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Bruening Family Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 2013.03
Scope and Contents The Bruening Family Materials consists of photographic materials and printed materials related to naval service in the 1940s. The majority of the materials are related to the eldest brother, Private Edward J. Bruening. The collection does not include correspondence from either of the brothers or family members.

Series I. Biographical Materials (1940-45) contains materials related to the life of Private Edward J. Bruening during the early 1940s including ...

Cornelius Bradford Marsh Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013.05-A
Scope and Contents Two primary themes are found in this collection. First, Lt. Capt. Marsh provides numerous descriptions of his surroundings in Leyte, as well as general accounts of day-to-day activities for American soldiers on the island. Second, he expresses his deepest wishes to return home to his wife, even at the onset of his travels. Marsh’s letters recount the difficulties of waiting for orders to get to work and orders to go home.

The collection is divided into two series. The first series ...

East Texas War Information Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.088
Scope and Contents This collection includes publications, brochures, newsletters, posters, maps, ration coupons, speeches, and pamphlets detailing the events of World War II. The collection dates from 1935-1945 with the bulk of the materials dating from the United States' war years of 1942-1945. The files are arranged alphabetically by the name of the distributing or publishing agency that created or commissioned the material. This collection documents the war activities of the United States, Canada, Great ...

Eusibia Lutz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.194
Scope and Contents The Eusibia Lutz Collection contains a variety included Lutz's unpublished drafts, family letters, diaries, travel guides, menus, postcards, and photographs. The collection is arranged in five series, each with sub and sub-sub-series.

Series I. Manuscripts is broken down into three sub-series of: Books; Diaries, Ledger, Journals, and Unknown Writings. This series contains the many rough drafts of Lutz’s novels Stranger in ...

Gretchen Howell Letters

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Identifier: 2008.058
Scope and Contents Several common themes are found throughout this correspondence collection. Descriptions of the hardships of war, combat, and weather conditions, be it in North Africa, Europe, or the Pacific are common throughout. Most of the correspondents ask a great deal about the state of East Texas State Teachers College during the war and inquire after their friends and colleagues at home. All of the correspondents were very thankful for receiving copies of the local newspapers, and especially the

James A. Grimshaw, Sr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009.05
Scope and Contents The James A. Grimshaw, Sr. Collection contains correspondence and personal papers that pertain to Grimshaw's service in the United States Army from May 1945 to August 1946, including his basic training at Fort Hood and his tour in Italy in 1946. The collection also describes his family's lives on the homefront in Corpus Christi, Texas, and in the northern midwest.

The collection is organized into two series. The largest series is Correspondence, 1938-1946, undated. The bulk of the ...

Japanese Invasion Money

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Identifier: 2008.040
Scope and Contents Collection includes two notes, a ten pesos note and a ten centavos note.

Joe and Arthur "Bud" McMahan Collection

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Identifier: 2014.28
Scope and Contents The Joe and Arthur "Bud" McMahan Collection is mainly comprised of incomplete army uniforms and patches dating from 1941-1947. The collection is organized into three series: clothes, patches, and three-dimensional objects.

Series I. Clothes, 1941-1945, undated, contains the Officer’s Winter Service uniform jackets of Joe and Arthur Bud McMahan, three garrison caps, one pair of M-1938 Dismounted Leggings, one Officer’s visor ...

J.R. McIlroy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014.06-B
Scope and Contents This is a small collection of various newspaper clippings, which make mention of the 99th Infantry Division, collected by J.R. McIlroy. This collection also includes a photograph of J.R. McIlroy and a postcard of his Chevy dealership, dates unknown, and bunker assignment lists for the ASTP Unit at East Texas State Teacher’s College. The collection also has two very large pictures, and a large army informational poster. The clippings, picture, and postcard are in two folders, and the large ...

Ledo Road Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2008.018
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs divided into two groups: those documenting the construction of the Ledo Road and those documenting Burmese life and people during World War II. The majority of the photographs contain handwritten descriptions on the back.

The Checkerboard

 Collection
Identifier: 2014.06-A
Scope and Contents This is a collection of The Checkerboard newspaper from 1971-2011. The Checkerboard is the official newsprint of the 99th Infantry Division Association, dedicated and distributed to members of the 99th Infantry who served from 1942-1945, and their families.

William Edward McCarron Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.006
Scope and Contents Divided into five series, this collection includes McCarron's correspondence, writings, student materials, papers relating to legal matters, and miscellaneous papers.

The first series, Correspondence, contains correspondence from 1990-1998,

Series II, Writings, consist mostly of autobiographical manuscript material beginning in 1930s and ending in 1998. The order of the materials was largely determined by McCarron’s own organization of his works into ten large, numbered, ...