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[Book Order Form]

Description: A book order pamphlet that features printed on its exterior the front and back covers of a book titled, "USAF Handbook 1939-1945", by Martin W. Bowman. The pamphlet was mailed to Francie Meisner Park and has a message written on the bottom, outside edge that says, "Mailed in England 7 Apr '97 rec'd in Mesa AZ 7 May, I am Included, Pages 159, 160, 167", in reference to the book printed on the pamphlet. The book's publishing date and ISBN number can also be seen written on the bottom edge. A note can be seen on the inside of the pamphlet under the listing of another Bowman book about Stearman aircraft that says, "see page 76 Francie Meisner Park, WASP WWII".
Date: unknown
Creator: Aviation Heritage Books
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Correspondence from Lucile Wise to Eleanor Brown]

Description: Correspondence from Lucile Wise to Eleanor Brown, consisting of a brief letter from Wise to Brown and two enclosures. The first enclosure is a letter from Michael D. Achey with information on how groups and individuals can support the National Advisory Committee (NAC) meeting in May 2005. The second enclosure is a letter from Mary McCleary Posner about the 17th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Salute to Veterans Celebration to be held from May 27-30, 2005.
Date: 2004-12-09/2005-01-12
Creator: Wise, Lucile
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, October 7, 1943?]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing Blythe Field and Morton's Air Academy, flying over the desert, getting transportation to Dallas, finding a forgotten parachute, Mexican and Native American crafts, and meeting some flight cadets. Written on Hotel Paso del Norte (El Paso) stationary.
Date: 1943-10-07?
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes to Fred G. and Frances Yerkes, October 7, 1943?]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes to her parents discussing flying into Palm Springs, dinner there, visits with friends, buying a gift for her father in Juarez, future work ferrying Steerman aircraft, and an Army captain who took photographs of her and others on a flight from Phoenix.
Date: 1943-10-07?
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Francie Meisner Park to Charlyne Creger, February 22, 2002]

Description: Letter from Francie Meisner Park to Charlyne Creger and other WASPs, friends, and family, announcing her decision to not undergo further medical treatment and to place herself in hospice care. Francie Park's obituary is photocopied onto the back of the letter, which was written before her death and mailed out a few days afterward by Jonnie G. Bernard.
Date: February 22, 2002
Creator: Park, Francie Meisner
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from John H. Page to Dock Dilworth Parramore, October 22, 1917]

Description: Letter from John H. Page & Company to Dock Dilworth Parramore discussing advice on legal technicalities regarding the corporate existence of the San Simon Cattle and Canal Company and the water rights to the Cienega Ditch property. A handwritten note on the back of the last page reads, "Letter in regard to water rights and keeping ditch open. D. D. P."
Date: October 22, 1917
Creator: Page, John H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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