[Letter from Jacqueline Cochran to WASP, October 2, 1944]

One of 961 letters in the series: Pioneer County City Museum (PCCM) Collection available on this site.

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Letter from Jacqueline Cochran to all WASP discussing General Arnold's decision to deactivate the WASP program, the certificates and cards that will be rewarded to them, as well as steps that must be taken prior to their release.

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2 p. ; 28 x 21 cm.

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Cochran, Jacqueline October 2, 1944.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: National WASP WWII Museum and two others and was provided by National WASP WWII Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 447 times, with 159 in the last month. More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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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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Letter from Jacqueline Cochran to all WASP discussing General Arnold's decision to deactivate the WASP program, the certificates and cards that will be rewarded to them, as well as steps that must be taken prior to their release.

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2 p. ; 28 x 21 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.

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.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • October 2, 1944

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

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  • Dec. 12, 2018, 12:08 p.m.

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Cochran, Jacqueline. [Letter from Jacqueline Cochran to WASP, October 2, 1944], letter, October 2, 1944; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1010142/: accessed November 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.