[Clipping: Female WWII pilots awarded medals and Victoria woman honored]

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Newspaper clippings of two articles about female pilots being honored for their service in World War II, including receiving the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington D.C. Portions of advertisements and other articles are visible on the backs of the clippings, including a school advertisement, a Dillard's advertisement, and an article about drug addiction.

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3 clippings : ill. (some col.) ; 39 x 16 cm. and smaller.

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Hefling, Kimberly & Velasquez, J. J. March 11, 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: Female WWII pilots awarded medals and Victoria woman honored]
  • Series Title: Eleanor Brown Collection

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Newspaper clippings of two articles about female pilots being honored for their service in World War II, including receiving the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington D.C. Portions of advertisements and other articles are visible on the backs of the clippings, including a school advertisement, a Dillard's advertisement, and an article about drug addiction.

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3 clippings : ill. (some col.) ; 39 x 16 cm. and smaller.

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  • "Female WWII pilots awarded medals," Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texas, March 11, 2010. p. 1A-2A, A3-A4.
  • "Victoria woman among those honored for duties in WASP," Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texas, March 11, 2010. p. 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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  • Jan. 15, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

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  • Aug. 15, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

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Hefling, Kimberly & Velasquez, J. J. [Clipping: Female WWII pilots awarded medals and Victoria woman honored], clipping, March 11, 2010; Victoria, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth908326/: accessed May 27, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.