Category: Ephemera

Found Ephemera: 1937-1938 Longview Texas High School Newspaper “The Lobo”

I got a call a couple of days ago from a man who helped to save a 1937 Longview Lobo Texas State Championship 8mm home movie saved. He had the film digitized and was going to sell copies to support the booster club.

I dug into my collection and found this 1937-1938 High School Newspaper. It has a students reporters point of view from the state championship. Sorry it was spiral bound and a couple words on the edges have been cut off.

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Found Letter: Clair E. Musser Letter Home From Bootcamp Killed in Action USS Sigsbee WWII

This is a letter home from a new Navy sailor at the United States Naval Training Center, Bainbridge Maryland. The letter talks about the daily goings-on at boot camp.

This letter is different in that Clair Musser was killed and lost at sea on April 14th, 1945. Less than 90 days after this letter was writing. The USS Sigsbee destroyer was struck aft of her number five gun by a kamikaze suicide plane off the coast of Okinawa. He was one of twenty-three sailors killed in the attack.

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