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Portable Support

Description: Patent for a portable support. This support improves previous portable support structures specifically based around transporting barrels or other cylindrical objects through rockers, pivoted legs, and supporting frames in order to increase movement and allow the frame to be tilted in alternate positions.
Date: March 12, 1918
Creator: Morgan, Doctor F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil Survey of Victoria County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Victoria County, Texas.
Date: 1982
Creator: Miller, Wesley L.; Clemmons, Stanley D.; Flores, Plinio H.; Peer, Alan C.; Bruns, Roy H. L.; Bower, James E. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

General Soil Map, Victoria County, Texas

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:316,800.
Date: 1982
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[McLernon Autobiographic Sketch]

Description: Short autobiographic essay written by Eleanor McLernon on her life, family, career, and experience with the WASP program. A note paired with the paper reads, "Brief autobiographic sketch for the ALL-WASP lino graphic book Betty Turner currently working on (1999)".
Date: 1999
Creator: McLernon, Eleanor Michel
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Eleanor Brown to John Roberts, May 5, 1977]

Description: Letter from Eleanor Brown to John Roberts of the Victoria Advocate discussing pending legislation to award veterans' status to the WASPs. She mentions that she has enclosed copies of the bills and thanks him for his support in publicizing the WASPs' efforts to obtain veterans' status.
Date: May 5, 1977
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Jennings Randolph to Eleanor Brown, November 22, 1976]

Description: Letter from Jennings Randolph to Eleanor Brown discussing support for legislation that would award veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that the House of Representatives failed to pass the section of H.R. 71 that would provide hospital and medical benefits to those who served in the WASP program. He assures her that the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee will continue to work with the House to resolve the issues preventing the legislation from passing.
Date: November 22, 1976
Creator: Randolph, Jennings
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[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

[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

Region 2 Report

Description: Report detailing Eleanor Brown's activities as the Director of Region 2 from October 2004 through April 2005.
Date: April 2, 2005
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Senator Herman E. Talmadge to Eleanor Brown, June 6, 1977]

Description: Letter from Senator Herman E. Talmadge to Eleanor Brown discussing legislative bill S. 247, which would award military status and veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that the Veterans' Affairs Committee has held hearings on the bill and that he will keep her comments in mind when the Committee takes further action on the legislation.
Date: June 6, 1977
Creator: Talmadge, Herman E.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Rocco DeFelice to Eleanor Brown, March 25, 2003]

Description: Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Rocco DeFelice to Eleanor Brown notifying her of her acceptance into the Order of Daedalians. He states that she has been appointed to the founder membership of Henry J. Brown, a World War I pilot from Texas. He mentions that her membership card is enclosed and that her membership certificate has been mailed separately.
Date: March 25, 2003
Creator: DeFelice, Rocco
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Why Women Can Fly]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown, including a brief history of the WASP, Brown's personal history, and an overview of her current activities. The article includes a photograph of Brown with The Graduate statue. Part of a large advertisement for Lowe's hardware store is visible on the back of the clipping.
Date: August 2006
Creator: Clough, Bill
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Ray Roberts to Eleanor Brown, September 1, 1977]

Description: Letter from Ray Roberts to Eleanor Brown discussing pending legislation to award veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that hearings on the matter have been scheduled to take place later that month and that they will include testimony from other individuals seeking veterans' status for their service during WWII.
Date: September 1, 1977
Creator: Roberts, Ray
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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