Ben Guttery Collection

Taliaferro Field Hicks, Texas

Summary: Donor gave the following items related to World War I in Fort Worth.
Panoramic Photographs
  • Company B, 111th Military Police, Camp Bowie, March 1918
  • Battery F, 50th F.A., Camp Bowie, August 1918
  • Bird's Eye View, Detention Camp, Camp Bowie, undated
  • Recruits of N.A., after two week training, Camp Bowie, undated
  • The Reconnaissance, Volume 1, Issues 1-7, 9, 11, 1917
  • The Reconnaissance, Volume 1, Issues 13-30, 1918
  • Story of the 36th: The Experiences of the 36th Division in the World War, by Capt. Ben H. Chastaine, 142nd Infantry, 1920 (copy)
  • Two CD-R's with copies of information related to World War One airfields in Tarrant County: Taliaferro 1, 2 and 3 -- later called Hicks, Barron, and Carruthers Fields. There are many images of the fields, copies of the Taliaferro Target, scrapbooks, and an oral history of a World War I soldier. Photographs of other airfields of the era are also included.