East Texas State Teachers College in World War II Exhibit

East Texas State Teachers College in World War II 

This exhibit is a collaborative effort of graduate and undergraduate Public History students who researched items in the Velma K. Waters Library Special Collections and Archives.  The exhibit features five displays covering campus involvement in U.S. military training at ETSTC, educational changes on campus during and post-war, the involvement of the faculty, students, and staff in the national efforts of war bonds and rationing, as well as a section on letters to/from home. Exhibit highlights include:

• Letters sent from John Garland Smith and Jewel Kennemer to Gretchen Howell, an ETSTC  librarian during WWII.
• Images from The Locust, the ETSTC yearbook
• Letters from President Whitley to the faculty.
• Reproductions of posters from the U.S. Office of War Information (from Special Collections)

Friday, January 14 at 10:00am to 5:00pm

Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum 600 I-30, Greenville, TX 75402

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Events for Students, Events for Faculty & Staff, Events for Alumni, Events for General Public, Events for Prospective Students







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Mylynka Cardona

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