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Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) -- Military life

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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. Newspapers and...
Dates: 1943 - 2000; 1944

Meredith Campbell Collection

Identifier: WV 0397
Content Description

The collection includes 2007 oral history and copies of photographs.

Dates: 2007

Elaine Danforth Harmon Collection

Identifier: WV 0359
Content Description

This collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 August 2006; WASP songbook; portrait photograph of Elaine Harmon in 1944 in WASP A2 leather jacket with Fifinella patch and a flight helmet with goggles.

Dates: 1944, 2006

Margery Holben Moore Collection

Identifier: WV 0656
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, digital interview, logbooks, military papers, and uniform (1 jacket, 2 skirts, and 1 beret).

Dates: 2000-2001

Joan Lyle Collection

Identifier: WV 0396
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 1 May 2007; various photocopies of newspaper clippings and photographs, circa 1942-1951; various certificates from her time with the Army Air Force, 1944 and 1950.

Dates: circa 1942-1951, 2007

Nancy Mayes Collection

Identifier: WV 0169

Nancy Mayes (1921-2016) served in the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) and the American Red Cross (ARC) during World War II, and in the Air Force Reserves for over twenty-five years. She was a charter member of the Women Military Pilots Association, Inc. (now Women Military Aviators).

The collection includes an oral history transcript, Women Air Force Service Pilots Memorial Papers, and Women Air Force Service Pilots Mixed Materials.

Dates: circa 1944 and 1996

Ruth Mary Petry Collection

Identifier: WV 0319
Scope and Contents The Ruth Mary Petry Papers contain information about Petry's experience as a member of the WASP during World War II and her postwar involvement in the Order of Fifinella, the official WASP organization. The collection spans from 1940 to 1991, and most of the materials are from 1944 and focus specifically on World War Two WASP activities. Document formats in this collection include: personal letters from 1943 to 1949, certificates and official papers from 1940 to 1945, newsletters, newspapers...
Dates: 1940-1991 and undated

Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach Collection

Identifier: WV 0168
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 May 2000; photographs of Sendelbach during her Women Air Force Service pilots service, 1943-1944; various clippings and Air Force papers, 1943-1995.

Dates: 1943-2000

Ann K. Watters Oral History

Identifier: WV 0175
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 16 June 2000.

Dates: 2000 June 16