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Box 1

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Contains 33 Results:

[Photograph of an unidentified woman], Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Color photograph; the woman is seated next to a vase of flowers and holding a letter to her chest.

Dates: Undated

[George F. Kiker wearing a tie and a vest], Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series contains photographs of George Kiker during his childhood and experience in World War II.

Dates: Undated

Bill Mauldin Editorial Cartoons, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Torn scrapbook page, includes Mauldin cartoons titled: "This damn tree leaks."; "Don't look at me lady. I didn't do it."; and "Maybe th' sun's comin' up, Joe."

Dates: Undated

Bill Mauldin Editorial Cartoons, 1944 July 15-17

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Torn scrapbook pages, includes Mauldin cartoons titled: "Looks like we're goin into th' line, Willie."; "I'm depending on you old men to be a steadying influence for the replacements."; and a Saturday Evening Post cartoon.

Dates: 1944 July 15-17

Bill Mauldin Editorial Cartoons, 1944 July 07 - 1944 October 27

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Torn scrapbook pages, includes Mauldin cartoons titled: "I can't git no lower, Willie. Me buttons is in th' way."; "She must be very purty. Th' whole column is wheezin' at her."; "Hope it ain't a rocky beach. Me feet's tender since they got webbed."; and "Let 'im in. I wanna see a critter I kin fell sorry fer."

Dates: 1944 July 07 - 1944 October 27

Yank: The Army Weekly Comic Strip, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Torn scrapbook page: The Sad Sack comic strip titled "Wide-Open Town"; hand written on the clipping, "I have told you that when we go to town that there wasn't anything to do. He he."

Dates: Undated

Newspaper Clipping from the “The Stars and Stripes Mediterranean”, 1944 November 28

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Titles in the edition include: "Puptent Poets" and "Take It From Here."

Dates: 1944 November 28

Newspaper Clippings from Yank: The Army Weekly, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Column titled "Battle Stars" with various entries all beginning with "Dear Yank."

Dates: Undated

Newspaper Clipping titled "Sends His Purple Heart To Parents", Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clipping details a unique story of Kiker mailing his parents his Purple Heart medal and the local newspaper a letter, both of which were received on the same day. Post cards are glued to the back of the clippings.

Dates: Undated

V-Mail and Newspaper Clippings, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

V-Mail includes: "Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year" and "That Last One Was Dammed Close"; Newspaper clippings include a Bill Mauldin cartoon titled "I've given you the best years o' me life." and a poem titled "This Ain't The Army".

Dates: Undated