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[Advertisement seeking WASP Items]

Description: Bright yellow advertisement seeking Women Airforce Service Pilot items by Jeff Spielberg. It requests unusual items from "groups such as the AVG, the Eagle Squadron, the WASP, and the Doolittle Raiders" and offers cash. There is a toll-free number to call and information for what he will pay for specific items. The back of the ad reads "Trevor Timmons 3rd floor, From Sargent, 1435 Room, Roommate Jerry Johnson McKay 43-2."
Date: unknown
Creator: Spielberg, Jeff
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[An Air Force Association Certificate Presented to Helen Snapp]

Description: An Air Force Association certificate presented to Helen Snapp, recognizing her service to her country as a pilot in the WASP program. The certificate was presented by the Air Force Association Florida Region. The certificate is inside a blue holder, with a design on the cover and the words, "Air Force Association."
Date: unknown
Creator: Air Force Association
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Newsletter]

Description: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association newsletter from September 1945. Page 69 includes six pictures of British Commercial Planes, both the outside of the plane and the cockpit; pages 70 and 71 list the "most complete releasable list of aircraft in use by the United States armed forces; page 72 shows eight pictures of planes that the reader is meant to identify, with an answer key below, as well as two diagrams of plane silhouettes; page 79 includes an add for Flightex; and page 80 includes information on new civil air regulations.
Date: September 1945
Creator: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Area Map of Brevard County "The Space Coast"

Description: Map of Brevard County, "The Space Coast," revealing the location of Helen Snapp's home in reference to major highways, landmarks and attractions in Orlando, Florida. It contains a map legend in the top right corner of the page and directions written in ink at the bottom.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Bee Falk Haydu in WASP Dress Uniform]

Description: Photograph of Women Airforce Service Pilot, Bee Falk Haydu, looking into the distance with her back to a WASP historical display. She wears her WASP dress uniform, complete with a name tag and a number of medals and pins, as well as a black handbag.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Bookmark from Greenbrier Pet Loss Services]

Description: Bookmark from Greenbrier Pet Loss Services that includes a butterfly adornment, meant to be planted in one's garden so wildflowers will "blossom in memory of [one's] loved one." The back of the bookmark includes information for the company and the printer, while the front includes a poem about grief.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greenbrier Pet Loss Services
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Brochure for the Women's History Month Celebration for the Third Infantry Division]

Description: Brochure for the Women's History Month celebration, "Women of Courage and Vision," hosted by the Third Infantry Division (Mechanized) at the Hunter Army Airfield serving Fort Stewart in Savannah, Georgia on March 6, 2001. The front cover displays the Third Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insignia, a small crest, and a portrait of Helen W. Snapp surrounded by six smaller images of women in the military, including Rosie the Riveter and women wearing service uniforms. The Sequence of Events listed on the second page includes the names of the speakers for each event: Welcome by Sargent Pandy, National Anthem (stand) by Sargent Requita Williams, Invocation (stand) by Apostle Wilhelmenia Brown, a Video Presentation, Introduction of Speaker by Colonel Betson, Guest Speaker speech by Miss Helen Wyatt Snapp, Unveiling by Third Infantry Soldiers, Presentation by Colonel Betson, Benediction (stand) by Miss Lillian Shun, and finally the Marne Song and the Army Song sung by all. It contains a military biography of Helen Snapp, and the last two pages contain the lyrics for the Marne and Army songs. The back cover displays a crest with the words "Nous Resterons La."
Date: March 6, 2001
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Camp Stewart, Liberty Field Group Photo 1944]

Description: Photograph of a group of military personnel, both male and female, posing for the camera in two rows. The first row contains ten individuals, all sitting on the concrete, while the back row contains fourteen individuals, all standing, and finally one individual sits on a small plane in the middle of the group. There is a dog to the left with its head turned back towards the group, as well as a plane and some sort of structure in the background. The back of the photo reads in blue ink "Camp Stewart - Liberty Field, R. Field 1944.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Card: WASP Happy Veterans Day]

Description: Veterans Day card. On the front of the card is a photograph of three WASP members marching with flag in front of Avenger Field hangar, while other WASP members march behind them and a crowd looks on. On the inside of the card are a photograph of four WASP members and a man in uniform standing around the cake, as well as well wishes.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum