[WASP 50th Anniversary Welcome Packet]

One of 713 collections in the series: National WASP WWII Museum Collection available on this site.

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Welcome packet for the Women Airforce Service Pilots 50th anniversary memorial dedication containing event information flyers and pamphlets, a map of Sweetwater, and a WASP ribbon. The items are contained in a an envelop with the name, Mary Jo Tilton, and her WASP class number handwritten in the top right corner.

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[7] p. ; 28 cm., or smaller + 1 ribbon : ill. ; 20 x 5 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1993.

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This collection is part of the collection entitled: National WASP WWII Museum and was provided by the National WASP WWII Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this collection 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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Welcome packet for the Women Airforce Service Pilots 50th anniversary memorial dedication containing event information flyers and pamphlets, a map of Sweetwater, and a WASP ribbon. The items are contained in a an envelop with the name, Mary Jo Tilton, and her WASP class number handwritten in the top right corner.

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[7] p. ; 28 cm., or smaller + 1 ribbon : ill. ; 20 x 5 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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  • 1993

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  • Oct. 25, 2018, 6:05 a.m.

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  • April 20, 2020, 2:45 p.m.

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[WASP 50th Anniversary Welcome Packet], collection, 1993; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1075317/: accessed February 29, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.

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