Oral History Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson, April 1, 2002

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Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson from Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes her stories about working for the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) transporting airplanes, as well as the history of WASP.

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1 videodisc (2 hr., 1 min., 42 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Dickerson, Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek April 1, 2002.

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Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson from Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes her stories about working for the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) transporting airplanes, as well as the history of WASP.

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1 videodisc (2 hr., 1 min., 42 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Oral History Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson, February 27, 2000 (Text)

Oral History Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson, February 27, 2000

Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson, former pilot from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Dickerson describes her early interest in airplanes and tells stories from her days with the WWII Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), flying different types of aircraft to bases all over the United States. She includes the history of WASP, its formation, and dissolution. Her flying stories detail plane crashes and near-death experiences, including the sabotage of planes at the airport in Enid, OK by a German National. Mrs. Dickerson also talks about running a flying service in the Kerrville airport with her husband, Carl Meek, during the early days of aviation after WWII.

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[Oral History Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson, February 27, 2000], ark:/67531/metapth795374/

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  • April 1, 2002

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  • 1941 - April 1, 2002

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  • Aug. 26, 2015, 4:02 p.m.

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  • Oct. 21, 2016, 12:50 p.m.

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Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Dickerson, Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek. Oral History Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson, April 1, 2002, video, April 1, 2002; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth636812/: accessed March 28, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.