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[Clipping: Training was tough, but 1,102 WASPs made it]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about the women who trained at Avenger Field and upcoming events the WASP will be having in Sweetwater. Another article giving more information about the WASP events is also included.
Date: September 23, 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Bicentennial Planned"]

Description: Newspaper clipping about plans in the City of Sweetwater, including building renovations and events with the high school band. An article about the Cold War is included on the other side.
Date: May 1, 1975
Creator: Boyd, Alice
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Burleson Slaps at McGovern]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the dedication ceremonies of two WASP memorials.
Date: June 25, 1972
Creator: Simmons, Wally
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASP 2000 Reunion to be here]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the WASP reunion to be held in Sweetwater in 2000.
Date: August 24, 1998
Creator: Rogers, Don
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Who Are the WASPs?]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a column discussing the history of the WASP and the Order of Fifinella's efforts to obtain veterans' status for women who served in the WASP organization. The page includes ads and other articles. The reverse side includes the platform for the National Association of VA Physicians and the continuation of an article from page 1.
Date: June 16, 1977
Creator: McLaughlin, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Leapfrogs Parachute Over Avenger Field"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about the US Navy's Leapfrogs coming to parachute over Avenger Field and another about Doris Tanner's biography of Jacqueline Cochran.
Date: September 25, 1986
Creator: Redden, Gail
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Monument Unveiled]

Description: Newspaper clipping containing a photograph of Jacqueline Cochran and Col. Bruce Arnold unveiling the monument commemorating the WASP and Avenger Field. The back of the clipping includes four comic strips.
Date: 1972
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Monument Unveiled]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a photograph of Jacqueline Cochran and Colonel Bruce Arnold unveiling a monument dedicated to the WASPs.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Fly Girls]

Description: Clues for words for a crossword puzzle and the key.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[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: 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: Generals Visit Avenger]

Description: Copy of the first issue of The Avenger, the newspaper made for WASP in Avenger field. Articles about Jacqueline Cochran, a letter from a German spy to the Gestapo, Avenger Field, and more are included.
Date: May 11, 1943
Creator: Bowles, Mary A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Fifi Awards Go To City and CC]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the recipients of the Fifi awards at the 30th WASP reunion. Other activities that happened at the event are also mentioned.
Date: June 26, 1972
Creator: Gordon, Joe
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Fifi Awards Go to City and CC]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the City of Sweetwater and the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce receiving Fifi awards at the 30th WASP reunion. A brief history about the WASP is also given. Near the end is a photograph of the people who received the Fifi awards.
Date: June 26, 1972
Creator: Gordon, Joe
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Goldwater Speaks for WASPs]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article Senator Barry Goldwater's efforts to extend veteran's benefits to the WASP. An editorial supporting legislation granting veterans' benefits to the WASP is on the back of the clipping.
Date: October 23, 1977
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: The Forgotten Flyers of WWII]

Description: Clipping from the November/December 1989 issue of the Fireside Companion. It shares the story of the WASPs in celebraion of Veteran's Day.
Date: November 1989
Creator: King, Julie Adair
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Fifinella Finds Home in Heart of City]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the moving of the Fifinella statue from the Texas State Technical Institute to the Nolan County Courthouse, books published by WASP, and past experiences from WASP.
Date: August 13, 1985
Creator: Redden, Gail
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: 'Like a homesick angel']

Description: Newspaper clipping containing two articles about the fiftieth reunion of the WASP by Loretta Fulton: "Reno, Gov. Richards Salute Women Pilots" and "WASP's Return to Sweetwater."
Date: May 23, 1993
Creator: Fulton, Loretta
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: 'Like a homesick angel']

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the celebration of the 50th WASP Anniversary Reunion and some experiences from former WASPs. Part of another article about Governor Ann Richards attending the reunion is also included.
Date: May 23, 1993
Creator: Fulton, Loretta
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum