[Clipping: Flying Bombers in World War II: Stories my mother told me.]

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

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Photocopy of a magazine clipping about how Geraldine Jordan became a pilot, how Jacqueline Cochran and Nancy Love created the WASP program, and the history of the WASP.

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8 p. : ill. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Jordan, Melissa August 2010.

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This clipping is part of the collection entitled: National WASP WWII Museum and one other 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: [Clipping: Flying Bombers in World War II: Stories my mother told me.]
  • Series Title: Helen Snapp Collection

Description

Photocopy of a magazine clipping about how Geraldine Jordan became a pilot, how Jacqueline Cochran and Nancy Love created the WASP program, and the history of the WASP.

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8 p. : ill. ; 28 x 22 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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  • August 2010

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  • Sept. 2, 2017, 8:05 p.m.

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  • May 1, 2020, 2:31 p.m.

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Jordan, Melissa. [Clipping: Flying Bombers in World War II: Stories my mother told me.], clipping, August 2010; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth877344/: accessed July 12, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.