[Clipping: Fifi Awards Go To City and CC]

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Newspaper clippings of an article discussing the awards banquet at the WASP reunion in Sweetwater, Texas. A picture of the Fifi Award winners accompanies the article. The reverse sides of the clippings include portions of articles and advertisements.

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3 clippings : ill. ; 20 x 11 cm., 16 x 16 cm., and 17 x 22 cm.

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Gordon, Joe June 26, 1972.

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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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Newspaper clippings of an article discussing the awards banquet at the WASP reunion in Sweetwater, Texas. A picture of the Fifi Award winners accompanies the article. The reverse sides of the clippings include portions of articles and advertisements.

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3 clippings : ill. ; 20 x 11 cm., 16 x 16 cm., and 17 x 22 cm.

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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.

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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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  • June 26, 1972

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  • June 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

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  • July 11, 2018, 3:45 p.m.

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Gordon, Joe. [Clipping: Fifi Awards Go To City and CC], clipping, June 26, 1972; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1009766/: accessed October 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.