Newspaper Articles from the Bristol Phoenix

 

These are some of the articles I have collected concerning PR-38.

Please excuse the poor image quality, as these were copied from microfiche.

 

Pre-Activation articles: Stories mostly concerned with the coming of the base - Town meetings, etc.

July 29, 1955 - "Nike Site Building Seen Near"

August 26, 1955 - "Nike Work Started by Engineers"

June 26, 1956 - "16 Homes To Be Built By Army..."

August 3, 1956 - "Petition Asks Army: Change Nike Homes"

September 9, 1956 - "Nike Housing Hearing..."

September 9, 1956 - "Missile Site Town Described... at Rotary Club"

September 28, 1956 - "Army To Inspect 3 Housing Sites"

Post-Activation articles:

November 7, 1956 - "Uncle Sam's Army Now At Mt. Hope" (Opening ceremonies)

November 9, 1956 - First Printing of "Bristol Missilemen" column by John L. Lorenz 2nd Lt. for the 751st.

November 16, 1956 - Bristol Missilemen: "Site Beautification" and Master Sgt. Wade Holt.

November 20, 1956 - "National Guard in Charge of Nike Sites Predicted"

November 23, 1956 - Bristol Missilemen: Thanksgiving and Missileman Sgt. Fred C. Kurtz.

November 30, 1956 - Bristol Missilemen: Water problems and Sgt. Bert M. Haney.

December 7, 1956 - Bristol Missilemen: Pearl Harbor remembered. Sgt. Felix Resari.

December 7, 1956 - "Construction of 16 Houses May Have Been Dropped"

December 14, 1956 - Bristol Missilemen: Christmas prep, and Sgt. Alvin Barnhill.

December 21, 1956 - Bristol Missilemen: Pay change and Warrent Officer J.G. Walter A. Raymond.

December 28, 1956 - Bristol Missilemen: Christmas/New Year. Specialist Second Class Julius Caesar.

January 10, 1957 - Bristol Missilemen: Chow Run details and Private First Class David W. Peart.

May 28, 1958 - Bristol Missilemen: Response to public concerns over nuclear safety.

December 12, 1958 - "Nike Hercules Replacing Less Powerful Brother Ajax..."

 

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