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Box 1

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

"Bee Lines" Newsletters, 1943-1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of materials relating to Camp Peary when it was formed as a Seabee training center for the United States Construction Battalions during World War II. Materials include postcards, information sheets, pamphlets, blank stationery, military dog tag, menu cards, "Bee Lines" and "Peary Scope" newsletters, ephemera, and a red satin pillow cover with gold fringe.

Copies of "Bee Lines" and "Peary Scope" Newsletters, 1944 and undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of materials relating to Camp Peary when it was formed as a Seabee training center for the United States Construction Battalions during World War II. Materials include postcards, information sheets, pamphlets, blank stationery, military dog tag, menu cards, "Bee Lines" and "Peary Scope" newsletters, ephemera, and a red satin pillow cover with gold fringe.

Postcards, 1943-1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Includes light blue Navy Seabees postcard ("We Build and Fight with All Our Might!") from Albert F. DiStefano and postmarked Camp Peary, April 26, 1943; 10 unmarked, black and white postcards of Navy Seabees training.

Seabees United States Navy Construction Battalions Calendar and Notepad, 1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of materials relating to Camp Peary when it was formed as a Seabee training center for the United States Construction Battalions during World War II. Materials include postcards, information sheets, pamphlets, blank stationery, military dog tag, menu cards, "Bee Lines" and "Peary Scope" newsletters, ephemera, and a red satin pillow cover with gold fringe.

Copies of articles relating to Camp Peary

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of materials relating to Camp Peary when it was formed as a Seabee training center for the United States Construction Battalions during World War II. Materials include postcards, information sheets, pamphlets, blank stationery, military dog tag, menu cards, "Bee Lines" and "Peary Scope" newsletters, ephemera, and a red satin pillow cover with gold fringe.

Military Dog Tag, 1943

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Military dog tag for John Lee Pruitt, dated 10/1943, USNR. some rust stains on tag.

Pamphlets, Information Sheets, and Ephemera, 1943-1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Includes two sheets of blank stationery: green sketch of sailor writing a letter; and orange sketch of sailor kissing woman captioned, "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree With Anyone Else But Me!"