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Student Pilot Handbook

Description: Handbook for student pilots, detailing procedures, maneuvers, and judgement criteria for learning how to fly planes. The book includes numerous illustrations, some humorous and others instructional, to aid the student. There are several handwritten notes on the front page from grateful students of the WASP class 44-W-3.
Date: March 1943
Creator: Hunt, Jack & Fahringer, Ray
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Militarization Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook filled with papers, clippings, newsletters, and pamphlets discussing the Women Airforce Service Pilots program and the fight for WASP militarization after World War II.
Date: November 3, 1986
Creator: Florey, Ruth Underwood & Deaton, Leoti
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Recognition Clippings Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook filled mostly with newspaper clipping about Women Airforce Service Pilots gaining recognition for their war efforts and about WASP reunion activities.
Date: 1976-04-26/1986-09-29
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Ruth Underwood Florey Personal WASP Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook collection clippings, photos, and papers documenting life for Ruth Underwood during and after the Women Airforce Service Pilots, including items such as enlistment forms and a WASP uniform handbook.
Date: November 4, 1986
Creator: Florey, Ruth Underwood
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Student's Manual: Primary Flying

Description: Army Air Force flight training manual that addresses general flight safety and protocol for cadets. The name of Rigdon Edwards can be seen written in pencil at the top of the front cover.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Army Air Forces. Training Command.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Sweetwater Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook filled with newspaper clippings, letters, and some photos, primarily relating to the Women Airforce Service Pilots reunion and memorial dedication ceremony held in Sweetwater in 1972, as well as another WASP reunion held in 1986.
Date: November 6, 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Flight Log Notebook]

Description: Small, lined notebook used as an informal flight log, with dates and times jotted down as well as notes on Newton's Laws, altimeter settings, and other flight material.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Avenger Field Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook with various items such as photos, letters, news clippings, and ephemera relating to Women Airforce Service Pilots training at Avenger Field in World War II. Documents are also included relating to the planning of a WASP monument built years after the war.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Clippings Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook filled with various newspaper and magazine clippings about Women Airforce Service Pilots, their contributions to the war effort, and female pioneers of aviation.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Memo Book Filler, Partially Used]

Description: Lined memo book paper with partial notes and scribbles jotted down on various pages. One of the notes on the front cover reads, "Summers, R. L. Avenger Flying Field, Sweetwater, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Newspaper Clippings Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook of various WASP newspaper clippings and pamphlets belonging to former Women Airforce Service Pilot instructor, Rigdon Edwards Jr.
Date: August 2000
Creator: Spears, Sandra Edwards
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Clippings and Eulogy Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook filled with newspaper and songbook clippings about Women Airforce Service Pilots during and after World War II, as well as several pamphlets and clippings eulogizing WASP members and leaders that passed away.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Betty J. Overman Brown: Women Airforce Service Pilots World War II, 44-W-7

Description: Booklet filled with correspondence, documents, and photos from Betty J. Overman Brown's entry into and time spent training in the Women's Airforce Service Pilots program. A handwritten note can be seen left of the last photo in book, labeling Brown at the Tattoo Ceremony at Randolph Field in 1992.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Photo Album from the Collection of Rig Edwards]

Description: Scrapbook with various photographs of Avenger Field and Women Airforce Service Pilots students and events that belonged to former WASP flight instructor, Rigdon Edwards Jr. Many of the photos are from later memorials and reunions of the WASP organization.
Date: August 2000
Creator: Spears, Sandra Edwards
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Avenger Field]

Description: Nomination materials submitted to the National Register of Historic Places regarding Avenger Field near Sweetwater, Texas. The materials include a history of the field, maps, photographs, and other supporting documents, as well as documents about the nomination process and drafted text.
Date: April 15, 1996
Creator: Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce
Location Info:
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Pilots' Information File

Description: Flying instruction and safety manual for pilots with information on subjects such as first aid, weather conditions, flight checks, and navigation methods. A page in the front of the manual lists dates of revision materials added later.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Flight Instructor's Manual

Description: Manual for flight instructors prescribing a specific course of learning for aviation students in both classroom and practical settings in an effort to standardize flight instruction. The signature of Rigdon Edwards, Jr. can be seen inside the cover and a combination of drawings and notes in pencil can be seen in the back of the book.
Date: September 1941
Creator: United States. Civil Aeronautics Administration.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Instrument Flying: Basic and Advanced

Description: Special edition of a technical manual containing training documentation on three subjects related to instrument flying. A blotch of dark ink is smeared on the front covered.
Date: January 15, 1944
Creator: United States. Army Air Forces.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Japanese Handbook]

Description: Small handbook in Japanese, suggested by a translator to be a collection of the Imperial Rescript on Education and the Imperial Rescript to Soldiers and Sailors. It may also be a Rescript supplement. The book reads from right to left and has handwriting on the back page.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Clipping Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook filled with various newspaper clippings, photos, and flyers pertaining to the Women Airforce Service Pilots.
Date: 2000~
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Journal: Citizen Ambassador Program, World War II Women Airforce Service Pilots Delegation to the Soviet Union, May 3-16, 1990

Description: Journal documenting the trip several Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II took to Moscow, Russia in 1990 to meet with a group of Russian Night Witches who also served in the war. The book includes a biography section of each WASP that made the trip, letters from the WASP to Presidents Bush and Gorbachev, and a letter from the Soviets. Two loose leaflets included with the book are a bibliography of books about the WASP and a flyer from Texas A&M Press about a new book on WASP training at Avenger Field to be released.
Date: 1990-05-03/1990-05-24
Creator: Lazarsky, Barbara Ward
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[1972 WASP Reunion Souvenir Album]

Description: Souvenir album commemorating the 30th reunion of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) held from June 23 to June 25, 1972 in Sweetwater, Texas.
Date: 1972
Creator: Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Women Airforce Service Pilots, WWII: 1980 Roster

Description: Directory containing the contact information for graduates, trainees, instructors, and staff of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) program. Also included are lists of current officers, past presidents, reunions, training classes, staff, and flight instructors.
Date: 1980
Creator: Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum