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[Newspaper Clipping: Remember When?]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Abilene Reporter-News. The clipped article describes a historic photograph and asks readers to submit old pictures to the newspaper as part of a “Keepsake Edition” to be printed. Includes a photograph of the road crew in 1928 beginning construction of North 13th Street from Pine to the new Abilene Christian College campus "on the hill."
Date: May 30, 1971
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Clipping: Winged Woman of Forgotten Past]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown, WASP. Includes two photographs of Mrs. Brown in her uniform and current photo.. On the back of the clipping are wedding and engagement announcements, as well as advertisements for catering companies.
Date: October 31, 1976
Creator: Broughton, Jamie
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women Pilots Acknowledged]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Eleanor "Mickey" Brown and other WASP being honored for their service in WWII
Date: May 28, 1979
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

[Southern Railway Train #610]

Description: Clipping of a photograph of Southern Railway train #610. There are four men to the right of the image. The photo is captioned "Southern Railway No. 610, the Lima-born 2-10-4 that powered the Freedom Train in Texas, heads north at Oneida, Kentucky, on July 13, its inaugural weekend for its new operators. The ex-Texas &Pacific veteran is now a permanent part of the Southern steam stable. (Robert T. Clark)." Written below the image is "- Passenger Train Journal."
Date: September 1977
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Southern Railway Train #610]

Description: Clipping of a photograph of Southern Railway's train #610. In the background there are a building and a truck. The SR logo is visible on the front of the train. Written underneath the clipping are "[sic] Potomac Yard Alexandria Va Wednesday August 2nd 1978" and "Photo by Victor Hand - Oct 1978 'Trains' pg 24."
Date: October 1978
Creator: Hand, Victor
Partner: The Grace 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: Victorian Outraged by AF Woman Pilot 'First']

Description: Newspaper clipping of a letter to the editor by Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown, expressing outrage over the Air Force's announcement of the training completion of their "first" woman pilot. Mrs. Brown details how the members of WASP flew during WWII, were largely ignored by historical accounts of the U.S. Air Force, and were denied Veteran status. On the back of the clipping is an advertisement for a television.
Date: August 14, 1977
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: The Big Floods]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about one of the worst floods in Abilene history, including a drawing of Abilene showing the flood area. There is also a small additional article about the runoff effects of the flood.
Date: May 26, 1974
Creator: Duff, Katharyn
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Clipping: WASP Ceremonies Highlight of Reunion]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article discussing the the 30th Anniversary Memorial Reunion of the WASP in Sweetwater, Texas. The back of the clippings include local advertisements and articles.
Date: 1972-06-25?
Creator: Gordon, Patsy
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: 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: Veterans at Last]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a brief article about House Resolution 8701, which awarded full veterans' status to the WASP. A picture of Victoria resident and WASP Eleanor Brown accompanies the article. The back of the clipping includes an article and a photograph.
Date: February 3, 1978
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: 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: Harry Hansen, the Literary Critic for World-Telegram, Dies at 93]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an obituary of Harry Hansen, former literary critic for the New York World-Telegram. The back of the clipping includes the headline and photograph for an article about police in the Highbridge Precinct.
Date: January 3, 1977
Creator: Sheppard, Nathaniel, Jr.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Fifi Awards Go To City and CC]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article discussing the awards banquet at the WASP reunion in Sweetwater, Texas. A picture of the Fifi Award winners accompanies the article. The reverse sides of the clippings include portions of articles and advertisements.
Date: June 26, 1972
Creator: Gordon, Joe
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Front Page of the Sweetwater Reporter]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the front page of the Sweetwater Reporter featuring three articles about the WASP and their reunion in Sweetwater: "Memorial Reunion for WASPs Is Now Underway;" "Miss Cochran Was Known For Her Flying Ability;" and "What did WASPs Find Here Today." The back of the clipping includes sports articles, a rendering of the parade route for the WASP reunion, and an ad for a car dealership.
Date: June 23, 1972
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: The forgotten women of World War II]

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "The forgotten women of World War II" from the Daily News discusses the recent reunion of surviving Women Airforce Service Pilots. Pictured is WASP Lenora Horton on the wing of her plane at Avenger Field in 1943
Date: September 7, 1976
Creator: Bernstein, Paula
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum