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Bergstrom Air Force Base [aerial view]

Description: Photograph of aerial view of Bergstrom Air Force Base. Fog obscures landscape behind the base. Runways and buildings on the base are visible as well as some roads surrounding the base. Bergstrom Air Force Base was activated during in 1942 as a troop carrier training airfield. During the Cold War, it served as a Strategic Air Command base. Later, it transferred to the Tactical Air Command and became a major base for the U.S. Air Force's RF-4C reconnaissance fighter fleet. At the time of its closure, it was assigned to the Air Combat Command (ACC). The airfield was then converted for civilian use, with Austin-Bergstrom International Airport beginning passenger flights in 1999.
Date: 19uu
Creator: United States Army Air Forces, Photo Section
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[AFROTC Homecoming Parade]

Description: Photograph of a 1967 homecoming parade for the Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps in Denton's downtown square. A uniformed man in a Dodge truck pulls a float featuring a large model plane. Spectators watch the parade from both sides of the street.
Date: 1967
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[U.S. Air Force Academy Certificate]

Description: Certificate issued to Timothy L. Kimble from the U.S. Air Force Academy. The text reads, "The Preparatory School Commander takes great pleasure in announcing the selection of Mr. Timothy L. Kimble to attend the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School for the Class of 1989." The certificate is in a blue folder with the Air Force logo on the front; a photograph of the U.S. Air Force Academy and falcon mascot is inside, opposite from the certificate.
Date: 1980~
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Homecoming Parade for AFROTC]

Description: Photograph of a 1966 homecoming parade for the Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps. A block of women appear to lead the parade, and a large group of uniformed men can be seen down the line. Spectators watch on both sides of the street.
Date: Autumn 1966
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[People at Escalator]

Description: Photograph of several people standing in front of an escalator leading to Gates 13-16 at the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport in Austin, Texas. A man with a camera kneels to the right.
Date: 1998
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[News Script: Actor flies on B-36 mission]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about actor Gene Raymond taking part in a B-36 mission as part of his active duty training as a major in the Air Force Reserve.
Date: May 28, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Doolittle]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about retired General James Doolittle stopping over in Dallas on his way to San Francisco.
Date: April 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sallies ship supplies to Tampico]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Salvation Armies of Fort Worth and Dallas sending 6,500 lbs of supplies to Tampico, Mexico, a resort town, devastated by a hurricane.
Date: October 14, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Jet ace honored]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about McKinney, Texas paying tribute to Air Force Captain James Jabara.
Date: June 20, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Model meet]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the model airplane meetup for the National Academy of Model Aeronautics Championships.
Date: July 25, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hangar]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a giant hanger being built on San Antonio's Kelley Air Force Base.
Date: January 5, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fondling suspect]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about John Alfred Hardingham, an Air Force pilot, arrested on charges of fondling a 5 year old girl.
Date: July 14, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Aviation show at TEMCO]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an open house and air show at the Texas Engineering and Manufacturing Company, an aviation manufacturing company, in Greenville.
Date: September 18, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Wings clipped]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrest of Madelo Francis Evans, a woman who posed as an Air Force officer in order to prevent her Air Force sergeant husband from being shipped overseas.
Date: August 7, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections