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Box 117

1 Envelope (empty) – War and Navy Departments V-mail Service, posted June 11, 1945
2 “China Stories from Ex-CBI Roundup”
3 Newspaper clippings: cartoons, misc WWII, articles by Shemorry (including Private Bill), Chengtu, Lungling
4 “China background – 1944-1945 – WWII Bill Shemorry, also army stuff – Tennessee maneuvers, cut lines for Cheng Tu, Diary on Empress Scotland, Cathy Hotel bill”
a. WWII news clippings
b. Letter from Dr Lund (Shemorry had pneumonia in 1942)
c. Request to translate Chinese writing in photographs
d. Copies of photographs with Chinese script
e. Loose sketches and newspaper clippings
f. Writing pad with poem and notes inside cover
g. Loose poems
h. Bennett Yuan’s addresses
i. Clipping from book about Japanese Geishas
j. 164th Photo mailing list
k. Receipt from Cathay Hotel, Shanghai, September 29, 1945
l. Hand baggage tag
m. Note to “Mother and Dad” from Bill
n. Receipt from Third National Bank in Nashville
o. Mary Shemorry senior citizens meal project (envelope)
5 War ration book No. 3 (William E. Monroe, Williston, N.D.)
6 Newspaper clippings
a. page from Press Graphic – “Here is Positive Proof that the Press-Graphic has a Chinese Edition!” (photos, captions and stories by Shemorry”
b. The North Dakotan (photograph and caption about Shemorry)
c. clipping “The Fargo Forum read around the world” – Shemorry and 1st Lt. John R. Sanders reading The Forum, “Herald Published Special WWII
Editions for Area Service People” – Service Men’s Herald, 1989
7 booklet (in Chinese and English)
8 China – WWII
a. 164th Signal Photo Co. Newsletter (September 1944)
b. 1942 Map
c. Official war pictures mailing
d. “Kunming” booklet
e. brochure “A Yank’s Memories of Calcutta”
f. booklet about Camp Kanchrapara (and copy)
g. post card from Joe Ponantus (?)
h. brochure for 1950 CBI reunion
9 Shemorry, Bill – WWII
a. Log – Camp Patrick Henry & Empress of Scotland
b. misc. China Stories
c. roster – 164th signal Photo Co.
d. stories (author unknown and one by Shemorry)
e. poetry
10 “China stories by Bill Shemorry – During WWII – 1944-1945” – published articles and drafts

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