[Clippings about WASPS and WAVES]

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

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Newspaper clipping from the Chicago Tribune, written by the Associated Press, discussing the death of WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot) Jacqueline Cochran. Includes an article from Good Housekeeping, written by John Mack Carter, discussing plans to built a memorial for women in military service (including the WASPs and the WAVES or Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), the first of its kind.

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[2] clippings : ill. ; 14 x 12 cm., 28 x 18 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. {1980-08-10, 1989-05}.

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This clipping is part of the collection entitled: National WASP WWII Museum and two others and was provided by National WASP WWII Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this clipping 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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  • Main Title: [Clippings about WASPS and WAVES]
  • Added Title: Flier Jacqueline Cochran dies of heart failure at 73
  • Added Title: Help Build A Memorial to American Heroines
  • Series Title: Jacqueline Cochran Collection

Description

Newspaper clipping from the Chicago Tribune, written by the Associated Press, discussing the death of WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot) Jacqueline Cochran. Includes an article from Good Housekeeping, written by John Mack Carter, discussing plans to built a memorial for women in military service (including the WASPs and the WAVES or Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), the first of its kind.

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[2] clippings : ill. ; 14 x 12 cm., 28 x 18 cm.

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  • "Flier Jacqueline Cochran dies of heart failure at 73," Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, August 10, 1980. p. 15
  • "Help Build A Memorial to American Heroines," Good Housekeeping, New York City, New York, May 1989. p. 64

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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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  • {1980-08-10, 1989-05}

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  • Aug. 18, 2017, 11:16 a.m.

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  • May 1, 2018, 4:04 p.m.

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[Clippings about WASPS and WAVES], clipping, {1980-08-10, 1989-05}; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth874017/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.