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    • D810.W7 N52 1995; MSS 300
    • In letters home, a WASP from Racine, Wisconsin describes her training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas during World War II. Discusses living conditions, instructors and flight experiences. These are extracts from her original letters written to...
    • Nicol, Marjorie M. Osborne, 1923-1999;

    • D810.W7 W658 2005 ; MSS 300
    • A group of 26 letters written home to her family while in training at Sweetwater, Texas. Although Woodward was stationed at the Third Ferry Group at Romulus, Michigan, 1943-1944, there are no letters from that period. Probably at the end of...
    • Woods, Inez S. Woodward, 1917-2008;

    • Mss 268; D810.W7 B67 1995
    • Includes letters written home while Caro Bayley was in training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Tex. with the WASP, and later, when she was assigned to B-25 training at Mather Field and Operational Duty at Biggs Field. Also includes autobiographical...
    • Bosca, Caro Bayley, 1922-2007

    • MSS 300 ; D810.W7 B83 2004
    • Letters written by Budde, to her family, chronicling her experiences during training at Houston's Municipal Airport and Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas. She describes what life was like; the weather, the barracks, food, ground school training...
    • Budde, Betty June Deuser, 1920-;

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 .K56 2001
    • In letters to family members, a WASP from Black Eagle, Montana describes her training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas; service while stationed at Aloe Field, Victoria, Texas; and marriage in New Orleans, Louisiana during World War II.
    • Kinney, Alberta Paskvan, 1919-2009;

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 A44 2007;
    • Allen describes her childhood in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and her father's work with furniture and pianos. After graduating from high school in 1939, Allen worked in a number of positions before beginning her flight training. While still a novice in...
    • Allen, Dorothy J., 1918-2006

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 B52 2002;
    • Letters written by Adaline Blank to her older sister, Edwina, during Adaline's training in the Women Airforce Service Pilots program at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas during World War II. The letters begin July 8, 1943 and end on Dec. 10 1943....
    • Beard, Adaline A. Blank Olshock Adams, 1917-2001;

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 B76 2000
    • Letters written by Brown to her parents while in training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas and while stationed at Napier Army Air Base, Dothan, Alabama. Also includes correspondence from Brown's WASP classmates after WASP deactivation and two...
    • Brown, Eleanor M. McLernon, 1922-2012

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 H64 1997
    • Letters include those from Holaday to her parents when Holaday was in WASP training at Sweetwater, Texas, May 1943-Nov. 1943; letters from Gardner Field, Taft, California where Holaday was stationed after WASP training; one letter to Holaday from...
    • Holaday, Ann Russ, 1918-2004

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 J35 2007;
    • James describes her family and childhood in Pennsylvania and reminisces about her antics as a child, teenager, and as an adult, especially during her time in the WAFS. After being the eighth woman chosen by Nancy Love to join the new organization,...
    • James, Teresa D., 1914-2008

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 M56 1998
    • Letters written home while Minton was a WASP trainee at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas and while stationed with the 6th Ferrying Division of the Air Transport Command based at Long Beach, California. Later assigned to Brownsville Army Air Base,...
    • Minton, Madge Rutherford, 1920-2004

    • Mss 300; D810.W7 M66 2002
    • Moore discusses her family and growing up in Rule near Sweetwater, her interest in dance and art, and her experiences as a WASP stationed at Perrin Field. While at Perrin she met Stanley Moore and they were married after WASP deactivation in Dec.,...
    • Moore, Madge Leon, 1922-

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 O44 2002
    • Oliver discusses her childhood and the family's seed business and her youth in California where she worked and took flying lessons, eventually joining the WASP. She discusses her training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, trips to Dallas, and...
    • Oliver, Anne Chisholm Dessert, 1920-1998

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 S76 2003;
    • Story describes her early fascination with aviation, working with her brother at a local airport in exchange for airplane rides, attending Antelope Valley Junior College where she joined the Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPT), and her friendship...
    • Story, Irma, 1921-

    • MSS 300; D810.W7 W92 1995;
    • Letters written by "Marty" Wyall during WASP training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas during World War II. Describes living conditions, friends and the rigors of training.
    • Wyall, Mary Anna Martin, 1922-;

    • MSS 300; D810.W7C35 2003;
    • Campbell describes her experiences as a trainee in the WASP program at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, and her assignments at various air fields: Merced Army Air Field in Merced, California, Stockton Army Air Base in Stockton, California, and Las...
    • Campbell, Virginia Dulaney, 1922-2001;

    • MSS 300; D810.W7C64 2003
    • Cole recounts her interest in flying and her early flight training in Fairhaven, Vermont. In 1943, she began her WASP training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas. Cole describes, in detail, her ground school classes, primary and advanced flight...
    • Cole, Jean H. Hascall, 1922-1993

    • MSS 300; D810.W7F56 2001
    • Interview traces Finley's childhood in Minn., earning her pilot's license and operating Link trainer in exchange for flying time. Finley discusses her experiences in WASP training in Sweetwater, followed by Southeast Training Command at Maxwell...
    • Finley, Ethel Meyer, 1920-2006;

    • MSS 300; D810.W7O77 2004
    • Orr entered WASP training in September 1943 at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas. She describes her duties and experiences while a ferry pilot at New Castle Army Air Base in Wilmington, Delaware. Includes an interesting account of her choosing...
    • Orr, Joanne Wallace, 1920-2006;

    • MSS 300; D810.W7S63 2003
    • Soard was unable to enter the Civilian Pilot Training Program, but, with the support of her parents, she paid for private lessons in the town of Frankfort, Indiana, not far from her home in Kirklin. She speaks of her training at Avenger Field in...
    • Soard, H. Jean Moore, 1921-1993;


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