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Amos Ben Simmons Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0280
Arrangement Arranged in 4 boxes.

Army Administration School: Women's Army Corps Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: B-0029
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two volumes of large scrapbooks (about 27 x 18) entitled "WAAC Branch Number 1, Army Administration School, Nacogdoches, Texas, Volume 1" and "WAC Branch Number 1, Army Administration School, Nacogdoches, Texas, Volume 2." The scrapbooks are organized in near date order. Volume 1 spans Feb. 5, 1943 - Aug. 30, 1943 while Volume 2 covers Sept., 1943 - Feb. 10, 1944. Information about each class is usually presented together. The scrapbooks contain graduation programs of...

Bemon Garsee Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0017
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...

Bob Fagelson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0247
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles, magazines, maps, newsletters, photographs, magazines, pamphlets, and other published material relating to the China-Burma-India theater of World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of full and partial issues of the Hump Pilot's Association quarterly newsletter and the China-Burma-India Veteran Association's monthly magazine 'CBI Sound-Off'.

Charles Lee Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0108
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, conductor's scores of musical compositions, newspaper clippings, concert programs and publicity, ads for sheet music and sound recordings, correspondence, World War II Army post newspapers, Hill's writings on Army life, musical theory of jazz and swing, and music education.

Clarice F. Pollard Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A-0223
Scope and Contents The scrapbook is predominantly and structured around a 21-page typescript entitled "A Khaki WAAC in the Lone Star State." Pollard supplemented the text with caricatures and cartoons, an issue from the class newsletter, the program to a variety show put on by her class, a copy of her transcript, and her class’ graduation program. Pollard includes photographs (originals and photocopies) of her herself, friends and classmates in uniform and in and around Nacogdoches. Researchers...

Frank P. Hathcock Letters

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Identifier: A-0346
Content Description The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Frank P. Hathcock.While each of Frank’s letters contains unique details or observations, they also convey principal themes born from his wartime service. Some are tied to his hopes for a productive life after the war, many recall the pleasures of home, others are anchored in his daily experiences, and a few capture his thoughts for lasting peace to overcome causes of global conflict.Frank never ended a letter...

Grimes-Koonce Family Collection

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Identifier: A-371
Content Description The bulk of the collection consists of family photographs and funeral books.

Helpinstill Papers

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Identifier: A-0194
Scope and Contents A general ledger from Helpinstill Auto Supply, World War II ration books, and 1880s receipts.

James Carlton Owens WWII Collection

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Identifier: A-0161
Scope and Contents This collection consists predominantly of letters from James Carlton Owens to his parents, wife, and children written during his Naval service in World War II. Also included are a letter from Rosa Lee Owens to James C. Owens, telegrams to the family from the military confirming the death of Owens, sympathy letters, military memorabilia, medals (including the Purple Heart), books, and certificates.