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Arthur Ronnie scrapbook of Captain Easy comic strip and related materials

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-2021-026

Content Description

Srapbook created by Pfc. Arthur W. Ronnie while stationed at Holloman Air Force Base of the Captain Easy comic strip of cartoonist Leslie Turner. The scrapbook contains maps and photographs created by Ronnie that relate to the Captain Easy storyline, which takes place at Holloman Air Force Base. The scrapbook begins with 136 Captain Easy comic strips, cut from newspapers, May 16, 1955 to September 21, 1955, containing the entire Holloman AFB related storyline. Under most of the strips are small typed labels that direct the reader to corresponding photographs in the scrapbook. Nine maps of the area follow the newspaper strip, then 77 black and white photographs of regional scenes depicted in comic strip, probably taken by Arthur Ronnie. Each photograph has a small label identifying the view. Also included are some newspaper clippings that mention the Captain Easy comic strip depiction of Holloman AFB. There is a letter from Leslie Turner to Arthur Ronnie acknowledging the scrapbook and an original drawing by Turner of Captain Easy inscribed to Art Ronnie. There is a table of contents and the entire scrapbook is paginated.

Acquisition Type



Purchase from Tschanz Rare Books, Salt Lake City, Utah

Restrictions Apply



  • 1955


1 scrapbook

1 linear foot