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    • Brookley Air Force Base

    • n.d.
    • "Up the Pace, Save for Peace" was the slogan written on this hangar during World War II at Brookley Field. Through the efforts of local U.S. congressman Frank Boykin, the federal government announced plans on July 13, 1939, to put a new air supply...
    • Hartwell Field

    • 1958
    • Baseball and Hartwell Field went together. The baseball park was named in honor of former mayor Harry T. Hartwell, who was instrumental in providing the land after Monroe Park was destroyed in the 1926 hurricane. The field was located at Tennessee...
    • Autogiro

    • 1936
    • Promoting Champion sparkplugs, this autogiro, a predecessor of the helicopter, made a visit to Mobile, Alabama. The aircraft landed at Bates Field and offered rides to several locals, including the owner of McGowin-Lyons Company, the largest local...
    • Stanky, Eddie

    • 1980
    • Edward Raymond "Eddie" Stanky (1916-1999) stands beside the plaque out in front of Stanky Field on the campus of the University of South Alabama. Stanky, who played second base for several Major League Baseball teams, also managed in the majors...
    • Jones, Eugene

    • 1960
    • Eugene Jones was a driver at Brookley Air Force Base. It appears that he was also a singer, perhaps performing in local nightclubs. If you have any more information about this photo, please contact The McCall Library at mccalllib@usouthal.edu.
    • Brookley Air Force Base

    • c. 1950
    • The interior of the commissary, or PX, at Brookley Air Force Base. Construction of the air force base began in August 1940. It was named for Wendell Holsworth Brookley, an Army Air Service pilot, who was killed when his bi-plane went down over...

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