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[Card: Charlyne Creger, WASP]

Description: Card with a photograph of Charlyne Creger as a Woman Airforce Service Pilot. On the back is a list of information, such as her WASP class number, her station and assignments, and her career after the WASP. A more recent photo of Charlyne is printed in the top left corner of the back, and a quote from her reads, "How do I feel about being a WASP? Out of nothing, it made me something, because it gave me the courage to try anything!".
Date: 2001
Creator: Wings Across America
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Christenson in Plane]

Description: Photograph of a woman, earlier identified as Dorothy Christenson, sitting in the cockpit of a plane and wearing a headset while looking off camera to the right. Handwriting on the back of the photo reads, "Dorothy C., Feb 14, 1943, Houston, Texas, WASP".
Date: February 14, 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Christenson in Plane #2]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Christenson in the cockpit of an airplane and looking off camera to the right. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo read, "Dorothy Christenson", "WASP School 43-W-3, Feb 1943", Houston Airport (Howard Hughes?)", "AT-6 from Ellington Field". A note on the right edge of the back possibly reads, "Alan D. Christenson 5".
Date: February 1947
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Class 3 Achieves First Goal]

Description: Newspaper clipping describing the quality of the parachutes used at Avenger Field and the Link training process for the WASPs. The clipping also provides details about the graduation ceremony for the Women AIrforce Service Pilots, class of 43-W-3.
Date: July 26, 1943
Creator: Clements, Betty; Seip, Margaret & Baumgartner, Ann
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Generals Visit Avenger]

Description: Photocopy of pages from the first issue of The Avenger newspaper. In it are articles explaining how the 318th and 319th Army Air Forces Flying Training Divisions came about, better professions being available to women, a letter from a German spy to the Gestapo, and the significance of Avenger Field.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Second Class Graduates]

Description: Newspaper clipping describing the maintenance process for the airplanes used by the Women Airforce Service Pilots. The clipping also describes the renovations at Avenger Field's Medical Department and graduation ceremony for the class of 43-W-2.
Date: June 28, 1943
Creator: Buchner, Faith & Helburn, Margaret
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Secret role of women fliers recalled]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP being hidden from public knowledge, including the U.S. Department of Defense withholding veteran status from the women who served in WWII. The article includes a photograph of a group of young women in jumpsuits walking away from a small propeller plane. On the back of the clipping is a large advertisement for a sale, and part of an article about Fort Concho.
Date: November 24, 1991
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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