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Image of 2010.090.054 - U.S. Army WWII Sympathy Card.  Gray lightweight paper with black printing in script.  Image of flag at top bisected diagonally with black and gray overprint with stars.  4.25 x 6.25 x .5"

2010.090.054 - U.S. Army WWII Sympathy Card. Gray lightweight paper with black printing in script. Image of flag at top bisected diagonally with black and gray overprint with stars. 4.25 x 6.25 x .5"

U.S. Army WWII Sympathy Card. Gray lightweight paper with black printing in script. Image of flag at top bisected diagonally with black and gray overprint with stars. 4.25 x 6.25 x .5"

Image of 2010.090.055 - U.S. Army WWII Message Book. Unused. M-2010-A, Signal Corps.  Used for receiving radio messages or verbal transmittals. A copy was given to the recipient and a copy was kept in the book. Tan cardstock covered book with yellow message sheets. Carbon paper between message sheets. Book has two staples on left side.  Cover imprinted, "Message Book M-210-A / Signal Corps, U.S. Army." There is a circle on the bottom front with crossed flags and a torch and the words, "Pro Patria Ulgilans."

2010.090.055 - U.S. Army WWII Message Book. Unused. M-2010-A, Signal Corps. Used for receiving radio messages or verbal transmittals. A copy was given to the recipient and a copy was kept in the book. Tan cardstock covered book with yellow message sheets. Carbon paper between message sheets. Book has two staples on left side. Cover imprinted, "Message Book M-210-A / Signal Corps, U.S. Army." There is a circle on the bottom front with crossed flags and a torch and the words, "Pro Patria Ulgilans."

U.S. Army WWII Message Book. Unused. M-2010-A, Signal Corps. Used for receiving radio messages or verbal transmittals. A copy was given to the recipient and a copy was kept in the book. Tan cardstock covered book with yellow message sheets. Carbon paper between message sheets. Book has two staples on left side. Cover imprinted, "Message Book M-210-A / Signal Corps, U.S. Army." There is a circle on the bottom front with crossed flags and a torch and the words, "Pro Patria Ulgilans."

Image of 2010.090.072 - Rita Hayworth WWII Clipping.  Magazine clipping cut from Life Magazine.  Image of Rita Hayworth wearing light colored full-length lingerie with a black lace bodice.  She is kneeling on a bed.  Text beneath reads, "This picture ran in 1941; LIFE got letters.  /  Sirs:  /  Henceforth our bugler agrees to   /  blow reveille 15 minutes late, giving us  /  more time to dream of Rita Hayworth."  5 34/ x 3 1/4.

2010.090.072 - Rita Hayworth WWII Clipping. Magazine clipping cut from Life Magazine. Image of Rita Hayworth wearing light colored full-length lingerie with a black lace bodice. She is kneeling on a bed. Text beneath reads, "This picture ran in 1941; LIFE got letters. / Sirs: / Henceforth our bugler agrees to / blow reveille 15 minutes late, giving us / more time to dream of Rita Hayworth." 5 34/ x 3 1/4.

Rita Hayworth WWII Clipping. Magazine clipping cut from Life Magazine. Image of Rita Hayworth wearing light colored full-length lingerie with a black lace bodice. She is kneeling on a bed. Text beneath reads, "This picture ran in 1941; LIFE got letters. / Sirs: / Henceforth our bugler agrees to / blow reveille 15 minutes late, giving us / more time to dream of Rita Hayworth." 5 34/ x 3 1/4.

2014.027.009.004 - Clippings, 1940-1957 The location is Bay Meadows collection, box 7, folder 4.

Clippings, 1940-1957 The location is Bay Meadows collection, box 7, folder 4.

2015.025.041 - This collection documents the activities of Allan R. Brown, who served as a Navigator in the Army Air Forces during World War Two and in the Air Force during the Korean War as a Navigator -Bombardier. The collection also contains materials related to Brown's career as an educator and administrator for College of San Mateo. Materials are textual, comprising of Armed Forces personnel records, news releases, correspondence, memoranda, clippings, and a school paper written by Allan Brown's neighbor. Item list of materials: 1A-D. Form letter to US Army Air Force Officers entering European Theater of Operations from Brigadier General Hugh J. Knerr, circa 1943-1944 2A-B. Photocopy of the Barth Hard Times, Stalag Luft I's prisoner-of-war newspaper, "Russky Come!", May 5, 1945 3A-B. Headquarters, Far East Air Forces news release announcing that Allan Brown was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, July 10, 1951 4A-C. Air Force Personal Affairs Statement, July 16, 1952 5. Report of Separation from the Armed Forces of the United States, August 9, 1952 6A-B. Letter from the Department of the Air Force regarding Allan Brown's retirement, March 2,1972 7A-C. Photocopy and translation of a German newspaper regarding Allan Brown's visit to Barthe, July 21, 1983 8A-B. College of San Mateo President's Memorandum, "Dr. Brown Retires", April 1989 9A-C. College of San Mateo news release, "Dr. Allan Brown, CSM Vice President, to Retire", May 1, 1989 10A-H. "Allan Brown: A Biography", Brown's 13 year old neighbor's literature paper, 1998

This collection documents the activities of Allan R. Brown, who served as a Navigator in the Army Air Forces during World War Two and in the Air Force during the Korean War as a Navigator -Bombardier. The collection also contains materials related to Brown's career as an educator and administrator for College of San Mateo. Materials are textual, comprising of Armed Forces personnel records, news releases, correspondence, memoranda, clippings, and a school paper written by Allan Brown's neighbor. Item list of materials: 1A-D. Form letter to US Army Air Force Officers entering European Theater of Operations from Brigadier General Hugh J. Knerr, circa 1943-1944 2A-B. Photocopy of the Ba

Image of 2014.027 - The Bay Meadows Racecourse records documents the activities of the organization and of the founder, William P. Kyne, from 1901-2008.  The bulk of the materials consist of photographs, clippings and audiovisual materials from 1936-2008.  The photographic images consist of photographs, photograph albums, slides, negatives, proof sheets, digital images and a small number of souvenir photographs from restaurants.  There is also a large number of clippings and scrapbooks as well as audiovisual materials in the form of 16mm reels, videocassettes, audiocassettes and DVDs.  The audiovisual materials are predominantly recordings of races. Among other formats in the collection is a small amount of correspondence, publications, meeting notices, as well as artifacts such as awards, calendars, plaques, certificates and posters. 

The collection chronicles the horses, jockeys, trainers, horse owners, races, events, spectators, physical plant, employees and operations of the racetrack throughout its existence.  Among the photographs are many of the biggest names in the sport including Russell Baze, Victor Espinoza, Bill Shoemaker, Lost in the Fog, Casual Lies as well as Bay Meadows executives including: Bill Kyne, Bob Gunderson and Joe Cohen.  There are also some photographs of celebrities and public figures such as Joe DiMaggio, Bing Crosby, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, members of the Saudi royal family and Senator William F. Knowland.    

The records are arranged in six series.  The contents of each series have been arranged chronologically with the exception of Series II and III which are arranged alphabetically.  The series arrangement of the records is as follows:

Series I: Clippings Scrapbooks, 1936-1949, 1970, 1991
This series comprises five large scrapbooks of news clippings that were created by Bay Meadows employees.  The bulk of the materials are from 1936-1949 with two other smaller scrapbooks from 1970 and 1991.  Every page of these scrapbooks have been digitally photographed by the Bay Meadows Library.  The series is arranged chronologically.   

Series I spans catalog records 2014.027.008.001 - 2014.027.008.018

Series II: Records, 1940-2008
Series II comprises records of Bay Meadows.  This series largely consists of news clippings along with a small number of correspondence, publicity materials, shareholder meeting notices and guest registers for the Bay Meadows Library.  Most of the clippings have been scanned by the staff of the Bay Meadows Library.  The series is arranged alphabetically.

Series II spans catalog records 2014.027.009.001 - 2014.027.009.013

Series III: Photographic Materials, 1901-2008
This series is composed of photographs, slides, proof sheets, photograph albums, negatives and digital images.  Series III is divided into five sub-series: Photographs, Photograph Albums, Negative, Slides and Digital Images.  The series is arranged alphabetically by subject and within the subjects arranged chronologically.  Many of the images are dated and the people or horses are identified but a large number are not dated and not identified.  Most of the photographs have been digitally scanned by the Bay Meadows Library.  

The digital files consist of approximately 8,709 files (28.9 GB).  This consists of several file formats, mostly JPEG but also TIFF, PSD, WAV, CR2, TGA and DB Files.  A number of files are scanned copies of photographs or clippings in which the original physical object is in the collection but there also are a large number of files where the original is not in the collection or the file is a born digital file.

The images primarily consist of horses, horse owners, jockeys, employees, trainers, races, events, celebrities, spectators and the physical plant of Bay Meadows.

The bulk of the photographs of horses are either from a race or are the official trophy presentation photographs after a race.  The trophy presentation photographs record the name of the race, the date, the names of the winning horse, jockey, owner and trainer, the names of the second and third place horses, the winning time as well as the amount of the purse.  The photograph usually features the jockey sitting on the horse in front of the grandstand with the owners and trainers standing next to the horse.  

The photographs of employees, jockeys and trainers are primarily posed headshot photographs with a small number of candid images taken during races or events.

Some of the negatives include work from 1930-1941 by commercial photographer Joseph M.F. Haase, who worked as a racetrack photographer at a number of tracks in California.

Series III, sub-series III.1 Photographs, spans catalog records 2014.027.010.001 - 2014.027.010.077

Series III, sub-series III.2 Negatives, spans catalog records 2014.027.011.001 - 2014.027.01.008

Series III, sub-series III.3 Photograph Albums, spans catalog records 2014.027.012.001 - 2014.027.012.013

Series III, sub-series III.4 Slides, spans catalog records 2014.027.013.001 - 2014.027.013.002B

Series III, sub-series III.5 Digital Files, spans catalog records
2014.027.016.001 - 2014.027.016.041

Series IV: Citations, Certificates, and Honors, 1943-1989
Series IV consists of certificates, plaques and awards.  The bulk of this material is from 1943-1951 and is related to the support of the war effort or donations to charities during World War Two.  Some of the material regards tributes to William Kyne after his death.  This series is arranged chronologically.

Series IV spans catalog records 2014.027.014.001 - 2014.027.014.025

Series V: Publications, 1965, 1986
This series is composed of two publications.  The first is a study by the Stanford Research Institute regarding the health and forecast of the horse racing industry in California.  The second publication is a two volume set of documents regarding a public offering of shares of the California Jockey Club and Bay Meadows Company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  This series is arranged chronologically.

Series V spans catalog records 2014.027.015.001A - 2014.027.015.002

Series VI: Audiovisual, 1962-2008
Series VI consists of audiovisual materials in the form of film reels, Beta and U-Matic cassettes, audiocassettes and DVDs.  This series is arranged by media and chronologically.  Many of the film reels and video cassettes have been converted to DVD by the Bay Meadows staff.

Series VI spans catalog records 2014.027.017.001 - 2014.027.017.014

2014.027 - The Bay Meadows Racecourse records documents the activities of the organization and of the founder, William P. Kyne, from 1901-2008. The bulk of the materials consist of photographs, clippings and audiovisual materials from 1936-2008. The photographic images consist of photographs, photograph albums, slides, negatives, proof sheets, digital images and a small number of souvenir photographs from restaurants. There is also a large number of clippings and scrapbooks as well as audiovisual materials in the form of 16mm reels, videocassettes, audiocassettes and DVDs. The audiovisual materials are predominantly recordings of races. Among other formats in the collection is a small amount of correspondence, publications, meeting notices, as well as artifacts such as awards, calendars, plaques, certificates and posters. The collection chronicles the horses, jockeys, trainers, horse owners, races, events, spectators, physical plant, employees and operations of the racetrack throughout its existence. Among the photographs are many of the biggest names in the sport including Russell Baze, Victor Espinoza, Bill Shoemaker, Lost in the Fog, Casual Lies as well as Bay Meadows executives including: Bill Kyne, Bob Gunderson and Joe Cohen. There are also some photographs of celebrities and public figures such as Joe DiMaggio, Bing Crosby, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, members of the Saudi royal family and Senator William F. Knowland. The records are arranged in six series. The contents of each series have been arranged chronologically with the exception of Series II and III which are arranged alphabetically. The series arrangement of the records is as follows: Series I: Clippings Scrapbooks, 1936-1949, 1970, 1991 This series comprises five large scrapbooks of news clippings that were created by Bay Meadows employees. The bulk of the materials are from 1936-1949 with two other smaller scrapbooks from 1970 and 1991. Every page of these scrapbooks have been digitally photographed by the Bay Meadows Library. The series is arranged chronologically. Series I spans catalog records 2014.027.008.001 - 2014.027.008.018 Series II: Records, 1940-2008 Series II comprises records of Bay Meadows. This series largely consists of news clippings along with a small number of correspondence, publicity materials, shareholder meeting notices and guest registers for the Bay Meadows Library. Most of the clippings have been scanned by the staff of the Bay Meadows Library. The series is arranged alphabetically. Series II spans catalog records 2014.027.009.001 - 2014.027.009.013 Series III: Photographic Materials, 1901-2008 This series is composed of photographs, slides, proof sheets, photograph albums, negatives and digital images. Series III is divided into five sub-series: Photographs, Photograph Albums, Negative, Slides and Digital Images. The series is arranged alphabetically by subject and within the subjects arranged chronologically. Many of the images are dated and the people or horses are identified but a large number are not dated and not identified. Most of the photographs have been digitally scanned by the Bay Meadows Library. The digital files consist of approximately 8,709 files (28.9 GB). This consists of several file formats, mostly JPEG but also TIFF, PSD, WAV, CR2, TGA and DB Files. A number of files are scanned copies of photographs or clippings in which the original physical object is in the collection but there also are a large number of files where the original is not in the collection or the file is a born digital file. The images primarily consist of horses, horse owners, jockeys, employees, trainers, races, events, celebrities, spectators and the physical plant of Bay Meadows. The bulk of the photographs of horses are either from a race or are the official trophy presentation photographs after a race. The trophy presentation photographs record the name of the race, the date, the names of the winning horse, jockey, owner and trainer, the names of the second and third place horses, the winning time as well as the amount of the purse. The photograph usually features the jockey sitting on the horse in front of the grandstand with the owners and trainers standing next to the horse. The photographs of employees, jockeys and trainers are primarily posed headshot photographs with a small number of candid images taken during races or events. Some of the negatives include work from 1930-1941 by commercial photographer Joseph M.F. Haase, who worked as a racetrack photographer at a number of tracks in California. Series III, sub-series III.1 Photographs, spans catalog records 2014.027.010.001 - 2014.027.010.077 Series III, sub-series III.2 Negatives, spans catalog records 2014.027.011.001 - 2014.027.01.008 Series III, sub-series III.3 Photograph Albums, spans catalog records 2014.027.012.001 - 2014.027.012.013 Series III, sub-series III.4 Slides, spans catalog records 2014.027.013.001 - 2014.027.013.002B Series III, sub-series III.5 Digital Files, spans catalog records 2014.027.016.001 - 2014.027.016.041 Series IV: Citations, Certificates, and Honors, 1943-1989 Series IV consists of certificates, plaques and awards. The bulk of this material is from 1943-1951 and is related to the support of the war effort or donations to charities during World War Two. Some of the material regards tributes to William Kyne after his death. This series is arranged chronologically. Series IV spans catalog records 2014.027.014.001 - 2014.027.014.025 Series V: Publications, 1965, 1986 This series is composed of two publications. The first is a study by the Stanford Research Institute regarding the health and forecast of the horse racing industry in California. The second publication is a two volume set of documents regarding a public offering of shares of the California Jockey Club and Bay Meadows Company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This series is arranged chronologically. Series V spans catalog records 2014.027.015.001A - 2014.027.015.002 Series VI: Audiovisual, 1962-2008 Series VI consists of audiovisual materials in the form of film reels, Beta and U-Matic cassettes, audiocassettes and DVDs. This series is arranged by media and chronologically. Many of the film reels and video cassettes have been converted to DVD by the Bay Meadows staff. Series VI spans catalog records 2014.027.017.001 - 2014.027.017.014

The Bay Meadows Racecourse records documents the activities of the organization and of the founder, William P. Kyne, from 1901-2008. The bulk of the materials consist of photographs, clippings and audiovisual materials from 1936-2008. The photographic images consist of photographs, photograph albums, slides, negatives, proof sheets, digital images and a small number of souvenir photographs from restaurants. There is also a large number of clippings and scrapbooks as well as audiovisual materials in the form of 16mm reels, videocassettes, audiocassettes and DVDs. The audiovisual materials are predominantly recordings of races. Among other formats in the collection is a small amount of corr

2014.027.014.001 - Bay Meadows Racetrack check to Army Emergency Relief, June 7, 1943. This is a copy of a check on black paper mounted on cardboard. It is from the California Jockey Club to the Army Emergency Relief, Major General Irving H. Phillipson, Executive Director, Trustee. The check is in the amount of $100,000 and is from the Bank of America. The description says "Escrow Money". The check is signed by William Kyne. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 1.

Bay Meadows Racetrack check to Army Emergency Relief, June 7, 1943. This is a copy of a check on black paper mounted on cardboard. It is from the California Jockey Club to the Army Emergency Relief, Major General Irving H. Phillipson, Executive Director, Trustee. The check is in the amount of $100,000 and is from the Bank of America. The description says "Escrow Money". The check is signed by William Kyne. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 1.

2014.027.014.002 - Bay Meadows Racetrack Bundles for America Citation, 1944. This is a citation from Bundles for America to the California Jockey Club, "Awarded for distinguished services rendered in behalf of our own Armed Forces and their families on the home front through Bundles for America, 1944". At the top of the document there is shield emblem of an eagle preparing to land with its wings outstretched. The eagle is on a blue background and outside of the shield are furled red and white banners. The document is signed by the President and Secretary of Bundles for America. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 2.

Bay Meadows Racetrack Bundles for America Citation, 1944. This is a citation from Bundles for America to the California Jockey Club, "Awarded for distinguished services rendered in behalf of our own Armed Forces and their families on the home front through Bundles for America, 1944". At the top of the document there is shield emblem of an eagle preparing to land with its wings outstretched. The eagle is on a blue background and outside of the shield are furled red and white banners. The document is signed by the President and Secretary of Bundles for America. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 2.

2014.027.014.003 - Bay Meadows Racetrack Merchant Marine Certificate, January 2, 1946. This certificate is from the United States Merchant Marine. At the top it say "United States Merchant Marine Rest Center" with three semaphore flags in a pyramid below. The certificate is awarded to William Kyne for, "In grateful recognition of faithful Volunteer Services rendered through the United States War Shipping Administration and the United Seamen's Service to the Men of the Merchant Marine whose achievements have made possible the Glorious Victory in World War II." It is signed by the National Medical Director and Administrative Officer. The lower left corner has the Merchant Marine emblem, a circle with a compass, around a shield with an anchor in the middle. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 3.

Bay Meadows Racetrack Merchant Marine Certificate, January 2, 1946. This certificate is from the United States Merchant Marine. At the top it say "United States Merchant Marine Rest Center" with three semaphore flags in a pyramid below. The certificate is awarded to William Kyne for, "In grateful recognition of faithful Volunteer Services rendered through the United States War Shipping Administration and the United Seamen's Service to the Men of the Merchant Marine whose achievements have made possible the Glorious Victory in World War II." It is signed by the National Medical Director and Administrative Officer. The lower left corner has the Merchant Marine emblem, a circle with a compa

2014.027.014.004 - United States Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel Certificate of Appreciation to William P. Kyne, 1946. This certificate is from the United States Navy, Bureau of Naval Personnel. The certificate is awarded to William Kyne, "In grateful recognition of Meritorious Personal Service during World War II". It has the signature of the Chief of Naval Personnel. The emblem of the Department of the Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel embossed in the upper middle of the certificate. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 4.

United States Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel Certificate of Appreciation to William P. Kyne, 1946. This certificate is from the United States Navy, Bureau of Naval Personnel. The certificate is awarded to William Kyne, "In grateful recognition of Meritorious Personal Service during World War II". It has the signature of the Chief of Naval Personnel. The emblem of the Department of the Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel embossed in the upper middle of the certificate. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 4.

2014.027.014.005 - United States Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel Certificate of Appreciation to the Bay Meadows Course California Jockey Club, 1946. This certificate is from the United States Navy, Bureau of Naval Personnel. The certificate is awarded to the Bay Meadows Course California Jockey Club, "In grateful recognition of Outstanding Services to Naval Personnel during World War II". It has the signature of the Chief of Naval Personnel. The emblem of the Department of the Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel is embossed in the upper middle of the certificate. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 5.

United States Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel Certificate of Appreciation to the Bay Meadows Course California Jockey Club, 1946. This certificate is from the United States Navy, Bureau of Naval Personnel. The certificate is awarded to the Bay Meadows Course California Jockey Club, "In grateful recognition of Outstanding Services to Naval Personnel during World War II". It has the signature of the Chief of Naval Personnel. The emblem of the Department of the Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel is embossed in the upper middle of the certificate. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 5.

2014.027.014.006 - War Shipping Administration Training Organization Certificate of Appreciation for the Contribution to the War Effort made by the California Jockey Club, circa 1941-1946. This certificate is from the War Shipping Administration, Training Organization. The certificate is awarded to the California Jockey Club, "In recognition of patriotic contributions made toward the War Effort in connection with the recruitment and training of merchant seamen by the Training Organization of the War Shipping Administration, this citation is hereby awarded". The certificate has the signatures of the Deputy Administrator of the War Shipping Administrator and the Assistant Deputy Administrator for Training. The emblems of the United Stated Maritime Service and the U.S. Merchant Marine - Cadet Corps are also on the certificate. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 6.

War Shipping Administration Training Organization Certificate of Appreciation for the Contribution to the War Effort made by the California Jockey Club, circa 1941-1946. This certificate is from the War Shipping Administration, Training Organization. The certificate is awarded to the California Jockey Club, "In recognition of patriotic contributions made toward the War Effort in connection with the recruitment and training of merchant seamen by the Training Organization of the War Shipping Administration, this citation is hereby awarded". The certificate has the signatures of the Deputy Administrator of the War Shipping Administrator and the Assistant Deputy Administrator for Training. Th

2014.027.014.007 - United States Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Certificate of Appreciation to William P Kyne, circa 1941-1946. This certificate is from the United States Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. The certificate is awarded to William Kyne "In grateful acknowledgement of exceptional cooperation and outstanding services rendered to the Medical Department of the Navy during the period of World War II". The emblem of the United States Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery is on the upper middle of the certificate. To the left of the emblem is a color picture of a large white building that looks like a hospital. To the right of the emblem is a color picture of a hospital ship sailing in the ocean, it has a green line and several large red crosses on it. The certificate also has the signature of the Surgeon General of the Navy. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 7.

United States Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Certificate of Appreciation to William P Kyne, circa 1941-1946. This certificate is from the United States Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. The certificate is awarded to William Kyne "In grateful acknowledgement of exceptional cooperation and outstanding services rendered to the Medical Department of the Navy during the period of World War II". The emblem of the United States Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery is on the upper middle of the certificate. To the left of the emblem is a color picture of a large white building that looks like a hospital. To the right of the emblem is a color picture of a hospital ship sailing in the oce

2014.027.014.008 - United States Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Certificate of Appreciation to William P Kyne, circa 1941-1946. This certificate is from the United States Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. This certificate looks like a relief copy, it is on black paper and the writing and emblems are in white, it is also mounted on cardboard. The certificate is awarded to William Kyne "In grateful acknowledgement of exceptional cooperation and outstanding services rendered to the Medical Department of the Navy during the period of World War II". The emblem of the United States Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery is on the upper middle of the certificate. To the left of the emblem is a picture of a large white building that looks like a hospital. To the right of the emblem is a picture of a hospital ship sailing in the ocean, it has a green line and several large red crosses on it. The certificate also has the signature of the Surgeon General of the Navy. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 8.

United States Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Certificate of Appreciation to William P Kyne, circa 1941-1946. This certificate is from the United States Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. This certificate looks like a relief copy, it is on black paper and the writing and emblems are in white, it is also mounted on cardboard. The certificate is awarded to William Kyne "In grateful acknowledgement of exceptional cooperation and outstanding services rendered to the Medical Department of the Navy during the period of World War II". The emblem of the United States Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery is on the upper middle of the certificate. To the left of the emblem is a picture of a

2014.027.014.009 - American Veterans of World War II Citation to William P. Kyne, circa 1941-1946. This certificate is awarded to William Kyne "In Recognition of Distinguished and Cooperative Service Rendered the Community and Veterans of World War II". It has the signatures of the Post Commander and the California State Department Commander. The emblem of the American Veterans of World War II is on the lower left corner in red. The certificate is mounted on cardboard. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 9.

American Veterans of World War II Citation to William P. Kyne, circa 1941-1946. This certificate is awarded to William Kyne "In Recognition of Distinguished and Cooperative Service Rendered the Community and Veterans of World War II". It has the signatures of the Post Commander and the California State Department Commander. The emblem of the American Veterans of World War II is on the lower left corner in red. The certificate is mounted on cardboard. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 9.

2014.027.014.010 - United States Naval Hospital, Mare Island Tribute to William P. Kyne, December 7, 1947. This certificate is awarded to William Kyne "In Appreciation of his many unselfish contributions to our Program of Rehabilitation -- Presented by the Staff of United States Naval Hospital, Mare Island, California". The emblem of the Mare Island Hospital is in the upper middle, it is a golden horseshoe surrounding a pink circle with the title of the hospital which surrounds a blue circle with the silhouette of a horse's head in front of an anchor and two crossed stethoscopes. There is intricate illumination of scroll and leafwork on the left side of the certificate. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 10.

United States Naval Hospital, Mare Island Tribute to William P. Kyne, December 7, 1947. This certificate is awarded to William Kyne "In Appreciation of his many unselfish contributions to our Program of Rehabilitation -- Presented by the Staff of United States Naval Hospital, Mare Island, California". The emblem of the Mare Island Hospital is in the upper middle, it is a golden horseshoe surrounding a pink circle with the title of the hospital which surrounds a blue circle with the silhouette of a horse's head in front of an anchor and two crossed stethoscopes. There is intricate illumination of scroll and leafwork on the left side of the certificate. The location is Box 13, Folder 7, I

2014.027.014.015 - In Memoriam of William Patrick Kyne, San Mateo Post of American Legion Resolution, 1957. This Memoriam is from the San Mateo Post No. 82 of the American Legion. At the top of the Memoriam is the seal of the American Legion. The Memoriam lists Kyne's accomplishments and generosity and resolves that, "the heartfelt sympathy of his comrades be extended to Mrs. Dorothy Kyne and family of Comrade William P. Kyne and that the gratitude for his many benefactions be recorded in the minutes of this Post." The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 15.

In Memoriam of William Patrick Kyne, San Mateo Post of American Legion Resolution, 1957. This Memoriam is from the San Mateo Post No. 82 of the American Legion. At the top of the Memoriam is the seal of the American Legion. The Memoriam lists Kyne's accomplishments and generosity and resolves that, "the heartfelt sympathy of his comrades be extended to Mrs. Dorothy Kyne and family of Comrade William P. Kyne and that the gratitude for his many benefactions be recorded in the minutes of this Post." The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 15.

2014.027.014.016 - In Memoriam of William Patrick Kyne, San Mateo Post of American Legion Resolution, 1957. This Memoriam is from the San Mateo Post No. 82 of the American Legion. The Memoriam lists Kyne's accomplishments and generosity and resolves that, "the heartfelt sympathy of his comrades be extended to Mrs. Dorothy Kyne and family of Comrade William P. Kyne and that the gratitude for his many benefactions be recorded in the minutes of this Post." The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 16.

In Memoriam of William Patrick Kyne, San Mateo Post of American Legion Resolution, 1957. This Memoriam is from the San Mateo Post No. 82 of the American Legion. The Memoriam lists Kyne's accomplishments and generosity and resolves that, "the heartfelt sympathy of his comrades be extended to Mrs. Dorothy Kyne and family of Comrade William P. Kyne and that the gratitude for his many benefactions be recorded in the minutes of this Post." The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 16.

2014.027.014.017 - In Memoriam of William Patrick Kyne, San Mateo Post of American Legion Resolution, 1957. This Memoriam is from the San Mateo Post No. 82 of the American Legion. The Memoriam lists Kyne's accomplishments and generosity and resolves that, "the heartfelt sympathy of his comrades be extended to Mrs. Dorothy Kyne and family of Comrade William P. Kyne and that the gratitude for his many benefactions be recorded in the minutes of this Post." The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 17.

In Memoriam of William Patrick Kyne, San Mateo Post of American Legion Resolution, 1957. This Memoriam is from the San Mateo Post No. 82 of the American Legion. The Memoriam lists Kyne's accomplishments and generosity and resolves that, "the heartfelt sympathy of his comrades be extended to Mrs. Dorothy Kyne and family of Comrade William P. Kyne and that the gratitude for his many benefactions be recorded in the minutes of this Post." The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 17.

2014.027.014.020 - Bay Meadows Racetrack Poster of Checks, circa 1944. Poster with copies of checks on a white background. The top of the poster reads, "Here's How We Made It --- MORE THAN A MILLION FOR WAR RELIEF IN 1943". The bottom of the poster, in a black box, reads, "Just some of the checks sent out from proceeds of our 1943 meetings. California Jockey Club, Inc. William P. Kyne Gen. Mgr. Operating Bay Meadows, San Mateo, California". There are approximately 24 checks made out to various war relief organizations for varying amounts, from $1,000 to $100,000. The location is Bay Meadows collections box 6, item 6.

Bay Meadows Racetrack Poster of Checks, circa 1944. Poster with copies of checks on a white background. The top of the poster reads, "Here's How We Made It --- MORE THAN A MILLION FOR WAR RELIEF IN 1943". The bottom of the poster, in a black box, reads, "Just some of the checks sent out from proceeds of our 1943 meetings. California Jockey Club, Inc. William P. Kyne Gen. Mgr. Operating Bay Meadows, San Mateo, California". There are approximately 24 checks made out to various war relief organizations for varying amounts, from $1,000 to $100,000. The location is Bay Meadows collections box 6, item 6.