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[Biographical Sketch of Eleanor Brown]

Description: Biographical sketch of Eleanor Brown including details about her service with the WASP, personal life, career, family, interests, and community involvement. In the last paragraph, Brown states that "the time has come to hire an Executive Director to assist us."
Date: 2006
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Certificate of Inspection

Description: Certificate of Inspection awarded to Eleanor Brown at the 50th Anniversary Reunion of the WASP in San Antonio, Texas. The certificate consists of text framed by a blue border and is signed by George W. Connell, "Chief WASP Wings Inspector."
Date: September 9, 1992
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Lady Mechanic Joins 'Hell and Thunder Crew' at Duncan] Eleanor McLernon

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown working as a mechanic at the Duncan Field Air Force hangars, as well as her personal history and experiences with WASP. The article includes a photograph of Eleanor working with a screwdriver on a plane. On the back of the clipping is a large photo of a mom with two children, sitting in a grassy yard.
Date: [1939..]
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Military women remember past, celebrate the future]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the first part of an article about military servicewomen being honored with a memorial at the Arlington National Cemetary. The article includes a photograph of Welda Smith, Karen Vaught, Sue Wright, and Dori Johnson at the memorial dedication. On the back of the clipping, there is part of an article with a photo of a woman in a floral dress.
Date: 1997
Creator: Pisano, Marina
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Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Pilot speaks out on harassment]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Desert Storm pilot Lt. Col. Kelly S. Hamilton speaking out about the sexual harassment and sexism she experienced in the Air Force. The article includes a photograph of Hamilton speaking with WASP Betty W. Shipley at a conference. On the back of the clipping are obituaries and classified listings.
Date: September 11, 1992
Creator: Pisano, Marina
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Pushing The Limits]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Alma Jeschien, a WASP member, working as an air-show pilot. The articles includes personal stories from her experiences a pilot, and a photograph of Jeschien standing next to a small propeller on a tarmac. On the back of the clipping are a few articles, letters to the editor, and a multi-panel political cartoon.
Date: September 8, 1992
Creator: Pisano, Marina
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Pushing The Limits]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Alma Jeschien, a WASP member, working as an air-show pilot. The articles includes personal stories from her experiences a pilot, and a photograph of Jeschien standing next to a small propeller on a tarmac. On the back of the clipping are a few articles, letters to the editor, and a multi-panel political cartoon.
Date: September 8, 1992
Creator: Pisano, Marina
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: S.A. Girl Gets WASP Wings]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Eleanor Michel McLernon's graduation from the WASP flight school and Esther L. Stahr beginning her training for WASP flight school. The article includes close-up photographs of both women. There is part of a large advertisement on the back of the clipping.
Date: November 12, 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: W.A.S.P. sisters in the sky]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP experiences serving in WWII. On the back of the clipping, there are advertisements for a television and gift certificates, as well as an article about lambada dancing.
Date: March 17, 1990
Creator: McDaniel, Niki Frances
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Wing Talk]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP, current projects by the Women's National Aeronautical Association, aviation industry leaders who are also sportsmen, and Japanese bombers. The article includes a photograph of a young woman, Eleanor Michael "Mickey" McLernon, gassing up a B-24 plane. There is a color advertisement for a General Electric television on the back of the clipping.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bowersock, Justin D.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women finally share nation's military glory]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about a memorial to military servicewomen, including brief personal stories about the women being honored. the article includes three photographs of the women being honored and the women who attended the memorial dedication ceremony. Those pictured include, Dahrie Christiansen daughter of Jean Samoska Army Air corp., Air Force Brig. Gen.Wilma Vaught, Tipper Gore, and Dorthy Budacki WAVES with he two daughters. On the back of the clippings are advertisements and part of an article about historical events on the article's day of publication.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pisano, Marina
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[DD Form 214 for Eleanor Brown]

Description: Completed DD Form 214, Report of Separation from Active Duty, for Eleanor Brown. The form shows that Brown received an honorable discharge for her service with the WASP. At the top of the page, a handwritten note in red ink states, "Reissued in correct name."
Date: 1979-06~
Creator: United States. Air Force
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Eleanor Brown to Catherine Murphy, August 14, 2005]

Description: Letter from Eleanor Brown to Catherine Murphy requesting reimbursement for expenses she incurred while traveling to WASP events. "Copy" is handwritten across the top and bottom of the page. Included with the letter are two confirmation emails from Expedia.com and a boarding pass for her flight to Washington, D.C.
Date: August 14, 2005
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum