[Letter from Marty Vokomener to WASP Class 43-W-4, October 22, 1988]

One of 621 letters in the series: Helen Snapp Collection available on this site.

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Letter from Marty Volkomener to members of class 44-W-4 of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) discussing the recent reunion in Charleston, changes in the organization's leadership, and changes to the newsletter's publication schedule. She also includes an article about the WASP and their history from the Charleston Air Force Base's newspaper.

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[2] p. ; 28 cm.

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Volkomener, Martha Lawson October 22, 1988.

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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: [Letter from Marty Vokomener to WASP Class 43-W-4, October 22, 1988]
  • Series Title: Helen Snapp Collection

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Letter from Marty Volkomener to members of class 44-W-4 of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) discussing the recent reunion in Charleston, changes in the organization's leadership, and changes to the newsletter's publication schedule. She also includes an article about the WASP and their history from the Charleston Air Force Base's newspaper.

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[2] 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.

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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  • October 22, 1988

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  • Sept. 2, 2017, 8:05 p.m.

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  • Sept. 21, 2018, 10:03 a.m.

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Volkomener, Martha Lawson. [Letter from Marty Vokomener to WASP Class 43-W-4, October 22, 1988], letter, October 22, 1988; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth877267/: accessed November 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.