From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, June 4, 1917: Tyler Boy Serving on U. S. S. Jupiter It is not generally known in Tyler that there is a citizen of Tyler serving on the Collier Jupiter, which has just arrived in France with ten thousand tons of wheat, but it is a fact. About three years ago Lee Wallace, son of Mrs. Floy Wallace, enlisted in the navy and has recently been placed on the Jupiter. He wa ...[Read More]
Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I is going to be a regular weekly feature in celebration of the centennial of the United States entering World War I. From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, Thursday, May 31, 1917: “Soldier Life At Camp Funston Interesting Letter E. O. Hall, of Athens, and a member of the Officers’ Reserve Corps, writes the following interesting letter about life at Camp Funsto ...[Read More]
You all have a blessed Good Friday for 2017! The little lady, is Miss Frances Marie Ingram. Frances lived in Tyler on her grandfather’s Ingram Farm (out on Old Bullard Road). In 1920 when she would have been about 2 years old and adorably mobile in her special white dress . She was the only child of Manning and Fannie Ingram; so I am sure they had a wonderful Easter Sunday ...[Read More]
Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I is going to be a regular weekly feature in celebration of the centennial of the United States entering World War I. “From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, May 29, 1917: Tyler Boy Writes of Soldier Life At Camp Funston Editor Courier-Times, Camp Funston, Texas, May 27. I will try and give you a little information about the camp life out here in the back woods ...[Read More]
O.C. Sharman signing first cooperative agreement on the Duck Creek Project, first conservation plan December 10, 1934. Mr. Sharman contributed 100 acres of land to the project. The Dale Bidwell Collection is about the CCC Company 896 and includes 186 photos that we have cataloged plus additional photos that are in the file that were taken and received at the reunions. Additional material a ...[Read More]
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