[Letter from Vi Cowden to WASP, July 7, 1997]

One of 959 letters in the series: Pioneer County City Museum (PCCM) Collection available on this site.

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Letter from Vi Cowden to WASP discussing the upcoming WASP Memorial Dedication in Colorado Springs, Colorado and the hotel they will be staying in. The address label of Dawn Seymour can be seen in the bottom left.

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2 p. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Cowden, Violet Thurn July 7, 1997.

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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 Vi Cowden to WASP discussing the upcoming WASP Memorial Dedication in Colorado Springs, Colorado and the hotel they will be staying in. The address label of Dawn Seymour can be seen in the bottom left.

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2 p. ; 28 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.

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.

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[WASP Memorial Dedication 1997 Form] (Text)

[WASP Memorial Dedication 1997 Form]

Form to order room and dinner reservations at the 1997 WASP Memorial Dedication Ceremony, partially filled out by Rigdon Edwards. A note written at the top of the page reads, "glad you are coming! Dawn Seymour".

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[WASP Memorial Dedication 1997 Form], WASP_2013-01-805BW-02, ark:/67531/metapth1010668

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  • July 7, 1997

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

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  • Feb. 8, 2019, 10:05 a.m.

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Cowden, Violet Thurn. [Letter from Vi Cowden to WASP, July 7, 1997], letter, July 7, 1997; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1010439/: accessed March 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.