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Clyde Gilbert Truitt collection

by Truitt, Clyde Gilbert (1916 – 2011)

1 box,  1 folder (0.25 linear feet)

The Clyde Gilbert Truitt collection includes numerous photographs, documents, newspaper clippings, and handwritten information cards detailing Clyde G. Truitt’s military service in World War I. Other local men’s military careers are also included in this collection, but the main focus of the collection is on Clyde Truitt. Information surrounding Clyde’s family is present in the collection. Documents pertaining to Truitt’s family include birth certificates, wedding announcements, report cards, and other genealogical documents. A vast majority of the collection is made up of photographs. Half of the photographs detail Truitt’s military experience, while the other half depict the Truitt family, the Truitt family home, and Clyde’s career with the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company.

Identifier: 2012.015
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Diary of a Vacationing Woman

by Unknown (1984)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This diary was written in 1984 by a woman who was on vacation first to Rehobeth Beach, Delaware, then to McAllen, Texas, and later Acapulco and Mexico City, Mexico. In Mexico she went to bars, sought romance, shopped in the markets, and became ill. The transcribed diary is attached.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2016.120
Repository: Special Collections
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Luis Alaniz Collection

by Alaniz, Luis (1940 – 1994)

6 boxes (5 linear feet)

The Luis Alaniz collection consists of the personal scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, and military memorabilia of World War Two veteran Luis Alaniz. Born October 28, 1922 in Dallas, Texas, Alaniz enlisted in the United States Army on September 10, 1940. He was initially a Medical Technician, promoted to Private on May 25, 1941 and later Corporal on July 16, 1942, but was later a technician in the 755th Railway Shop Battalion. Alaniz was sent to Europe (France and Belgium) on December 5, 1943 and returned on October 5, 1945. He later worked for the New Mexico National Guard, United States Air Force in Sandia Base, and was part of the International Chemical Workers Union in Los Angeles, California.

Identifier: SC2016.088
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Lynching Postcard (Dallas, Texas)

by Unknown (1910)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This postcard depicts a lynching scene on Main Street in Dallas, Texas on March 3, 1910.

Associated Subjects: Postcards • Racism • Lynching
Identifier: SC2014.066
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment
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Major George W. Fisk Papers

by Fisk, George W. (1938 – 1946)

1 folder,  1 oversize folder (0.2 linear feet)

The Major George W. Fisk papers document Fisk's experiences as a Major during World War II. The materials range from 1938 to 1946. Within the collection are photographs of Major Fisk and the Division Staff of the 2nd Infantry Division, a map of Western Europe with his route marked, a typed memoir, two books about the 2nd Infantry Division, two stamp albums for the purchase of war bonds, Maj. Fisk's uniform jacket and pants, and Maj. Fisk's wool army blanket.

Identifier: SC2021.004
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment