[Proposal for a WASP Memorial]

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Flyer for a proposal for a WASP Memorial for presentation to the Air Force Museum at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. The proposed sculpture memorial was to be completed by William McVey and sponsored by The Order of Fifinella at an estimated cost of $15,500.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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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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Flyer for a proposal for a WASP Memorial for presentation to the Air Force Museum at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. The proposed sculpture memorial was to be completed by William McVey and sponsored by The Order of Fifinella at an estimated cost of $15,500.

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[1] p. ; 28 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.

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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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[Proposal for a WASP Memorial], pamphlet, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth874020/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.