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[An Air Force Association Certificate Presented to Helen Snapp]

Description: An Air Force Association certificate presented to Helen Snapp, recognizing her service to her country as a pilot in the WASP program. The certificate was presented by the Air Force Association Florida Region. The certificate is inside a blue holder, with a design on the cover and the words, "Air Force Association."
Date: unknown
Creator: Air Force Association
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Newsletter]

Description: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association newsletter from September 1945. Page 69 includes six pictures of British Commercial Planes, both the outside of the plane and the cockpit; pages 70 and 71 list the "most complete releasable list of aircraft in use by the United States armed forces; page 72 shows eight pictures of planes that the reader is meant to identify, with an answer key below, as well as two diagrams of plane silhouettes; page 79 includes an add for Flightex; and page 80 includes information on new civil air regulations.
Date: September 1945
Creator: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

"Those Wonderful Women in Their Flying Machines" Re-Creates Absorbing Page of Women's History

Description: Article from Rawson, Wade Publishers, Inc. titled "'Those Wonderful Women in Their Flying Machines' Re-Creates Absorbing Page of Women's History" discussing Sally Van Wagenen Keil's book "Those Wonderful in Their Flying Machines: The Unknown Heroines of World War II."
Date: February 20, 1979
Creator: Anthony, Carolyn & Mayers, Gwenn
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Military feels WASPs' sting, gives in to benefit demands]

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Military feels WASPs' sting, gives in to benefit demands," discussing the recent decision that Women Airforce Service Pilots will now be recognized as veterans and eligible for benefits. It includes a hand-written note at the top of the clipping that reads "This puzzled me, as I thought it had been over long ago."
Date: March 10, 1979
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Unmanned aircraft put to test #2]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the technology section of an unknown paper titled "Unmanned aircraft put to test: Air Force expands use of its existing resources" by the Associated Press. It includes a picture of Colonel Joe Grasso "at Eglin Air Force Base in front of an experimental unmanned aerial vehicle that never went into production." There is a note written by Helen Snapp on picture that reads "We pioneered this you know." The article discusses the aircraft presented in the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Unmanned aircraft put to test: Air Force expands use of its existing resources #1]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the technology section of an unknown paper titled "Unmanned aircraft put to test: Air Force expands use of its existing resources" by the Associated Press. It includes a picture of Colonel Joe Grasso "at Eglin Air Force Base in front of an experimental unmanned aerial vehicle that never went into production." There is a note written by Helen Snapp on said picture that reads "We pioneered this you know." The article discusses the aircraft presented in the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

The Douglas SBD Dauntless

Description: Booklet entitled The Douglas SBD Dauntless, No. 196. There is an article inside on the history and use of The Douglas SBD Dauntless, as well as some photos and illustrations.
Date: 1967
Creator: Brazelton, David
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum