[Letter from Jaqueline Cochran to Eleanor McLernon, February 26, 1944]

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Letter from Jacqueline Cochran to Eleanor McLernon advising her that she has been tentatively accepted to the Women Airforce Service Pilots training program. The letter contains a list of five requirements, three of which are underlined in red. Cochran requests that McLernon complete the underlined items in a timely manner so that Cochran's office can finish processing McLernon's application and officially assign her to the April training class.

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[1] p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

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Cochran, Jacqueline February 26, 1944.

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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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  • Main Title: [Letter from Jaqueline Cochran to Eleanor McLernon, February 26, 1944]
  • Series Title: Eleanor Brown Collection

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Letter from Jacqueline Cochran to Eleanor McLernon advising her that she has been tentatively accepted to the Women Airforce Service Pilots training program. The letter contains a list of five requirements, three of which are underlined in red. Cochran requests that McLernon complete the underlined items in a timely manner so that Cochran's office can finish processing McLernon's application and officially assign her to the April training class.

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[1] p. : ill. ; 27 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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  • February 26, 1944

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  • June 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

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  • Aug. 17, 2018, 12:25 p.m.

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Cochran, Jacqueline. [Letter from Jaqueline Cochran to Eleanor McLernon, February 26, 1944], letter, February 26, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1010693/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.