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[Handwritten Note and Blank Contract]

Description: Handwritten note and blank contract sent from Mr. Knowles to Mr. Harvey used for contracting with a "contractor" for construction according to plans and specifications as designated by the "owner."
Date: unknown
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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Legal Agreement Regarding the Plosser-Prince Air Academy]

Description: Legal agreement regarding the creation of the Plosser-Prince Air Academy between B. B. Odell, Charles A. Prince, Joe B. Plosser, and Aeronautical Training Center, Inc.
Date: October 22, 1942
Creator: Odell, B. B.; Prince, Charles A. & Plosser, Joe B.
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

[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