[Beetle Bailey Fort Wolters Cartoon]

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

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Cartoon depicting a sign held in the air by helicopters at the upper corners and dangling soldiers in the lower corners; it says "11th Anniversary Primary Helicopter School." Sergent Snorkel is leaning out of the helicopter on the left to say "Come on Beetle! You're letting your end sag!" A note at the bottom says "With best wishes to all the gang at Fort Wolters - Mort Walker."

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1 art original ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Walker, Mort 1967.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 76 times , with 11 in the last month . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Cartoon depicting a sign held in the air by helicopters at the upper corners and dangling soldiers in the lower corners; it says "11th Anniversary Primary Helicopter School." Sergent Snorkel is leaning out of the helicopter on the left to say "Come on Beetle! You're letting your end sag!" A note at the bottom says "With best wishes to all the gang at Fort Wolters - Mort Walker."

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1 art original ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

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[Letter from Mort Walker to Major William D. Phillips, September 1, 1967] (Letter)

[Letter from Mort Walker to Major William D. Phillips, September 1, 1967]

Letter from Mort Walker (author of the Beetle Bailey comics) to Major William D. Phillips, congratulating him on the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center's 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address. There are cartoon characters all along the bottom of the letter.

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[Letter from Mort Walker to Major William D. Phillips, September 1, 1967], BDPL_11Binder-49, ark:/67531/metapth823334

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  • 1967

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  • Jan. 28, 2017, 8:04 p.m.

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  • Aug. 31, 2018, 10 a.m.

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Walker, Mort. [Beetle Bailey Fort Wolters Cartoon], artwork, 1967; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth823457/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.