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[44-W-9 Reunion Gathering]

Description: Flyer sent out to WASP members from class 44-W-9 advertising a group gathering in Las Vegas with information on the hotel and shuttle prices and a tentative schedule of events.
Date: 2001
Creator: Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Baptistry Interpretation for Las Vegas, Nevada]

Description: Two drafts of a typewritten essay with handwritten notes. Essay entitled "Interpretation of Baptistry Painting for the Church of Christ: Las Vegas, Nevada." Describes painting based on Jordan river scene copied from encyclopedias and postcard photographs. Symbols mentioned include sunbeam cross, mountains, sunset, clouds, sun, shield, trees, leaves, rocks, stones, birds, willow, baptism, lamb, sheep, branch, Zion, Temple, Jerusalem.
Date: July 24, 1947
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Big Job: Basic Magnesium News Letter, Number 30, January 21, 1943

Description: Newsletter published by Basic Magnesium Inc. that discusses various topics regarding the company, the magnesium industry, and news local to the town in which the company is located. One article included is about the dormitory room decoration former Woman Airforce Service Pilot, Charlyne Creger.
Date: January 21, 1943
Creator: Basic Magnesium, Incorporated
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

By Laws Report, 2002

Description: Report by Helen Cannon in which she writes and then answers several questions written to her about the by-laws of the Women Airforce Service Pilots organization.
Date: August 12, 2002
Creator: Cannon, Helen
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Plunging into her 90s]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about a WASP member, Frances L. Cisternino, who went skydiving for her 90th birthday, briefly describing her experience as service pilot in WWII. The article includes several photos of Cisternino preparing for and floating down from her sky-dive. The article is continued on the back of the clipping, with a photograph of the onlookers at the event, along with some obituaries and part of another article.
Date: December 10, 2002
Creator: Copenhaver, Larry
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women, Wings and War]

Description: Photocopy of an article discussing Margaret Harper's experience serving in the WASP, duties she was given, the discontinuation of the WASP, and sexual discrimination against female veterans. Another article about the history and preservation of WASP history in Texas Woman's University is also included.
Date: July 18, 1989
Creator: Porter, Bob
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Group Petition #1]

Description: Petition addressed to the Board of Directors, Order of Fifinella, Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII, from ten members living in Texas. The petition includes a list of nine concerns, including the reinstatement of the nonprofit organization in California and the removal of the Fifinella logo from the newsletter. The signatures found at the bottom of the page include the member's WASP class and street address.
Date: 1979-09~
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Group Petition #2]

Description: Petition addressed to the Board of Directors, Order of Fifinella, Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII and circulated to the WASP class secretaries. The petition includes a list of nine concerns, including the reinstatement of the nonprofit organization in California and the removal of the Fifinella logo from the newsletter. This version of the petition does not include the Texas Ten's signatures.
Date: 1979-09~
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Group Petition #3]

Description: Petition addressed to the Board of Directors, Order of Fifinella, Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII, from ten members living in Texas. The petition includes a list of nine concerns, including the reinstatement of the nonprofit organization in California and the removal of the Fifinella logo from the newsletter. The signatures found at the bottom of the page include the member's WASP class and street address.
Date: 1979-09~
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Group Petition #4]

Description: Petition addressed to the Board of Directors, Order of Fifinella, Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII, from ten members living in Texas. The petition includes a list of nine concerns, including the reinstatement of the nonprofit organization in California and the removal of the Fifinella logo from the newsletter.
Date: 1979-09~
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 Joseph T. McDonald to T. N. Carswell - December 16, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Parramore Post No. 57, American Legion, Abilene, Texas, from Joseph T. McDonald, Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada, dated December 16, 1941. Joseph T. McDonald replies with a short definition of Americanism and then states "Why expand on the theme? Americanism made itself felt within an hour after the Japanese attack on Hawaii."
Date: December 16, 1941
Creator: McDonald, Joseph T.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Three WASP]

Description: Photograph of Teresa D. James, Helen W. Snapp, and an unnamed WASP posing in a red booth. The women wear casual clothes and two WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) are wearing name tags; there are two colorful paintings in gold frames hanging on the wall, and the back of the photo reads "Las Vegas."
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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