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[An E-mail Dated 3/9/'99 to A. F. Weaver from Dr. Meyer, of Texas A&M]
An e-mail to A.F. Weaver, concerning Ike Sablosky, written by Greg Meyer of Texas A & M, March 9, 1999. Mr. Weaver apparently had inquired about Mr. Sablosky in connection with a photograph.
[Letter from General J. K. Woolnough to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School]
Letter from Retired General J. K. Woolnough 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 General Paul L. Freeman to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School]
Letter from General Paul L. Freeman, Jr. 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 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.
[A Letter from Mrs. William Wehunt to A.F. Weaver]--dated to about 2002
The letter shown is from "Mrs. William Wehunt", who was the former Katherine Brookshire, whose father owned a furniture store in Mineral Wells. The bank referred to in the letter is believed to have been the Bank of Mineral Wells, that failed in 1924. It had been Mineral Wells' first bank. The Brookshire family of Mineral Wells is believed to be distantly related to the founder of the chain of Brookshire grocery stores.
[A Letter from Texas Governor to D.C. Harris]
James V. Allred, then governor of Texas wrote, on July 14, 1938, to D.C. Harris a charming response to a letter Mr. Harris had sent to him. The original letter, that prompted this reply, has not survived to this day [2010]. Mr.Allred's letter is reproduced here for the benefit of the curious.
[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.
[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 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 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 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 Lieutenant General L. J. Lincoln to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr., September 5, 1967]
Letter from Lieutenant General L. J. Lincoln to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr. congratulating the United States Army Primary Helicopter School on its 11th anniversary. 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 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 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 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.
[Letter from Senator John G. Tower to Major William D. Phillips, August 31, 1967]
Letter from Senator John G. Tower to Major William D. Phillips 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 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.
[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 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 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 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.
[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.
[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 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.
[Letter from Lieutenant General T. W. Dunn to Colonel E. P. Fleming, September 29, 1966]
Letter from Lieutenant General T. W. Dunn to Colonel E. P. Fleming 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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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 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.
[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 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.
[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 Retired General Mark W. Clark to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, August 8, 1966]
Letter from retired General Mark W. Clark to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 10th anniversary. He also briefly mentions the wars in Vietnam and Korean. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[A Letter Concerning Mineral Wells High School 1953 Graduation]
A letter is shown here (dated November 27, 2002) from R. B. Shiflet to Bob Bellamy, concerning the Mineral Wells High School graduating classes of 1953 and 1954. It states that the move to the "new" campus occurred during the Christmas holidays of 1953. The letter also describes classroom conditions during this period. Houston School faculty members are mentioned, as well. They included R. B. Shiflet, Mrs. D. R. (Ferne) Hudson and Mrs. Mildred Burnham.
[A Program for Mineral Wells High School Commencement 1934]
A program from the Mineral Wells Commencement of 1934, which was held in the still-standing Convention Hall.