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[Clipping: Women pilots flew for their country]

Description: Page 2: Newspaper clipping of an article about a reunion of the WASPin Tucson, Arizona, and delving into WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown's experience as a female pilot. 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 clipping, including two about car crashes.
Date: October 13, 2002
Creator: Bishop, Jim
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Correspondence from Lucile Wise to Eleanor Brown]

Description: Correspondence from Lucile Wise to Eleanor Brown, consisting of a brief letter from Wise to Brown and two enclosures. The first enclosure is a letter from Michael D. Achey with information on how groups and individuals can support the National Advisory Committee (NAC) meeting in May 2005. The second enclosure is a letter from Mary McCleary Posner about the 17th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Salute to Veterans Celebration to be held from May 27-30, 2005.
Date: [2004-12-09.. 2005-01-12]
Creator: Wise, Lucile
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: 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

[Speech: Veteran Benefits for Individuals who Served in Civilian Capacity in the Armed Forces]

Description: Copy of two pages from the Congressional Record containing a speech by Texas Representative Olin Teague regarding pending bills that would grant civilian veterans benefits as well as the history of Avenger Field. The pages include other text, including partial text before the speech discussing a memorial dance for Jess Nevarez, his service in the military, his involvement with his community and church and supplemental statements to Teague's speech after his statements.
Date: April 6, 1977
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Program: WASP 60th Anniversary Reunion]

Description: Program for the Women Airforce Service Pilots 60th Anniversary celebration that includes a memorial tribute to Director Jackie Cochran. The pamphlet also lists pilot and NASA engineer, Marta Bohn-Meyer, as a guest speaker.
Date: 2002
Creator: Women Airforce Service Pilot (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum