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[Aircraft Delivery Order #6]

Description: Orders for several Air Force Pilots and WASP to ferry aircraft from Wichita Kansas to air bases in various U.S. cities.
Date: January 28, 1944
Creator: 555th Army Air Forces Base Unit - 5th Ferrying Group
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Aircraft Delivery Orders #3]

Description: Orders for an Air Force pilot and two WASP to ferry planes from the Beech Aircraft Corporation in Wichita, Kansas to San Angelo, Texas and Fort Dix, New Jersey.
Date: February 9, 1944
Creator: 555th Army Air Forces Base Unit - 5th Ferrying Group
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Aircraft Delivery Orders #4]

Description: Orders for WASP Gayle D. Ewing to ferry a PT-13D aircraft from Boeing Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas, to an Air Force base in Dos Palos, California.
Date: February 18, 1944
Creator: 555th Army Air Forces Base Unit - 5th Ferrying Group
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Correspondence Between North American Aviation, Inc. of Kansas and the Army Air Force Material Command]

Description: Correspondence between North American Aviation, Inc. of Kansas and the Army Air Force Material Command discussing the creation of a device to aid female pilots in relieving themselves mid-flight. Both letters are written in a comical rhyming scheme with several euphemistic references to bathroom activities. The pages come with one half of a manila folder that has, "Byrd Granger's documentation of militarization", written on it in pen.
Date: 1943-10-08/1943-10-12
Creator: North American Aviation, Inc. of Kansas
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Four Biplanes Flying]

Description: Photograph of four Boeing biplanes, including the B-1y Flying Fortress and the PT-17 Primary Trainer, flying in the sky above the Boeing plants in Whichita, Kansas with clouds in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Boeing Airplane Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[International Forest of Friendship Letter]

Description: Letter introducing the newest honoree, Fran Sargent, into the International Forest of Friendship in Atchison, Kansas. The author discusses their first meeting with Fran Sargent and includes information about Fran's life, such as her birthday, a visit to Amelia Earhart's home, medals she has received, and more. The International Forest of Friendship is located in the top right corner of the page.
Date: unknown
Creator: International Forest of Friendship
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Jacqueline Cochran's Typed Daily Schedule: December 1969 to December 1973]

Description: Text of Jacqueline Cochran's typed daily schedule from December 21, 1969, to December 15, 1973, including golf tournaments, doctor appointments, hair appointments, Arthritis Foundation committee meetings, dinner meetings, budget meetings, and board meetings. Entries include day of week, time, and location. They also include personal handwritten notes on some entries.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Doris Duren to Mr. and Mrs. Rigdon Edwards, May 22, 1944]

Description: Letter from Doris Duren to Mr. and Mrs. Rigdon Edwards discussing how the U.S. Army split up she and a group of other female pilots. She mentions that they fly BT-14 planes, give instruction to flight cadets, and are supposed to be trained to fly B-26 planes soon. At the top left of the first page, there is a small, printed illustration of the WASP mascot, Fifinella
Date: May 22, 1944
Creator: Duren, Doris
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Memorandum Receipt #2]

Description: Army delivery receipt certifying that WASP Gayle D. Ewing completed her ferry pilot assignment and delivered a PT-13 D model aircraft to be installed with a radio and bombsight equipment.
Date: February 18, 1944
Creator: Army Air Forces War Department
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Memorandum Receipt #3]

Description: Army delivery receipt certifying that a UC-45 model aircraft was delivered to Fort Dix, New Jersey to be installed with radio and bomsight equipment.
Date: February 9, 1944
Creator: Army Air Forces War Department
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Memorandum Receipt #4]

Description: Army delivery receipt certifying that WASP Gayle D. Ewing ferried a PT-13 D model aircraft to an air base in Fort Dix, New Jersey to be installed with a radio and bombsight equipment.
Date: January 31, 1944
Creator: Army Air Forces War Department
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum