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[Clipping: About Town]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about a phone call Ouida Jewell got from someone about a news story about the WASP seeking veteran benefits from the government, her experience in the WASP program, and a story about Casey Jones.
Date: October 29, 1976
Creator: Jewell, Ouida
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women of War]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a section of the May 1990 issue of The Miami Herald. Articles about the WASPs service in World War 2, why Maria Muniz joined the Marine Corps, two nurses who served in the Vietnam War, and more are included.
Date: May 27, 1991
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Legett Family Record

Description: Copy of an attachment mailed to Mr. W.R. Nettles, who then mailed it to Mrs. Percy Jones. The attachment includes a history and genealogical record of the Legett family.
Date: February 14, 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter and envelope: From H. C. Gilliland to T. N. Carswell - December 22, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Parramore Post 57, The American Legion, Abilene, Texas from H. C. Gilliland, Cleveland, Mississippi dated December 22, 1941. Gilliland explains that he read the article written by Edward Meeman in which was answered the question regarding Americanism, and though Carswell did not address his inquiry "What is Americanism?" to him, he could not resist this opportunity to reply. The envelope into which the letter was placed is also included in the record.
Date: December 22, 1941
Creator: Gilliland, H. C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter and Receipt: From Laurence C. Jones to T. N. Carswell - October 19, 1959]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Abilene, Texas, from Laurence C. Jones, Principal, The Piney Woods Country Life School, Piney Woods, Mississippi, dated October 19, 1959. Letter of appreciation and assurance that the gift from Carswell has come at an opportune time. Enclosure includes: Printed receipt by Piney Woods Country Life School, Piney Woods, Mississippi dated October 15, 1959. "Investment In Humanity" $2.00 received of Mr. T. N. Carswell. The reverse side includes printed verse; "I, the Lord thy God, will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, fear not; I will help thee."
Date: October 19, 1959
Creator: Jones, Laurence C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, December 29, 1943?]

Description: Letter from Cornelia Yerkes discussing her lack of good stationary, news from friends, the bad weather, trying and failing to teach a poor class of student pilots, trying to get a position in USAAF Ferrying Command, news from Jackie Cochran, recent gifts, and trying to get leave.
Date: 1943-12-29?
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, February 13, 1944]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing being weathered-in, a visit to her unit from Jackie Cochran, new uniforms, civilian clothes, making WASPs part of the Army Air Corps, the possibility of foreign duty, and correspondence. Typed on Hotel Heidelberg (Jackson) stationary.
Date: February 13, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
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

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, January 30, 1944]

Description: Letter from Cornelia Yerkes discussing flying to Atlanta, trying to call her ex-husband, a party, flying to Dallas, problems with her radio, grounded airliners, and Dutch student pilots at Jackson Army Air Field. Written on Delta Air Lines stationary.
Date: January 30, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, November 3, 1943]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing a Navy pilot who crashed in a river, the Mississippi River and flying over Vicksburg, waiting with 29 ferrying pilots at a municipal airport, and getting dinner and a bath at a hotel while waiting for a flight. Written on Hotel Heidelberg (Jackson) stationary.
Date: November 4, 1943, 12:00 a.m.
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, November 8, 1943]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes, probably to her father, discussing recent letters, money, a watch, poor weather, flying planes to Sweetwater, being buzzed by a P-40, Southerners, and her coat. Written on Hotel Heidelberg (Jackson) stationary.
Date: November 8, 1943
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, November 11, 1943?]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing delivering aircraft to Avenger Field in Sweetwater, TX, travelling back to Jackson, MS, correspondence, changes in Army regulation and command, getting her car serviced, and asking for a ration book and copies of the New Yorker from the recipient. Typed on Hotel Heidelberg (Jackson) stationary.
Date: 1943-11-11?
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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