Betty J. Overman Brown: Women Airforce Service Pilots World War II, 44-W-7

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Booklet filled with correspondence, documents, and photos from Betty J. Overman Brown's entry into and time spent training in the Women's Airforce Service Pilots program. A handwritten note can be seen left of the last photo in book, labeling Brown at the Tattoo Ceremony at Randolph Field in 1992.

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[57] p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

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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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Booklet filled with correspondence, documents, and photos from Betty J. Overman Brown's entry into and time spent training in the Women's Airforce Service Pilots program. A handwritten note can be seen left of the last photo in book, labeling Brown at the Tattoo Ceremony at Randolph Field in 1992.

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[57] p. : ill., ports. ; 28 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 World War II 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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Betty J. Overman Brown: Women Airforce Service Pilots World War II, 44-W-7, book, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1010248/: accessed June 17, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.

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