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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Lincoln Park City, Wayne County, Michigan, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for Boston, Massachusetts, for 1910. The census divides the population by categories of sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented, farm or house,…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Montgomery County, North Wales Borough, Pennsylvania, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living on a…

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The draft registration card for Archie Hawkins (1902 – 1989). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth, race, citizenship, father's birthplace, name and place of…

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The abstract of World War I military service for Nelson Mullin (1887-1944). The document includes name, date and place of birth, race, units and ranks, dates overseas, and date of discharge. Born on July 21, 1887, in Camilla, Georgia, Mullin…

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The abstract of World War I military service for Fred White (1898-1919). The document includes Antuono’s surname, Christian name, Army serial number, whether White or Colored, home address, place of enlistment, place of birth, date of birth,…

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The abstract of military service for John D. Watkins (1889-1918). The card includes Watkins' name, race, date and place of birth, units and ranks, death date and cause, and who was notified of his death. Though the card designates Watkins as white…

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A photograph of Rufe Goins (center, left), his wife, Maude (center, right), as well as relatives Wayne (left) and Gertrude (right). The photograph was taken in Tampa, Florida, where Goins and his wife retired in 1959. On May 29, 1912, at the age of…

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A 45 RPM vinyl record single of the song, "Hello Frisco!," recorded by Alice Green and Edward Hamilton for the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1915. The song was written by Gene Buck and Louis A. Hirsch. A notable "machinist" for the Victor Talking…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for San Juan, San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living…

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A newspaper article published in The Gulfport Daily Herald on February 19, 1919. The article describes the capture of Alexander Roberts by German troops, his subsequent imprisonment and his safe return home. Born on October 13, 1895 in Mexico City,…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for the Township of Aurora in Lawrence County, Missouri, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether…

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The veterans compensation application for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for William Bain Handwerk (1921-1996). The document authorized the state to compensate veterans native to Pennsylvania at the time of their enlistment. The form includes the…

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Paul and Margaret Hardy celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on January 15, 1953. The couple are standing in front of a cake with a bride and groom cake topper. Three children appear in the bottom left corner of the photograph. Born on December…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Clay Magisterial District, Magnolia County, West Virginia, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house,…

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Two pages of church records from the Hicksite Quaker Church. Before his marriage in 1922, Charles Henry Craig (1896-1982) was admitted to the Hicksite Quaker Church on November 21, 1922. The application is included in these records. Craig was born on…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Poca, Kanawha, West Virginia, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Marriso County, Parsippany, New Jersey, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is…

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Daily Personnel Diary for the USS Astoria. The document includes gains, losses, miscellaneous, name, file or service number, rank or rating, change abbreviation, and description of and authority for change. A notable person listed is Willard Kenneth…

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The draft registration card for Thomas Robert Savage (1892-1941). Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft between 1917-1918. The cards recorded name, age, date and place of birth, race, and occupation, and a corresponding registrar's…

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A page from Oshihiyi, the 1917 Stetson University yearbook. This page focuses on the students enrolled in the Business College, including Paul Hon (1898-1918). Students' nicknames, favorite sayings, ambitions, gifts, and pastimes were recorded for…

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A page from Oshihiyi, the 1919 Stetson University yearbook, memorializing Paul Hon (1898-1918). Though this dedication lists Hon's death as July 22, 1918, he actually died two days earlier, according to his military records. Paul Hon was born in July…

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The United States of America Petition for Citizenship and Naturalization Card for Fred O. Kalinchuk (1896-1994). The form includes the name, residence, occupation, race, place of birth, marital status and children, last foreign residence, date of…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Monte Llano, Caye Province, Puerto Rico, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether…

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The draft registration card for Buster Williams (1887-1945). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth, race, citizenship, trade or occupation, number of dependents,…

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The draft registration card for Commodore Isaac Murray (1896?-1947). Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft between 1917 and 1918. The cards recorded name, age, date and place of birth, race, and occupation, and a corresponding…

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A stained glass image of the RCA Corporation logo, which appeared on the Nipper Building in Camden, New Jersey. The dog in the image, dubbed “Nipper,” is listening to a Victor Talking Machine. A notable "machinist" for the Victor Talking Machine…

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The Twelfth United States Census records for Waltham City, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, for 1900. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented, farm…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Wood-Ridge, Bergen County, New Jersey, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Warren County, Glens Falls, New York, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for Kings County, New York City, Borough of Brooklyn, New York, for 1910. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or…

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A page from the Lyons Township High School yearbook from 1937. The public high school is located in La Grange, Illinois. The page contains a partial list of students from the school, their personal quotes and their extracurricular activities. A…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Hoboken, New Jersey, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living on a farm, other…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Queens Borough, New York City, New York, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for New York City, Borough of Queens for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or…

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The Fourteenth United States Census records for Cheboygan, Michigan, for 1920. The census divides the population by names of residents at same address, relationship of person enumerated to the head of the family, whether home owned or rented, if…

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A letter of correspondence from Charles James McLern (1891-1988) to the Northern Pacific Railway Company in 1936. When he initially applied to work for the company, McLaren claimed he was two years older than he was in order to be eligible for an…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Providence, Rhode Island, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or…

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The USS Orion between 1970 and 1979. The second Orion (AS-18) was laid down on July 31, 1941, at the Moore Dry Dock Comaony, in Oakland, California, launched on June 24 1942, sponsored by Mrs. Robert A. White, and commissioned on September 30,…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Boston, Massachusetts in Suffolk County for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living…

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The draft registration cards for Merrill Hart McGlamery. The cards were compiled from multiple registrations beginning in 1940, for men 18 to 45 years old. They include address, age, date of birth, place of birth, and father's contact information.…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Staten Island, Richmond Borough, New York, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether…

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The Fourteenth United States Census records for Effingham, Illinois, for 1920. The census divides the population by names of residents at same address, relationship of person enumerated to the head of the family, whether home owned or rented, if…

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A newspaper clipping from The Miami News on May 24, 1962. Below a photograph of Otto Oscar Zwicker (1899-1992) is an announcement that he has joined the sales staff of Hamilton Realty, Inc. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, on April 7, 1899, Zwicker…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Cheboygan, Michigan, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or rented,…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Lafayette County, Florida, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living on a farm,…

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A letter of correspondence from David Moniac to his sister on November 14, 1822. In the letter, Moniac explains to his sister that he is resigning from his appointment as Brevet Second Lieutenant in the Sixth United States Infantry of the United…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Cusseta, Chattahoochee County, Georgia, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living…

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This passenger list for the Irénée Du Pont on October 8, 1942. Otis F. The Irénée Du Pont, which was an American Steam merchant C-2 class ship. Florida veteran, Otis Francis Potts, served on the Irénée Du Pont around 1942 as a Armed Naval Guard…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for 1930. The Census divides the population by categories of Name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or…

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Brothers John and Peter Nadzeika posing in front of a home. One of the brothers sits on the other's shoulders. The Nadzeika brothers were first generation American citizens whose parents came to America from Lithuania. The Nadzeika family settled in…

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Daily Personnel Diary for the USS Utina (ATF-163). The document includes gains, losses, miscellaneous, name, file or service number, rank or rating, change abbreviation, and description of and authority for change. A notable person listed is Denver…

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The Report of Changes listing the Navy personnel on the USS Beaverhead on March 8, 1946. The form includes the names and ranks of the personnel on board the final report. The Navy decommissioned the ship after more than a year of service in the…

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The Report of Changes listing the Navy personnel on the USS Springfield on September 9, 1944. The form includes the name, service number, rank, date and place of enlistment, and the branch of service for each person. A notable person listed in the…

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The Personnel Diary of the United States Navy, featuring the enlisted sailors on board the USS Paricutin. The muster roll lists the names, field or service number, ranking and change description on June 8, 1951. A notable person listed is Charles…

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Page of the muster roll of the crew of the U.S. Navy Yard, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The document lists the names, field or service number, present rating, date of enlistment, and first date received on board. The roll was compiled on June 30, 1942. A…

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The war diary of William Graf Eppright (1923-1945). The diary records Eppright's activity between August 8 and August 10, 1945, which was the date that he was killed in action. The document was declassified on December 31, 2012. Born on May 3, 1923,…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Orleans County, Medina Village, New York, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is…

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The Application for Seaman’s Certificate of American Citizenship for Harry Carson in November 1923. It lists Carson's place and date of birth, the last ship he was employed on, the next ship he would be employed on, as well as a description of his…

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The certificate of deawth of Charles Crummer (1894-1934). He died in a veterans' hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee. The record includes the facility's name, as well as Crummer's name, age, race, and time and cause of death. Charles Crummer was born…

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A 1918 draft list for Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida. Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918. Those who were drafted reported to their local draft boards and then traveled to camp, where they were inducted into and…

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A 1918 draft list for St. Augustine, Florida. Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918. Those drafted reported to their local draft boards and then traveled to camp, where they would be trained for and inducted into the…

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An outgoing Army passenger list from Hoboken, New Jersey in 1918. The United States Army Transport Service (ATS) compiled records of all person who passed through United States and foreign ports via ATS ships, incoming as well as outgoing.…

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The passenger list of organizations and casuals departing from Hoboken, New Jersey, in 1918. The document includes the soldier's number, name, rank, regiment, corps or department, emergency contact, and address. A notable passenger listed in the…

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The passenger list for Colored Company D of the 546th Engineers. The company departed from New York, New York for France on September 25, 1918 on board the SS Oxfordshire. Commodore Isaac Murray (1896?-1947) (fourth from top) was part of this company…

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The interment card for Eddie Landrum (1899-1937). Interment cards are control forms for burial lots in national cemeteries. They provide the details of name, birth, rank, serial number, units and wars served in, enlistment, discharge, death,…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Double Run, Georgia in Hickox County for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Lawrence Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Clark District, Harrison County, West Virginia, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Edgewater Park, New Jersey, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living on a farm,…

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The Report of Changes listing the Navy personnel on the USS Logan on November 26, 1944. The current location saw the personnel at the United States Receiving Station, United States Naval Training and Distribution Center (TADCEN) at Camp Elliott in…

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The passenger list from the April 1913 voyage of the SS San Guglielmo, which came from the Port of Messina in Sicily, Italy. The luxury passenger ship would be used as a troop transport at the outbreak of World War I, and was torpedoed and sunk by…

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A page from the St. Charles High School yearbook from 1951. The page features the St. Charles High School Freshman and Sophomore football team. A notable student pictured is Jerry Bumgarner (1935-1983). Born on November 8, 1935, in St. Charles,…

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The Thirteenth United States Census for Jenkins County, Georgia for 1910. The census divides the populatio into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, and whether the home is owned or rented, as…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Cumberland, Maine, for 1930. The Census divides the population by categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or rented, value…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for the Borough of Manhattan, New York City, New York, for 1910. The census divides the population by categories of sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they…

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Hylon Oliver Broadbrook (1893-1973) in the summer of 1897. Born on March 24, 1893, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Broadbrook was the son of John and Laura Broadbrook. He enlisted in the United States Army on May 21, 1913, prior to the outbreak of World…

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An excerpt from a newspaper article published in The Miami News on November 19, 1944. The excerpt describes the service of Sellers Boynton Rogers (1917-1996), who is described a “medical aid man,” known commonly today as a Combat Medic. Born on…

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Clarence Huston Pygman (1898-1988) and Sylvia Hummel in front of a tree and three automobiles. The two were married in December of 1923. This image, donated by Maggie Neidigh, was taken the same month. Born on June 27, 1898, Pygman registered for the…

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Clarence Huston Pygman (1898-1988) and Alverna V. Nellis wearing colorful Poly Leis. Born on June 27, 1898, Pygman registered for the draft in September of 1918. At the time, he worked as a timekeeper for the Wabash Railroad Company. He entered the…

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A newspaper article published in The Times Herald on August 9, 1929. The article describes Bryce Lafave (1920-1996), a young boy who underwent mastoid operation surgery two weeks before publication. Born on November 22, 1920, in Bay City, Michigan,…

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The officers and men of the USS Carola at the Chateau Barracks in Brest, France, in June 1919. Built as a steam yacht in 1885 in Culzean, Scotland, the ship was acquired by the United States Navy on June 10, 1917. It was commissioned USS Carola IV…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living on…

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Photographs of Company G of the 105th Infantry taken between 1917 and 1919. 35 black and white photographs of men appear in seven rows. Below them is a numerical list of names corresponding to the photographs. A notable soldier featured is Charles…

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Confidential document describing valorous acts conducted in Vietnam between 1969 and 1970. The 15th Medical Battalion received the Valorous Unit Award for treating casualties in the heat of battle and experiencing no injures to any of the medical…

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The individual casualty questionnaire for the Unites States Army Air Forces on March 16, 1944. The Missing Air Crew Report was organized in response to the status of the 12th Air Force, 320th Bombardment Group, 441th Bomb Squadron, which left from…

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The passenger list of organizations and casuals for the SS Aurania on January 8, 1918. The document includes the soldier's number, name, rank, regiment, corps or department, emergency contact, and address. A notable soldier listed in the record is…

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The passenger list of organizations and casuals for the Leviathan from Brest, France, to Hoboken, New Jersey, on August 6, 1919. The document includes the soldier's number, name, rank, regiment, corps or department, emergency contact, and address. On…

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The outward-bound passenger list of the USNS Henry Gibbins, which was a transport ship active in the Korean War. The document lists the passenger's family name, United States passport number, place of birth, date and place of naturalization, the…

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A photograph of the USS Leopold, which was an Edsall Class destroyer escort that was laid down in Orange, Texas, in March 1943 by the Consolidated Steel Corporation. A destroyer escort’s mission included escorting merchant shipping and protecting…

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A page from a battalion history book, which documents the service of the 62nd Naval Construction Battalion, or the 62nd Seabees (C-B’s), during World War II. The book documents their entire service with text and photographs from each station and…

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The Muster Roll of Officers and Enlisted Men of the United States Marine Corps, detailing the Marine personnel at the General Supply Company, Fifth Field Depot station in the Pacific in July of 1945. The majority of names on the muster roll are…