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[Clipping: Women Pilots Acknowledged]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the U.S. Department of Defense awarding members of WASP who served during WWII with full veteran status. The article includes quotes from and a photograph of WASP Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown. On the back of the clipping is a brief article about the local Bronte club, and an advertisement for Montag's Supermarket.
Date: May 28, 1979
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Why Women Can Fly]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown, which also details some of the history of the WASP. The article includes quotes from Brown about the joys of flying and a photograph of Brown standing next to the Graduate statue. There are advertisements for Lowe's hardware store on the back of the clipping.
Date: August 17, 2006
Creator: Clough, Bill
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASPS Reunion Includes More Than Tea And Old Times]

Description: Newspaper clippings pasted to a flat card, and laminated. The clippings correspond to an article about Mrs. Eleanor "Mickey" Brown, a Stillwater, Oklahoma resident who participated in WWII in WASP. The article includes a brief history of WASP and the personal experiences of former WASP members. Handwritten text on the card expresses fascination, by an unknown author, at Mrs. Brown's experience. The card itself has a text graphic, partially covered up by the clippings, reading "YOU made the NEWS!"
Date: July 2, 1972
Creator: Van Deventer, Micki
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASPS remember when]

Description: Newspaper clipping "Women flying on a wing and a prayer in West Texas" an article about WASP Eleanor Brown and Betty Shipley, The article includes details of the history of WASP, and a photograph of Brown and Shipley. There is an advertisement for a car and an article on bat-inspired myths on the back of the clipping.
Date: October 31, 1999
Creator: Wolff, Henry, Jr.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Careers fly high for B&PW guests]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about former aviator Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown meeting Lt. Liz Steinecker, at a meeting of the Business and Professional Women's Luncheon Club. The article includes a photograph of Brown and Steinecker standing together. There are wedding announcements and local event news on the back of the clipping.
Date: October 23, 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Female WWII pilots awarded medals and Victoria woman honored]

Description: Newspaper clippings of two articles about female pilots being honored for their service in World War II, including receiving the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington D.C. Portions of advertisements and other articles are visible on the backs of the clippings, including a school advertisement, a Dillard's advertisement, and an article about drug addiction.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Hefling, Kimberly & Velasquez, J. J.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women pilots flew for their country]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about a reunion in of the WASP group in Tucson, Arizona, and delving into WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown's experience as a female pilot. The article also discusses the lack of recognition for WASP by the military. The article includes photos of Eleanor Brown, the author Jim Bishop, and a photo of Eleanor Brown perched on the wing of a plane. There are other articles on the back of the two clippings, including two about car crashes and several obituaries.
Date: October 13, 2002
Creator: Bishop, Jim
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Three Kelly Girls Attain Goal--Join Wasps]

Description: Newspaper clipping about five employees at Kelly Field who applied to join the WASP. The article notes that three of the women have been accepted into the April training class and that the other two women expect to join the May training class. The back of the clipping features an article about a baseball game at Kelly Field.
Date: April 8, 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Five Girls Here Seek Wasp Membership]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about five Kelly Field employees who applied to join the WASP. The article features brief profiles of each woman that include her age, address, occupation, and flight experience. On the back of the clippings are articles and photographs related to WWII and Kelly Field.
Date: March 4, 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Why Women Can Fly]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown, which also details some of the history of the WASP. The article includes quotes from Brown about the joys of flying and a photograph of Brown standing next to The Graduate statue. There are advertisements on the back of the clipping.
Date: August 17, 2006
Creator: Clough, Bill
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[News Articles Related to Air Schools in 1942]

Description: Compilation of newspaper clippings published in June and July 1942 discussing Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas and other related aviation programs.
Date: 1942-06/1942-07
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Mickey McLernon to Get Wings]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Mr. and Mrs. George McLernon's plans to travel to Sweetwater, Texas and attend their daughter Mickey's graduation from the WASP program.
Date: 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: 'On Silver Wings' tells of women's flights in WWII]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Marianne Verges's experience serving in WASP during WWII. The article includes a photograph of Verges leaning out of the cockpit of a plane. The back of the clipping has an article about an exhibit on display in Washington D.C.
Date: [1940..]
Creator: Foster, Nancy Haston
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASP reunion at Avenger Field... A Flyby of Memories]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about WASP members reuniting at Avenger Field, in Sweetwater, Texas, for a special parade. The clippings include a large photograph of WASP members sitting in uniform on the front of a parade float, and smaller photographs of the members at the reunion. The clippings also include large advertisements for anti-aging cream, vacation homes, Leo's Quality Foods, Inc., and Titche's shoe store.
Date: September 10, 1972
Creator: Lynch, Dudley
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: The Forgotten Gals of WWII]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the WASP and their efforts to obtain veterans' status and benefits. Two photographs of WASP and San Antonio resident Ann Holaday accompany the article. The back of the clipping includes a listing of sports scores, two articles, and a photograph of Ethel Kennedy and her children.
Date: November 21, 1976
Creator: Towery, Bill
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Plunging into her 90s]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about a WASP member, Frances L. Cisternino, who went skydiving for her 90th birthday, briefly describing her experience as service pilot in WWII. The article includes several photos of Cisternino preparing for and floating down from her sky-dive. The article is continued on the back of the clipping, with a photograph of the onlookers at the event, along with some obituaries and part of another article.
Date: December 10, 2002
Creator: Copenhaver, Larry
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASPs Meet]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the WASP's 30th reunion in Sweetwater, Texas. The back of the clipping includes an article and an advertisement.
Date: 1972-06~
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Welcome Back to 30th Anniversary Memorial Reunion for WASPS]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a section from the "Sweetwater Reporter" featuring several articles about the WASP and their reunion in Sweetwater, Texas. The section also includes advertisements from local businesses welcoming the WASP back to Sweetwater.
Date: June 23, 1972
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: S.A. Girl Gets WASP Wings]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Eleanor McLernon and her training with the WASP. The back of the clipping includes an advertisement.
Date: 1944-11~
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Return of the WASPs]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the WASP and plans for their thirtieth anniversary reunion in Sweetwater, Texas. The back of the clipping includes items from the editorial page, including a cartoon captioned "Out of the mouths of babes. . .," excerpts from editorials about the Vietnam War, and an opinion column written by Peter Lisagor.
Date: 1972-05~
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Hundreds of WWII Pilots Wore Girdles]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article featuring Dedie Deaton's recollections of the WASP program. Deaton, one of the organizers of the WASP's thirtieth anniversary reunion, served as the "housemother' (lines 20-21) for the WASP trainees. The back of the clipping includes articles about the Conservation Society and the president of Brigham Young University.
Date: 1972
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Former WWII Pilot]

Description: Laminated newspaper clipping of a 1940s photograph of Eleanor Brown standing in front of a plane. The brief article accompanying the photograph includes some of Brown's recollections of her time at Avenger Field.
Date: 1972~
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Potential WASPs]

Description: Newspaper clipping containing a photograph of six female employees of Kelly Field standing in front of an airplane. The photograph's caption notes that five of the women have applied to join the WASP. The masthead for "The Flying Times" and an article about blood plasma transfusions are included on the back of the clipping.
Date: March 4, 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum