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Susie Winston Bain Collection

Identifier: WV 0185
Abstract Susie Winston Bain of Markham, Texas, was a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II.Correspondence, artifacts, textiles, printed material, clippings, and an oral history interview document Susie Winston Bain's 1943-1944 service as a WASP. Letters from Bain to her family describe daily life on base in Laredo, Texas, in 1944. Military and personal papers document Bain's activities as a pilot during WWII and in post-war Greensboro, North Carolina. Photographs...
Dates: 1943 - 2000; 1944

Ruth Mary Petry Collection

Identifier: WV 0319
Abstract Ruth Mary Petry (1916-2004) of Ithaca, New York, served in the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) from 1943 to 1944. Petry was stationed at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas and at Courtland Air Base, Alabama, during her time in the service.Collection contains information about Petry's experiences as a WASP during World War Two and as a member of the Order of Fifinella. The collection spans from 1940 to 1991. Material formats include: correspondence from 1943 to 1949 and 1961...
Dates: 1940-1991 and undated

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