[Clippings: Victoria woman among those honored and Female WWII pilots]

One of 1,261 clippings in the series: Eleanor Brown Collection available on this site.

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Newspaper clippings of two articles about Victoria resident Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown and other WASP receiving awards for the service in WWII. A photograph of Brown is included with the article. On the back of the clippings, there are local announcements and a Dillard's advertisement.

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2 clippings : ill. (some col.) ; 39 x 16 cm. and 7 x 22 cm.

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Velasquez, J. J. & Hefling, Kimberly March 11, 2010.

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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: Victoria woman among those honored and Female WWII pilots]
  • Series Title: Eleanor Brown Collection

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Newspaper clippings of two articles about Victoria resident Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown and other WASP receiving awards for the service in WWII. A photograph of Brown is included with the article. On the back of the clippings, there are local announcements and a Dillard's advertisement.

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2 clippings : ill. (some col.) ; 39 x 16 cm. and 7 x 22 cm.

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  • "Victoria woman among those honored for duties in WASP," The Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texas, March 11, 2010. pp. A3-A4
  • "Pilots: We're a bunch of tough old ladies," The Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texas, March 11, 2010. pp. A1, A3-A4

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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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  • March 11, 2010

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Velasquez, J. J. & Hefling, Kimberly. [Clippings: Victoria woman among those honored and Female WWII pilots], clipping, March 11, 2010; Victoria, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth894302/: accessed July 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.