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[Correspondence Between North American Aviation, Inc. of Kansas and the Army Air Force Material Command]

Description: Correspondence between North American Aviation, Inc. of Kansas and the Army Air Force Material Command discussing the creation of a device to aid female pilots in relieving themselves mid-flight. Both letters are written in a comical rhyming scheme with several euphemistic references to bathroom activities. The pages come with one half of a manila folder that has, "Byrd Granger's documentation of militarization", written on it in pen.
Date: 1943-10-08/1943-10-12
Creator: North American Aviation, Inc. of Kansas
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Jacqueline Cochran's Typed Daily Schedule: December 1969 to December 1973]

Description: Text of Jacqueline Cochran's typed daily schedule from December 21, 1969, to December 15, 1973, including golf tournaments, doctor appointments, hair appointments, Arthritis Foundation committee meetings, dinner meetings, budget meetings, and board meetings. Entries include day of week, time, and location. They also include personal handwritten notes on some entries.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to U. S. News & World Report - November 12, 1957]

Description: A letter addressed to U. S. News & World Report, Dayton 1, Ohio, from T. N. Carswell, dated Nov. 12, 1957. Carswell places an order for a year's subscription for his daughter. He advises of his interest in the subject and requests it be printed in booklet form.
Date: November 12, 1957
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Notice of Suspension from Trainee Position Eligibility List]

Description: Notice from the military confirming that Catherine Parker declined the position of Engineer Aide Trainee and that she will be removed from list of eligible appointees. A response is written on the included forms from Catherine Parker further confirming her declination to the position.
Date: April 19, 1945
Creator: U.S. Civil Service
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Orville and Wilbur Wright Postcard]

Description: Blank postcard with an illustration of the faces of Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright. On the back of the card is a short text that reads, "The three careers of Wilbur and Orville Wright, printing and publishing, bicycle making and repair, and aeronautics are memorialized Carillon Historical Park."
Date: 1988
Creator: Brunsman, August E.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Pamphlet: International Women's Air & Space Museum]

Description: Pamphlet and addressed form envelope for donations to the International Women's Air & Space Museum. the pamphlet includes details about women's contributions to aeronautics, a brief history of the museum, and different donation amounts. The envelope is addressed to the museum and includes a form for making a donation.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aero-Astro Cultural Center
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Pamphlet: WASP Song Book]

Description: Booklet created by the Dayton Air Show full of songs sung by Women Airforce Service Pilots while in service. The cover features an image of the blue diamond WASP wings emblem.
Date: 2003
Creator: Vectren Dayton Air Show
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Proposal for a WASP Memorial]

Description: Flyer for a proposal for a WASP Memorial for presentation to the Air Force Museum at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. The proposed sculpture memorial was to be completed by William McVey and sponsored by The Order of Fifinella at an estimated cost of $15,500.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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