National WASP WWII Museum

About the Museum and Its Collections

Located at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, the National WASP WWII Museum brings the history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) to life and connects later generations to the World War II era. Archives contained within its collections represent the role of the flight school in training women pilots to fly military planes and show how WASPs responded socially and professionally to new challenges brought by war. The collection’s items include financial documents, photographs, scrapbooks, personal and professional correspondence, pilots' logs, and flight manuals related to WASP experiences during and after training at Avenger Field.

Acknowledgements

This collection is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). (2017)



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National WASP WWII Museum in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/WASP/ accessed May 22, 2022.


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77
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Titles (expand list)

Charlyne Creger Collection
1,474
Eleanor Brown Collection
1,268
Pioneer County City Museum (PCCM) Collection
974
National WASP WWII Museum Collection
713
Helen Snapp Collection
621
Kafka Collection
500
Prince Collection
430
Gayle Snell Collection
382
Henderson (Paul Hill) Collection
379
Catherine Parker Collection
295
Suzette Van Daell Douglas Collection
221
National WASP Museum (NWM) Collection
124
Marjorie Wakeham Collection
123
Air Force Reserve Element Training
122
Solange D'Hooghe Collection
106
Herman F. Fuchs Collection
94
M. A. Krieger Collection
82
Jacqueline Cochran Collection
73
Avenger Field Nomination
56
National WASP WWII Museum (NWM) Collection
41
Mary Ruth Rance Collection
39
Peggy Ward Collection
38
WASP News
36
WASP Newsletter
36
NWM Collection
35
Dorothy Christenson Collection
30
ECI Correspondence Courses
14
Forts Heritage Region
13
Avenger Field Yearbook
12
Historic Marker Application: Women Airforce Service Pilots
12
Air Command and Staff College Course Correspondence Course
9
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8
Civil Aeronautics Bulletin
7
Tundra Telegram
7
Air Force Reserve Element Training Newsletter
6
Flight 1
5
Air Reserve Center Training
4
The Register
4
Air Force pamphlet
3
Hangar One
3
Sweetwater Chamber Area News
3
The Avenger
3
WASP Region Two Newsletter
3
WIMSA Collection
3
World Aeronautical Chart
3
Bell Serviceman
2
Congressional Record
2
Women Military Aviators
2
111th Congress
1
113th Congress
1
78th Congress
1
95th Congress
1
95th Congress, 1st Session
1
Air Intelligence Training Bulletin
1
Airman
1
American Aviation Historical Society Journal
1
Catherine Parke Collection
1
Catherine Parler Collection
1
Civil aeronautics bulletin
1
Flight in Arkansas
1
Gayle Sneel Collection
1
General Military Training Program
1
Gosport Gossip
1
Hanger One
1
Marjorie Wakeman Collection
1
Recurring periodical
1
Solnage D'Houghe Collection
1
Sweetwater Reporter
1
Technical order (United States. Army Air Forces)
1
Texas Lore
1
The Bottom Line
1
The Daily Runner
1
The IWASM Quarterly
1
The Visitors Bulletin
1
USAF Extension Course Catalog
1
WASP Clarion
1

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