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[British Refresher School Yearbook, Class 31, 1942]

Description: Yearbook for class 32 of the British Refresher School at the Aero Center in Imperial, California. The book includes pictures of the graduates and staff, as well as cartoons and short bios of each student.
Date: February 28, 1942
Creator: British Refresher School
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Insurance Agent's Note Book]

Description: Handwritten notebook belonging to an Ætna Insurance agent named D. A. Clark. Only eight of the pages are written on with various notes including travel expenses, contacts, addresses, and phone numbers from the travels of Joe Plosser.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, D. A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Insurance Agent's Note Book]

Description: Handwritten notebook belonging to an Ætna Insurance agent named D. A. Clark. Only eight of the pages are written on with various notes including travel expenses, contacts, addresses, and phone numbers from the travels of Joe Plosser.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, D. A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Pamphlet from The Lions Club]

Description: Pamphlet from The Lions Club detailing the classes offered January 27, 1969 through March 31, 1969 every Monday.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lions Club of Springfield
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Student's Workbook Elementary Weather

Description: Student workbook for elementary weather, belonging to Suzette Van Daell. Most of the workbook is completed in pencil.
Date: March 1, 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Student Notebook Air Navigation

Description: Student notebook of Suzette Van Daell focusing in air navigation. The majority of the notebook is completed in pencil.
Date: unknown
Creator: van Daell, Suzette
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Card to Violet Ullrich, January 2, 2012]

Description: Tri-fold postcard sent to Violet Ullrich advertising a WASP story in Life Magazine. The inside of the brochure is a copy of the magazine cover from July 19, 1943; the other side includes a description of the article, with photographs of the Pistol Packing Mamas, a WASP graduation at Avengers Field in Sweetwater, Texas, women participating in their daily exercise regimen, and women milling around a large wishing well on the Air Academy campus.
Date: January 2, 2012
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Proposal for a WASP Memorial]

Description: Flyer for a proposal for a WASP Memorial for presentation to the Air Force Museum at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. The proposed sculpture memorial was to be completed by William McVey and sponsored by The Order of Fifinella at an estimated cost of $15,500.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Easy Ways to Determine Compass Headings]

Description: Pamphlet entitled "Easy Ways to Determine Compass Headings" belonging to Suzette Van Daell from the Ground School at Avenger Field. The pamphlet contains instructions and worksheets related to navigation.
Date: March 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Instruction Manual for Military Correspondence]

Description: Instruction manual for how to prepare military type correspondence. The manual is divided into seven sections: I. General, II. Channels of Communication, III. Military Letters, IV. Indorsements, V. Inclosures, VI. Nonmilitary Letters, and VII. Telegrams, Radiograms, and Cablegrams.
Date: August 21, 1942
Creator: United States Department of War
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

[Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Pamphlet]

Description: Pamphlet for the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony in honor of Women Airforce Service Pilots, which took place in Emancipation Hall, Capital Visitor Center, March 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM. The program guide includes a Prelude, Welcome, Presentation of the Colors, the National Anthem, the Invocation, Remarks on the Resolution, Remarks, Musical Selection, Remarks, Presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal, Acceptance and Word of Thanks, and Benediction. There is a gold cord wrapped around the center of the pamphlet.
Date: March 10, 2010
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

WASP: A Passionate Pursuit

Description: Informational packet about the Women Airforce Service Pilots titled "WASP: A Passionate Pursuit Study Guide," presented as part of a Living History: A Symposium Series for Fantasy of Flight. It includes a number of pictures of the WASP, history of the program, a questions and resources section, and several interesting facts about WASP.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Memorial Dedication for the Women Airforce Service Pilots]

Description: Pamphlet for the memorial dedication for Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII that took place on September 4, 1997, hosted by the United States Air Force Academy. It includes summaries of the lives of Janet Reno, Colonel Theresa Marne' Peterson, Lieutenant Colonel Michelle Johnson, and Dorothy Swain Lewis, as well as a program guide. The back cover of the pamphlet bears the WASP logo of a woman flying.
Date: September 4, 1997
Creator: United States Air Force Academy.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

The Story of the Flying Lady

Description: This pamphlet gives the whole history of the Flying Lady, an airplane.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

The Story of the Flying Lady

Description: This pamphlet gives the whole history of the Flying Lady, an airplane.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Women Airforce Service Pilots, WWII]

Description: This pamphlet is about the WASPs during their whole history. The back page is a map of Avenger Field.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Donor Pamphlet for the Minerva Center]

Description: A pamphlet asking for donations to the Minerva Center, with text on both sides about the publications from the Minerva Center. The Minerva Center provides information and inspiration for those who care about women in the uniformed services and civilian women in defense services.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Women Sustaining the American Spirit

Description: A program for Women Sustaining the American Spirit. The centerfold is a brief biography of Helen Snapp during WWII, and there are multiple photographs of her time as a WASP under the text.
Date: 2002
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Flyer: WASP Memorial Dedication]

Description: This pamphlet describes the WASP statue at the United States Air Force Academy and solicits contributions to the WASP WWII Memorial Fund.
Date: 1997?
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Program: WASP Congressional Gold Medal Celebration]

Description: Program for a Congressional Gold Medal Celebration honoring Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) who served during World War II. It includes a list of events and associated organizations.
Date: March 2010
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum