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A man and a woman hold hands on the street while looking up at the photographer above them. The man wears World War II era uniofrm. There are cars and bikes parked at the curb behind them and a sign is visible for Western Union.

1945

Crowd of women, servicemen, and a youth at a V-J Day (Victory over Japan) Celebration.

1945-08-14

Servicemen departing buses and walking south from Bowen Trailways Motor Coaches at 708 Brazos. Moonlight tower visible at corner of 8th and Brazos.

1944-10-02

A crowd of people look at a Japanese submarine from an observation platform

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View from above of a crowd at a V-J Day (Victory over Japan) Celebration. August 14, 1945

1945-08-14

A man with a microphone and a crowd stand outside the Paramount during celebrations on V-J Day (Victory over Japan).

1945-08-14

People in the street celebrating V-J Day (Victory over Japan) on Congress Avenue in front of Krugers, Franklins, Goodfriends, and Synder's.

1945-08-14

Group of women and men in uniform gathered on Congress Avenue to celebrate V-J (Victory over Japan) Day.

1945-08-14

Window display of photographs of servicemen during World War II at Dacy's Shoe Store. A sign reads "Let's back-up these Austin boys by buying more and more defense stamps and bonds, save 10% of your salary."

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Display windows of Dacy's Shoe Store containing pictures of servicemen from Austin

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Aluminum for Defense collection outside the Texas Capitol building. A large chicken-wire bin holds aluminum cans. The Capitol dome is visible in the background.

1941-07-28

Photograph of the midget submarine No. 19 that was involved in the attack on Pearl Harbor while on display at the University of Texas. Note that this is the midget submarine that is on display at the National Museum of the Pacific War.

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American troops on parade through downtown Austin. The soldiers are riding in the back of 6x6 "deuce and a halfs" (CCKW350) which are towing 105mm howitzers. The unit is probably part of either the 36th Infantry Division or the 2nd Infantry Division.

1946-03-29

Two M8 Greyhound armored scout cars from the 2nd Infantry Division on parade through downtown Austin. The 2nd Infantry Division was stationed in Texas to train up for their deployment to the South Pacific, which never happened.

1946-03-29

Group photo of soldiers in a few styles of uniform, with a few women and a pastor, possibly at Camp Mabry.

1943-08-21

Group of women sitting around table. Large book and ashtray on table.

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Two unidentified women at a desk.

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Copy of flier advertising the The Servicemen's Information Center at the Driskill Hotel.

1945-06-16

Soldier reads magazine at a magazine stand

1945-02-24

An American soldier standing at a map covered with slips of paper. The legend on the map reads "Where are you from?" A note on the back of the photograph reads "Service Center at Driskill [Hotel]."

1945-02-24

Soldiers on the homefront

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A group of soldiers and civilians pose during a picnic at Camp Mabry.

1941-12-07

Portriat of Mrs. L. B. Griffith, Chairman Austin Womens Volunteer Service; Miss Dolly Maude Harris; Mrs. Betty Anne Coffman, delivering Austin Telephone Directory.

1942-11

Groups of Red Cross nurses prepare medical supplies at tables. There is a large poster on the wall in the back advertising "The Greatest Mother in the World, War Fund 1943."

1943

Three servicewomen in uniform looking at a lily pond on the grounds of the State Capitol.

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