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Ben Byrnes collection of Joshua Randolph Abell WW II letters

 Item
Identifier: 2010-023-1
Content Description Consists of 27 WW2 handwritten letters and V-mail letters written by Joshua R. Abell, crewman on the USS LST-713 [a Naval tank landing ship commissioned on 7 August 1944. During World War II, LST-713 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater] to his mother Mrs. J. Earl Abell of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Correspondence of the Story and Justus families

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-004
Content Description Collection consists of approximately 150 pieces of correspondence created by the Story and Justus family members and their relations, most of whom resided in Texas and Indian Territory/Oklahoma. Primary correspondents include U.S. Navy sailor Vaughan Story (1919-2007), son of Arthur and Lillie Story; and U.S. Army Sgt. Stanley Story (1915-1981), son of Arthur and Lillie Story. Other correspondents include Mrs. Arthur L. (Lillie Justus) Story (1879-1972); Faye Story Anderson (1908-2004),...
Dates: 1899 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1944

Richard Kenneth Lee WWII photograph album, 1942-1944

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-062
Scope and Contents U.S. Army, World War II photo album documenting Richard Kenneth Lee's activities from Fort McClellan, Alabama to India (India-Burma Air Service Command, Karachi Air Base), 1942-1945. Richard Lee was with the US Air Force 479th Bomb Squadron. The album consists of 170 b/w photographs mounted in album with paper photo corners in a commercial photograph album with black cloth boards, patriotic emblem embossed and gilt stamped to cover, stating "My Photo-Memories of Service in the U.S. Army" and...
Dates: 1942 - 1944

Shofner family ephemera, 1930s-1973

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2014-075
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Harry Morey and his family during WWII; early school photographs featuring Harry Morey and fellow classmates; press cuttings and photo-reproduction regarding his death while a prisoner of war; Wilson High School yearbooks and other ephemera related to James E. Shofner; group photograph of the Spartan AAFTTD civilian instructors; group photograph of the Accounting Department of the Mid-Continent Petroleum Corp., 1935; handwritten school report (house in an illustrated...
Dates: 1930 - 1973

Tarleton Leo Deverell WWII-era photographs and documents, 1943-1945

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Identifier: 2019-021
Content Description Documents and photographs relating to Tarleton Leo Deverell, a Military Police Escort Guard, during WWII. Deverell served as a guard for Prisoner of War Camps in Camp Bowie, Texas and Camp Tonkowa, Oklahoma during WWII.
Dates: 1943 - 1945