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[Hello, just got back]

Description: Postcard from the Jewish Welfare Board and the United States Army and Navy, with an illustration of a solider coming back on United States soil. The pre-printed text reads, "Hello - Just got back. Am Feeling great, will write soon again" with a blank space labeled "Going to Camp ___."
Date: [1919..]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two soldiers standing]

Description: Postcard of two unidentified soldiers standing side by side out-of-doors, near a wall. The handwriting on the back of the postcard reads, "Happy Days. [unreadable] J. E. Brown."
Date: [1918..]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Don't forget me]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Louise Carper, 818 Austin St., Houston, Texas from M.S.E. John Carper, Signal Corps. The front of the postcard has a quote that reads, "Don't forget me little girlie no matter where I roam, but think of the day the band will play when Johnnie comes marching home." The handwriting on the back of the card reads, "June-16-18. I'm well and like France very much, but oh, you U.S.A. Jack."
Date: June 16, 1918
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[World War One Small Box Gas Mask]

Description: World War One-era "small box respirator" gas mask, consisting of a canvas or cloth face piece, with inset glass or resin eye lenses, and straps that wrap around the back of the head. The front of the mask has a valve located behind a cloth-covered tube that goes over the mouth and attaches to a small yellow metal box containing activated charcoal (made of peach pits or the pits from other stone fruits). The wearer would have breathed only through the mouth, inhaling air scrubbed clean by the charcoal in the box, and had their nose squeezed shut by a clip inside the mask.
Date: [1914..1918]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Chaplain J. E. Doherty to Miss Shafford, October 13, 1918]

Description: Letter from Chaplain J. E. Doherty to Miss Shafford, October 13, 1918. In the letter, Doherty is inquiring about their friend in the war and their well-being. Writteno on the envelope reads "Letter, 1918, With U.S. Flag On it, Concerning the well-being of a friend of Miss Shafford in World War".
Date: October 13, 1918
Creator: Doherty, J. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[U.S.S. Madawaska, Instructions for Troops Card]

Description: Thick card with strings attached describing protocol for troops aboard a ship. The card lists the rules for non-Naval soldiers onboard the ship, including safety precautions--such as not smoking on deck after dark so that the glowing cigarette won't reveal their position to enemy ships--as well as information about meals and the expected behavior of the soldiers. The lower half of the card has a table with a number of holes punched in it.
Date: [1917..1919]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poems of the War and After]

Description: Photographs of "Poems of the War and After" by Vera Brittain, held by UNT Special Collections, including the front cover, spine, and two selected 2-page spreads. The paper cover is white with a thick black line as a frame, with the title is at the top and the author in the middle, the words "Author of Testament of Youth" at the bottom and each section separated by a small black line. Image 2, the spine of the book laying flat containing the title and a small triangle/circle symbol. Image 3 (pp. 28 and 29) includes the title, "In Memoriam G.R.Y.T" at the top of the left page followed by the poem. Image 4 (pp. 32 and 33) contains the text of "Sic Transit-" and "To Them" poems.
Date: 2016-09/2016-11
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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