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[43-4 WASP Group Photo]

Description: Photograph of a group of nineteen WASP, some in uniform, posing in tow rows of chairs fro a reunion photo. The woman in the center of the front row is holding a small sign with the group's class number, 43-4. A floral wallpapered wall can be seen in the background. Several notes handwritten on the back can be seen listing the names of some of the group members. The notes read, "Vi Thurn ?, Helen Snapp, Fran Sargent, Virginia Watry, Me, Mary Clifford, Virginia Street, Joanne Trebtoske, Madge Rutherford, Connie Llewellyn, Deedee Johnson, Betty Naffz, Lyda Dunham, Ruth Underwood, Edna Pedlar, Mary Edith Engle, Marge Moore, Helen Schaefer, Liz Pierce". A second note reads, "Sept 19, 1980 WASP Reunion at Dutch Inn, Buena Vista, Fla".
Date: September 19, 1980
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, April 12, 1944]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing her schedule, practicing landings, preparing to become the first woman in her group to fly a P-51, her Uncle Este's health, groceries, WASPs being sent to Army OCS, and airframes she wants to fly. Typed on Hotel Frances (Monroe, LA) stationary.
Date: April 12, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, July 6, 1944]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing waiting on modifications to her plane during a ferrying trip, a future visit to Orlando, clothes and mailing personal items, and orders. Written on the back of Hotel Continental (Kansas City) stationary.
Date: July 6, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, July 23, 1944?]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing available time for her family to visit her in Orlando, flight classes, time spent with her friends, transportation for her parents, and clothes. Typed on Hotel Cleveland (Spartanburg, SC) stationary.
Date: 1944-07-23?
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Local & State Section of Orlando Sentinal, November 8, 2002]

Description: The "Local & State" section of the November 2002 issue of the Orlando Sentinel. Articles about local news, recent crimes, obituaries, and more are included. Linda Florea's article about the sixtieth reunion of the Women Airforce Service Pilots ("WASPs added sting to nation's air power") and a color photograph of seven WASP can be found on the section's first page.
Date: November 8, 2002
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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