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[Letter from Representative Gillespie Montgomery to Eleanor Brown, May 10, 1977]

Description: Letter from Representative Gillespie Montgomery to Eleanor Brown discussing her support of recent bills to award veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions the process that the Chairman of the Veterans Affairs' Committee will follow to determine when the legislation will be added to the hearing schedule.
Date: May 10, 1977
Creator: Montgomery, Gillespie V.
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: 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

[Finance Chair Report and Related Documents]

Description: Documents related to the Finance Chair Report presented at the WASP board meeting in Corpus Christi in April 2001. They include a balance sheet, a profit and loss statement, a budget listing revenue and expenses, the Finance Chair Report, the Treasurer's Report, and a proposal about finding candidates to serve as treasurer.
Date: April 10, 2001
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Rooney Atkeison at the WASP Reunion]

Description: Full page from the "Southwest Scene" containing the end of an article about Rooney Atkeison, her experience as a WASP, and her attendance at the recent WASP reunion in Sweetwater, Texas. A 1944 photograph of Atkeison standing in front of the plane accompanies the article. An ad for Kretschmer's Wheat Germ occupies the rest of the page. The reverse of the page includes an ad for Travis Pools, two single-panel cartoons, and a brief article about using fabric panels to decorate the home.
Date: September 10, 1972
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Golden moment here at last for war pilots]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about WASP members being honored with the Congressional Gold Medal for their service in WWII. The article focuses primarily on a member named Susie Bain, including two photographs. On the back of the first clipping are advertisements, and on the back of the second clipping are articles about Texas politics and the death penalty.
Date: March 10, 2010
Creator: Rosales, Christina
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Email from Caro Bosca to Eleanor Brown, March 10, 2007]

Description: Email from Caro Bosca to Eleanor Brown responding to Brown's statement that she feels "totally out of touch with what is going on" in the WASP. Bosca replies that Brown is included on all correspondence Bosca sends to the board and includes a copy of a recent message about the air show in Columbus, Ohio.
Date: March 10, 2007
Creator: Bosca, Caro Bayley
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping photocopy: She Has Her Wings]

Description: Photocopy of a newspaper clipping about an article about a nun named Sister Teresa, a WASP member, as well as other members. The article includes both color and black and white photographs, as well as details about the women's personal experiences flying for WASP.
Date: October 10, 1999
Creator: O'Brien, Stephen J.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping photocopy: She Has Her Wings]

Description: Photocopy of a newspaper clipping about an article about a nun named Sister Teresa, a WASP member, as well as other members. The article includes both color and black and white photographs, as well as details about the women's personal experiences flying for WASP.
Date: October 10, 1999
Creator: O'Brien, Stephen J.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum