[Clipping: Women Pilots Finally Recognized]

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Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the upcoming graduation of ten female pilots from the USAF and the history of female pilots in the United States' military. The page also includes an ad for the VA featuring cartoon character Beetle Bailey and a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA. The reverse of the page contains the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about S&S-Grams.

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1 clipping : ill. ; 41 x 29 cm.

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Hughes, Patricia Collins August 18, 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 upcoming graduation of ten female pilots from the USAF and the history of female pilots in the United States' military. The page also includes an ad for the VA featuring cartoon character Beetle Bailey and a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA. The reverse of the page contains the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about S&S-Grams.

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1 clipping : ill. ; 41 x 29 cm.

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  • "Women Pilots Finally Recognized," The Stars and Stripes-The National Tribune, Washington, D.C., August 18, 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 18, 1977

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  • June 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

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  • Oct. 22, 2018, 4:13 p.m.

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Hughes, Patricia Collins. [Clipping: Women Pilots Finally Recognized], clipping, August 18, 1977; Washington, D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1010055/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.