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[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

[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

[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

[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

[Legal Statement of Ted Merchant]

Description: Statement of concern from Ted Merchant, an instructor with concerns of unqualified pilots endeavoring to instruct women trainees.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement of Ted Merchant #2]

Description: Statement of concern from Ted Merchant, an instructor with concerns of unqualified pilots endeavoring to instruct women trainees.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement of William A. Stone]

Description: Statement of concern from William A. Stone, an instructor with concerns that trainees are given night cross country flights without experience in night landings and without maps.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement of William A. Stone #2]

Description: Statement of concern from William A. Stone, an instructor with concerns that trainees are given night cross country flights without experience in night landings and without maps.
Date: June 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

[Air Traffic Rules]

Description: Document entitled "Flying, Air Traffic Rules" with five sections: I. General Flight Rules, II. Contact Flight Rules, III. Instrument Flight Rules, IV. Definitions, and V. Nonapplication of Air Traffic Rules. Document was issued from the War Department Army Air Forces Headquarters.
Date: May 25, 1943
Creator: Stratemeyer, George E.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[War Department Message Forms]

Description: Seven blank War Department message forms.
Date: March 12, 1943
Creator: United States Department of War
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[War Department School Contract]

Description: A contract drawn up between the United States Department of War and the Plosser-Prince Air Academy for flying training.
Date: February 26, 1943
Creator: United States Department of War
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Notice of Classification

Description: Notice of classification postcard sent out by the Local Board in Wharton, Texas, to Ejner Larsen Wind in Danevang. The front side lists the registrant name and Ejner's classification, as well as a stamp of approval and a signature by John Norris. It ends with fine print concerning the right to appeal. On the back, there is postage information.
Date: February 20, 1943
Creator: U.S. Government Printing Office
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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

[Birth Certificate for Vera Mae Cummings]

Description: Birth certificate for Vera Mae Cummings, born in Palestine, Texas, May 15, 1922 to Gent Cummings and Nellie Bell Price. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form. There is also a certificate stapled to the top of the back page certifying that the birth certificate is legitimate.
Date: January 30, 1943
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Collection of Documents Addressed to Air Men and Civilian Pilots]

Description: Collection of documents from the Civil Aeronautics Administration. The first page is Form ACA 113 (IM-11/42), a note from the Publications and Statistics Division of the CAA, serving as introduction to the following documents.The next is a notice to air men and all owners of registered aircraft, urging them to only "use their planes...for purposes that contribute directly to the war effort." The next is a document titled "WPB-CAA Liberalizes Utilization of Civilian Aircraft," discussing the use of civilian aircraft for the war effort. The next is an important notice from the Director General for Operations, discussing General Limitation Order L-262 from the War Production Board. The next is a letter from Administrator C. I. Stanton to Washington and field employees, discussing the approval of flight instruction or flight tests. The last group of documents includes several pages of designated landing areas. It also includes the envelope it came in.
Date: January 26, 1943
Creator: Civil Aeronautics Administration
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[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

[Documents pertaining to the case of United States of America vs. Joe B. Plosser, Charles A Prince, Victor J. Nelson, A. L. Leaverenz, Charles R. Carpenter, Nicholas K. Marshall, A. E. Hrbacek, and Elton Taylor, cause no. 1718, 1943]

Description: Documents that relate to the case of United States of America vs. Joe B. Plosser, Charles A Prince, Victor J. Nelson, A. L. Leaverenz, Charles R. Carpenter, Nicholas K. Marshall, A. E. Hrbacek, and Elton Taylor, accused of fraud, filed April 28, 1943. Documents include the verdicts as delivered by the foreman, Aubry D. Anderson, and a certificate of authenticity from the office of the Clerk of the District Court, George W. Parker.
Date: 1943
Creator: Parker, George W.
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