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[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, April 1, 1943]

Description: Letter from Cornelia Yerkes discussing being alone in the barracks, her training schedule, a visit from Jackie Cochran and related drill parade, a planned visit from General Hap Arnold, learning to fly basic trainers, not getting along with an instructor, recent correspondence, advantages of being the first class at Avenger Field, hope of getting Army commissions, the weather, bonds, and clothes. Typed on USO Seasons Greetings stationary.
Date: April 1, 1943
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP photobook]

Description: A photobook with a leather bind documenting life and training for the WASPs at Avenger Field during 1943-44. It also includes individual portraits and opens with a Christmas greeting.
Date: 1944-12?
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes to family, March 28, 1943]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes to her family discussing events at home, cancellation of overnight passes for student pilots, boredom in Sweetwater, uniforms, her training schedule, attending a dance, needing a lightweight helmet, a friend's birthday, flying cross-country hours, classes, and future basing. Typed on USO Seasons Greetings stationary.
Date: March 28, 1943
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, December 1, 1944]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing being snowed-in in Lincoln, NE, flying from there to Dallas in a P-51, a crate of oranges from the recipient, recent correspondence, ferrying more P-51s, her uniform, planning to visit with Jackie Cochran, and plans for after the WASP are disbanded. Typed on Sheraton Hotel stationary.
Date: December 1, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

The Return of the WASP: 1986 Annual Reunion

Description: Booklet for the 1986 WASP reunion, featuring the correspondence of the recently-deceased Leni Leoti Clark Deaton ("Dedie"), historic photos, the reunion's program/schedule, a letter from Governor Mark White and the City of Sweetwater, and some advertising.
Date: 1986-09-25~
Creator: Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Lillian Roberts to all WASP, August 27, 1980]

Description: Letter from Lillian Roberts to all WASP, president of "WASP, WWII" (the Order of Fifinella) discussing Jacqueline Cochran's passing and memorial service, convention agendas, ballot results, proposed changes to the group's organization, election of national officers, the roster, and the newsletter. Documents pertaining to each are enclosed.
Date: August 27, 1980
Creator: Roberts, Lillian
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, November 15, 1944]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes, probably to her parents, discussing the recent Army-Navy game, her divorce, her grandfather's health, an offer from Jacqueline Cochran to serve in another country's air force when the WASP is disbanded, and difficulties collecting a P-63 from its factory.
Date: November 15, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, November 8, 1944]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing not being able to deliver a P-51 due to weather, the 1944 presidential election, family news, thoughts on Texans and southerners, her grandfather's health and 90th birthday, Jackie Cochran, Cornelia's reputation among WASPs, changing her name with the Civil Service, and the end of the WASP. Typed on Sheraton Hotel stationary.
Date: November 8, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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