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L'Archeveque: The Outlaw

Description: This brief article by J. Evetts Haley details the interactions between Charles Goodnight and the Mexican outlaw, Sostenes Archeveque.
Date: Autumn 1958
Creator: Haley, J. Evetts
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Article Mock-up on Helen Snapp]

Description: Article mock-up with edits containing the story of Helen Wyatt Snapp's experience with WASP and flying the B-17F Memphis Belle. A portrait of Snapp and illustration of the plane are also included.
Date: March 2009
Creator: Snapp, Helen Wyatt
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Good Turn Out for Work Party: Squadron Members Help to "Keep 'Em Flying!"]

Description: Article about the Confederate Air Force squadron coming together for an all day event to clean and repair planes for an upcoming air show. Woman Airforce Service Pilot, Mary Ruth Rance, is noted to have attended and helped out, and an arrow is drawn in pencil pointing her out in a group photo on the page. A handwritten note above the photo reads, "Golden Gate Squadron Confederate Air Force Newsletter ~1994"
Date: 1994~
Creator: Craig, George
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Return of the WASPs]

Description: Photo copy of a magazine article entitled "Return of the WASPs" from the 1990 June/July issue of Air & Space, pages 82 through 87. Photographer and Author WASP Anne Noggle pictured at 1986 reunion and as she was in 1943
Date: 1990
Creator: Noggle, Anne
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: The WASP of World War II]

Description: An article fro Aerospace Historian on the origins and life of Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II, with an introduction from aviatrix and WASP flight instructor, Jacqueline Cochran.
Date: 1970
Creator: Aerospace Historian
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Copy of an Article on Helen Snapp]

Description: Article containing the story of Helen Wyatt Snapp, W.A.S.P. 43-w-4, her experience with WASP, and flying the B-17F Memphis Belle. A portrait of Snapp and illustration of the plane are also included.
Date: March 2009
Creator: Snapp, Helen Wyatt
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Editorial from the Abilene Reporter News, October 19, 1976]

Description: Photocopy of an editorial from the Abilene Reporter News, section 4-A of the 1978-10-19 paper, discussing the passing and history of Gypsy Ted Sullivan Wylie. The photocopy has three duplicate images on the page.
Date: October 19, 1978
Partner: McMurry University Library

Female Pilots Recognized

Description: Printed article about the Congressional Gold Medal being awarded to Women Airforce Service Pilots, featuring interview quotes from Catherine Parker on her feelings about the medal and her time in the WASP program.
Date: March 19, 2009
Creator: Phelps, Janet
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Female WWII Aviators Honored With Gold Medal

Description: Newspaper article from the New York Times online discussing the awarding of the Congressional Gold Medal to veterans of the WASP.
Date: March 10, 2010
Creator: The Associated Press
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Flying Beauty Keeps Shine]

Description: Online article printed from Abilene Reporter-News about a plane from the WASP training years, a 1944 Fairchild PT-19A, that still runs and is taken care of by Bill Johnson.
Date: May 25, 2012
Creator: Kendall-Ball, Greg
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Jean McCreery WASP Editorial]

Description: Editorial by Jean McCreery on her start as editor of the WASP newsletter and thanking those who helped with the newsletter over the years.
Date: unknown
Creator: McCreery, Jean
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Late Pioneer Gets Citation

Description: Newspaper article from the Morning Edition of the Abilene Reporter News about a resolution of appreciation made in memory of Judge K. K. Legett by the Board of Trustees of Hardin-Simmons University.
Date: September 2, 1970
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oh... To Be a Women's Air Force Service Pilot

Description: Photocopy of a magazine article about the experiences of the Women Airforce Service Pilots and the respect they earned through their achievements.
Date: February 1977
Creator: Gutierrez, Ava & Wilson, Jan
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Pyle Wrote Life Story in Blood With GI's He Loved, Says Closest Friend Who Encouraged His Career

Description: Newspaper article about the death and legacy of Ernie Pyle, a war correspondent who was recently killed in the war. Included is a cartoon depicting a typewriter next to a helmet with initials "E.P." and a caption that reads "'Brave Man:' Bill Mauldin, the soldiers' favorite artist, has drawn a cartoon in memory of Ernie Pyle, the soldier's favorite correspondent."
Date: April 23, 1945
Creator: Miller, Lee
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Sweetwater Controversy]

Description: Online article printed from Abilene Reporter-News about the controversy over Nolan County's plans to build a county jail nearby the National Women Airforce Service Pilots Museum in Sweetwater, Tx.
Date: unknown
Creator: Goldmeier, Jeremy
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

The Texas Lawyer Who Is Not Running for the Presidency

Description: Article stating that William John Bryan is not running for president, explaining that there has been confusion due to he and presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan having the same initials. A few notes are scribbled on the bottom half of the page.
Date: October 1, 1896
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas WASP Honored by Sen. Hutchison in Dallas Ceremony

Description: Printed online article from Air Force Print News Today about the history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots and how Senator Hutchison honored the women with a bill awarding the Congressional Gold Medal.
Date: November 18, 2009
Creator: Hickerson, Katie
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

WASP_03-2016-015-210

Description: Copies of three articles on thunderstorms as they relate to aviation by Robert N. Buck, taken from the magazine, Air Facts, and compiled by the contract pilot school at Avenger Field for the use of its students.
Date: February 11, 1944
Creator: Buck, Robert N.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASPS' Stung By Government]

Description: Typed article calling for the lobbying of WASP militarization, with statistics and a brief timeline that demonstrate the military duties and conditions that Women Airforce Service Pilots performed under. A note in pen can be seen on the first page asking to send the following pages, and a typed note to the editor can be seen on page 3, asking to check the hearing dates and numbers of Congressional WASP bills.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASPS' Stung By Government #2]

Description: Faded article calling for the lobbying of WASP militarization, with statistics and a brief timeline that demonstrate the military duties and conditions that Women Airforce Service Pilots performed under.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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