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A Camera Trip Through Camp Wolters: A picture book of the camp and its activities

Description: According to the introduction, "Here is your Camp Wolters, a photo-record of faces and places to hold for you the memory of your first days in Our Army at this infantry replacement training center." The booklet includes photographs and a commentary regarding different sorts of training and exercise, meal times, recreational activities, and camp buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Unit History of 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion [ From] 1 January 1956 to 29 February 1956

Description: This document gives a narrative of the activities of the 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion, as they prepared to leave one station (England Air Force Base, Louisiana) for their new headquarters at Wolters Air Force Base in Texas. There is a description of their drills, inspections, and preparations as well as an appendix with the original movement orders. The motto beneath the shield translates: "We build a nest."
Date: March 1956
Creator: Myers, William L. & Allison, A. G.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

The United States Army Welcomes You to its Newest Aviation Training Center, 13 July 1956

Description: This pamphlet was a program for the activities surrounding the formal reconstitution of Camp Wolters as an Army installation. It includes a greeting from Colonel John L. Inskeep, a brief history of Camp Wolters, a list of the day's events, and two sketched maps of the camp and parade grounds.
Date: July 13, 1956
Creator: United States Army
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Last Days of Camp Wolters, 15 August 1946

Description: This pamphlet describes the last eight months of Camp Wolters, during which time it was closed down, and its personnel were transferred to positions in other places.
Date: August 15, 1946
Creator: Coing, Edward E.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 21: Visitors

Description: This volume includes photographs of visitors to Fort Wolters. Images include Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, several generals, and assorted dignitaries.
Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 17: Aircraft Airports

Description: This volume includes photographs of the Mineral Wells Municipal Airport, maps, illustrations of aircraft, and articles on the Whirlybird, the Bell H-13 Helicopter, the OH-23 Raven the H-23D, the TH-55A Osage and the Hover Simulator.
Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 19: Foreign Students

Description: This volume features photographs of foreign military students attending the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Training School. Students came from Australia, United Kingdom, Burma, Chile, France, Germany, Guatemala, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Turkey, and Vietnam.
Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 16: Historic

Description: This volume includes photographs of local citizens, pictures of the Possum Kingdom dam, and a record of a visit to the Fort from [then] Senator Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 13: Police, Fire, Training Aids, Band, Weather Squadron, Recreation, Prisoner of War Camp, Nike, Camp Wolters Enterprise, Parks

Description: This volume includes a brief history (and many photographs) of Fort Wolters' 84th Military Police Detachment, Fire Department, Training Aids, 328th Army Band, Weather Squadron, Recreation, Prisoner of War Camp 1943-1945, Nike, Camp Wolters Enterprise, and Parks.
Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 9: Athletic Awards

Description: This volume includes photographs showing personnel receiving trophies and other recognition for sports activities at the base, such as basketball, golf, softball, bowling, and other sports.
Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 7: Heliports, Stagefields, Directory

Description: This volume consists of photographs and diagrams of stage fields such as Sundance, Mustang, Rawhide, Da Nang, Phu Loi, Soc Trang, and many others. The U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School utilized approximately 1,350 square miles of airspace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H. Jr.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library