[Clipping: Cornelia Fort, WASP [1919-1943] Remembers...]

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Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes about Cornelia Fort, who died while serving as a ferry pilot during WWII. Hughes also includes Fort's account of the attack of Pearl Harbor. To the right of Hughes' column are two pictures of veterans at VFW posts and one picture of a US Congressman meeting with an airman stationed in the U.K. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about the VA Hospital system.

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1 clipping : ill. ; 41 x 29 cm.

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Hughes, Patricia Collins December 8, 1977.

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National WASP WWII Museum

Located at Avenger Field in Nolan County Texas, the WASP World War II Museum commits to preserving the legacy of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. As a teaching museum, it features archives, exhibits, and oral histories that record a significant period in history when women dared to break barriers and contribute to victory.

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Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes about Cornelia Fort, who died while serving as a ferry pilot during WWII. Hughes also includes Fort's account of the attack of Pearl Harbor. To the right of Hughes' column are two pictures of veterans at VFW posts and one picture of a US Congressman meeting with an airman stationed in the U.K. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about the VA Hospital system.

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1 clipping : ill. ; 41 x 29 cm.

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  • "Cornelia Fort, WASP [1919-1943] Remembers..," The Stars and Stripes-The National Tribune, Washington, D.C., December 8, 1977. p. 3

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National WASP WWII Museum

Bringing the history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots to life, these archives represent the role of the flight school in training women pilots to fly military planes and show how WASPs responded socially and professionally to new challenges brought by war. Included are financial documents, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, pilots' logs, and flight manuals.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • December 8, 1977

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Hughes, Patricia Collins. [Clipping: Cornelia Fort, WASP [1919-1943] Remembers...], clipping, December 8, 1977; Washington, D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1009748/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.