[Clipping: WASPs Warned Against Complacency]

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Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the WASPs efforts to obtain veterans status and benefits. She thanks her readers for their support of her column. The page also includes two other opinion columns and an article about the VA using space satellites. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about the Civil Service Commission.

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1 clipping : ill. ; 41 x 29 cm.

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Hughes, Patricia Collins August 25, 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 discussing the WASPs efforts to obtain veterans status and benefits. She thanks her readers for their support of her column. The page also includes two other opinion columns and an article about the VA using space satellites. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about the Civil Service Commission.

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1 clipping : ill. ; 41 x 29 cm.

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  • "WASPs Warned Against Complacency," The Stars and Stripes-The National Tribune, Washington, D.C., August 25, 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.

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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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  • August 25, 1977

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  • June 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

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Hughes, Patricia Collins. [Clipping: WASPs Warned Against Complacency], clipping, August 25, 1977; Washington, D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1010032/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.