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[Clipping: Secret role of women fliers recalled]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP being hidden from public knowledge, including the U.S. Department of Defense withholding veteran status from the women who served in WWII. The article includes a photograph of a group of young women in jumpsuits walking away from a small propeller plane. On the back of the clipping is a large advertisement for a sale, and part of an article about Fort Concho.
Date: November 24, 1991
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Jacqueline Cochran's Typed Daily Schedule From December 21, 1969, to December 15, 1973]

Description: 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

Oral History Interview with Jessie Clark, June 6, 2002

Description: Interview with Jessie Clark regarding her experiences during World War II. She discusses having to adjust to a lifestyle of rationing for food products and shoes as well as blackouts and scrap metal drives. Her husband worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad and was often absent while she stayed home to raise their children in Houston. She discusses the scarcity of toys during Christmas and hosiery.
Date: June 6, 2002
Creator: Loyd, Ms. & Clark, Jessie
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation