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[Exemption Certificate, July 16, 1947]

Description: Exemption certificate, dated July 16, 1947, allowing the Lutheran Concordia College exemption from sales tax for the International Business Machines.
Date: July 16, 1947
Partner: Concordia University Texas

[Agreement for Electric Service, September 1, 1942 #3]

Description: Formal contract outlining an agreement for the Texas Electric Service Company to provide power to Plosser-Prince Air School in Sweetwater, Texas from September 1, 1942 to September 2, 1943.
Date: September 1, 1942
Creator: Texas Electric Service Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Contract for the Creation of Plosser-Prince Air Academy]

Description: Contract of agreement between J. B. Plosser and Charles A. Prince for the creation of the Plosser-Prince Air Academy in Sweetwater, Texas.
Date: October 1, 1942
Creator: Plosser, J. B. & Prince, Charles A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Affidavit of Charles A. Prince]

Description: Affidavit of Charles A. Prince regarding his being the attorney to a Mr. Ernest A. Hall during 1939 and 1940 during the promotion of a motion picture entitled "Wake Up America to Indecency."
Date: June 25, 1943
Creator: Prince, Charles A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement of George Hight #2]

Description: Legal statement of George Hight regarding the circumstances of a plane crash and his assessment of Henry S. Awbrey. Flight Instructor Hight gave a check ride to Awbrey and recommended that Awbrey be placed in the primary instructor's refresher course for additional time in primary aircraft before being allowed to conduct a class of instruction; however, his recommendation was not followed. Awbrey was instead placed in a basic trainer and ordered to start instruction. On June 7, 1943, Awbrey and trainee Jane Champlin crashed and were killed approximately 30 miles northwest of Sweetwater, Texas. Hight's understanding was that Awbrey had a rating of zero to eighty horse power aircraft and had not been given a check ride by an Army instructor nor did he have an Army proficiency rating. Additionally, trainees were being sent on night cross country flights without maps and the required transition work for night flying.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Statement of G. S. Cook]

Description: Legal statement from G. S. Cook, in charge of the Ground School at Avenger Field, stating that he knows the roof of the ground school building has leaked every time it has rained and assisted Charles A. Prince in photographs during the fall of 1942 and spring of 1943 with dripping on classroom tables.
Date: June 23, 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Statement of Protest from Fred Hight]

Description: Statement of Flight Commander Fred Hight's concerns about flight training procedures at Avenger Field. His concerns were that trainees were flying at night without maps, a low wave radio ban removed precluding tuning in to radio range station, trainees who refused to solo at night were advanced to work on advanced trainers without the proper foundation, that instructors who had "washed out" from Kelly Field School for Instructors were allowed to instruct basic and advance type aircraft without having army check rides or army proficiency ratings in such aircraft, and the use of "buddy rides" where one trainee with 3-4 hours of instrument work were checking out other trainees having no time under the hood, relieving instructors from doing instrument checks.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement by Bernard Allen]

Description: Legal statement of Bernard Allen regarding his interaction with George Lynch and a Mr. Plummer regarding Lynch's employment with the F.B.I.
Date: 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, cause no. 371 [Part 2], 1947

Description: Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, filed January 7, 1947. Document is the decree of the court signed by presiding R. M. Johnston. The state sought to collect taxes from the Texas Power and Light Company allegedly owed for the years 1945 and 1946. This document describes the settlement reached in court by both parties. The document is signed by the attorneys for the plaintiffs (Edgar Hutchins of Hutchins and Weeden; W. D. Justice of Jusitice, Moore & Justice; and Gene Day) and attorneys for the defendant (Sam Holland, of Burford, Ryburn, Hincks & Ford; and Jos. Worsham of Worsham, Harrell, Burrow & Worsham)
Date: 1947
Creator: Dowdy, J. D.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, cause no. 371 [Part 3], 1947

Description: Document related to the case of the State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, filed March 12, 1947. The state sought to collect taxes from the Texas Power and Light Company allegedly owed for the years 1945 and 1946. The document, signed by presiding judge R. J. Johnston, orders to the court to pay costs and penalties collected by the court (as a result of the judge's decree) to the Assessor-Collector of Texas of Henderson County, Texas.
Date: 1947
Creator: Dowdy, J. D.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, cause no. 371 [Part 1], 1947

Description: Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, filed February 10, 1947. Document is the plaintiff's third amended original petition "to enforce the collection of certain state and county taxes and also taxes due certain districts and/or political subdivisions of Henderson County, Texas ... said taxes beind [sic] delinquent, due and unpaid to the State of Texas and Henderson County, Texas."
Date: 1947
Creator: Noeulier, K. & Dowdy, J. D.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

[Map of the Zoning Districts in the City of Abilene]

Description: Map of Abilene, Texas, showing zoning districts by residential, business, and industrial. A table presenting setback, height, lot area, and use regulations is included in the upper-left corner. Scale 1:600
Date: 1948
Creator: Abilene (Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Abilene Public Library

[Abilene City Ordinances: 1940-1950]

Description: Ledger containing ordinances/resolutions passed by the city of Abilene, Texas from January 1940 to May 1950.
Date: 1940/1950
Creator: Abilene (Tex.)
Partner: Abilene Public Library

[Legal Statement of George Hight #1]

Description: Legal statement of George Hight regarding the circumstances of a plane crash and his assessment of Henry S. Awbrey. Flight Instructor Hight gave a check ride to Awbrey and recommended that Awbrey be placed in the primary instructor's refresher course for additional time in primary aircraft before being allowed to conduct a class of instruction; however, his recommendation was not followed. Awbrey was instead placed in a basic trainer and ordered to start instruction. On June 7, 1943, Awbrey and trainee Jane Champlin crashed and were killed approximately 30 miles northwest of Sweetwater, Texas. Hight's understanding was that Awbrey had a rating of zero to eighty horse power aircraft and had not been given a check ride by an Army instructor nor did he have an Army proficiency rating. Additionally, trainees were being sent on night cross country flights without maps and the required transition work for night flying.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Agreement Amending Contract]

Description: A contract for amending an agreement regarding the organization of an aviation school and it's plan for insurance.
Date: 1942
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Agreement for Electric Service, April 27, 1942 #1]

Description: Formal contract outlining an agreement for the Texas Electric Service Company to provide power to Plosser-Prince Air School in Sweetwater, Texas from April 27, 1942 to April 27, 1943.
Date: April 27, 1942
Creator: Texas Electric Service Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Agreement for Electric Service, April 27, 1942 #2]

Description: Formal contract outlining an agreement for the Texas Electric Service Company to provide power to Plosser-Prince Air School in Sweetwater, Texas from April 27, 1942 to April 27, 1943.
Date: April 27, 1942
Creator: Texas Electric Service Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Agreement for Electric Service, April 27, 1942 #3]

Description: Formal contract outlining an agreement for the Texas Electric Service Company to provide power to Plosser-Prince Air School in Sweetwater, Texas from April 27, 1942 to April 27, 1943.
Date: April 27, 1942
Creator: Texas Electric Service Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Agreement for Electric Service, September 1, 1942 #1]

Description: Formal contract outlining an agreement for the Texas Electric Service Company to provide power to Plosser-Prince Air School in Sweetwater, Texas from September 1, 1942 to September 2, 1943.
Date: September 1, 1942
Creator: Texas Electric Service Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Agreement for Electric Service, September 1, 1942 #2]

Description: Formal contract outlining an agreement for the Texas Electric Service Company to provide power to Plosser-Prince Air School in Sweetwater, Texas from September 1, 1942 to September 2, 1943.
Date: September 1, 1942
Creator: Texas Electric Service Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Transcript of Grand Jury Decision, January 19, 1943]

Description: Statement of Grand Jurors impaneled in the District Court of the United States Northern District of Texas regarding their decision on indictments against eleven defendants accused of fraudulent representation to agents of the Defense Plant Corporation. In the decision, the jurors find that the defendants did commit "unlawful conspiracy" with an outline of sixteen instances and pieces of evidence of relation to the case.
Date: February 4, 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Map of the Zoning Districts in the City of Abilene]

Description: Map of Abilene, Texas, showing zoning districts by residential, business, and industrial. A table presenting setback, height, and lot area is included in the upper-left corner. Bar scale and legend are positioned on the right side of the map.
Date: 1945
Creator: Abilene (Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Abilene Public Library

[Document pertaining to the case of United States of America vs. Joe B. Plosser, Charles A. Prince, Victor J. Nelson, Robert Young, and Edwin Theodore Nelson, cause no. 1717, 1942]

Description: Document relating to the case of United States of America vs. Joe B. Plosser, Charles A. Prince, Victor J. Nelson, Robert Young, and Edwin Theodore Nelson, accused of fraud, filed January 19, 1943. Documents include a summary of the charges being filed.
Date: 1943
Creator: Parker, Geo W.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum