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[A Mayor Being Pushed in a Wheelbarrow]

[A Mayor Being Pushed in a Wheelbarrow]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The visiting Mineral Wells High School football team had just defeated the Weatherford Kangaroos 21 to 6 in their annual football rivalry some time around 1940. The exact date of the event remains unknown as of 2013. Mayor George Barber of Mineral Wells, is enjoying a victor's ride, supplied by the Mayor of Weatherford, across the football field at Weatherford Stadium. The wheelbarrow, used in payment of the wager between rival mayors, is decorated for this purpose. Such whimsical wagering (and the high jinks that accompany the pay-off) is common in Texas High School football.
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[Lake Mineral Wells]

[Lake Mineral Wells]

Date: unknown
Creator: Clarence Winfield Simonds
Description: Rock Creek in Parker County was dammed up in 1919 to form Lake Mineral Wells, the third lake built as a water-supply for the popular resort town. This photograph appears to be on the east side of the lake where boat docks were located. The lake has been a popular recreation area from the beginning, and is now part of Mineral Wells State Park.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 8: Southern Airways Company, Southern Airways of Texas

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 8: Southern Airways Company, Southern Airways of Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume details the role that the Southern Airways Company played in their contracts for Fort Wolters from 1956-1968. The volume includes biographies of key administrators of Southern Airways, a list of employees, a list of reunion attendees, and a time-line of key events.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 11: 864 Engineer Battalion, Special Category Army and Air Force

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 11: 864 Engineer Battalion, Special Category Army and Air Force

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume includes a history of Special Category Army with Air Force at Fort Wolters, and includes many photographs of the 864th Engineer Battalion.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 3: Primary Helicopter Center Facility

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 3: Primary Helicopter Center Facility

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume includes a list of abbreviations, a list of Fort Wolters buildings and facilities (with square footage and cost of construction), a detailed history of Fort Wolters; and information on recreational activities, such as the Fort Wolter's Boots & Saddle Club, the Bowling Alley, and Skeet Range.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 6:  Civilian Personnel

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 6: Civilian Personnel

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume consists of photographs of civilian employees at Fort Wolters, with a few of their biographies.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 2: Primary Helicopter Center Personnel

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 2: Primary Helicopter Center Personnel

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume includes a list of U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School Commandants from 1961-1973, with biographies and photographs of some personnel.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 4:  Army Primary Helicopter School, Officer Graduation Class

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 4: Army Primary Helicopter School, Officer Graduation Class

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume includes a document that was the first official written notice designating Wolters as a Fort, dated June 4, 1963. It also includes biographies, and photographs of graduating pilot classes.
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[The Building of Camp Wolters]

[The Building of Camp Wolters]

Date: 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: An automobile--presumably of the late 1930's--is parked by a building in the process of being built. Workmen may be seen at the site. A legend under the original reads: "Buildings seem to literally spring from the earth when the construction of the then Camp Wolters began in November, 1940. The camp was completed in less than four months and became the nation's largest infantry Replacement Training Center. Construction cost was approximately $14,200,000."
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Archive Search Report Findings: Camp Wolters

Archive Search Report Findings: Camp Wolters

Date: September 2002
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Description: Report describing munitions found during cleanup operations at Camp Wolters. This report also includes descriptions and maps of the area.
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