[Letter from Helen Forrest McKee to Little, Brown and Company, April 24, 1970]

One of 73 letters in the series: Jacqueline Cochran Collection available on this site.

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Letter from Helen Forrest McKee to Little Brown Company discussing Mrs. McKee's project to turn Jacqueline Cochran's life into a children's book so that Cochran can be accessible to a younger age group.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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McKee, Helen Forrest April 24, 1940.

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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 Helen Forrest McKee to Little Brown Company discussing Mrs. McKee's project to turn Jacqueline Cochran's life into a children's book so that Cochran can be accessible to a younger age group.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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  • [Letter from Little, Brown and Company to Helen Forrest McKee, April 21, 1970]: WASP_2015-16-043, ark:/67531/metapth870736
  • [Letter from Little, Brown and Company to Helen Forrest McKee, April 27, 1970]; WASP_2015-16-041, ark:/67531/metapth870840

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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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[Letter from Little, Brown and Company to Helen Forrest McKee, April 21, 1970] (Letter)

[Letter from Little, Brown and Company to Helen Forrest McKee, April 21, 1970]

Letter from Eliza Cocroft to Helen Forrest McKee discussing previous correspondence on April 16, 1970 and requesting more details on what facts will be used in the children's books McKee is planning to write.

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[Letter from Little, Brown and Company to Helen Forrest McKee, April 21, 1970]: WASP_2015-16-043, ark:/67531/metapth870736

[Letter from Eliza Cocroft to Helen Forrest McKee, April 27, 1970] (Letter)

[Letter from Eliza Cocroft to Helen Forrest McKee, April 27, 1970]

Letter from Eliza Cocroft to Helen Forrest McKee discussing what information may and may not be used in McKee's book without formal permission from the publishing company.

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[Letter from Little, Brown and Company to Helen Forrest McKee, April 27, 1970]; WASP_2015-16-041, ark:/67531/metapth870840

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  • April 24, 1940

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  • Aug. 10, 2017, 7:03 a.m.

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  • Aug. 8, 2018, 3 p.m.

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McKee, Helen Forrest. [Letter from Helen Forrest McKee to Little, Brown and Company, April 24, 1970], letter, April 24, 1940; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth870855/: accessed November 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.