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[Letter from Marty Vokomener to WASP Class 43-W-4, October 22, 1988]

Description: Letter from Marty Volkomener to members of class 44-W-4 of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) discussing the recent reunion in Charleston, changes in the organization's leadership, and changes to the newsletter's publication schedule. She also includes an article about the WASP and their history from the Charleston Air Force Base's newspaper.
Date: October 22, 1988
Creator: Volkomener, Martha Lawson
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Mañana Viernes 11 De Septiembre A Las 11AM : Ros-Lehitnen Honrará A Helen Snapp En Su Hogar De Century Village; Helen Es Una De Las Mujeres Pilotos Del Servicio De La Fuerza Aérea De La Segunda Guerra Mundial

Description: A press release from Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehitnen for a reception for Helen Snapp. It details a reception at Snapp's house that is not open to the public, but press is invited. All of the WASPs are going to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.
Date: September 10, 2009
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Area Map of Brevard County "The Space Coast"

Description: Map of Brevard County, "The Space Coast," revealing the location of Helen Snapp's home in reference to major highways, landmarks and attractions in Orlando, Florida. It contains a map legend in the top right corner of the page and directions written in ink at the bottom.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[International Forest of Friendship Letter]

Description: Letter introducing the newest honoree, Fran Sargent, into the International Forest of Friendship in Atchison, Kansas. The author discusses their first meeting with Fran Sargent and includes information about Fran's life, such as her birthday, a visit to Amelia Earhart's home, medals she has received, and more. The International Forest of Friendship is located in the top right corner of the page.
Date: unknown
Creator: International Forest of Friendship
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal-Sized Envelope from the Women Airforce Service Pilots #1]

Description: Legal-sized envelope with the Women Airforce Service Pilots insignia in the upper left corner and a 50th Anniversary WASP Historic Monument Dedication cancellation stamp form Avenger Field station on May 22, 1993, Sweetwater, Texas 79556 and a twenty-nine-cent U.S. stamp that reads "Allies land in North Africa November 1942."
Date: May 22, 1993
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

WASP Ruth Fleisher

Description: A document with information about WASP Ruth Fleisher. Topics include her growing up, her stations while enlisted, and her life after the WASP were disbanded. There is also a picture of Fleisher about halfway down the page on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Helen W. Snapp Standing In Front of a Tree]

Description: Photograph of Helen W. Snapp standing in front of a newly-planted tree and a small plaque on the ground that reads "Helen Snapp--Women Airforce Service Pilots," indicating that the tree was planted on behalf of Helen. She wears a navy pants suit with several military pins, black sandals, a white collared shirt, a blue WASP scarf, and a gold medal around her neck.
Date: unknown
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

[Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Pamphlet]

Description: Pamphlet for the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony in honor of Women Airforce Service Pilots, which took place in Emancipation Hall, Capital Visitor Center, March 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM. The program guide includes a Prelude, Welcome, Presentation of the Colors, the National Anthem, the Invocation, Remarks on the Resolution, Remarks, Musical Selection, Remarks, Presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal, Acceptance and Word of Thanks, and Benediction. There is a gold cord wrapped around the center of the pamphlet.
Date: March 10, 2010
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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