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Title: Eslinger Family

Dates: 1939-ca. 1950

Collection Number: MSS 11066

Quantity: 1.25 feet

Abstract: Papers consist of correspondence, an application for assignment, identification card, Marines commencement program, newspaper clipping, certificate, and photographs of brothers William, Emil and Erwin Eslinger, who served during World War II. The Papers were transferred from the Museums Division in August 2010. See case file for biography of William Eslinger.

Provenance: The collection was donated to the Museum Division by George Eslinger July 7, 2009, and transferred to the Archives in August 2010. This finding aid was created by Emily E. Schultz in August, 2010.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.


Box 1:
1. Correspondence: from William, Emil, and Erwin Eslinger to parents during World War II, 1944-1945
2. Application: Request for Assignment from W. M. Eslinger to "HQ" Company, 24 Battalion, 27th Marines, 5th Marine Division, October 4, 1945
Certificate: Letter Award to Willie Eslinger for Football, 1939
Identification Card: From the Navy Department at Marine Barracks, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA. Card provides bearer with "Permission to be on Liberty," January 26, 1944
Newspaper Clipping: "Local Veteran is Manager of Beaver Oil Co. Bulk Station," n.d.
Commencement Program for 27th Marines, 5th Marine Division, April 21, 1944

Box 2:
11066-01 Photograph - Probably William Eslinger in uniform at camp with beer bottles, ca. 1944
11066-02 Photograph - Unidentified childrens' birthday party, ca. 1950
11066-03 Photograph - William Eslinger portrait (Pendleton Studio, Oceanside, CA), ca. 1944
11066-04 Photograph - Portrait of 92nd Platoon U.S. Marine Corps, San Diego, CA, 1943
11066-05 Photograph - William Eslinger portrait (Margo Photograph, San Diego, CA), ca. 1944

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