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[Clipping: "A Flyby of Memories"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about WASP monuments being set, crashes that some WASP experienced in training, and Ann Atkeison's injury.
Date: September 10, 1972
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: Birthday Bonanza: S.A.'s Historic Legacy]

Description: Newspaper clipping featuring a map and descriptions of San Antonio's notable landmarks. The bottom of the page includes an illustration of Mission San Jose. The back of the clipping includes photographs, articles, and an ad from Frost Bros. department store.
Date: June 13, 1976
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: 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: Fifi Awards Go to City and CC]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the City of Sweetwater and the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce receiving Fifi awards at the 30th WASP reunion. A brief history about the WASP is also given. Near the end is a photograph of the people who received the Fifi awards.
Date: June 26, 1972
Creator: Gordon, Joe
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Fifi Awards Go To City and CC]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article discussing the awards banquet at the WASP reunion in Sweetwater, Texas. A picture of the Fifi Award winners accompanies the article. The reverse sides of the clippings include portions of articles and advertisements.
Date: June 26, 1972
Creator: Gordon, Joe
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Fifi Awards Go To City and CC]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the recipients of the Fifi awards at the 30th WASP reunion. Other activities that happened at the event are also mentioned.
Date: June 26, 1972
Creator: Gordon, Joe
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Fifinella" Memorial Marker]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article about the setting of the Fifinella memorial in Sweetwater. Another article is also included on the back.
Date: 1976
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Former WWII Pilot]

Description: Laminated newspaper clipping of a 1940s photograph of Eleanor Brown standing in front of a plane. The brief article accompanying the photograph includes some of Brown's recollections of her time at Avenger Field.
Date: 1972~
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Four Receive Order of Fifinella Awards]

Description: Newspaper clipping discussing awards given by the Order of Fifinella to benefactors of the WASP at their 30th anniversary banquet in Sweetwater, Texas. Featured is a photo of men in uniform and several uniformed WASP veterans saluting an American flag. Various other news excerpt and two advertisements are included.
Date: [1973,1975]
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Front Page of the Sweetwater Reporter]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the front page of the Sweetwater Reporter featuring three articles about the WASP and their reunion in Sweetwater: "Memorial Reunion for WASPs Is Now Underway;" "Miss Cochran Was Known For Her Flying Ability;" and "What did WASPs Find Here Today." The back of the clipping includes sports articles, a rendering of the parade route for the WASP reunion, and an ad for a car dealership.
Date: June 23, 1972
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Funeral Director's Research. Attics, Trunks Give Up History]

Description: Newspaper clipping discussing Jack North's research process for his book and how he discovered a biscuit that belonged to Thomas Henry Floyd. The clipping also provides details about North's book and the type of stories he covers regarding the pioneers of Abilene. The reverse side of the clipping includes a portion of a "Dear Abby" column and marriage announcements.
Date: July 31, 1974
Creator: Stoler, Susie
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Clipping: Gal Pilots of World War II Will Hold Reunion in Texas]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Albuquerque Journal discussing the upcoming 1972 WASP reunion in Sweetwater, TX. On the back is part of a piece discussing security for the Democratic National Convention.
Date: June 18, 1972
Creator: Albuquerque Journal
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Goldwater Speaks for WASPs]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article Senator Barry Goldwater's efforts to extend veteran's benefits to the WASP. An editorial supporting legislation granting veterans' benefits to the WASP is on the back of the clipping.
Date: October 23, 1977
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Goldwater Speaks for WASPs"]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about who the WASP were and that, after 30 years, they still have not received veteran benefits.
Date: October 23, 1977
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Hundreds of WWII Pilots Wore Girdles]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article featuring Dedie Deaton's recollections of the WASP program. Deaton, one of the organizers of the WASP's thirtieth anniversary reunion, served as the "housemother' (lines 20-21) for the WASP trainees. The back of the clipping includes articles about the Conservation Society and the president of Brigham Young University.
Date: 1972
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Last Minute Touch]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a photograph of workers finishing the WASP memorial. Parts of two other articles are included on the back.
Date: June 21, 1972
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Letter to the Editor]

Description: Newspaper clipping displaying letters written by Charlyne Creger and Helen Holland to show appreciation for the honors and recognition they received as members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots.
Date: July 6, 1972
Creator: Creger, Charlyne & Holland, Helen
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Letter to The Editor]

Description: Newspaper clipping of two letters from former WASPs appreciating the hospitality that they received from Sweetwater during the 1972 reunion.
Date: June 29, 1972
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: "Memorial Reunion For WASP is Now Underway"]

Description: Copy of Sweetwater Reporter's June 1972 issue. Four WASP related articles on front page and detailed in paper Titles are: "WASP's is Now Underway" , What Did WASP's Find Here Today", " Miss Cochran Known for Her Flying" and "Mrs. Young is leader of Order of Fifinella.
Date: June 23, 1972
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Memorial Reunion For WASPs is Now Underway]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the events to take place at the 30th anniversary memorial reunion for Women Airforce Service pilots. A signature that appears to read, "Ken Dick" (Ken Dickson?)can be seen on the back of the paper.
Date: June 23, 1972
Creator: Gordon, Joe
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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