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    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Post Hoover, 2000

    • 2000-06-05
    • Primarily documents Dorothy "Dot" Post Hoover's early life and service with the WASP.

      Pre-service topics include Hoover's aspirations to become a writer and a pilot; admiration of Charles Lindbergh; attending the Civilian Pilot Training...
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [Basic Training squadron at Randolph Field, Texas, 1944]

    • 1944-04-12
    • Basic Training Squadron 2 Flights A and B Class is pictured in front of a plane on 12 April 1944 at Randolph Field, Texas. The front row contains Women Airforce Service Pilots.
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [WASPs on airplane wing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Hoover stands on the wing of an Advanced Trainer airplane, while two other WASPs sit in the cockpit, circa 1943.
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [Dorothy Hoover in airplane, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WASP Dorothy Hoover, in leather flight jacket and goggles, stands in the cockpit of a PT Trainer airplane in Sweetwater, Texas, in 1943.
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [Dorothy Hoover on airplane wing, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WASP Dorothy Hoover sits on the wing of a Basic Trainer airplane at Sweetwater, Texas, in 1943. She is wearing a flight suit, leather jacket, helmet and goggles.
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [Dorothy Hoover in airplane cockpit, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WASP Dorothy Hoover give the "V for Victory" sign while at the helm of a Primary Trainer airplane at Sweetwater, Texas, in 1943.
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [Dorothy Hoover beside airplane, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WASP Dorothy Hoover, in flight suit with helmet and goggles, poses by the propeller of a Primary Trainer airplane, circa 1943.
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [Dorothy Hoover saluting, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Hoover salutes the cameraman, apparently wearing the WASP "General's white" uniform with khaki slacks, white shirt, and garrison cap at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, in 1943.
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • WASP newsletter [December 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • Vol. 2, No.6 edition of the WASP Newsletter, a bi-monthly publication of the Order of Fifinella, a group of WASP alumnae. Article topics include: interesting flight stories from former WASPs and descriptions of their current activities in the U.S....
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • The avenger [1943]

    • 1943-05-11
    • Inaugural issue (Vol.1, No.1) of The Avenger, the newsletter for WASPs training at Avenger Field, Texas. Article topics include Jacqueline Cochran's formation of the WASP, description of a check ride, photos from Avenger Field, and biographies of...
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [Army dietitians, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Group photo of army nurses and dietitians at Camp Butner or Swannanoa, North Carolina, circa 1946. Maude Middleton (back row, second from left) and her fellow hospital workers wear the army's seersucker hospital dress.
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Three army servicewomen, 1947]

    • 1947
    • Dietitian Maude Middleton (left)and two fellow army servicewomen pose in front of a flagpole in Swannanoa, North Carolina, in 1947. All three women wear the ANC olive drab off-duty dress with garrison cap.
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Maude Middleton, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Maude Middleton poses in her olive drab service uniform, circa 1946.
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Maude Middleton and doctor, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Army dietitian Maude Middleton, in the ANC seersucker hospital dress, poses on the steps of a building with a serviceman, likely an army doctor, circa 1946.
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Maude Middleton and two army servicewomen, 1947]

    • 1947
    • Maude Middleton (right) with two army servicewomen in Swannanoa, North Carolina, in 1947. The two dietitians on the right wear olive drab off-duty dresses with garrison caps; the nurse on the left wears the beige summer uniform and garrison cap.
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Maude Middleton and two kitchen workers, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Dietitian Maude Middleton poses on the steps of a hospital in North Carolina with two male kitchen workers, one in a chef's hat, circa 1946. She wears a cotton seersucker hospital dress.
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Two army dietitians with two servicemen, 1947]

    • 1947
    • Maude Middleton (left) and a fellow army servicewoman pose on either side of two servicemen while in Swannanoa, North Carolina, in 1947. Both women wear the olive drab off-duty dress; the woman on the left has a Service Forces Training Center...
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Portrait of Jean Marie Bright, 1944]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Jean Marie Bright against a backdrop of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., probably taken in Fall of 1944. Bright wears the American Red Cross Military Welfare winter uniform with the Military Welfare overseas cap.
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • [Portrait of Jean M. Bright, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Jean M. Bright, circa 1945, in her ANC Military Welfare winter uniform with the Military Welfare overseas cap and black leather handbag.
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005

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