[Veterans Day Celebration Program]

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Program for a Veterans Day celebration held at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in honor of the Texas WASP. It includes: information on the Public Law 111-40, which awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the WASP; an agenda of the day's events; the names and photographs of the Texas WASP recognized at the event; the text of Public Law 111-40; information and illustrations of the various uniforms worn by the WASP; and a list of the event's supporters.

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[12] p. : ill. ; 22 x 14 cm.

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Texas Air Force Association 2009-11~.

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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 a Veterans Day celebration held at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in honor of the Texas WASP. It includes: information on the Public Law 111-40, which awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the WASP; an agenda of the day's events; the names and photographs of the Texas WASP recognized at the event; the text of Public Law 111-40; information and illustrations of the various uniforms worn by the WASP; and a list of the event's supporters.

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[12] p. : ill. ; 22 x 14 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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  • 2009-11~

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  • Jan. 15, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

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  • Jan. 23, 2019, 4:59 p.m.

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Texas Air Force Association. [Veterans Day Celebration Program], pamphlet, 2009-11~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth908832/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.