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[Beetle Bailey Fort Wolters Cartoon]
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."
[Fort Wolters Anniversary Cartoon]
Cartoon panel drawn for the 11th anniversary of the Fort Wolters Helicopter School in Texas. In the image, two men are in a helicopter cockpit and the helicopter is upside-down. There are two speech bubbles that say: "You chump, you got this thing flying up-side-down" and "I have? Well, it is different, isn't it?" A note in the lower-right corner says "To Fort Wolters the best - Al Smith."
[Photograph of Governor John Connally]
Photograph of Governor of Texas John Connally. Mr. Connally is wearing a dark suit and tie, and a window with Venetian blinds is visible in the out-of-focus background. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library address and handwritten notes, including one that identifies the photo's subject.
[Photograph of Lawrence J. Lincoln, Commanding Lieutenant General]
Photograph of Commanding Lieutenant General Lawrence J. Lincoln. He is in uniform, sitting at a desk with an American flag in the background. His uniform bears small emblems and awards, including his colors. On the back of the photograph are stamped, typewritten, and handwritten notes.
[Photograph of Retired General Hamilton H. Howze]
Photograph of retired US Army General and Vice President of product planning at Bell Helicopter Company, Hamilton H. Howze. Mr. Howze is wearing a dark suit and tie, and is in front of a light-colored backdrop. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note identifying the photo's subject and a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Major General Robert R. Williams to the United States Army Primary Helicopter School]
Letter from Major General Robert R. Williams to The United States Army Primary Helicopter School congratulations on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Brigadier General Robert R. Williams to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 2, 1966]
Letter from Brigadier General Robert R. Williams to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 10th anniversary. He also briefly touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Zack Mosley to Major Phillips, August 29, 1967]
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.
[Letter from Mayor L. J. Varnell, Jr. to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr., August 29, 1967]
Letter from Mayor of Mineral Wells L. J. Varnell, Jr. to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr., congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Chet Huntley to Major William D. Phillips, August 25, 1967]
Letter from Chet Huntley, of NBC News to Major William D. Phillips congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 11th anniversaries. He briefly mentions the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Headshot Walter Cronkite]
Photograph of American broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite. In this head-shot, Mr. Cronkite wears a medium colored suit and a tie. On the back of the photograph is an ink stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library address.
[General William C. Westmoreland meets with press]
Photograph of General William C. Westmoreland, Army Chief of Staff, meeting with some of the local press during his visit to Fort Wolters. General Westmoreland is in uniform, standing behind a podium with several microphones pointed towards him. On the wood-paneled wall behind him is a large, hanging insignia, reading, "Above The Finest."
[Headshot of man against dark background]
Signed head-shot of a man wearing a suit and light-colored tie, with half of his face slightly shadowed. The backdrop behind him is dark. The man's signature indicates his first name was David, and also reads, "To the army helicopter school with my best wishes. Long may you wave!" On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes and a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Eric Sevareid to Major William D. Phillips, August 25, 1967]
Letter from Eric Sevareid, of CBS News, to Major William D. Phillips congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on their 11th anniversary. He also briefly touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[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."
[Photograph of Major General Robert R. Williams]
Head-shot of Major General Robert R. Williams, Director of Army Aviation. The Major General is in uniform and sits in front of a dark background. On the back of the photograph are typewritten notes, a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address, and a handwritten note that reads, "60%."
[Photograph of Eric Sevareid]
Head-shot of CBS newsman Eric Sevareid. Mr. Sevareid is wearing a suit with a dark tie and a dark pocket-square. He is sitting in front of a light-colored background. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address and handwritten notes, including one that reads, "12/15/61."
[Letter from Walter Cronkite to the men of the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 30, 1966]
Letter from Walter Cronkite, from CBS News, to the men of the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School commending them for their work. He briefly touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Photograph of Walter Cronkite]
Head-shot of CBS newsman Walter Cronkite. Mr. Cronkite is wearing a suit with a striped tie, and is sitting in front of a light-colored background. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address and handwritten notes, including one identifying the photo's subject.
[Letter from Brigadier General Frank Meszar to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, August 29, 1967]
Letter from Brigadier General Frank Meszar to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address. There is a small, handwritten cursive note on the bottom left of the front the letter.
[Photograph of Major General Delk M. Oden]
Photograph of Major General Delk M. Oden, Commanding Officer. The Major General is in uniform, sitting at a table with his hands folded on the table. There are flags visible in the background, including the American flag. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library address and handwritten notes identifying the subject and the photo's dimensions in inches.
[Letter from Major General Delk M. Oden to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Spetember 26, 1967]
Letter from Major General Delk M. Oden to Colonel E. P. Fleming congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Photograph of L. J. Varnell, Jr., Mayor of Mineral Wells]
Photograph of L. J. Varnell, Jr., Mayor of Mineral Wells. Mr. Varnell is wearing a dark suit and tie and standing or sitting against a light backdrop. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library address and handwritten notes, including one that identifies the photo's subject, and a stamp with the photographer's information.
[Letter from colonel J. R. Duffy to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 26, 1966]
Letter from Colonel J. R. Duffy to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 10th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Photograph of U.S. Representative Jim Wright]
Head-shot of US Representative Jim Wright from the shoulders up. The Congressman is wearing a white shirt and a dark-colored tie. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library address and handwritten notes.
[Photograph of Senator John G. Tower]
Head-shot of US Senator John G. Tower, against a light-colored background. The Senator is wearing a light-colored suit and a patterned tie. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library address and handwritten notes, including one identifying the photo's subject.
[Letter from John Wayne to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center, August 11, 1966]
Letter from actor John Wayne to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center, commending them on their work. He also briefly mentions the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Walter Cronkite to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 4, 1967]
Letter from Walter Cronkite, of CBS News, to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 11th anniversary. He briefly touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Colonel Arnold A. Berglund to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 23, 1966]
Letter from Colonel Arnold A. Berglund to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 10th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Photograph of General Omar N. Bradley]
Head-shot of General Omar N. Bradley against a light-colored backdrop. The general is in uniform, which bears small medals and embellishments. On the back of the photograph are typewritten notes and a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library address.
[Photograph of U.S. Representative Omar Burleson]
Photograph of US Representative for the 17th District of Texas, Omar Burleson. Mr. Burleson is sitting at a desk in an office, holding a stack of papers. Behind Mr. Burleson, a bookcase, an American flag are visible, and, through the window behind the desk, the Capitol building is also visible.
[Letter from U.S. Army General W. C. Westmoreland to Colonel E. P. Fleming, September 7, 1967]
Letter from U.S. Army General W. C. Westmoreland to Colonel E. P. Fleming congratulating him on the 11th anniversary of the United States Army Primary Helicopter Center. The General commends the Colonel on the the Center's work and touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from retired General Hamilton H. Howze to Captain William F. Gabella, September 6, 1966]
Letter from retired General Hamilton H. Howze to Captain William F. Gabella congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 10th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Photograph of Eric Sevareid]
Head-shot of CBS newsman Eric Sevareid. Mr. Sevareid is wearing a suit with a dark tie and a dark pocket-square. He is sitting in front of a light-colored background. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address and handwritten notes, including one that identifies the photo's subject.
[Photograph of Chet Huntley]
Photograph of Chet Huntley from NBC News, wearing a light-colored suit and a dark, striped tie. The photograph is signed by Mr. Huntley, in the bottom left corner. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes and a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Photograph of Igor I. Siorsky]
Photograph of Igor I. Sikorsky. Mr. Sikorsky is wearing a suit with an ID name clip hanging from his left-breast pocket. He's holding a model airplane in his right hand (his left arm is out of shot), and there are out-of-focus frames on the wall behind him. On the back of the photograph is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library address, handwritten notes, and a sticker identifying the photo's subject.
[Letter from Igor I. Sikorsky to Major William D. Phillips, August 31, 1967]
Letter from Igor I. Sikorsky to Major William D. Phillips congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on its 11th anniversary. In a post-script, he mentions that he has enclosed a photograph with the letter. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Photograph of Senator Tom Creighton]
Head-shot of Texas Senator Tom Creighton. Mr. Creighton is wearing a dark suit and tie, and half of his face is partially shadowed. The backdrop is dark and out-of-focus. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes and two stamps: one giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address and the other giving the photo printer's information.
[Letter from U.S. Representative Jim Wright to Major William D. Phillips, September 1, 1967]
Letter from U.S. Representative Jim Wright to Major William D. Phillips congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on their 11th anniversary. He also briefly touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce Public Library's address.
[Letter from Representative Omar Burleson to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr., August 25, 1967]
Letter from U.S. Representative Omar Burleson to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr. congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on their 11th anniversary . On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce Public Library's address.
[Letter from Retired General Mark W. Clark to U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 7, 1967]
Letter from Retired General Mark W. Clark to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Eric Savareid to Captain William F. Gabella, September 26, 1966]
Letter from Eric Sevareid to Captain William F. Gabella, congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 10th anniversary. He also briefly mentions the Vietnam War. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Photograph of General Mark W. Clark]
Photograph of retired US Army General Mark. W. Clark. The general is sitting at a desk in uniform. On the desk are two upright-standing pens, a small knick-knack shaped like a man, and a desk sign with General Clark's name and rank. Behind him, two standing flags are visible. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address and handwritten notes, including one that reads, "1966."
[Letter from General Omar N. Bradley to Captain William F. Gabella, September 9, 1966]
Letter from General Omar N. Bradley to Captain William F. Gabella commenting on the 10th anniversary of the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center. He apologizes for not replying to the Center's request for comments, citing being out of the city for a month as his reason. He also briefly mentions Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Governor John Connally to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 5, 1967]
Letter from Texas Governor John Connally to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, congratulating them on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address. There is a small handwritten note at the bottom of the page that reads, "7."
[Letter from Les Traweek to Colonel E. P. Fleming Jr., September 9, 1967]
Letter from Les Traweek (the President of the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce) to Colonel E. P. Fleming Jr., congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from retired General Hamilton H. Howze to Major William D. Phillips, August 29, 1967]
Letter from retired General Hamilton H. Howze to Major William D. Phillips congratulating him on the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center's 11th anniversary. He also briefly mentions the Vietnam War. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[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.
[Letter from Texas Senator Tom Creighton to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr., August 31, 1966]
Letter from Texas Senator Tom Creighton to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr. congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on their 10th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Photograph of Chet Huntley]
Photograph of Chet Huntley from NBC News, wearing a light-colored suit and a dark, striped tie. The photograph is signed by Mr. Huntley, in the bottom left corner. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note reading, "70%," a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address, and a circular yellow stain. There's also a portion of typewritten text on the stain, but the rest of the text has been torn off.