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[Letter from Gillespie V. Montgomery to Eleanor Brown, August 30, 1977]

Description: Letter from Gillespie V. Montgomery to Eleanor Brown discussing pending legislation to award veterans' status to the WASPs. He mentions that hearings on the legislation will be held in September and that he will keep her views on the matter in mind.
Date: August 30, 1977
Creator: Montgomery, Gillespie V.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Representative John Young to Eleanor Brown, May 13, 1977]

Description: Letter from Representative John Young to Eleanor Brown discussing support for legislation to give veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that the Veterans' Affairs Committee has advised him that hearings on the legislation will be scheduled soon.
Date: May 13, 1977
Creator: Young, John
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[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

[Letter from Ray Roberts to Eleanor Brown, September 1, 1977]

Description: Letter from Ray Roberts to Eleanor Brown discussing pending legislation to award veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that hearings on the matter have been scheduled to take place later that month and that they will include testimony from other individuals seeking veterans' status for their service during WWII.
Date: September 1, 1977
Creator: Roberts, Ray
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Eleanor McLernon to Editor of Victoria Advocate, May 12, 1977]

Description: Letter from Eleanor McLernon Brown to the editor of Victoria Advocate telling her who the WASP are, the issues that have risen with Congress regarding giving them veteran status, and asking them if she can inform her readers about this, and get them to send letters to Congress.
Date: May 12, 1977
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Representative Ray Roberts to Eleanor M. Brown, May 19, 1977]

Description: Letter from Representative Ray Roberts to Eleanor Brown discussing support for legislation to provide veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions the process he is following to determine when to schedule hearings on the legislation. He notes that the hearings will include other individuals and groups requesting veterans' benefits for their service during World War II.
Date: May 19, 1977
Creator: Roberts, Ray
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Senator Alan Cranston to Eleanor Brown, May 27, 1977]

Description: Letter from Senator Alan Cranston to Eleanor Brown discussing legislation to grant veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that bill S. 247 has been introduced in the Senate and that the Veterans' Affairs Committee will hold hearings on the bill in the late spring.
Date: May 27, 1977
Creator: Cranston, Alan
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Senator Herman E. Talmadge to Eleanor Brown, June 6, 1977]

Description: Letter from Senator Herman E. Talmadge to Eleanor Brown discussing legislative bill S. 247, which would award military status and veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions that the Veterans' Affairs Committee has held hearings on the bill and that he will keep her comments in mind when the Committee takes further action on the legislation.
Date: June 6, 1977
Creator: Talmadge, Herman E.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from J. C. Peckarsky to Eleanor Brown, October 21, 1977]

Description: Letter from J. C. Peckarsky to Eleanor Brown in reply to Brown's letter to the President concerning veterans' benefits for members of the WASPs. He states that the Department of Defense alone has the authority to determine active duty status. He notes that if the WASPs' are ever awarded veterans' status, the Veterans Administration "will immediately carry out the provisions of the law."
Date: October 21, 1977
Creator: Peckarsky, J. C.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Eleanor Brown to Ralph P. Davidson, September 15, 1977]

Description: Letter from Eleanor Brown to Ralph P. Davidson, publisher of Time magazine, asking him to consider including an article on the WASPs and their efforts to obtain veterans' status. She mentions that she has attempted to contact over fifty members of Congress with little success and that she hopes that an article in Time will help increase awareness of the WASPs' cause.
Date: September 15, 1977
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from the WASP Congressional Hearings Committee, July 1977]

Description: Correspondence from the WASP Congressional Hearings Committee discussing pending Congressional legislation regarding the militarization of the WASP and actions members can take to move the legislation forward.
Date: July 1977
Creator: WASP Congressional Hearings Committee
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Eleanor Brown to President Jimmy Carter, September 29, 1977]

Description: Letter from Eleanor Brown to President Jimmy Carter concerning pending legislation to award veterans' status to the WASPs. She asks why the legislation has been held up in committee and expresses dismay that the WASPs have not been given veterans' status.
Date: September 29, 1977
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Eleanor Brown to John Roberts, May 5, 1977]

Description: Letter from Eleanor Brown to John Roberts of the Victoria Advocate discussing pending legislation to award veterans' status to the WASPs. She mentions that she has enclosed copies of the bills and thanks him for his support in publicizing the WASPs' efforts to obtain veterans' status.
Date: May 5, 1977
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Correspondence Concerning Militarization of the WASPs]

Description: Correspondence between Eleanor Brown, Olin Teague, and Ray Roberts concerning the Women Airforce Service Pilots' (WASP) efforts to obtain veterans' status and benefits through federal legislation.
Date: June 8, 1977
Creator: Roberts, Ray
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Ray Roberts to G. V. Montgomery, August 18, 1977]

Description: Letter from Ray Roberts to G. V. Montgomery discussing the establishment of a select subcommittee to review pending legislation to award veterans' benefits to the WASPs and other groups.
Date: August 18, 1977
Creator: Roberts, Ray
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Olin E. Teague to Eleanor Brown, September 1, 1977]

Description: Letter from Olin E. Teague to Eleanor Brown discussing pending legislation to award veterans' status to the WASPs. He states that hearings on the matter will take place later that month.
Date: September 1, 1977
Creator: Teague, Olin E., 1910-1981
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Representative Olin E. Teague to Eleanor M. Brown, June 8, 1977]

Description: Letter from Representative Olin E. Teague to Eleanor M. Brown acknowledging her support of pending bills to award veterans' benefits to the WASPs. He mentions the process that the Committee on Veterans' Affairs will follow in scheduling hearings on the legislation.
Date: June 8, 1977
Creator: Teague, Olin E., 1910-1981
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Ed Miller, February 11, 1977]

Description: Letter from Ed Miller saying that he supports Senate Bill #247, which would award veterans' benefits to those who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP).
Date: February 11, 1977
Creator: Miller, Ed Mack
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Bernice Haydu to Communications Captains, June 1, 1977]

Description: Letter from Bernice "Bee" Haydu to Communications Captains discussing a the events of a meeting with the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee about the veteran status of former WASP members. She also discusses further steps to achieve veteran status for the women who served in WASP.
Date: 1977-05-26/1977-06-01
Creator: Haydu, Bernice Falk
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Rigdon Edwards to Patricia Hughes, June 27, 1977]

Description: Letter from Rigdon Edwards to Patricia Hughes thanking her for her article in The Stars & Stripes concerning the WASPs. The letter is typed on Rig Edwards Enterprises stationery.
Date: July 27, 1977
Creator: Edwards, Rigdon, Jr.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Rigdon Edwards to John Tower, June 27, 1977]

Description: Letter from Rigdon Edwards to John Tower, expressing his appreciation for Senator Bentsen's efforts to gain recognition for WASP. The letter is printed on Rig Edwards Enterprises stationary.
Date: July 27, 1977
Creator: Edwards, Rigdon, Jr.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Rigdon Edwards to Lloyd Bentsen, June 27, 1977]

Description: Letter from Rigdon Edwards to Senator Lloyd Bentsen, expressing his appreciation for Senator Bentsen's efforts to gain recognition for WASP. The letter is printed on Rig Edwards Enterprises stationary.
Date: June 27, 1977
Creator: Edwards, Rigdon, Jr.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum