[Letter from Zack Mosley to Major Phillips, August 29, 1967]

One of 59 letters in the series: Fort Wolters 11th Anniversary Scrapbook available on this site.

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Handwritten letter from cartoonist Zack Mosley to Major Phillips, responding to a letter he received from the major. He writes that he has enclosed a drawing of his cartoon, Smilin' Jack. At the top of the letter is a stylized letterhead with Smilin' Jack's head and Mr. Mosley's signature. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address. The letterhead on the front is clearly visible from the back of the letter.

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[1] p. col. ill.; 27 x 21 cm.

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Mosley, Zack August 29, 1967.

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Handwritten letter from cartoonist Zack Mosley to Major Phillips, responding to a letter he received from the major. He writes that he has enclosed a drawing of his cartoon, Smilin' Jack. At the top of the letter is a stylized letterhead with Smilin' Jack's head and Mr. Mosley's signature. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address. The letterhead on the front is clearly visible from the back of the letter.

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[1] p. col. ill.; 27 x 21 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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[Smilin' Jack Fort Wolters Cartoon] (Artwork)

[Smilin' Jack Fort Wolters Cartoon]

Cartoon depicting "Smilin' Jack" standing on the beach with a woman who is wearing a bathing suit while helicopters fly above the water. Jack is waving and saying, "Congratulations -- U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, on your eleventh anniversary." Behind them to the left, another man on the beach has just lost a button from his sweater and it is being swallowed by a bird. A note at the bottom says "From Smilin' Jack - Li'l De-Icer - Fat Stuff & Zack Mosley, CTNYNS."

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[Smilin' Jack Fort Wolters Cartoon], BDPL_11Binder380, ark:/67531/metapth823298

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  • August 29, 1967

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  • Jan. 28, 2017, 8:04 p.m.

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  • July 18, 2018, 10:01 a.m.

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Mosley, Zack. [Letter from Zack Mosley to Major Phillips, August 29, 1967], letter, August 29, 1967; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth823288/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.