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[12th Armored Division Patch]

Description: Photograph of the 12th Armored Division patch engraved on the side of the Armored Forces Monument. The 13th Armored Division patch is also visible to the right, and text is engraved on the top of the monument.
Date: November 11, 1991
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

1941: Texas Goes to War

Description: This book is a collection of essays discussing the role of Texans in World War II. It examines both the Texas soldiers fighting in the European and Pacific theaters as well as the Texans on the Homefront. The essays describe both the military and social aspects of the war. Index starts on page 241.
Date: 1991
Creator: Lee, James Ward; Barnes, Carolyn N.; Bowman, Kent A. & Crow, Laura
Partner: UNT Press

1997 Special Edition Calendar

Description: Calendar for 1997 containing photographs, illustrations, and facts about the women who served in the military during World War Two. It includes American holidays as well as important dates from American military history. The WASP are featured on August's page.
Date: 1996
Creator: The Women's Memorial
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[714th Tank Battalion Display]

Description: Photograph of the 714th Tank Battalion display in the 12th Armored Division Museum. There are photos mounted on the wall, a helmet and other equipment on display in a case, and the flag of the "C" company hangs from the ceiling in the background.
Date: [1990..1999]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Aerial Photograph of Avenger Field at Sweetwater]

Description: Aerial photograph of a group of buildings at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas. Most of the buildings are metal, and are connected by paths and roads. Airplane lanes and tarmac are visible in the background. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo give the date the photo was taken, and the name and address of a man named Richard Harkness.
Date: September 16, 1991
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Car with a 12th Armored Division Plate]

Description: Photograph of a blue car that has a 12th Armored Division plate in its rear window. The plate features a yellow, blue, and red triangle with the division's name and the image of a cannon and lightning bolt. A brick house is visible in the background.
Date: 1995
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial 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: Female vets saluted with memorial]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about plans for a memorial honoring WASP veterans and other women who served in the military. The article includes a brief description of the group's service in WWII and photograph of an architect's model of the planned memorial. On the back of the clippings are advertisements for furniture and parts of other articles.
Date: October 18, 1997
Creator: Pisano, Marina
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Indio aviatrix put stamp on history]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Daily Sun, "Indio aviatrix puts stamp on history" by Jan Curran discussing the new Jacqueline Cochran Pioneer Pilot stamp that will be issues in a public ceremony on March 9, 1996 in Indio, California. It also discusses Cochran's career and accomplishments.
Date: February 24, 1996
Creator: Curran, Jan
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: Monument to women in service dedicated]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about plans for a memorial honoring women who served in the U.S. military, including the meaning of the monument to veterans and family members of veterans, like Ann Freeman, Frieda Hardin, and Dahrie Christiansen. On the back of the clipping is part of an advertisement for supporting local small businesses.
Date: [1993..]
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping photocopies: She Has Her Wings and Taking Flight]

Description: Photocopies of two newspaper clippings for two articles from the Waco Tribune-Herald and the Baylor Line. The first article is about a nun named Sister Teresa, a WASP member, as well as other members. The article includes both color and black and white photographs, as well as details about the women's personal experiences flying for WASP. The second article also discusses WASP members, and the lack of recognition for the women's service.
Date: {1999-10-10, 2000}
Creator: O'Brien, Stephen J. & Asher, Lisa
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping photocopy: She Has Her Wings]

Description: Photocopy of a newspaper clipping about an article about a nun named Sister Teresa, a WASP member, as well as other members. The article includes both color and black and white photographs, as well as details about the women's personal experiences flying for WASP.
Date: October 10, 1999
Creator: O'Brien, Stephen J.
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: Return of the WASPs]

Description: Photo copy of a magazine article entitled "Return of the WASPs" from the 1990 June/July issue of Air & Space, pages 82 through 87. Photographer and Author WASP Anne Noggle pictured at 1986 reunion and as she was in 1943
Date: 1990
Creator: Noggle, Anne
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum