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    • [WASPs on airplane wing, circa 1943]

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

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

    • 1943
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • 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.
    • [Dorothy Hoover saluting, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • 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.
    • [Portrait of Betty Pegg Hemphill, 1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • Portrait of Betty Pegg Hemphill in WAF khaki shirtwaist with winged propeller insignia and garrison cap, taken while she was stationed in Biloxi, Mississippi, in 1951.
    • [WAF unit on parade, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • A squadron of WAFs march toward the camera while on parade at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi, circa 1951.
    • [WAF softball team, 1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • Group photo of the Ellington Air Force Base (Houston, Texas) softball team in 1950. Betty Pegg Hemphill is on the front row holding the team mascot.
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Post Hoover, 2000

    • 2000-06-05
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Pegg Hemphill, 2002

    • 2002-01-04
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Pegg Hemphill's service in the Women's Air Force from 1949 to 1951.

      Hemphill briefly describes her early life, including a visit from soldiers stationed at the Greensboro Airport near her home and her aunt serving...
    • WASP newsletter [December 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • 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....
    • The avenger [1943]

    • 1943-05-11
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • 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...

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