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[Clipping: 318th Graduates Largest Class]

Description: Newspaper clipping describing the activities of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, class of 43-W-4, the type of meals they were served at Avenger Field and the details of their graduation ceremony.
Date: September 12, 1943
Creator: Welz, B. J. & Gardner, Elizabeth L.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: A Wise Woman said... "We served because our country needed us. It wasn't just me..everyone in America was inspired."]

Description: Magazine clipping providing a history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.), their formation, experiences during World War II and their fight for militarization after they were demobilized in December 1944. The clipping also provides a brief history about the life of Deanie Bishop Parrish and her experiences as a member of the WASPs.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: At New Station]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a photograph of a young woman wearing a WASP uniform, with a brief description announcing her graduation from the WASP air school at Avenger Field. There are other articles on the back of the clipping, including more news about the military.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Avenger Field Trainees Welcomed By Hostess Group]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Mrs. J. W. Pepper welcoming WASP trainees to Sweetwater, Texas. Parts of advertisements about war bonds and tire rationing are visible on the back of the clipping.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Avenger Officer Promoted To Captain Today]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Captain Douglas F. McDowell's recent promotion and move to Sweetwater, Texas. Part of an advertisement for Hanes is visible on the back of the clipping.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Bicentennial Planned"]

Description: Newspaper clipping about plans in the City of Sweetwater, including building renovations and events with the high school band. An article about the Cold War is included on the other side.
Date: May 1, 1975
Creator: Boyd, Alice
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Burleson Slaps at McGovern]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the dedication ceremonies of two WASP memorials.
Date: June 25, 1972
Creator: Simmons, Wally
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Careers fly high for B&PW guests]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about former aviator Eleanor "Mickey" McLernon Brown meeting Lt. Liz Steinecker, at a meeting of the Business and Professional Women's Luncheon Club. The article includes a photograph of Brown and Steinecker standing together. There are wedding announcements and local event news on the back of the clipping.
Date: October 23, 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Catherine Parker]

Description: Newspaper clipping stating that Miss Catherine Parker has received her WASP wings at Avenger Field and will be stationed at Marana Army Air Field in Marana, Arizona.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Charlyne Creger]

Description: Newspaper clipping describing the details of the graduation ceremony for the final class of Women Airforce Service Pilots at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas.
Date: 1945
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Charlyne Creger at Avenger Field]

Description: Newspaper clipping explaining how Charlyne Creger became eligible to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) and stating that she is currently in training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Class 3 Achieves First Goal]

Description: Newspaper clipping describing the quality of the parachutes used at Avenger Field and the Link training process for the WASPs. The clipping also provides details about the graduation ceremony for the Women AIrforce Service Pilots, class of 43-W-3.
Date: July 26, 1943
Creator: Clements, Betty; Seip, Margaret & Baumgartner, Ann
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Cochran's Convent]

Description: Photocopy of a magazine article providing the full story of the WASPs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Newcomb, Harold
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Cochran's Convent]

Description: Magazine clipping of "Cochran's Convent" by SMSgt Harold Newcomb. An old article about who the WASP were and how they started and ended is included.
Date: May 1977
Creator: Newcomb, Harold
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: 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 Reporter...and complete in the 1986 WASP reunion program. Tanner was one of the first ex-WASPs to register for the reunion yesterday." Another article about an air show that will be held for the WASP is also included.
Date: September 25, 1986
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