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Award for Civilian Service

Description: Cloth Army Air Forces Emblem seen attached to the bottom left corner of a certificate awarding the emblem to Eleanor McLernon for civilian service.
Date: December 20, 1944
Creator: Army Air Forces Pilot School
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Baptistry Painting for Huntsville, Alabama]

Description: A photograph of the baptistry painting created by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Huntsville, Alabama. The photo was taken at an unknown place in Huntsville, Alabama and depicts the bank of a river with trees, clouds, and mountains. Suggestion of a sun beam cross and dove shaped cloud. The back of the photograph bears the additional inscription "Theme 'The Word of God.'"
Date: November 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Huntsville, Alabama #2]

Description: A photograph of the baptistry painting created by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Huntsville, Alabama. The photo was taken at an unknown place in Huntsville, Alabama and depicts the bank of a river with trees, clouds, and mountains. Suggestion of a sun beam cross and dove shaped cloud.
Date: November 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Spruce Pine, Alabama]

Description: Photograph of baptistry painting done for the Church of Christ in Spruce Pine, Alabama. Depicts river flowing past trees with mountains, hills, and clouds in the background. Back of photo bears inscription C. B. Isom.
Date: July 2, 1957
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Autobiography Draft]

Description: Photocopy of a manuscript written by Perry about her own life. Relates stories and incidents from childhood, about family members, her own marriage, and subsequent life.
Date: 1967-06/1967-07
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Brown Blanche Perry Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook containing photographs, church bulletins, newspaper and magazine clippings, baptistry painting interpretations, etc. related to the various churches and individuals with whom Perry was associated.
Date: 1940/1966
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Clipping: At New Station]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a photograph of a young woman wearing a WASP uniform, with a brief description announcing her graduation from the WASP air school at Avenger Field. There are other articles on the back of the clipping, including more news about the military.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Ferry Pilot"]

Description: Magazine clipping with a photograph of Nancy Batson on one side and an advertisement for Kollsman Aircraft Instruments. Text on the front side reads: " FERRY PILOT: All smiles over her appointment as Florida's first WAFS (Woman's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron) member, Nancy Batson, former flight instructor at Embry-Riddle, Miami, prepares to take off. A native of Alabama where she learned to fly at the U. of A., Tuscaloosa, Nancy at 22 intends to make flying her career. She is convinced that the longer the war continues women will assume more and more wartime responsibility."
Date: November 1942
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women pilots flew for their country]

Description: Page 2: Newspaper clipping of an article about a reunion of the WASPin Tucson, Arizona, and delving into WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown's experience as a female pilot. The article includes photos of Eleanor Brown, the author Jim Bishop, and a photo of Eleanor Brown perched on the wing of a plane. There are other articles on the back of the clipping, including two about car crashes.
Date: October 13, 2002
Creator: Bishop, Jim
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women pilots flew for their country]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about a reunion in of the WASP group in Tucson, Arizona, and delving into WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown's experience as a female pilot. The article also discusses the lack of recognition for WASP by the military. The article includes photos of Eleanor Brown, the author Jim Bishop, and a photo of Eleanor Brown perched on the wing of a plane. There are other articles on the back of the two clippings, including two about car crashes and several obituaries.
Date: October 13, 2002
Creator: Bishop, Jim
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "WW2 Flying Women"]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the "People" section of the June 1995 issue of Florida Today. Articles about the story of the WASPs, Michael Jackson's accusations of child molestation, neutering dogs, and more are included. "WW2 Flying Women" discusses two local women, Marjorie Sizemore and Carolyn Miller, and their service in the WASP.
Date: June 22, 1995
Creator: Morris, Betty
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Color Painting of Capital Heights Church Mural]

Description: A color painting in miniature of the baptistry painting for the Capital Heights Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Signed and dated by Blanche Perry. Shows sun beam cross, dove shaped cloud, calm river, and tree lined banks.
Date: October 1941
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Eleven WASP at Napier Field]

Description: Group photograph of eleven WASP standing outside of a building at Napier Field. Each woman is wearing a beret, a dark jacket, a light-colored shirt, a dark tie, a dark skirt, and dark shoes. The note in the bottom right corner of the photograph says, "W.A.S.P., AAFEFTC, Napier Field, Dothan, Alabama, Dec. 1944."
Date: December 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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