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    • The Front Door

    • Barbed wire; Barracks; Rooms & spaces; Doors & doorways
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the interior of a POW barrack. A row of doors can be seen. Mitchener has written, "On the left - the 'little girls' room' - as you enter...The Front Door. The hall is swept, at...
    • Thoughts of One Far Better

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Houses; Fantasy
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II includes a drawing of a prisoner who is imagining a better place - a house to live in, rather than a German POW camp. Mitchener writes, "There are sundry others - space dictates - - and lack of...
    • Board!

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Railroads
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows a drawing of two train cars with "40 Hommes 8 Cheveaux"(40 men 8 horses) written on one of the cars. Mitchener writes,"As you approach the 'Zug' [train] Yards - Spremburg---'Board!' Fifty-six men per car--Hardly...
    • The Food Closet

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Drinking vessels; Pitchers
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the food closet. A number of cups are hanging from the wall, and a pitcher is on the floor. Mitchener writes, "As you enter the room - life's sustinence (sic) compartment...The...
    • The Address

    • Barbed wire; Ships; Military personnel; Prisoners; Public speaking
    • This page in Mitchener's diary includes a drawing of an old ship, the "Santa Maria," on which he has written, "Promise of the Future." Underneath, he has drawn a picture of a prisoner on stage, Colonel Darr H. Alkire, C.O. Stalag Luft III, West...
    • Trees

    • Barbed wire; Trees; Fences; Tree stumps; Buildings
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II includes a drawing of a tree as well as a number of tree stumps, all within the POW camp boundaries. He writes, "Around the compound - approximately a dozen...Trees. About the Reich, 'tis...
    • Martin College, Pulaski, Tenn.

    • Buildings; Universities & colleges; Martin College (Pulaski, Tenn.)
    • Colorized photograph of graduates and other students standing in front of Martin College. Green one-cent George Washington postal stamp is glued on upside down on message side. Handwritten note, "Can you find Lizzie Grey on this?".
    • A monkey meeting

    • Caricatures; Evolution; Monkeys; Correspondence; Public speaking
    • Caricature of a politician addressing an audience of monkeys from a cracker box platform. The monkeys beg for food while the largest of them warns the others to "pay no attention to that boob, he thinks you can vote." Accompanying the caricature...
    • Mister, you're wanted if you can take it

    • Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons; Propaganda; Publicity; Public opinion; Slogans; Press; Insignia; Bayonets
    • Political cartoon featureing a uniformed Tennessee State Guard member crouched with his bayonet at the ready. The backdrop is the emblem for the State Guard. A list appears at the top right of the types of drills and skills that are involved. The...
    • Our hats off to you

    • Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons; Propaganda; Publicity; Public opinion; Slogans; Press
    • Caricatures of Emperor Hirohito of Japan, Adolph Hitler of Germany, and Benito Mussolini of Italy are employed in this Tennessee State Guard promotion to remind Murfreesboro Daily News Journal readers that American apathy and "laying down on the...
    • Saturday Nite Jamboree

    • Certificates; Awards; Music
    • This page includes a mock certificate or award that Mitchener has given to himself for winning the "So You Want to Lead the Band" quiz program. The certificate reads,"Saturday Nite Jamboree - This is to Certify that Hardy A. Mitchener is Hep to...


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