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[1986 Reconnaissance Air Meet]
Photograph of the 1986 Reconnaissance Air Meet at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. A crowd is gathered and there are four planes on display. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389128/
[67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing's Maintenance Team]
Photograph of a line of military personnel standing in a line. They are the RAM maintenance team for the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing. Several vans are visible to the right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389142/
[Carl Franklin Receives Memento]
Photograph of Colonel Carl Franklin receiving a memento from Rowland Person after Franklin's last flight. General Blood, Bill Head, Jack Mouton, and Dorothy Rowland applaud in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389151/
[Children's washtub band at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]
Photograph of a washtub band consisting of at least nine young adults performing in a barn at Pioneer Farms. They wear homemade t-shirts that read "I'm a Singing Spark." Instruments consist of: three guitars, guitarron, banjo, washtub bass, and at least one tambourine. In 1852, Frederick and Harriet B. Jourdan settled on the site near Walnut Creek with their children. In 1956, grandchildren Laura and Eugene Giles, donated the core of their grandparents' property to the Heritage Society of Austin, in order to preserve the pioneer experience. The site and its museum operated under the auspices of the Austin Natural Science Association and later by the Parks and Recreation Department of the city of Austin until it was transferred back to the Heritage Society of Austin in 2003. Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms operates multiple sites today. Pioneer Farms is a member of the American Association of Museums, the Association of Living History Farms and Museums, the American Association for State and Local History, the Texas Association of Museums and the Austin Museum Partnership.Pioneer Farms is a registered Austin Historic Landmark and a designated Heritage Tourism Destination Site. Our Pioneer School is community-education partner with the Austin Community College. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124772/
[Civil Engineering Prime BEEF Team]
Photograph of the members of the Civil Engineering Prime BEEF team during a Lone Star Exercise. Some of them sit on chairs or tables under a tent, while others stand to the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389109/
[Colonel Charlie Loflin and CMSgt Ross]
Photograph of Colonel Charles Loflin and Chief Master Sergeant Ross holding a book at a retirement ceremony in 1989. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389097/
[Columbia Landing at Bergstrom]
Photograph of an airplane, with the space shuttle Columbia piggy-backing on top of it, landing at Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389129/
[Commanders at Desk]
Photograph of Commander Charles Laughlin and Vice Commander George Gennin at a desk. Loflin is seated, and holds a pen over a paper in front of him. Gennin stand to the right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389207/
[Cutting the Cake]
Photograph of Brigadier General Richard Meyer and Colonel Charles Sloan cutting a cake commemorating the 36th birthday of the United States Air Force. Three women stand to the right, and there is another man to the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389204/
[Final Adjustments]
Photograph of SMSgt. Dwight Morehead of the Air National Guard's 155th Tactical Reconnaissance Group from Lincoln, Nebraska, making final adjustments to his aircraft prior to the RAM '88 competition. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389217/
[Flag Ceremony]
Photograph of Tony McPeak handing a flag to Carl Franklin. A man, who is tentatively identified as Charlie Laughlin, stands to the right. A plane is visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389216/
[Formal Dedication of Reconnaissance Air Park]
Photograph of formal dedication of the Reconnaissance Air Park by the 67th Wing. Planes are on display throughout the park. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389130/
[General Robert C. Mathis At Lunch]
Photograph of General Robert C. Mathis giving a speech at lunch on Bergstrom Air Force Base. Technical Sergeant Dennis Roberts and Senior Airman Charles Nead are seated at the general's table. The men at the other tables turn to listen to the general. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389202/
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the front entrance of the Texas Governor's mansion taken after a recent snowfall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124925/
Governor's Mansion, Austin, Texas
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation, showing concrete entry steps and Texas RTHL medallion over the front door. Two signs on the front lawn on either side of the steps read "Mansion Closed." The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1982 was Governor Bill Clements. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124378/
[Graham E. Stirrup After Last Flight]
Photograph of British exchange officer Graham E. Stirrup after his last flight with the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389197/
[Greeting Officers]
Photograph of Lt. Col. Jim Metsala, Colonel William H. Brandt, and Colonel Alan P. Lurie greeting Major Paul M. Miller after his return from Salty Bee. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389198/
[Installing Drag Chute]
Photograph of SSgt. Tom Bienkowski, aircraft crew chief, installing a drag chute into a 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing RF-4C during RAM '88. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389214/
[Interview with Sally Ride and Bob Crippen]
Photograph of MSgt Robert Evilsizer interviewing astronauts Sally Ride, left, and Bob Crippen, middle, at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389243/
[John Logeman with Photo Derby Participants]
Photograph of Colonel John D. Logeman leading Photo Derby participants back to Bergstrom Air Force Base. A truck and several planes are visible on the tarmac. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389082/
[Load of Supply Equipment]
Photograph of a load of supply equipment and supplies being loaded onto the bed of a truck. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389147/
[Lt. Gen. Nelson Inspecting RF-47s]
Photograph of Lt. Gen. William R. Nelson inspecting RF-47 planes at Bergstrom Air Force Base. Colonel Jon L. Davis, left, and Major David M. Roush, far right, accompany Lt. Gen. Nelson. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389201/
[Maintenance Worker]
Photograph of a worker performing maintenance on the wheels of an airplane. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389148/
[Man Cleaning Decal]
Photograph of a man cleaning a decal that reads "RAM '88, 67 TRW, Ghost Riders" on the side of a plane. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389152/
[Man walking in snow before Ranger statue at Texas State Capitol building]
Photograph of a man walking in the snow and carrying an umbrella to protect his uncovered head from snow flurries. He is in front of the Texas Ranger equestrian statue on the grounds of the Texas state capitol building. Light snow covers the sidewalk and ground, indicating this snowfall as the first. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124937/
[Man Working on Machinery]
Photograph of a man working on machinery on the Bergstrom Air Force Base. There are tools spread out on the table in front of him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389115/
[Men and Plane]
Photograph of a group of men standing around the detached cockpit of a plane. Another man sits inside the cockpit. There are pictures on the wall behind them, and a box on the floor. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389077/
[Men at Bergstrom Air Force Base]
Photograph of a group of men standing outside bunkers at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389078/
[Men in Front of Plane]
Photograph of a group of men standing in front of a plane. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389081/
[Men Listening to Lecture]
Photograph of men sitting in seats listening to a lecture given by Mike Short. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389162/
[Men On a Plane]
Photograph of a group of men standing on and around a plane. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389080/
[Men Signing Paperwork]
Photograph of a long line of men waiting to sign paperwork at Bergstrom Air Force Base. They hold their helmets in one hand, and binders in the other. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389209/
[Men Standing in Front of Plane]
Photograph of a group of men standing in front of a plane. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389079/
[Men Working on Machinery]
Photograph of two men working on machinery on the Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389116/
[Mike Short Lecturing Men]
Photograph of Mike Short lecturing men in a classroom. There is a wreath and garlands on the wall behind him, as well as a slide from a projector. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389161/
[Parents and children visit turkeys at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms]
Photograph of a group of parents and small children visiting the turkey coop at Pioneer Farms. Two children and parent look into the turkey coop. A white turkey is walking toward the coop. Feed covers the ground. In 1852, Frederick and Harriet B. Jourdan settled on the site near Walnut Creek with their children. In 1956, grandchildren Laura and Eugene Giles, donated the core of their grandparents' property to the Heritage Society of Austin, in order to preserve the pioneer experience. The site and its museum operated under the auspices of the Austin Natural Science Association and later by the Parks and Recreation Department of the city of Austin until it was transferred back to the Heritage Society of Austin in 2003. Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms operates multiple sites today. Pioneer Farms is a member of the American Association of Museums, the Association of Living History Farms and Museums, the American Association for State and Local History, the Texas Association of Museums and the Austin Museum Partnership.Pioneer Farms is a registered Austin Historic Landmark and a designated Heritage Tourism Destination Site. Our Pioneer School is community-education partner with the Austin Community College. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124771/
[People at Texas Special Olympics]
Photograph of people on a track during the Texas Special Olympics. People are also visible in the stands. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389245/
[People Holding Trophies]
Photograph of Paul Brown, Philip Chegoyan, another man and a woman holding trophies in front of three flags. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389150/
[People in Base Store]
Photograph of a woman at the check out, placing items on the conveyor belt at the base store. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389143/
[Questions and Answers With Moroccans]
Photograph of Colonel Mohamed Afailal of the Royal Moroccan Air Force, Major Abdelaziz Alaoui M'rani, and their interpreter asking questions about RF-4Cs at Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389199/
[Refueling an F-14]
Photograph of a man refueling an F-14 aircraft at Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389212/
[Refueling Plane]
Photograph of a man, sitting on the wing of a plane in order to refuel it at Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389211/
[Ribbon Cutting Ceremony]
Photograph of Lieutenant Colonel Glyndon Bruhl holding the ribbon as Colonel Charles P. Sloan, Jr. prepares to cut it to open the 62nd Tactical Reconnaissance Training Squadron flight operations facility. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389102/
[ROTC Disembarking]
Photograph of ROTC boys disembarking an aircraft at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389196/
[Servicing Plane]
Photograph of a man on the wing of a plane at Bergstrom Air Force Base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389210/
[Station wagon pulls Jackie Gerber, skiing on snow]
Photograph of Jackie Gerber of Austin, trying to ski behind a car on the first snowfall in several years. About 3-4 inches fell in the area, causing the closure of schools and many businesses. The modified water skies used by Gerber didn't do too well on the dry snow. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124965/
[Tim Venable With Supplies]
Photograph of SSgt Tim Venable kneeling next to a tool box. A plane is visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389146/
[Two Men Servicing an F-14]
Photograph of two men sitting by the wheel of an F-14 aircraft in order to service it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389213/
[Uploading Lopan Camera]
Photograph of SSgt. Chris Ream, the photo specialist for the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing RAM team, uploading a lopan camera into an aircraft. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389215/
[Using the A La Carte System]
Photograph of an unidentified airman using the new A La Carte system at the Cy Wilson Dining Hall at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. He shows his wallet to a woman sitting at a machine. She looks at the food on his plate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389085/
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