[Collection of Documents Addressed to Air Men and Civilian Pilots]

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Collection of documents from the Civil Aeronautics Administration. The first page is Form ACA 113 (IM-11/42), a note from the Publications and Statistics Division of the CAA, serving as introduction to the following documents.The next is a notice to air men and all owners of registered aircraft, urging them to only "use their planes...for purposes that contribute directly to the war effort." The next is a document titled "WPB-CAA Liberalizes Utilization of Civilian Aircraft," discussing the use of civilian aircraft for the war effort. The next is an important notice from the Director General for Operations, discussing General Limitation Order ... continued below

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[18] p. ; 20 x 13 cm., 28 cm.

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Civil Aeronautics Administration {1943-01-26, 1943-04-08, 1943-04-12}.

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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: [Collection of Documents Addressed to Air Men and Civilian Pilots]
  • Added Title: [WPB-CAA Liberalizes Utilization of Civilian Aircraft, April 12, 1943]
  • Added Title: [Notice from the War Production Board, General Limitation Order L-262, January 26, 1943]
  • Added Title: [Letter from Civil Aeronautics Administration to Washington and Field Employees, April 12, 1943]
  • Added Title: [List of Designated Landing Areas from the Civil Aeronautics Administration, April 8, 1943]
  • Series Title: Suzette VanDaell Douglas Collection

Description

Collection of documents from the Civil Aeronautics Administration. The first page is Form ACA 113 (IM-11/42), a note from the Publications and Statistics Division of the CAA, serving as introduction to the following documents.The next is a notice to air men and all owners of registered aircraft, urging them to only "use their planes...for purposes that contribute directly to the war effort." The next is a document titled "WPB-CAA Liberalizes Utilization of Civilian Aircraft," discussing the use of civilian aircraft for the war effort. The next is an important notice from the Director General for Operations, discussing General Limitation Order L-262 from the War Production Board. The next is a letter from Administrator C. I. Stanton to Washington and field employees, discussing the approval of flight instruction or flight tests. The last group of documents includes several pages of designated landing areas. It also includes the envelope it came in.

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[18] p. ; 20 x 13 cm., 28 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: WASP_2015-15-046
  • Accession or Local Control No: Form ACA 113 (IM-11/42)
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth873998

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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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  • {1943-01-26, 1943-04-08, 1943-04-12}

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Civil Aeronautics Administration. [Collection of Documents Addressed to Air Men and Civilian Pilots], legal document, {1943-01-26, 1943-04-08, 1943-04-12}; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth873998/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.