The Return of the WASP

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Program for the 1986 reunion of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) in Sweetwater, Texas. It includes a color illustration of the organization's mascot on the cover, letters from the governor of Texas and mayor of Sweetwater, a biography of Leni Leoti "Dede" Clark Deaton, photographs, a list of the organization's board of directors, a schedule of events, and a roster for the reunion's planning committee.

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[32] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1986.

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This pamphlet 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 pamphlet 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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Program for the 1986 reunion of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) in Sweetwater, Texas. It includes a color illustration of the organization's mascot on the cover, letters from the governor of Texas and mayor of Sweetwater, a biography of Leni Leoti "Dede" Clark Deaton, photographs, a list of the organization's board of directors, a schedule of events, and a roster for the reunion's planning committee.

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[32] p. : ill. ; 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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The Return of the WASP, pamphlet, 1986; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth907401/: accessed January 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.