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Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) (also Women's Army Service Pilots or Women's Auxiliary Service Pilots) was a civilian women pilots' organization, whose members were United States federal civil service employees. Members of WASP became trained pilots who tested aircraft, ferried aircraft and trained other pilots. Their purpose was to free male pilots for combat roles during World War II. Despite various members of the armed forces being involved in the creation of the program, the WASP and its members had no military standing.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Evelyn Greenblatt Howren Papers

Identifier: Mss 099

Evelyn Greenblatt Howren was a Women's Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) during World War II and is recognized in her field as a life-long aviatrix. Souvenir book from the Spanish American War, 1898; and records from Evelyn Howren's career as an aviatrix.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1898 - 1990