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[Baptistry Painting for Spartanburg, South Carolina]

Description: Photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Inscription on back reads in part, "Jordan River. Scene taken from composite of several true views with spring flowers." Notations on back indicate place names for Spartanburg, South Carolina and for Ramer, Alabama, and inscription on front of photo indicates Spartanburg, Tennessee.
Date: 1935/1966
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Clipping: They just wanted to fly]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about WASP members, including Grace Birge Mayfield, Mary Macabe, Kristine Lent, Alice Riff, Ann Oliver, Ann Criswell Adden, Verda Mae Jennings Lowe, Betty Haas Pfister, Florene Miller, Millicent Young, and Barbara Flemming Foss. The article discusses the personal experiences of the women serving in WWII. On the back of the clippings, there is an advertisement for a drapery shop and an article on catalog ordering.
Date: November 6, 1988
Creator: Magid, Ken
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

[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

[Letter and Flyer: From J. M. Caldwell addressed to Comrade - August 5, 1944]

Description: A letter addressed to "Comrade" from J. M. Caldwell, Dept. Adjt., American Legion of North Carolina, Raleigh, N. C., dated August 5, 1944. Announcement by the Departments of North Carolina and South Carolina regarding their endorsement of the candidacy of Roy McMillan for National Commander of the American Legion. Attachments include: Handwritten note from Jim [J. M. Caldwell to T. N. Carswell] requesting cooperation and support.
Date: August 5, 1944
Creator: Caldwell, J. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Worth Clark to George & Leila - October 17, 1948]

Description: Letter written to George & Leila from Worth Clark, Ft. Jackson, South Carolina dated October 17, 1948. Worth Clark advises that he will be discharged from the Army on January 21, 1949 and his divorce final on November 22. He updates with news that Mother [Eula Clark] is in Albuquerque, that he will go to the umpire school at Sanford or Orlando under the G. I. Bill and asks that they tell J. P., Genia and all the folks hello and to tell J. P. to find him a rich red head. The reverse side of the second page includes the address for Pvt. Worth Clark, Ft. Jackson SC.
Date: 1948-010-17
Creator: Clark, Worth
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A Map of the Travels of George Washington

Description: Map of the travels of George Washington in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States between 1732 and 1799, with insets of New York and the lower Hudson Valley, Mount Vernon, the tidewater region of Virginia, Philadelphia, and Boston. The map includes towns, colonial highways, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,502,720] (39.5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1931
Creator: National Geographic Society for the National Geographic Magazine
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

North Carolina (eastern part, without Tennessee)

Description: Map of North and South Carolina and the surrounding area at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, towns, roads, mountain ranges, swamps, boundary lines, and water bodies. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:950,400] (approximately 15 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Mouzon, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee

Description: Topographic map of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and portions of Tennessee and Florida. The map includes towns, counties, railroads, highways, canals, state capitals, bodies of water, and other geographic features, with relief shown in hachures. The map also includes three inset maps in the lower-right corner, showing the towns of Charleston, Charlotte and Atlanta in greater detail. Scale [ca. 1:1,995,840] (31.5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1926
Creator: Bumstead, Albert H. & Grosvenor, Gilbert
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Pamphlet: W.A.S.P., WWII, Reunion, Charleston S.C.1988]

Description: A schedule of events pamphlet for the 1988 Women Airforce Service Pilots reunion in Charleston, South Carolina. The schedule includes historic information on the city, welcoming letters from the mayor and the governor, and a schedule for meetings, activities, and meals.
Date: 1988
Creator: Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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