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[1976 WASP Reunion Ticket]

Description: Box lunch ticket for the 1976 Women Airforce Service Pilots reunion in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The ticket features and Order of Fifinella logo with a flying Fifinella.
Date: 1976
Creator: Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

55th Year: The Visitors Bulletin, October 22-28, 1976

Description: Weekly published travel guide for Hot Springs National Park with information on various events and attractions in the state between the dates October 22 and October 28, 1976. A section on the front cover with a Fifinella image welcomes Women Airforce Service Pilots to their 1976 reunion to be held in Hot Springs. The guide includes city maps, lake maps, lists of attractions such as restaurants, night clubs, and shops, as well as information on Hot Springs' famous bath houses.
Date: October 22, 1976
Creator: Smith, J. R.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Baptistry Painting for Piggott, Arkansas]

Description: Photograph of baptistry painting done for a church in Piggott, Arkansas. Shows river flowing over rocks with mountains, trees, clouds, and sun. Inscription on the back reads, "Cross and dove blend into clouds and sunset of picture so they are hardly discernible. They are for the purpose of the gospel story."
Date: unknown
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Children Outside; School Pictures

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The large one in the middle is of little Dan and Odell Webb standing in a large yard with a house and trees in the background, taken in 1946 in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. The smaller picture on the right is a school picture of Dan taken in 1955 in Abilene, Texas. There are other partially visible pictures.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Congressional Record - Senate - January 14, 1977]

Description: Photocopied text of an excerpt from the Congressional Record containing Senator Barry Goldwater's introduction of bill S. 247 to provide veterans' benefits to the WASPs. Goldwater's remarks are followed by five articles on the WASPs, their service during WWII, and their efforts to obtain veterans' status.
Date: January 14, 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Senate.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, January 4, 1944?]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing buying ink for her pen, being "weathered-in" at Jackson Army Air Field (en route from Dallas to Memphis), trouble getting a hotel room in Jackson, changes to the base, possible routes to her destination, a possible officer's commission, and other WASPs marrying. Written on Robert E. Lee Hotel (Jackson) stationary.
Date: 1944-01-04?
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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