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[Clipping: "WASP Trainer Plane Restored to 1940s Glory"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about how Elizabeth Strohfus joined the WASP and the restoration of a 1942 Boeing Stearman PT-17 and another article about how a woman joined the WASP. Other articles about weather and current events are also included.
Date: May 29, 2011
Creator: Kendall-Ball, Greg
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASP Memorial Fly-In]

Description: Newspaper clipping giving information about the Patriot's Parade. A list of former WASP with portraits and short biographies is also included.
Date: May 28, 2005
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASP Memorial Fly-In]

Description: Newspaper clipping giving information about the Patriot's Parade. A list of former WASP with portraits and short biographies is also included.
Date: May 28, 2005
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "WASP Visitor Center Planned Here"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a picture of the construction of the WASP Visitor Center on one side and information about upcoming events on the other side.
Date: August 18, 2000
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASPs Leader To Attend Fete]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Mrs. Cliff "Leoti" Deaton Deputy commander of the WASPs' and official representative at the group's bicentennial celebration in Sweetwater, Texas. Local real estate listings are visible on the back of the clipping.
Date: 1993
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Women, Wings and War]

Description: Photocopy of an article discussing Margaret Harper's experience serving in the WASP, duties she was given, the discontinuation of the WASP, and sexual discrimination against female veterans. Another article about the history and preservation of WASP history in Texas Woman's University is also included.
Date: July 18, 1989
Creator: Porter, Bob
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Waiting patiently]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a picture of four veteran WASP waiting for the unveiling of the new airport sign.
Date: May 24, 1989
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Zoot Suits, Parachutes, and Wings of Silver, Too"]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the 1986 WASP reunion, Avenger Field, woman aviation history, the WFTD, WAFS, the combat they participated in, what training consisted of, what they did after the war, minor and serious crashes, and the deactivation of the WASP.
Date: September 1987
Creator: Henderson, Sheila
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: WASP Say...Thank You Sweetwater]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an announcement from the WASP thanking the city of Sweetwater for their hospitality and making their 46th reunion enjoyable. Articles about sports are also included.
Date: October 1, 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Tax debate shifts to senate]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about a tax bill that Senate had passed and its effects on the economy. Also included are photographs of children and WASP who attended the annual Sweetwater Air Fair.
Date: September 29, 1986
Creator: Holmes, Michael
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Cover girl]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a captioned photograph of Shirley Slade Teer signing an oversized copy of the Life Magazine cover about the WASP. The clipping also includes the obituaries of Mamie Moulton, Louie Geldart, Alfred F. Henricks, and Lula Mae Lincoln.
Date: September 28, 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Sweetwater is all abuzz with WASPs]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article about an air-show in Sweetwater, Texas. The article also includes information on the history of the WASP program, quotes from several WASP, and a photograph of a navy parachuter at the air-show.
Date: September 28, 1986
Creator: Lazorko, Catherine
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Pilot instructor had one fear: 'Fire in the air']

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about a time when Margaret Tamplin's plane caught fire in the middle of her flight and brief mention of the upcoming reunion.
Date: September 26, 1986
Creator: Redden, Gail
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Deaton introduced WASPs to Sweetwater]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about Leoti Deaton, her involvement with Red Cross, the WASP, and the Order of Fifinella.
Date: September 25, 1986
Creator: Tanner, Doris Brinker
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Early-bird Registration"]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a photograph with text under that reads: " Its been 15 years since Doris Tanner visited Sweetwater for the 1972 reunion for the Woman Airforce Service Pilots(WASPs). During this week-end's reunion, Tanner will take over as the president-elect of the WASP organization. She has written a biographical account of Leni Deaton's life and year's as administrative assistant to Col. Jacqueline Cochran, WASP commander. The account is partially reprinted in today's Sweetwater Reporteā€¦ more
Date: September 25, 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Leapfrogs Parachute Over Avenger Field"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about the US Navy's Leapfrogs coming to parachute over Avenger Field and another about Doris Tanner's biography of Jacqueline Cochran.
Date: September 25, 1986
Creator: Redden, Gail
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Welcome Back to Sweetwater WASP"]

Description: Newspaper from the Sweetwater Reporter with the front page bearing a Fifinella illustration and welcoming the WASP for their 46th reunion. Articles about the WASP, their impact on an Air Force colonel, their mascot, and more are included.
Date: September 25, 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Training was tough, but 1,102 WASPs made it]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about the women who trained at Avenger Field and upcoming events the WASP will be having in Sweetwater. Another article giving more information about the WASP events is also included.
Date: September 23, 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "WASPS Wasn't 'Wash Out' For Pilot Florey"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about what training at Avenger Field was like for both trainees and instructors and how selective the Army Air Forces were about admitting the women into WASP training.
Date: September 19, 1986
Creator: Redden, Gail
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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