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[Petition to Militarize the WASP]

Description: Petition circulated by the WASP Congressional Hearings Committee in support of legislation militarizing the WASP so that they can receive veterans benefits for their service during WWII. The petition contains forty signatures from individuals in and around Victoria, TX, the hometown of WASP Eleanor Brown.
Date: 1977?
Creator: WASP Congressional Hearings Committee
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Profile - The Lady Was A Trained WWII Pilot]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP member Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown completing her college degree at the University of Houston-Victoria. The article includes details of her experience with WASP, as well as a photograph of Mrs. Brown. On the back of the clipping, there is a large advertisement for jewelry.
Date: March 9, 1981
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP at Aloe Field]

Description: Photo printed on plain paper of Minkie Heckman and Nellie Henderson posed together in what appear to be WASP cadet uniforms. A description printed beneath the photo reads, "Minkie Heckman and Natalie Henderson at Aloe, Field, Victoria, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Hurricane Evacuation]

Description: Paper copy of a photograph of several WASP and male pilots carrying parachutes and luggage as they prepare to evacuate for a hurricane with two planes seen in the background. A typed text string on the bottom of the photo reads, "2539 A.A.F. Base Unit Foster Field, Tex. (G574 H) 515A". A typed tag taped to the bottom of the photo reads, "Hurricane Evacuation, Foster Field, Victoria, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clippings: Victoria woman among those honored and Female WWII pilots]

Description: Newspaper clippings of two articles about Victoria resident Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown and other WASP receiving awards for the service in WWII. A photograph of Brown is included with the article. On the back of the clippings, there are local announcements and a Dillard's advertisement.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Velasquez, J. J. & Hefling, Kimberly
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Female WWII pilots awarded medals and Victoria woman honored]

Description: Newspaper clippings of two articles about female pilots being honored for their service in World War II, including receiving the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington D.C. Portions of advertisements and other articles are visible on the backs of the clippings, including a school advertisement, a Dillard's advertisement, and an article about drug addiction.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Hefling, Kimberly & Velasquez, J. J.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: W.A.S.P. sisters in the sky]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP experiences serving in WWII. On the back of the clipping, there are advertisements for a television and gift certificates, as well as an article about lambada dancing.
Date: March 17, 1990
Creator: McDaniel, Niki Frances
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Why Women Can Fly]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown, which also details some of the history of the WASP. The article includes quotes from Brown about the joys of flying and a photograph of Brown standing next to the Graduate statue. There are advertisements for Lowe's hardware store on the back of the clipping.
Date: August 17, 2006
Creator: Clough, Bill
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Victoria woman among those honored for duties in WASP]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Victoria resident Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown and other WASP receiving awards for the service in WWII. A photograph of Brown is included with the article, and on the back of the clipping, there are local announcements and a Dillard's advertisement.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Velasquez, J. J.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Why Women Can Fly]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown, which also details some of the history of the WASP. The article includes quotes from Brown about the joys of flying and a photograph of Brown standing next to The Graduate statue. There are advertisements on the back of the clipping.
Date: August 17, 2006
Creator: Clough, Bill
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum