World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains several photographs of the Garsee family in the 1940s, three funeral registers, as well as a San Augustine High School Diploma, and a Masonic Bible and notes. There is also a newspaper clipping and photocopy about Corporal Bemon Garsee’s time in the “bloody bucker” 28th Infantry Division in World War II. One item of interest is an original poem written by Corporal Bemon Garsee exactly one year after June 6, 1944 in remembrance of his lost...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 37-page typescript narrative by Jack Forman of his World War II memories, papers and certificates providing a record of his military service, and documents which trace the 17-month march through Europe of his unit, Battery "A" of the 110th Gun Battalion. There are 200 photos and a number of negatives of war scenes in Europe, as well as a 48-star U. S. flag, foreign currency, and some war maps. The collection is missing four photographs, one...
Scope and Contents The Judge Thomas M. Reavley Papers detail his extensive civic and legal service to society. Reavley’s correspondence, scholarship and speeches document not only his career and community engagement, but also provide glimpses of his education, family, World War II experience. The collection contains a wide range of formats and mediums—awards and plaques, books, calendars, commemorative medals, compact discs, ink and pencil correspondence, framed materials, mimeograph paper, newsprint, and...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of drafts of Smith's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation. "The Life of Alexander Horton" (1936) is a biography of a San Augustine citizen prominent in early Texas history. The manuscript traces Horton's family background and domestic life, his opposition to the Fredonian Rebellion, and his experiences in the Texas Revolution, Cherokee War, and Regulator-Moderator War. "A. J. Rose, Agrarian Crusader of Texas" (1938) is the biography of a leader of...
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the military careers of Lufkin residents Harry F. Swank, Marine Corps (1941-1945) and his wife, Mary Addie Foster, Marine Corps Women's Reservists (1943-1945). Includes a Bible issued to service personnel and a war ration book.
Scope and Contents The newsletters contain items of interest to the Navy troops, news about the war abroad, and events in the Pacific. The third issue is dated two days after the United States dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, August 14, 1945. Of particular interest are the columns entitled “Hirihito’s Last Imperial Words,” “Dramatic News Comes After Three Days of Tense Waiting” and “War Timetable.”