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[General William C. Westmoreland meets with press]

Description: 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."
Date: June 21, 1969
Creator: Herbert, H. Key
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from Eric Sevareid to Major William D. Phillips, August 25, 1967]

Description: 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.
Date: August 25, 1967
Creator: Sevareid, Eric
Item Type: Letter

[Smilin' Jack Fort Wolters Cartoon]

Description: 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."
Date: 1967
Creator: Mosley, Zack
Item Type: Artwork

[Photograph of Major General Robert R. Williams]

Description: 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%."
Date: March 14, 1967
Creator: Porter, Oscar E.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of L. J. Varnell, Jr., Mayor of Mineral Wells]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Weaver, A. F.
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from U.S. Army General W. C. Westmoreland to Colonel E. P. Fleming, September 7, 1967]

Description: 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.
Date: September 7, 1967
Creator: Fleming, E. P.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Igor I. Sikorsky to Major William D. Phillips, August 31, 1967]

Description: 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.
Date: August 31, 1967
Creator: Sikorsky, Igor I.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from General Omar N. Bradley to Captain William F. Gabella, September 9, 1966]

Description: 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.
Date: September 9, 1966
Creator: Bradley, Omar N.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Les Traweek to Colonel E. P. Fleming Jr., September 9, 1967]

Description: 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.
Date: September 9, 1967
Creator: Traweek, Les
Item Type: Letter

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

Description: 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.
Date: September 1, 1967
Creator: Walker, Mort
Item Type: Letter