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From the HISTORICAL CATALOGUE OF THE ALUMNI OF UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 1884-1901.  THE UNIVERSITY RECORD VOL. IV.–MAY, 1902.–NOS. 1-2   HERNDON, JOHN HENRY, B.Lit., Lawyer: Tyler. Born July 12, 1867, at Tyler; son of William Smith and Mary Louise (née McKellar) Herndon. Prepared for University at Tyler High School. Entered from Tyler. Student 1883-1888; Business Manager Magazine, 1887; Ass ...[Read More]

Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I-19170825

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Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I is going to be a regular weekly feature in celebration of the centennial of the United States entering World War I. From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, August 25, 1917: Nat Gentry Writes Interesting Letter From California Nat Gentry, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Gentry, writes the home folks about his trip from Tyler to California. He enlisted in the navy and ...[Read More]

Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I-19170817

World War I Poster Showing three workers.

Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I is going to be a regular weekly feature in celebration of the centennial of the United States entering World War I. From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, August 17, 1917:     Former Tyler Boy Steers Ship Through Mine-Strewn Waters – Rescues 67 Submarine Victims   The following letter from Levin Jester, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Jester, former resid ...[Read More]