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Award for Civilian Service

Description: Cloth Army Air Forces Emblem seen attached to the bottom left corner of a certificate awarding the emblem to Eleanor McLernon for civilian service.
Date: December 20, 1944
Creator: Army Air Forces Pilot School
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: At New Station]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a photograph of a young woman wearing a WASP uniform, with a brief description announcing her graduation from the WASP air school at Avenger Field. There are other articles on the back of the clipping, including more news about the military.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Ferry Pilot"]

Description: Magazine clipping with a photograph of Nancy Batson on one side and an advertisement for Kollsman Aircraft Instruments. Text on the front side reads: " FERRY PILOT: All smiles over her appointment as Florida's first WAFS (Woman's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron) member, Nancy Batson, former flight instructor at Embry-Riddle, Miami, prepares to take off. A native of Alabama where she learned to fly at the U. of A., Tuscaloosa, Nancy at 22 intends to make flying her career. She is convinced that the longer the war continues women will assume more and more wartime responsibility."
Date: November 1942
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women pilots flew for their country]

Description: Page 2: Newspaper clipping of an article about a reunion of the WASPin Tucson, Arizona, and delving into WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown's experience as a female pilot. The article includes photos of Eleanor Brown, the author Jim Bishop, and a photo of Eleanor Brown perched on the wing of a plane. There are other articles on the back of the clipping, including two about car crashes.
Date: October 13, 2002
Creator: Bishop, Jim
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women pilots flew for their country]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about a reunion in of the WASP group in Tucson, Arizona, and delving into WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown's experience as a female pilot. The article also discusses the lack of recognition for WASP by the military. The article includes photos of Eleanor Brown, the author Jim Bishop, and a photo of Eleanor Brown perched on the wing of a plane. There are other articles on the back of the two clippings, including two about car crashes and several obituaries.
Date: October 13, 2002
Creator: Bishop, Jim
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "WW2 Flying Women"]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the "People" section of the June 1995 issue of Florida Today. Articles about the story of the WASPs, Michael Jackson's accusations of child molestation, neutering dogs, and more are included. "WW2 Flying Women" discusses two local women, Marjorie Sizemore and Carolyn Miller, and their service in the WASP.
Date: June 22, 1995
Creator: Morris, Betty
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Eleven WASP at Napier Field]

Description: Group photograph of eleven WASP standing outside of a building at Napier Field. Each woman is wearing a beret, a dark jacket, a light-colored shirt, a dark tie, a dark skirt, and dark shoes. The note in the bottom right corner of the photograph says, "W.A.S.P., AAFEFTC, Napier Field, Dothan, Alabama, Dec. 1944."
Date: December 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Frances Rohrer Sargent

Description: Information about WASP Frances Rohrer Sargent. Topics include her growing up, her stations while a WASP, and her life after the WASP disbanded. There is also a picture of Sargent about halfway down the page on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Graded Test Answer Sheet For Horace Bartlett]

Description: Filled in and graded answer sheet for a test taken by Horace E. Bartlett, along with a blank student progress sheet, a book order form, and a list of books available to purchase from Maxwell Air Force Base. These are paired with an envelope addressed to Bartlett in Sweetwater, Texas.
Date: October 1, 1957
Creator: Bartlett, Horace E.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

A History of the Women Airforce Service Pilots at Napier Field, Dothan, Alabama

Description: History report documenting the timeline of Women Airforce Service Pilots working at Napier Airfield from January 2, 1944 to Decmber 20, 1944, including various statistics about the group and an evaluation of their effectiveness.
Date: unknown
Creator: Highley, James P.; Paule, Eleanor V.; Gintzer, Edith E.; Batty, Jane & Carroll, Marjorie
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum