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[Clipping: Were WASPs First Combat Women?]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing why the WASP should be eligible for veterans' benefits. The page also contains a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA and the continuation of an article from the front page. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, a guest editorial about Veterans' Day, and an editorial about the VA hospital system.
Date: October 20, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Senate Votes 91-0 for WASP Status!]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the Senate's recent vote to grant veterans' status to the WASP. The page also contains the text of President Carter's remarks from a recent Veterans' Day ceremony as well as a brief article noting the American Veterans Committee's support of veterans' status for the WASP. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, two opinion columns, and an editorial.
Date: October 27, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Credit Where Credit is Due]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the recent passage of legislation to grant veterans' status to the WASP. The page also contains a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA and the continuation of two articles from the front page. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about the GI Bill Improvement Act of 1977.
Date: November 17, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: DOD Certifies WASP Service as "Active Duty"]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the Department of Defense's recent determination that the WASPs' "service should be treated as active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States for purposes of laws administered by the Veterans Administration" (lines 18-20). The page also contains a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA and the continuation of an article from page 2. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, two opinion columns, and an editorial.
Date: November 3, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Support Mounts in Spite of House Committee]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing past and present efforts to militarize the WASP. The page also includes a column from the chairman of the NAVPA. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about the VA Hospital system
Date: September 29, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Carter Fails on Campaign Promise]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing President Carter's lack of support for militarizing the WASP. The page also contains a column from the chairman of the NAVPA and two articles. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about the VA Hospital system.
Date: October 6, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASP Bill Should Be Signed by 11-26]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the status of the WASP bill. The page also contains a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA and three articles. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about GI education.
Date: November 24, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Response From Nation Swamps S&S Office]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a column discussing readers' responses to the Stars and Stripes' support of legislation to provide veterans' benefits to the WASP. The page also includes an article about the WOSL convention, the continuation of an article about the VA hospital system, and questions and answers to the VA. The reverse side of the page includes letters to the editor, an editorial about the VA using surgical residents to provide medical care, and a drawing of a nurse at a patient's bedside.
Date: July 14, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Keep Those Letters Comin']

Description: Newspaper clipping of a column encouraging readers to contact their Congressional representatives about supporting legislation that provides veterans' benefits to the WASP. The reverse side of the clipping contains the continuation of an article from page 12.
Date: July 1, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: NACV Supports WASPs Bill]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a column supporting Senate Bill 247, which would provide veterans' status and benefits to women in the WASP organization. The column is accompanied by two photographs of WASP at Avenger Field. The reverse of the clipping includes articles about VA hospitals.
Date: June 16, 1977
Creator: Moore, Kathleen
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASP Bill S. 247 and HR 3321]

Description: Newspaper clipping of three form letters for readers to fill out and send to their Congressional representatives. The letters express support for bills S. 247 and HR 3321,which would provide veterans' benefits to the WASP. The clipping also includes two "help wanted" ads. The back side of the clipping includes three articles and five small ads.
Date: June 23, 1977
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASP Queried Why Do You Care?]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a column discussing why the WASP want to be granted veterans' status. The columnist also includes a list of senators who support Senate Bill 247 and the text of Senator Goldwater's letter to Senator Cranston about recent hearings on the bill. The back of the clipping includes an order coupon for the Job Hunter's Forum and articles about the Disabled American Veterans.
Date: June 23, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Who Are the WASPs?]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a column discussing the history of the WASP and the Order of Fifinella's efforts to obtain veterans' status for women who served in the WASP organization. The page includes ads and other articles. The reverse side includes the platform for the National Association of VA Physicians and the continuation of an article from page 1.
Date: June 16, 1977
Creator: McLaughlin, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASPs Warned Against Complacency]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the WASPs efforts to obtain veterans status and benefits. She thanks her readers for their support of her column. The page also includes two other opinion columns and an article about the VA using space satellites. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about the Civil Service Commission.
Date: August 25, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Roberts Vows to Keep WASP Bill Tied Up in Committee]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the outcome of the House hearings on legislation to militarize the WASP and opposition to the WASPs efforts to obtains veterans' status and benefits. The page also contains a column by the chairman of the NAVPA and the continuation of an article from page 2. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, an editorial about surgical residents providing medical care in the VA Hospital system, and a column about Legionnaire's Disease.
Date: September 22, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Were WASPs Paid Benefits]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the Veterans' Administration claims that the WASP had been paid benefits through the Civil Service Administration. The reverse of the clipping contains the newspaper's masthead and the continuation of an article from page 3.
Date: October 13, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women Pilots Finally Recognized]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the upcoming graduation of ten female pilots from the USAF and the history of female pilots in the United States' military. The page also includes an ad for the VA featuring cartoon character Beetle Bailey and a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA. The reverse of the page contains the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about S&S-Grams.
Date: August 18, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASPs Stalemate Nears End]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes about pending legislation to grant veterans' status to the WASP. Two photos of the WASP accompany Hughes' column. The page also contains a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, an editorial about surgical residents providing medical care at the VA, and an article about opposition to canal treaties.
Date: September 15, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: House Hearings Set for 9/20-21]

Description: Newspaper clipping featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the upcoming House hearings on legislation to grant veterans' benefits to the WASP. Hughes provides a list of the members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and notes whether they are opposed, committed, or uncommitted to supporting militarization of the WASP. The clipping also includes the continuation of an article from the front page and a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA. The reverse of the clipping contains the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, an editorial about Roland R. Mora, and an opinion column on the American Legion.
Date: August 11, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASPs Appeal to Convention Delegates]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column by WASP Patricia Collins Hughes. Hughes discusses the WASPs efforts to obtain veterans status and includes examples of press releases from around the country supporting militarization of the WASP. Below Hughes' column is a cartoon of a female pilot in an airplane headed to Washington. The rest of the page contains a column from the chairman of the NAVPA and the continuation of a letter from the front page. The reverse of the page contains the newspaper's masthead, several letters to the editor, and an editorial about the VA Hospital system.
Date: July 28, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASP Efforts Taking Off]

Description: Full page from the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper featuring a column about the WASPs efforts to obtain veterans' status. It also includes a profile of WASP Dora Dougherty Strother. The remainder of the page contains an article about Girls Nation and the continuation of two articles from the front page. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, several letters to the editor, and an editorial about the VA Hospital System.
Date: July 21, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum