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[Clipping: House Hearings Set for 9/20-21]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the upcoming House hearings on legislation to grant veterans' benefits to the WASP. Hughes provides a list of the members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and states whether each member is opposed, committed, or uncommitted to supporting militarization of the WASP. The clipping also includes the continuation of an article from the front page and a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA. The reverse of the clipping contains the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, an editorial about Roland R. Mora, and an opinion column on the American Legion.
Date: August 11, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
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: Women Pilots Finally Recognized]

Description: Full page from the Stars and Stripes featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the upcoming graduation of ten female pilots from the USAF and the history of female pilots in the United States' military. The page also includes an ad for the VA featuring cartoon character Beetle Bailey and a column written by the chairman of the NAVPA. The reverse of the page contains the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about S&S-Grams.
Date: August 18, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASPs Warned Against Complacency]

Description: Full page from the Stars and Stripes featuring a column by Patricia Collins Hughes discussing the WASPs efforts to obtain veterans status and benefits. She thanks her readers for their support of her column. The page also includes two other opinion columns and an article about the VA using space satellites. The reverse of the page includes the newspaper's masthead, letters to the editor, and an editorial about the Civil Service Commission.
Date: August 25, 1977
Creator: Hughes, Patricia Collins
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping photocopy: Sites Honor Women Pioneers in Aviation]

Description: Photocopy of a newspaper article about several websites honoring WASP for their service in WWII, including a brief history of WASP, descriptions of the websites, and photographs of two of the digital items featured on the websites.
Date: August 10, 2000
Creator: Pollak, Michael
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Why Women Can Fly]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown, including a brief history of the WASP, Brown's personal history, and an overview of her current activities. The article includes a photograph of Brown with The Graduate statue. Part of a large advertisement for Lowe's hardware store is visible on the back of the clipping.
Date: August 2006
Creator: Clough, Bill
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: 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