“The Advertiser’s Program For Montgomery.” The Montgomery Advertiser. June 09, 1928. Page 4

“Air Force Release Bates Field Facilities.” The Montgomery Advertiser. June 09, 1965. Page 24

“Army Air Corps Depot Is Planned For Mobile.” The Montgomery Advertiser. August 20, 1939. Page 5

“Alabama Gets Ready.” The Birmingham News. December 08,1941. Page 11

“Alabama is granted more WPA projects.” The Birmingham Post. February 12, 1937. page 2

[1] “Alabama Keeping Up With Nation In Construction of New Airports.” The Montgomery Advertiser. August 12, 1936. Page 5

“Alabama’s Share.” The Birmingham News. January 29, 1941. Page 6

“Alvarez seeking grapes.” The Montgomery Advertiser. July 29, 1936. Page 3

“Approval is given to Montgomery Armory.” The Birmingham Post. January 3, 1936. page 5

“Bates Field Improvements.” The Birmingham News. October 05, 1930. Page 10

“Brookley AFB Only Post In State to Close.” The Opelika-Auburn News. November 20, 1964. Page 1

“Brookley Aircraft Start Supply Runs To Korean Forces.” The Anniston Star. July 11, 1950. Page 3

“Brookley Field Notes.” The Mobile Journal. August 03, 1945. Page 1

“Brookley Group Not Encouraged.” The Selma Time-Journal. December 09, 1964. Page 2

“The Brookley Transfer Moves Forward.” The Dothan Eagle. April 05, 1968. Page 3

“Brookley To Overhaul 64 B-25 Bombers.” Alabama Journal. January 04, 1950. Page 12

“Brookley Workers Offered Transfer.” The Dothan Eagle. May 05, 1965. Page 14

“Civilian Use of Base Eyed.” The Anniston Star. May 15, 1966. Page 31

“Civil Service Examination.” The Southern Democrat. January 14, 1943. Page 1

“Coast Guard, School Debate Over Brookley.” The Dothan Eagle. July 28, 1966. Page 9

“Competitive Tests For Air Corps Jobs Set.” The Selma Times-Journal. February 05, 1941. Page 8

“Complete Plans For Dedication Of Mobile Field.” The Onlooker. November 7, 1929. Page 1

“$8,000,000 Air Depot For Mobile.” Fairhope Courier. August 03, 1939. Page 1

“Fatal Plane Fall Is Blamed On Darkness.” The Birmingham News. June 12, 1931. Page 1

“Federal Jobs Open.” The Birmingham Post. April 19, 1944. Page 12

“First WPA Contingent Given State Job On National Defense.” The Montgomery Advertiser. July 27, 1941. Page 1

“Graves to attend armory dedication.” The Montgomery Advertiser. August 13, 1936. Page 5

“Hill Receives No Word On State Bases.” The Opelika-Auburn News. November 19, 1964. Page 1

Lawson, Carl A. Letter to Jack Edwards. December 2, 1964. “Discussing Perceived Rush to Close Parts of Brookley.” Jack Edwards Collection, McCall Archives, University of South Alabama.

“Miss Mary Gaston Attends Mobile Frat Dance.” Fairhope Courier. January 5, 1939. Page 5

“Mobile’s Airport.” The Selma Times-Journal. April 01, 1928. Page 4

“Mobile Airport Temporary Building.” Fayette Banner. August 23, 1928. Page 7

“Mobile Depot Cost Doubled.” The Huntsville Times. February 26, 1941. Page 8

“Mobile Devises Plan To Continue Airmail Until Field Is Ready.” The Birmingham News. May 10, 1941. Page 11

“Mobile Gets More Troops.” The Birmingham News. September 20, 1941. Page 11

“Mobile Hears Plan For Brookley Base.” The Dothan Eagle. November 28, 1967. Page 7

“Mobile Hums As Supply Base For Fighting In Korea.” Talladega Daily Home And Our Mountain Home. July 11, 1950. Page1

“Mobile Misses Her Airport.” The Selma Times-Journal. November 16, 1937. Page 4

“Mobile: Plan For Brookley.” The Opelika-Auburn News. June 18, 1969. Page 1

“Mobile Seeks Atomic Lab.” The Montgomery Advertiser. June 06, 1965. Page 12

“Mobile To Fight Closure.” The Selma Times-Journal. December 02, 1964. Page 1

“Mobile Will Get Use Of Brookley Airport Facility.” The Opelika-Auburn News. March 10, 1969. Page 10

“New Medical College Proposed By Shelton.” Birmingham Post-Herald. February 11, 1965. Page 20

“Newton NYA Project Gets More Girls For War Work Training.” Southern Star. April 23, 1942. Page 2

“NYA Boys and Girls Assigned To Brookley.” The Ashland Progress. February 20, 1941. Page 1

“NYA-Trained Boys Take Places In Defense Jobs.” The Huntsville Times. April 10, 1942. Page 6

“1,200 Hear Brookley AFB Plans Lambasted.” The Opelika-Auburn News. March 12, 1969. Page 2

 “Phase II Construction Additions to Fort Whiting Mobile, Alabama.” The Montgomery Advertiser. July 25, 2005. Page 18

“Relief Workers Start Airport Improvements.” The Alexander City Outlook. February 09, 1933. Page 7

“Seeks Training Place.” The Birmingham News. June 27, 1936. Page 7

“State Senators Still Working For Brookley.” The Montgomery Advertiser. March 04, 1965. Page 24

“Southern Heroes Honored In Names Of Training Camps.” Birmingham Post-Herald. January 11, 1941. Page 5

“30 Armories for state complete.” The Birmingham News. August 26, 1938. Page 23

“Thousands Pour In.” The Birmingham News. April 16, 1942. Page 1

“Trailer Park Asked: Decision On Instructor Residence At Brookley Field Near.” Birmingham Post-Herald. January 31, 1942. Page 12

“$20,000,000 For Brookley Field.” The Montgomery Advertiser. March 23, 1941. Page 8

“2 Mobile Boys Hurt As Plane Drops On Auto.” Birmingham Post-Herald. July 23, 1928. Page 1

“U.S. Engineers Show Big Force Increase.” The Birmingham News. July 29, 1941. Page 4

Walton, J. C. Letter to Jack Edwards. 1964. “Discussing Transfers in Event of Base Closure.” Jack Edwards Collection, McCall Archives, University of South Alabama.

“War Maneuvers Plans Announced.” The Montgomery Advertiser. January 22, 1938. Page 7

“Women, Girls Wanted As Airplane Mechanics.” The Lowndes Signal. November 13, 1942. Page 8

“Women’s Defense Officers At Work.” Fairhope Courier. October 16, 1941. Page 1


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