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Two Coast Guard Reserves Trainees, one wearing a mask and the other looking down the barrel of his gun, appear to be inspecting their equipment, at the Hotel Ponce de Leon Training Center during WWII.

The families of the Coastguard Reserves trainees exit through the front gates of the Hotel Ponce de Leon, St. Augustine, FL

Yank Magazine.pdf
Weekly magazine produced with the soldier in mind full of contemporary articles of Army life at home and abroad between 1942 and 1945. There are also cartoons and a "Mail Call" section where soldiers have written into the magazine with comments.…

A.P.A. News.JPG
Ship's bulletin providing short snippets of news about the outside world to sailors onboard the U.S.S. La Porte in the Pacific Theatre.

Voluntary Hostages.pdf
This book documents the efforts of the Swiss International Red Cross to assist POWs in German internment camps. Photographs and maps are included.

L.A. Examiner 1.JPG
Newspaper for September 3, 1945 from Los Angeles paying especial attention to the events of September 2, 1945 and the formal surrender of Japan to Allied Forces. Other news pieces or advertisements are included as well.

This is a document sent to W. Douglas Burden, the president of Marine Studios, alerting him to the fact that Marineland's Curator, Arthur McBride, has been given a 6 month deferment for joining the war so that Marineland can have time to find and…

This is a letter from Lieutenant David H. Quinn to Marineland Curator, Arthur McBride, about the method used for creating a container for shark repellent created by Marineland researchers for the US Navy as part of the shark repellent research…

This internal memo is between Marineland's 3 founders (W. Douglas Burden (President), Ilya Tolstoy (Vice President), and C.V. Whitney (Chairman of the Board) regarding a potential closure of Marineland due to WWII (loss of staff due to draft, loss of…
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