what he wants for Christmas. He writes that he is saving money. He also reassures his father that there are more than just the working class fighting in Vietnam.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Military service; Soldiers
    • Bob to his parents about running into a friend, Cecil Bettevy from home and asks them to tell Cecil's parents he looks great. He also asks his parents to make his siblings write more.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Military service; War casualties; War damage; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his parents about his time in Vietnam. He writes about not having a permanent address, a recent patrol, and what some soliders do when they have a "confirmed kill".
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Military service; Soldiers
    • Bob to his parents about his time in Vietnam. He writes about a recent march and tells his mom he needs a watch for guard duty.
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, July 21, 1861

    • Military life; Military deserters; Military camps; Correspondence; Interpersonal relations;
    • Irion Taylor writing to his father Charles S. Taylor while at Fort Bliss, El Paso County. Texas. Irion mentions the capture of U. S. spies, a captain from Fort Fillmore that deserted to join the confederate army. He shares his thoughts about...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, August 3, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Military camps; Military deserters; Military life; Military leadership; Military officers;
    • Lawrence Taylor, Camp Crystal Hill, to Charles S. Taylor. Lieutenant-Colonel Hendricks resigned. Captain Nobles was subsequently made captain but the men did not agree with the new arrangement. They wanted Henry Curl to be captain but he refused so...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, December 4, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Sick persons; Smallpox; Military bands; Military camps; Military leadership; Military life; Military maneuvers; Military officers; Military medicine; Military tactics; Weather;
    • F. Voigt, Camp Bayou, Metoe Prairie County near Brownsville, Ark., to Charles S. Taylor. Voigt is writing Taylor to inform him of the recent "incidents and conditions" of the Texas Regiments in the Arkansas wilderness. He mentions William Taylor's...
    • General Orders

    • Military air pilots; Military decorations; Military life; Military leadership; Military personnel; Military service; World War II;
    • General Orders recognizing the unit for its outstanding performance.
    • Henry T. Curl Papers, Civil War letters

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Health & welfare; Military hospitals; Military life; Military rations; Military service; Military medicine; Forts & fortifications; Travel
    • A fragment of what is believed to be a letter. The author discusses small pox, his time in a military hospital, and traveling through the north. Transcription of letter to Lawrence Taylor. Fragment, soldier's journey back home.
    • Thomas Letters, June 15, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Military education; Military camps; Military life; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert received a letter from Lera but it had taken a very long time to get to him. He was upset that she had not posted it sooner. His military training is very hard on him and he says that if he makes it...

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