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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