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    • 1948-1950 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death; Death & burial; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians;
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • Buechner, Ray E.

    • World War II; Military service; Military police
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with Ray Buechner includes discussion of Army service as a military policeman and combat engineer during World War II. The interview was conducted in Lake Murvaul, Texas.
    • Bonner, Perry

    • Childhood & youth; World War II; Military service
    • The interview with Perry Bonner discusses his military service during World War II that included training at Camp Bowie in Brownwood, Texas. In 1942 he began service in the First Infantry Division in England.
    • Littles, Elree

    • African Americans; Military uniforms; Portraits; World War II; Military service; Military personnel; Soldiers; Heraldry; Insignia; Military decorations
    • Formal army portrait of Elree Littles in his uniform. The patch at the bottom of his sleeve indicates he served overseas. The patch with two chevrons and a "T" indicates his was Technician 5th Class which was the same grade as a corporal. This rank...
    • Rison, Velvin

    • African Americans; Military uniforms; World War II; Military service; Military personnel; Soldiers; Insignia; Military decorations;
    • Velvin Rison wearing his army uniform. His patch indicates his was Technician 5th Class which was the same grade as a corporal. This rank was used between 1942 and 1948.
    • 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 14, 1944

    • World War II; Military service; Military life; Correspondence; Navies
    • 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 mentions the alloment checks for his wife Rosa and his parents, he also explains the G. I. C. I....
    • James Carlton Owens Letter, May 21, 1944

    • World War II; Military service; Military life; Correspondence; Navies
    • A letter and envelope 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 his healed sores, a scare crow and mail calls.
    • 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, November 11, 1917

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Dance parties; Social life; Draft; Military service; Military training; Military education; World War I;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert had received a letter from Lera. She had been in Tyler on an outing. Albert says that all the boys have the blues because about twenty-five of the boys will be leaving for aviation camp the...
    • Thomas Letters, August 23, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Military camps; Military education; Military life; Military service; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert's company stood guard for twenty four hours. During his duty the boys had to stop every north bound car on Sheridan Road and search them. His battalion received orders to be ready with their packs...
    • Thomas Letters, August 27, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Shelters; Bayonets; Military camps; Military education; Military life; Military service; Military tactics; Military training; Military personnel; World War I; Soldiers;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas and Lera Millard. Albert tells Lera about the hike his battalion went on they made a bivouac. He is really sore and had blistered feet. He complains a little about Lear's short letters that she writes. Lera has made it...
    • Thomas Letters, September 6, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Military camps; Military education; Military life; Military officers; Military service; Military training; Bayonets; Infantry; Artillery (Troops);
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. There are rumors going around camp that there is a major from Camp Taylor, Kentucky visit for the purpose of recruiting men for an artillery camp. He wired his parents to see if it was okay with them if he...
    • Thomas Letters, October 16, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; War bonds & funds; War; Universities & colleges; Military service; Military officers; Military life;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert is pleased to hear that Lera is starting to enjoy her college experience and tells her that she is "experiencing the happiest days of her life." The subject of Lera coming to visit has come up for...
    • Thomas Letters, October 9, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Military service; Military life;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert is encouraging Lera to spend her leisure time writing to him. He has been very busy and has had very little time to write but he wishes to keep the communication flowing even if they do not hear...

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