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Photograph of a Texarkana USO event held during World War II, circa 1945

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Portrait of an African-American soldier, U.S. Army, circa 1917.

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The Fifth War Loan campaign was kicked off in Texarkana by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre cast. A radio drama was written by Welles specifically for the event and it was based on Texarkana's unique situation on the AR-TX border. This image…

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Orson Welles speaking to Bowie Coutny War Loan Drive chairman, James R. Bryant at the Perot Theatre, Texarkana, June 12, 1944. The Fifth War Loan campaign was kicked off in Texarkana by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre cast. A radio drama was…

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Parade to open the Fifth War Loan Drive, June 12, 1944. The Fifth War Loan campaign was kicked off in Texarkana by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre cast. A radio drama was written by Welles specifically for the event and it was based on…

1938NewsReel.mp4
1938 News Reel detailing major newstories of the year including California Floods, East Coast Hurricane, war scare in Europe, Spanish Civil War, Hitler, Germany, and British dignitaries.
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