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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."
[Camp Wolters Service Album]
Photo album of Private Gerald H. Hoffman, in a standard Camp Wolters "Service Album" book that includes pre-printed information sheets at the front. The photographs include handwritten identifications and annotations; some other loose materials have also been put into the book.
[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."
[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."
Historical and Pictorial Review: National Guard of the State of Texas, 1940
Book describing the history of the U.S. National Guard in Texas including a written description of involvement in actions as well as lists of various important persons and locations. It also includes a pictorial yearbook of the members of the National Guard for 1940.
[Howard Family Album]
Scrapbook documenting information about the Howard family and the history of Mineral Wells in Palo Pinto County, Texas. It includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and other documents along with handwritten notes and annotations.
[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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
[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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
[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.
[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 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%."
Scrapbook History of Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials to document important people, organizations, places, and events of significance to the history of Palo Pinto County and Mineral Wells, Texas. It includes a rough table of contents with page numbers for some of the highlights.
[Scrapbook: Mineral Wells, Mayor Harris]
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, and other materials related to the life of D. C. Harris and his time as mayor of Mineral Wells, Texas as well as information about news and events in the town. Many of the pages include handwritten explanations and annotations.
[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."