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    • Oral history interview with Joan Lyle, 2007

    • 2007-05-01
    • WV0396 Joan Lyle Oral History
    • Primarily documents Joan Lyle's service in the WASP [Women Airforce Service Pilots] during WWII and her subsequent work as a pilot.

      Lyle briefly discusses her childhood spent in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She discusses taking flight lessons...
    • Oral history interview with Meredith Rolfe Campbell, 2007

    • 2007-05-02
    • WV0397 Meredith Campbell Oral History
    • Primarily documents Meredith Rolfe Campbell's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1943 and her experiences in New York immediately following.

      Campbell briefly discusses her childhood in rural Montana, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Doyle, 2007

    • 2007-07-02
    • WV0402 M. Jane Doyle Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Doyle's service in the WASP during World War II.

      Doyle briefly discusses her childhood and education, including her desire to become an architect. She talks about earning her private pilot license through the...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Watters, 2000

    • 2000
    • WV0175 Ann K. Watters Oral History
    • Interview primarily documents Ann K. Watters' interest in flying planes and her service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots).

      Pre-service topics include her father's flight career; other pilots in the family; taking an aviation...
    • Oral history interview with Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach, 2000

    • 2000-05-22
    • WV0168 Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach Papers
    • Sendelbach primarily discusses her pilot training, her ferrying duties as a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II, and her post-service family life.

      Sendelbach discusses her frequent moves as a child; the Civilian Pilot...
    • Oral history interview with Violet Thurn Cowden, 2007

    • 2007-05-03
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • Primarily discusses Violet Thurn Cowden's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943 to 1944.

      Cowden discusses her childhood on a farm in South Dakota, working for room and board to attend high school in the nearby town,...
    • Oral history interview with Dolores Meurer Reed, 2007

    • 2007-05-02
    • WV0398 Dolores Reed Oral History
    • Primarily documents Dolores Meurer Reed's service in the WASP from 1943 to 1944.

      Reed discusses her early childhood, her first experience flying, earning money to pay for flight lessons, and the attack on Pearl Harbor. She discusses learning...
    • [WASP Jacqueline Cochran visits Ft. Myers, 1944]

    • 1944-03-15
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Jacqueline Cochran, Chief of WASPs, visits with WACs at Buckingham Army Air Field in Fort Myers, Florida. The women, in khaki uniforms with pants, pose in front of a map on March 15, 1944.
    • [WAC Company at Ft. Oglethorpe, 1944]

    • 1944-02-05
    • WV0448 Audrey Brewington Knight Papers
    • Official photograph of Company 2, 21 Regiment 4443 S.C.U taken at Third WAC Training Center ay Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, on 5 February 1944. The WACs wear olive drab winter service uniforms, Hobby hats, leather gloves, and low oxfords. Individuals...
    • 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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