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  • Item description: flight
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    • [WACs in front of photographic mapping squadron sign, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Anne Heyer (back row, left) poses with five other WACs in various uniforms under a sign for the 3rd Photographic Mapping Squadron Laboratory at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1944. Heyer wears the WAC summer off-duty dress and a gas mask...
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Anne Heyer and WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Anne Heyer (front row, left) poses with four other WACs, circa 1944. Four of the women wear the WAC summer work uniform, while the WAC in center of the back row wears a men's flight suit.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Anne Heyer with camera in trick photo, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Anne Heyer, in a flight suit, leans against a structure while holding her camera, circa 1943. The print has been manipulated so that image is mirrored down the center.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Anne Heyer in winter flight suit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Anne Heyer, in a winter flight suit consisting of a B-3 shearling jacket, A-3 shearling trousers, and Type B-6 winter flying helmet, poses as if using an unidentified piece of mapping equipment, circa 1943. In the background are stacks of labeled...
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943-05-28
    • Avery describes a graduation parade and the graduates' nice uniforms, their class' misfitting zoot suits, her cleaning activities, taking frequent showers because of the heat and dust, starting on flight line the following day, and worrying about...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, circa 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • Avery describes doing stalls, steep turns, and shot landings during flight training at Mather Field, California, and mentions top speeds of 350 to 450 mph. She notes that several men are now in their class training. She hopes she is able to...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, 1943]

    • 1943-12
    • Avery expresses displeasure at missing out on flight time while the instructor takes a personal leave. She states the instructors act as if they're living at a resort and that there is not a war on. She finds consolation in occasionally flying a...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Butch, 1943]

    • 1943-06-01
    • Avery has a had busy day with two flight periods and cleanup duty, and thinks she is being picked on. She has been practicing stalls and spins.
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Mary, 1943]

    • 1943-06
    • Avery has had a successful first solo flight and wanted to celebrate, but decided to stay in Sweetwater instead. She notes that everyone is tense and wondering who will wash out; several WASPs released their tensions by going out during the...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Avery provides a detailed description of a typical day. It includes a minute-by-minute schedule of her meals, classes, flight training, and free time.
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Avery recounts a harrowing flight from March Field in Riverside, California, to George Air Force Base in Victorville, California, where they were the first WASPs ever to land. She describes their greeting, quarters, and the base, and ponders what...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk removing helmet, 1984]

    • 1984
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kuchaarczyk removing her helmet after seventy minutes of flight over Germany, May 1984. Caption on back reads: Back O.K. Even look like I know what's going on!
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk in an F-16D fighter, 1988]

    • 1988
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk straps into the back seat of an F-16D fighter for flight from South Carolina to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1988.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, 1997]

    • 1997
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk. Caption on back reads: Kucharczyk doing fuel cell training at Sheppard Air Force Bas, Texas, 1997 - Fuel Flight.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Betty Berry Godin carrying gas mask, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Betty Berry Godin carries her gas mask satchel while stationed in India, 1943-1944. She is wearing the Army Nurse Corps flight utility suit and hat. Behind her are two soldiers in overcoats and helmets.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Four flight nurse students and male officer, 1954]

    • 1954-02-02
    • Blossom Ellis with three other flight nurse students and unidentified male officer wearing a jumpsuit. Picture of the five is taken in front of a tower, possibly on a runway, February 2, 1954.
    • WV0382 Blossom Ellis Papers
    • [Air force party in Korat, Thailand, circa 1969]

    • 1969
    • Charlotte Holder Clinger (center) and servicemen Major Ted Beresford (right) and Arden Blalock party with the Batcat crews (553rd Recon Wing) in Korat, Thailand, in 1969. Clinger and Beresford wear their air force party suits, bright colored flight...
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers

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