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[Clipping: Ninety-Nine's Prepare Air Treasure Hunt]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about San Antonio's chapter of the Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. The clipping includes a captioned photograph of Julian Onderdonk's painting "Bluebonnet Field." The back of the clipping includes a calendar of events and an ad from Frost Bros. department store.
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

[Clipping: Clipped Wings]

Description: Clipping of an article from Collier's magazine discussing the lack of opportunities available to female pilots. The back of the first clipping includes ads for Burgess Batteries, Wigwam Socks, and X-Pandotite and the conclusion of an article. The back of the second clipping includes an illustration of a large 8-ball with a sign stating "Harry Doesn't Live Here Any More" and text of an article.
Date: May 17, 1947
Creator: Neely, Frederick
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Two Women in Bendix Race]

Description: Newspaper clipping featuring an article about the National Air Races and the annual convention of the Ninety-Nines. A photograph of Emma Coulter Ware and former WASP Clara Jo Marsh standing next to a small airplane accompanies the article.
Date: August 30, 1946
Creator: Mountsier, Robert
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Men Didn't Have to Prove They Could Fly, But Women Did"]

Description: Photocopy of an article about the death of Marvel Crosson, the sabotage of the Women's Air Derby, how it changed woman aviation history, the Ninety-Nines, female aviators, how they gained popularity, the Powder Puff Derby, female aviation achievments, female astronauts, and how the woman aviators are presently doing.
Date: unknown
Creator: Roberts, David
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[News Clip: Ladies day]

Description: Video footage from from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Powder Puff Derby, an annual all-female air race. The 1951 race began in Santa Ana, California and the entrants raced to Detroit, Michigan. This clip shows the racers making a mandatory stop at Meachum Field in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: August 16, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections