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Mary Zanowiak Collection (354) Finding Aid

Item Number: 3540000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately half a linear foot of documents, newspaper clippings and photographs document Paul and Mary Zanowiak's civilian sponsorship of members of the South Vietnamese Armed Forces as they studied at the Army Primary Helicopter School at Fort Wolters, Texas, 1971-1972. As such, the materials all date from the war period.

Dates

  • 07 January 2002

Biographical / Historical

Paul and Mary Zanowiak, of Mineral Wells, Texas, were civilian sponsors of members of the Vietnamese Armed Forces as they studied at the Army Primary Helicopter School at Fort Wolters in 1971 and 1972.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.5
Pages
3
Location(s)
D043.2A
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D058.1]]

Inventory

  • Notepad with miscellaneous Vietnamese addresses
  • Miscellaneous newspaper articles from the Fort Wolters Trumpet regarding Vietnamese students
  • Solo Party Song
  • Address of Trai Tran Van
  • U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center, Fort Wolters, Texas, roster for course number C19818 class number 1671 B4
  • 2nd Lt. Nguyen Ngoc's address
  • Miscellaneous Vietnamese addresses
  • Miscellaneous Vietnamese addresses
  • Miscellaneous Vietnamese addresses
  • Address for Nguyen Dinh Tung
  • Address for Nguyen Van Tieu
  • Various Vietnamese words and their meanings
  • Letter to Mary Zanowiak from Yen V Vo
  • Letter to Mr. And Mrs. Paul Zanowiak from Bang Van Nguyen
  • Vietnamese addresses
  • Newspaper picture, "Senior Vietnamese Liaison Officer"
  • Newspaper picture, "Family Style"
  • Newspaper picture, "Tien Biet (Farewell)" May 11, 1972
  • Newspaper picture, "Vietnamese Graduates"
  • Newspaper picture, "Vietnamese Distinguished Graduate Warrant Officer Nguyen T. Hung"
  • Newspaper picture, "Vietnamese Honor Graduate Warrant Officer Nguyen Chanh Tam"
  • Newspaper article and picture, "Leaving Wolters"
  • Newspaper picture, "Vietnamese Officer Visits"
  • Newspaper article, "Training Over, He Heads Home"
  • Newspaper article, "Editor's Viewpoint, Lon Williams"
  • Newspaper article and picture, "Viet Pilots will Remember Holiday"
  • Newspaper article and picture, "Last of the Vietnamese Trainees, He Heads Home to a 'New' War" The Savannah Morning News, Wednesday, June 21, 1972
  • Newspaper picture, "VNAF Graduates" Mineral Wells Index, Wednesday, December 29, 1971
  • Newspaper picture, "Vietnamese Graduates"
  • Newspaper article and picture "Vietnamese Have Adopted Parents" and picture titled "Breakfast in Zanowiak Hojme"
  • Newspaper article and picture, "23 VNAF Graduates"
  • Newspaper article and picture, "Wolters Memento"
  • Newspaper article and picture, "Last to Graduate"
  • Newspaper article and picture, "Specialist Four"
  • Newspaper article and picture, "Receive School Plaques"
  • Newspaper article and picture, "Vietnamese Training Ends - VNAF Liaison Officer Cited"
  • Newspaper picture, "23 VNAF Graduates"
  • Newspaper pictures of Lieutenant Colonel Tran Van Minh with Major Lester Helmke
  • Newspaper, "The Flight Trainer" Volume 5, Number 46
  • Newspaper article and picture, "It's Been Great"
  • Newspaper picture, "23 VNAF Graduates"
  • Newspaper article, "Vietnamese Training Ends"
  • Program, Graduation Ceremony of Vietnamese Officer Rotary Wing Aviator Course Class 70-09, October 12, 1970
  • Newspaper article, "BG Lynch Accepts Painting Symbolic of RVN Struggle"
  • Program, Graduation Ceremony of Vietnamese Officer Rotary Wing Aviator Course Class 70-08, May 24, 1971
  • The Fort Wolters Trumpet, July 16, 1971
  • Newspaper article, "At home: Mrs. Me"
  • Newspaper picture, "Our Allied Friends, Sponsors and Students"
  • Newspaper, The Fort Wolters Trumpet
  • Picture of Mr. And Mrs. Zanowiak and three of their students
  • Picture of Joseph Williams being awarded the Vietnamese Cross of Gallentry
  • Picture, students of VORWAC 71-08 with their sponsors
  • Newspaper picture, Vietnamese Honor Graduate Warrant Officer Nguyen Chanh Tam
  • Picture
  • Picture of students of VORWAC 71-08 are shown with their sponsors
  • Picture of students of VORWAC 71-08 are shown with their sponsors
  • United States Catholic Conference certificate of gratitude for sponsorship of Indochinese refugees
  • Picture of Zanowiak's with Vietnamese pilots
  • The song of the Vietnamese Air Force
  • Song in Vietnamese
  • Various documents written in Vietnamese
  • Picture of LTC Tran Van Minh accepting plaque
  • Picture of Zanowiak's with Vietnamese pilots
  • Class 70-32 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-32 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-38 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-42 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-22 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-22 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-32 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-34 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-38 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-4 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-42 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-44 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-44 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 70-46 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 71-16 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 71-16 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 71-16 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 71-24 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 71-24 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 71-26 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 71-26 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 72-02 U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center
  • Class 71-16 Brown Hats
  • Class 71-16 Brown Hats
  • Numerous photographs of Mr. and Mrs. Zanowiak with their Vietnamese guests

Pub Credit Line
3540000000, Mary Zanowiak Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 07 Jan 2002 [Updated: 14 Jun 2006]