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America's Best Kept Military Secret: Its Servicewomen.

Description: Pamphlet advertising the construction of The Women's Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery and its many features. The pamphlet also includes a donation form, a brief history of women in military service, and features two notable women in military history, Eugenie Wilkinson and Deborah (Rober Sutcliffe) Sampson.
Date: unknown
Creator: Women in Military Service for America Foundation (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Blanche Perry Painting for Christiansburg, Virginia]

Description: Black and white photograph of baptistry painting Perry did for the church in Christiansburg, Virginia. Painting was photographed against a brick wall. Scene depicts water with large rocks, various types of trees, mountains, clouds, sun, shaft of light. Inscription on back of photograph reads in part, "Painted after trip to Quebec ... We came thro Va. [through Virginia] en route home from Quebec in 1950 (Sept)."
Date: November 1950
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blank Postcard of Women's Memorial Model]

Description: Blank postcard with a picture of a miniature model of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial built in Arlington National Cemetery. Text on the back can be seen with information on how to register a name with the memorial or to make donations.
Date: unknown
Creator: Women in Military Service for America Foundation (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Blaylock and Atwell with a Jeep]

Description: Photograph of men named Blaylock and Atwell as they lean against a jeep that is missing its grille while holding tools. Two other men can be seen sitting in the jeep. A truck, trees, and a long building are visible in the background.
Date: September 1942
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Clipping: Female vets saluted with memorial]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about plans for a memorial honoring WASP veterans and other women who served in the military. The article includes a brief description of the group's service in WWII and photograph of an architect's model of the planned memorial. On the back of the clippings are advertisements for furniture and parts of other articles.
Date: October 18, 1997
Creator: Pisano, Marina
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Military women remember past, celebrate the future]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the first part of an article about military servicewomen being honored with a memorial at the Arlington National Cemetary. The article includes a photograph of Welda Smith, Karen Vaught, Sue Wright, and Dori Johnson at the memorial dedication. On the back of the clipping, there is part of an article with a photo of a woman in a floral dress.
Date: 1997
Creator: Pisano, Marina
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Monument to women in service dedicated]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about plans for a memorial honoring women who served in the U.S. military, including the meaning of the monument to veterans and family members of veterans, like Ann Freeman, Frieda Hardin, and Dahrie Christiansen. On the back of the clipping is part of an advertisement for supporting local small businesses.
Date: [1993..]
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "They Flew, Too"]

Description: Copy of the May 25, 1977 issue of The Gazette. An article of the WASP, who they were, what they did, Helen Snapp's service with them, and their efforts to gain veteran status is included. Articles about city government, summer jobs for youth, nutrition, cooking, and sports are also provided in this issue.
Date: May 25, 1977
Creator: Remington, Eileen
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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