Powell Glass, Jr., papers  1941-1945 (bulk 1944-1945)
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George W. and Marguerite Harms items in Graphics Division (Ephemera) [series]:
 
Realia [subseries]:
 
Black-lacquered wood hair sticks from Tokyo, Japan (9", 6.75")
Acquired in 1945 by George W. Harms, while in the USMC in Japan.
 
Red, white and blue Raiders patch from the 4th Marines (2.5 x 2)
Four white stars surrounding a skull enclosed in a diamond shape.
 
Paper fan (9")
Acquired in Tokyo, Japan. Has painted Japanese flag and the words to a Japanese Imperial Navy song called "Pacific March ." The song is translated on a separate sheet of paper. The other side has a painted red sun. An American-educated dentist in Japan gave the fan to George W. Harms while in Japan during World War II.
 
Triangle-shaped business school medal from Tokyo Bay, Japan
Acquired in Japan by George W. Harms. Writing on both sides. A great example of a school achievement medal from Japan in the early twentieth century.
 
New York [subseries]:
 
Leather postcard of Abgar Babaian in New York City,  1909
Wonderful engraving of his profile on the verso. On the recto, the stamped postcard has lines for writing.
 
Certificate,  1939
States that Marguerite Babaian was present at the World's Fair in New York City in 1939 during the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on 10 June 1939.
 
Two student ticket books for the New York World's Fair,  1939 and  1940    [Note: In great shape with tickets inside.]
 
Native American photo-postcards, Old West Collectors Series [subseries]:
 
Navajo medicine woman, Toqui-Naachi (6.25 x 4.25")
 
Hinmaton Yalakit, a great tribal leader of the Nez Perce (6.25 x 4.25")
 
Blackfoot tribe members on the northwestern plains (4.25 x 6.25")
 
Indian Camp,  1949 ( 3.25 x 5.5")
A color reproduction of the oil painting by the Native American artist, Andrew Standing Soldier. Reprint.
 
Christmas cards [subseries]:
 
Little girl and reindeer,  1940s (4.5 x 4.25")    [Note: In original envelope. ]
 
Christmas,  1944 ( 4.5 x 6.25")
Depicts G. I.s from the 9th Infantry Division a few days before the Battle of the Bulge. Sent by the American Historical Foundation to George W. Harms.
 
Postcards, 1900-1940 [subseries]:
 
Easter card with cherub and flowers, outlined in silver
 
Two women at the beach in color drawing (5.5 x 3.5")
 
Actress in costume (5.5 x 3.5")
 
Two angels with flowers (5.5 x 3.5")
Inscription reads, "A Merry Christmas."
 
Cartoon of a boy and a girl (5.5 x 3.5")
Inscription: "I am sure busy making hay while the SON shines."
 
Cartoon drawing of two men in a sinking boat, the Reliance (3.5 x 5.5")
Inscription: "We are settling down here."
 
Drawing of four ladies dressed in long dresses and hats sitting on a bridge (3.5 x 5.5")
 
Drawing of two clasped hands within a wreath of flowers (3.5 x 5.5")
Inscription reads, "Loving birthday greetings."
 
Postcard (3.5 x 5.5")
Glitter letters read "To my darling."
 
Photograph of a farm (3.5 x 5.5")
 
Drawing of Club House, Country Club, Plainfield, N.J (3.5 x 5.5")
 
Drawing of a couple walking through floral display at mall entrance, Palisade Park, N.J. (3.5 x 5.5")
 
"St Cecilia playing piano with cherubs dropping flowers around her." (5.5 x 3.5")