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    • 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...
    • Thomas Letters, January 27, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Military education; Military training; Newspapers; Dance parties;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert seems to be a little upset with Lera because of her last letter. He tells her that it seems as though she was not thinking. An anonymous paper, Red Tape, was distributed around the Rice Institute...
    • Thomas Letters, January 14, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Basketball; Military education; Military training; Social life; Courtship;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Thomas. Albert received a letter from Lera and has learned that her and their friend R. A. have been getting close. He tells her that they better not get too close. He has stopped studying for almost two weeks....
    • Thomas Letters, November 27, 1917

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Wagers; Courtship; Military education; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert wishes Lera would come visit him. He says that all the other boys have had their sisters or sweethearts visit but he has not had anybody. He saw in the paper that there is a controversy over a...
    • Thomas Letters, November 14, 1917

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Military education; Military standards; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Lera wrote to him that she has been ill and he hopes she will feel better soon. Lera had told Albert in her letter that someone had been spreading defamatory rumors about him around town. He told her that...
    • Thomas Letters, November 5, 1917

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Military education; Military standards; Students; Studying; Hazing; Dance parties; Tobacco habit;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. The students at Rice Institute are very unhappy and he feels that the majority of the student body wants to leave school. He has not been studying as much as he should be. Hazing is no longer allowed at...
    • Thomas Letters, January 6, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Social life; Courtship; Military education; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert tells her that he misses her and loves her very much. He tells her that he will be coming to visit her in March. The Commandant called all the first sergeants in to his office for a meeting. Albert...
    • Thomas Letters, January 11, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Weather; Snow; Military education; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert received a letter from Lera but Lera has not been receiving his letters. He says that it is snowing and very cold and says that it is the first time it has snowed in Houston in twenty-three years....
    • Thomas Letters, December 4, 1917

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Football; Wagers; Examinations; Military education; Military training; Courtship;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Texas A&M beat Rice Institute in the Thanksgiving football game. He is apologizing for neglecting to write her but he has been trying to study more and does not have the time. He now has to spend extra...
    • Thomas Letters, November 23, 1917

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Football; Gambling; Wagers; Military education; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert says that all the boys at the Institute are very excited for Thanksgiving because of the South West Championship football game between Rice Institute and Texas A&M. He says that a great deal of...
    • Thomas Letters, January 17, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Newspapers; Military education; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Lera sent him a sweater that she made and some candy. Albert has a cold again. He has become circulation manager of the Thresher which is the weekly paper Rice Institute puts out. He tells her that...
    • Thomas Letters, December 12, 1917

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Examinations; Social life; Military education; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. The Houston area had bad weather. Albert had bought a regulation overcoat for fifty dollars so the bad weather didn't bother him as much. He wishes that he could be in Nacogdoches for a day or two so he...
    • Thomas Letters, May 1, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Military education; Military training; Courtship;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert is apologizing for not being able to visit with her as much on a recent visit home to Nacogdoches. He found out from Captain Reagan that the R.O.T.C. schools in Texas would be having a thirty day...
    • Thomas Letters, April 8, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Military inspections; Military education; Military personnel; Military training; Courtship;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert tells her that according to the rules of courtship they do not write to each other enough. Colonel Miller from Fort Sam Houston visited Rice Institute to inspect the boys. He is disappointed in Lera...
    • Thomas Letters, April 23, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Military education; Military reservations; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert heard about a naval reserve officers training camp and he is interested in joining. He found out from the recruiting office that he would have to be twenty-one to get a commission for joining and he...
    • Thomas Letters, May 14, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Examinations; Military education; Military training; Forts & fortifications;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Lera will be graduating from high school. He received information that his camp will be stationed at Fort Sheridan, Illinois starting June 3, 1918. He believes that he will be there for thirty days. He...
    • Thomas Letters, June 1, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Military education; Military officers; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert is still in Houston and is about to leave for R.O.T.C. camp. He was appointed captain for the next year by Commandant Reagan.
    • 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...
    • Thomas Letters, July 1, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Military education; Military camps; Military life; Military training;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert is about to leave R. O. T. C. training and he is telling her what he plans to do once he leave and when he returns to Nacogdoches. He also describes the final ceremonies of the training camp.

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