Barry County History Portal - Hosted by Hastings Public Library
:

Items

Below are 50 random items from across all online collections.
Dibble_Image0040.jpg

Jim Dibble's tentmate Jack Hanton dedication presentation

James Dibble's tentmate Jack Hanton dedication presentation.

NashvilleNews_1891-01-02.pdf

Nashville News Published 1891

Nashville News Published 1891. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing.

Dibble_Image0049.jpg

James and Maxine Dibble after he got his wings

James and Maxine Dibble after he got his wings.

HastingsBanner_1926-01-06.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1926

Hastings Banner Published 1926. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Note…

HPL_125th_Image0022.jpg

Members of the Women's Club in Period Dress

In February, 1900, the members of the Hastings Women�s Club met to celebrate the �End of a Century.� Ten came dressed in the fashion popular in one of…

Dibble_Image0064.jpg

12 year old James with his dog Nan

12 year old James with his dog Nan.

Dibble_Text0101.pdf

Letter from Lt. Col. Archie Jackson (Ret) to Jim Dibble describing a mission where he and James Dibble flew escort to General Dwight Eisenhower

Letter from Lt. Col. Archie Jackson (Ret) to Jim Dibble describing a mission where he and James Dibble flew escort to General Dwight Eisenhower.

Dibble_Text0057.pdf

Letter from James at Muroc Air Force base (now Edwards), CA to his parents, 1942-12-24

Letter from James at Muroc Air Force base (now Edwards), CA to his parents.

MapleValleyNews_1984-01-03.pdf

Maple Valley News Published 1984

Maple Valley News Published 1984. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing.

Dibble_Text0106.pdf

Letter from James in North Africa to his wife Maxine (Micky), 1943-03-22

Letter from James in North Africa to his wife Maxine (Micky).

NashvilleNews_1916-01-06.pdf

Nashville News Published 1916

Nashville News Published 1916. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing.

July 4, 1846 at Bull's Prairie.pdf

July 4, 1846 at Bull's Prairie

Newspaper article in the From Time to Time series describing the 1800's at Bull's Prairie. Note this document is not searchable and was scanned into…

NashvilleNews_1882-01-07.pdf

Nashville News Published 1882

Nashville News Published 1882. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing.

NashvilleNews_1949-01-06.pdf

Nashville News Published 1949

Nashville News Published 1949. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing.

HastingsBanner_1875-01-06.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1875

Hastings Banner Published 1875. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing.Note…

Dibble_Text0200.pdf

Speech by Col. John T. Hanton at Lt. James Dibble's monument dedication in Padula, Italy

Speech by Col. John T. Hanton at Lt. James Dibble's monument dedication in Padula, Italy.

HastingsBanner_1949-01-06.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1949

Hastings Banner Published 1949. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Note…

HastingsBanner_1916-01-06.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1916

Hastings Banner Published 1916. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Note…

Dibble_Text0045.pdf

Letter from James in Chico, CA during basic training to his mother, 1942-09-22

Letter from James in Chico, CA during basic training to his mother.

Dibble_Text0225.pdf

1st Fighter Group Journal including August 30, 1943

1st Fighter Group Journal for August 30, 1943.

NashvilleNews_1879-01-04.pdf.pdf

Nashville News Published 1879

Nashville News Published 1879. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing.

Dibble_Image0089.jpg

94th Fighter Squadron pilot Lt. Robert Vrilakas and his Distinguished Flying Cross from the August 30, 1943 mission

94th Fighter Squadron pilot Lt. Robert Vrilakas and his Distinguished Flying Cross from the August 30, 1943 mission

HastingsBanner_1987-01-01.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1987

Hastings Banner Published 1987. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Note…

HastingsBanner_1890-01-01.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1890

Hastings Banner Published 1890. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Note…

Dibble_Text0063.pdf

Letter from James in North Africa to his parents, 1943-04-10

Letter from James in North Africa to his parents.

Dibble_Text0238.pdf

Mission summaries of the 319th Bombardment Group including August 30, 1943

Mission summaries of the 319th Bombardment Group including August 30, 1943.

Dibble_Text0111.pdf

Letter fragment from James in North Africa to his wife Maxine (Micky), 1943-06-04

Letter fragment from James in North Africa to his wife Maxine (Micky).

Dibble_Text0100.pdf

Letter from Lt. Col. Archie Jackson (Ret) to Jim Dibble talking about his WWII experience and life after

Letter from Lt. Col. Archie Jackson (Ret) to Jim Dibble talking about his WWII experience and life after.

Dibble_Text0198.pdf

Report of investigation of James Dibble's death and reburial, with map

Report of investigation of James Dibble's death and reburial, with map.

NashvilleNews_1924-01-03.pdf

Nashville News Published 1924

Nashville News Published 1924. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing.

NashvilleNews_1894-01-12.pdf

Nashville News Published 1894

Nashville News Published 1894. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing.

HastingsBanner_1955-01-06.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1955

Hastings Banner Published 1955. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Note…

HastingsBanner_1994-01-06.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1994

Hastings Banner Published 1994. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Note…

Dibble_Image0067.jpg

James and classmates at the Kellogsville School in Grand Rapids, 1929

James (2nd from right, back row) and classmates at the Kellogsville School in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dibble_Image0065.jpg

James, his brother Bill and classmates at the Edger School, 1931

James (seated, second from left), his brother Bill (seated, far right) and classmates at the Edger School in 1931.

HastingsBanner_1919-01-02.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1919

Hastings Banner Published 1919. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Note…

Dibble_Text0120.pdf

Letter from James in North Africa to his wife Maxine (Micky), 1943-08-31

Letter from James in North Africa to his wife Maxine (Micky).

HastingsBanner_1871-01-04.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1871

Hastings Banner Published 1871. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Have…

Dibble_Text0102.pdf

Recap of a mission where James Dibble participated in a flying escort for General Dwight Eisenhower in Italy

Recap of a mission where James Dibble participated in a flying escort for General Dwight Eisenhower in Italy.

Dibble_Text0217.pdf

Special Order from the Air Force announcing James Dibble's Distinguished Flying Cross

Special Order from the Air Force announcing James Dibble's Distinguished Flying Cross.

HastingsBanner_1858-01-07.pdf

Republican (Hastings) Banner Published 1858

Republican (Hastings) Banner Published 1858. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or…

Dibble_Image0074.jpg

Stan Wojcik's German POW ID Card

Stan Wojcik's German POW ID Card. Originally it was thought that Stan died when in fact it was James. Stan survived being shot down and was taken…

HastingsBanner_1965-01-07.pdf

Hastings Banner Published 1965

Hastings Banner Published 1965. PDFs were created from microfilm and may have readability issues. Specific issues may be incomplete or missing. Note…

Dibble_Text0219.pdf

Newspaper article about James Dibble and the Distinguished Flying Cross

Newspaper article about James Dibble and the Distinguished Flying Cross. This appeared in Skywrighter, the base newspaper for Wright-Patterson Air…

Barry County Cemetery Index P-S.pdf

Barry County Cemetery Index P-S

Barry County Cemetery Burials, Listed by Last Name Alphabetically P-S. Notes: This data was compiled in 2006 and will not contain datas later than…

Dibble_Text0086.pdf

Newspaper clipping reporting James and Maxine's stay in Glendale, CA

Newspaper clipping reporting James and Maxine's stay in Glendale, CA.

Dibble_Text0084.pdf

Newspaper clipping of James Dibble's burial in Mt. Hope cemetery

Newspaper clipping of James Dibble's burial in Mt. Hope cemetery

Dibble_Text0242.pdf

Lt. Frank Mcintosh's account of August 30, 1943

Lt. Frank Mcintosh's account of August 30, 1943. Written in the 1990's.

Dibble_Text0170.pdf

Mission Report for the 94th Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Group, July 18 to July 20, 1943

Mission Report for the 94th Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Group, July 18 to July 20, 1943.

Dibble_Text0221.pdf

List of Hastings, Michigan veterans who died in World War II

List of Hastings, Michigan veterans who died in World War II.