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[Men at an Airport]

Description: Photograph of two men at an airport. One man is kneeling on top of an airplane wing, while the other is on the ground in front of the two planes - although he appears to be standing below the wing with the propeller.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wooden Arch Hangar at Robert Mueller Airport

Description: Photograph of a wooden arch hangar at Robert Mueller Airport, built summer 1943. Writing on the back of the photograph reads: "The glued, laminated wood arches were built onsite. The curve was formed to templates laid out on the floor and constructed of 1" X 10" yellow pine plank. They were bolted together at the center and hoisted in place to receive the roof joists. Built by J.M. Odom Construction Co. Work supervised by Charles Morton, chief estimator."
Date: June 19, 1946
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Mineral Wells' Municipal Airport]

Description: An aerial View of Mineral Wells Municipal Airport and Downing (named after Colonel Wayne Downing, who was killed in a stateside accident) Heliport is shown here. In 1946, the City of Mineral Wells obtained use of the airport, although the Department of Defense retained an "Emergency-use" provision until 1966--after which year it was not renewed. In April 1966, the Department of Defense leased 970 acres from the City of Mineral Wells to build a heliport ("To improve helicopter training", it was stated) that was due to be completed by September of that year. The Fort Wolters "Trumpet" reported the progress of the construction of the heliport in detail in its subsequent numbers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Presidio County Airport]

Description: Photograph of the Presidio County Airport, viewed from across a paved tarmac. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The Presidio County Airport between Marfa and Alpine, important during World War II as a training base for pilots, is the site of several regional and national soaring contests" (p. 12).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Bike on the Airport Tarmac]

Description: Photograph of a bicycle parked in the shadow of a United Airlines airplane wing. A man can be seen entering the airplane, as well as another man walking towards the airplane parked behind it. The runway is visible in the distance beyond the two airplanes. Willow Run Airfield. Detroit, Michigan. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wing Sweeper]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man in work clothes with a broom, walking along a plane wing. "Wing Sweeper" is written under the lower left corner of the image, and "Joe Clark, H.B.S.S." is signed under the right corner.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections