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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Collection Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 2: Correspondence

Series 3: WASP Records

Series 4: WASP Reunions (post war)

Series 5: Events (post war)

Series 6: Articles by Hohn

Series 7: Cartoons drawn by Hohn

Series 8: News Clippings

Series 9: Photographs

Series 10: PostCards

Series 11: WASP Songs

Series 12: WASP Memorabilia

Series 13: Scrapbook Copies

Series 14: Oversized Items

Texas Woman's University, the Woman's Collection

Hazel M. Stamper Hohn Papers

An Inventory to the Collection



Collection Summary

Creator: Hohn, Hazel Marjorie Stamper, 1922-2002.
Title: Hazel Marjorie Stamper Hohn Papers
Date: 1927-2002
Abstract: Aviator, who served with the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of World War II, Class 44-W-4. Biographical information, correspondence, WASP flight records, certificates, and IDs, WASP reunion ephemera, events (post-war), articles and cartoons by Hohn, news clippings about Hohn and WASP, photographs (war-time and post-war), and WASP songs, and memorabilia.
Location: MSS 863
Size: 1.5 cubic feet
Repository Texas Woman's University, the Woman's Collection

Biographical Note

Born in Brooklyn, New York, on October 13, 1922, Hazel Marjorie Stamper Hohn is the daughter of Hamilton Alan Stamper and Hazel P. (Walker) Sprague. Hohn lived an active life until she passed away at age 79 on January 15, 2002. At age five she became interested in flying, and later at age eleven, this interest blossomed into a quest after meeting Amelia Earhart, who spoke at Hohn’s Bayonne Junior High School--ninth grade. Hohn graduated in 1939 from Lincoln High School in Jersey City. At her father’s insistence, she took secretarial courses at two schools immediately following her graduation: Pace Secretarial School (Pace University) in Manhattan and Drake Secretarial School in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Determined to follow her passion for aviation, she derailed the traditional career expectations by failing many of her secretarial courses until her father relented and allowed her to quit. She worked odd jobs while taking flying lessons at Newark Airport and Lambros Seaplane Base. At age 19, after reading a story in Look magazine about the Piper Aircraft plant in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, she applied for an aircraft welder job with the Piper Aircraft Corporation. She received her welder’s license quickly. While at Piper, she experienced her first encountered with a visiting group of women ferry pilots, Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS). This became the turning point of her aviation career. Due to age requirements, she was forced to wait until her 21st birthday before she could train with the Women’s Flying Training Detachment, a training program for women pilots under the direction of Jacqueline Cochran. On May 23, 1944, she graduated with Class 44-W-4 at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas. Hohn was assigned to various bases: Romulus Army Air Field, Romulus, Michigan; Greenwood Army Air Base, Greenwood, Mississippi; Tyndall Field, Panama City, Florida; and Cochran Field, Macon, Georgia. She flew a variety of aircraft: AT-6, AT-10, AT-16, AT-19, BT-13, BT-15, B-24, B-26, L-3, L-4, P-19, UC-78 among other aircraft flown before and after WWII, such as Cessnas, Cubs, Grumman Widgeon, and WACO. On December 20, 1944, the WASP program was deactivated.

Hazel earned her seaplane rating at Lambros Seaplane Base, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey in 1948. Beginning in 1959, she worked as a secretary with the National Air Transport Coordinator Committee at Kennedy Airport. She remained active with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Ninety Nines, Aviation Writers group, and the Reno Air Races. Civic organizations she participated in include: Girl Scouts and Active People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Also, she presented an inspirational speech in 1997 at the Nevada Women’s History Project’s first state-wide conference.

She married Walter Kulik and had two sons: James (1950) and John (1953) then divorced and married her second husband, Werner Hohn, and had two daughters: Carol (1961) and Susan (1968). At the age of 60, she attained her Associates of Arts degree. She has many publications, approximately 60 articles, poems, books, stories and her children’s book The King Who Could Not Smile (1963), which can be found in the Hazel Hohn Collection located at the University of Southern Mississippi’s de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection. Her contributions to aviation history have placed her in many listings such as: Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Women, Who’s Who in the West, International Biography German Aviation Space Writer’s Who’s Who, and Foremost People in Communication.

Her memberships illustrate a strong bond with aviation: Experimental Air Force Association, Air Force Association, Women Airforce Service Pilots WWII, Women Military Aviators, Women in Military Service to America, Ninety-Nines, B-26 Marauder Club, and the B-24 Club.

References

Foley, Elizabeth. 1991. “Lady Aviator Will Join Lincoln Reunion.” The Jersey Journal. 9.

Hohn, Hazel M. Stamper Papers. MSS 863. Texas Woman’s University.

----, WASP Biofiles 44-W-4. MSS 250. Texas Woman’s University.

Hohn, Marjorie Hohn. 2009. Profile.Marquis Who’s Who on the Webdatabase (accessed October 29, 2009).

Turner, Betty Stagg. 2001.Out of the Blue and Into History. Arlington Heights, IL: Aviatrix Publishing Inc. 362-3.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection’s correspondence spans the years 1927 to 1997 including both personal and business: WASP friends, business associates, and government officials. Many of the letters illustrate her involvement with the WASP reunions, donations to organizations, and interest in tracking the legislation relating to military status for WASP and Veterans Administration benefits. Among other items in the collection are WASP diploma, flight records, certificates, ID cards, pilot log book, programs of WASP related events, articles by Hohn, cartoons drawn by Hohn, news clippings about WASP and Hohn, photographs (war time and post war), post cards, memorabilia, and copies of items in her scrapbook.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Series 1: Biographical
Series 2: Correspondence
Series 3: WASP Records
Series 4: WASP Reunions (postwar)
Series 5: Events (postwar)
Series 6: Articles by Hohn
Series 7: Cartoons drawn by Hohn
Series 8: News Clippings
Series 9: Photographs
Series 10: Post Cards
Series 11: WASP Songs
Series 12: Memorabilia
Series 13: Scrapbook Copies
Series 14: Oversized Items

Topics

Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP)

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Restrictions

Access to the Collection:

Researchers may access Hazel M. Stamper Hohn Papers Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Woman's Collection. The Woman's Collection is located on the second floor of the Blagg-Huey Library. All materials are viewed in the Catherine Merchant Reading Room, and photocopies are provided at the discretion of the Woman's Collection.

Publication and Copyright Statements:

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Coordinator for Special Collections.

All responsibility for questions of copyright that may arise in copying, scanning, and use of material shall be assumed by the user.

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The Hazel M. Stamper Hohn Papers were a gift by her daughter Carol Hohn, 2008.

Processed by:

SophiaBeverley Thrēatt, 2009

Encoded by:

SophiaBeverley Thrēatt & Felicia M. Cleburn, 2009

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series 1: Biographical

Box Folder
1 1 Notes by Hohn outlining her life. (1 item - 4 typed pages)
Transcript of Employment with WASP, August 19, 1974, from National Personnel Records Center. (1 item)
Records from National Personnel Records Center, January 3, 1989, for the WASP Instrument Pilot Course (photocopies) and Hohn’s request letter. (1 item)
Article regarding Hohn’s manuscript “Nevada Women Military Pilots of WWII.” (Photocopy)

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Series 2: Correspondence

Box Folder
1 2 Hazel Hohn to Aunt Anna. Letter, ca.1937, advocating Hohn’s passion “to Fly,” personal and family activities. (Photocopy). Also includes a typed transcription of the (1937) letter with explanatory note by Hohn. (2 items)
Grandmother Phoebe Walker. Letter, June, 16, 1927, to Hohn with explanatory note by Hohn in reflection of the letter and events surrounding it and future events. Typed transcription. (2 items)
Box Folder
1 3 Correspondence, WASP
Piper Aircraft Corporation, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. Letter , April 27, 1943, releasing Hohn from employment to enter “WFS” or WAFS training. (1 item)
Hazel Hohn to Hazel Unterberger (mother). Postcards, November 1943, from Sweetwater, Texas. Each postcard features a particular type of airplane (PT-19, BT-13, AT-10) that represents the planes Hohn was trained to fly. (3 jumbo cards)
General Hap Arnold. Telegram, October 6, 1944, sent from Commanding General AAF, Washington D.C., to Hohn, who was visiting family in Jersey City, New Jersey, informs her of a delayed arrival and her deferment to “November one class.” (1 item)
Hazel Hohn. Letter, November 24, 1944, to Dottie Allen features one of Hohn’s humorous cartoons depicting Hohn and Allen. The letter is addressed as “Dearest Eager Beaver,” a reference to a theatrical show presented by WASP 44-W-4 class, and signed affectionately “All my hate, Hazel.” (Photocopy)
B.K. Yount, Lieutenant General, U.S.A. Commanding, Headquarters, Army Air Forces Training Command. Letter, December 2, 1944, to Hohn commending her WASP service and aviation expertise. (1 item)
Jacqueline Cochran. Letter, February 21, 1945, on letterhead of the War Department Headquarters of the Army Air Forces regarding the issue of the Certificate of Honorable Service and Service Pin that Hohn earned through her service with WASP. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 4 Correspondence, Post-War Personal
J. R. Smith (Smitty), WASP Class 44-W-4. Form letter, February 15, 1986 [sic], regarding WASP Sweetwater, Texas 1986 reunion plans and announcement of the new secretary of 44-W-4, Jane Dunbar Teseschi, also contains a personal note to Hohn. (1 item)
J. H. Doolittle. Letter, February 3, 1975, to Hohn declining invite to speak at WASP Reno Reunion. (1 item)
Michael Collins, Director at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington. Letter, February 5, 1975, to Hohn declining the invitation to speak at the WASP Reno Reunion. (1 item)
Dedie Deaton. Letter, May 24, 1975, to Hohn about travels plans to the WASP Sweetwater Reunion, Deaton’s speech topic, and expressing her disfavor with her title as “Chief Establishment Officer.” (1 item)
Dottie Allen. Letter, October 29, 1977, to Hohn about her trip “to Washington for the Hearings.” (1 item)
Alyce Rohrer. Letter, February 11, 1986, to Hohn mentions Rohrer’s finished manuscript to her book [The True Believers], Hohn’s divorce from Werner, and a planned trip to Germany “to buy cars.” (1 item)
Faith B. Richards, WASP. Letter and envelope, September 22, 1987, to Hohn. (1 item)
Jeanette Jenkins. Letter, March 26, 1994, to Hohn about the WASP Collection at TWU and encouraging Hohn to “send all [her] WASP items to TWU.” (1 item).
G.T. Burnette. Handwritten letter and envelope, June 11, 1994, to Hohn. He compliments her recent article, [“This B-24 Co-Pilot was a WASP”], which was published in Spring 1994 issue of the Liberator Club’s publication Briefing . (1 item)
G.T. Burnette. Postcard, July 12, 1994, to Hohn. (1 item)
Margie Larkin, Army Air Forces Historical Association, Thank you card, September 26, 1995, to Hohn for signing her oral history release. (1 item)
Lucile Thaiber?. Postcard, October 19, 1996, to Hohn. (1 item)
Finnegin ?.Letter (n.d.) to Hohn. (Five handwritten pages)
Misc. note (n.d) (typed)
Box Folder
1 5 Correspondence, Jacqueline Cochran (Post-War)
Jacqueline Cochran. Letter and envelope, June 10, 1969, to Hohn relating to theWASP reunion held at her ranch in Indio, California. (1 item)
Jacqueline Cochran. Letter and envelope, June 6, 1975, to Hohn about the 1975 WASP Reunion at Reno, Nevada and accommodations. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 6 Correspondence, U.S. Senate/Congress
Howard W. Cannon, Senator Nevada. Letter, December 19, 1974, to Hohn regarding an invitation to attend the WASP Reno reunion .(1 item)
Paul D. Laxalt, Senator Nevada. Letter, March 11, 1975, to Hohn regarding an invitation to attend the WASP Reno reunion. (1 item)
Barry Goldwater, Senator Arizona. Letter, April 11, 1975, to Hohn about the, S-1345, bill he “recently introduced on behalf of these [WASP] women” and encouraging her and others to contact their U.S. Senators to rally “support of the measure.” (1 item)
Barry Goldwater, Senator Arizona. Letter, April 22, 1975, to Hohn regarding an invitation to attend the WASP Reno reunion and continuing to encourage support for his bill. (1 item)
Howard W. Cannon, Senator Nevada. Letter, October 29, 1975, to Hohn affirming his support and willingness to vote for the S-1345, providing the bill makes it to the Senate floor before the holidays. (1 item)
Howard W. Cannon, Senator Nevada. Letter, May 2, 1977, to Hohn expressing his regrets that the “legislation failed to pass last year.” (1 item)
James D. Santini, Congressman Nevada. Letter, May 17, 1977, to Hohn informing her that the two bills, H.R. 3277 and the H.R. 3321, which “provide recognition for services performed by the WASP’s,” are pending, and he will support them “when it comes before the full House.”(1 item)
Box Folder
1 7 Correspondence, Nevada Women’s History Project
Kay Sanders, Conference Co-Chair and Jean Ford, Conference Co-Chair. Letter, April 4, 1997, to Hohn expressing their gratitude for her presentation at their first conference and its “excellent” reception. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 8 Correspondence, Girl Scouts (Post-War)
Margaret Ringenberg, WASP, Heather Phipps, WINGS Leader, and Julia Hoch, WINGS Leader. Letter, February 28, 1997, to Hohn regarding the Girl Scout troop and the Wings of Freedom Museum requesting momentos. (1 item)
Janet Suter, WINGS Girl Scout Troop. Thank you card, April, 11, 1997, to Hohn. (1 item)
Carol L. Shuttleworth, Secretary of Wings of Freedom, Inc. Letter, July 10 1997, to Hohn. Includes three photographs of WASP exhibits in the Wings of Freedom Museum. (4 items)
Carol Coles, Volunteer with Wings of Freedom, Inc. Letter, September 23, 1997, to Hohn. (Photocopy)
Wings of Freedom Museum. Brochure, titled, “In Honor of Our Nation’s Military Aviators.” (1 item)
Box Folder
1 9 Correspondence, City of Los Angeles Public Library
William J. Speed, Director of Audio-Visual Department, Los Angeles Public Library. Letter, May 28, 1981, to listed WASP members in regards to the donation of the film “Silver Wings and Santiago Blue.” (1 item)

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Series 3: WASP Records

Box Folder
1 10 Graduation Invitation, WASP
Hazel Hohn, WASP. Graduation Invitation, May 23, 1944. (3 items)
Box Folder
1 11 ID Certificates
Department of Commerce Civil Aeronautics Administration, Washington D.C. ID certificate, 1942, certifies Hazel Marjorie Stamper “as an airman.” Includes ID expiration date, May 1, 1942, Hohn’s fingerprints(right hand), and place of birth, date of birth, and physical description. (1 item)
Army of the United States, WASP. Instrument Flight Test Certificate, March 20, 1944, certifies Hazel M. Stamper at Avenger Field. (1 item)
Army of the United States, WASP. Instrument Pilot Certificate, November 24, 1945, certifies Hazel M. Stamper at Avenger Field. (1 item)
Royal Air Force No. 45 (Atlantic Transport) Group, Headquarters. Pass, July 10-12, 1944, Hohn’s two day pass. (1 item)
WASP, Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Cards, 1978, to Hazel Hohn. (3 items)
Lunar Sample Education Workshop. Lunar Briefing Certificate, February 1980, to Hazel Hohn. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 12 Diploma/Graduation Certificate
Metropolitan Air College, Inc. Diploma, October 18, 1941, to Hazel Stamper and signed by George Lambros. (1 item)
United States Army Air Forces. Diploma, May 23, 1944, Sweetwater, Texas, to Hazel Marjorie Stamper. (1 item)
Aviation Enterprises, LTD, Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas. Graduation Certificate, May 23, 1944, to Hazel Marjorie Stamper. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 13 Avenger Field Book
Avenger Field Book, Sweetwater, Texas. Red leather binding, featuring 21 photos of WASP and one poem by Effie Pratt, 43-W-8. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 14 Speech, 1944, General Henry H. Arnold
General Henry H. Arnold. Speech Address, December 7, 1944, presented at the final WASP graduation class commending the work and contributions of women pilots. (1 item)
Transcription of speech. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 15 Pilot Log, 1943-1977
Hazel Hohn’s Pilot Log. Entries span from November 6, 1943 to September 7, 1977. The last entry includes aviator Verne Jobst’s signature and comments about Hohn in 1977 when they flew the Spirit of St. Louis replica, “It was my pleasure to fly with such a fine pilot and beautiful woman and share the thrill of our “Silver Lady.” (1 item)
Pilot’s Log pages, n.d. (3 items)
Box Folder
1 16 Official Flight Records
Hazel Hohn. Folder of official flight records. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 17 WASP Orders/Records
Headquarters 318th Army Air Forces Flying Training Detachment, Army Air Forces Contract Flying School (Women), Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas. Bay Arrangement, instruction list, July 27, 1943, signed by Leni L. Deaton, Chief Establishment Officer. (1 item)
Women’s Pilot Training Program, 2563d AAF Base Unit, Sweetwater, Texas. Record of Flying Training, Hazel M. Stamper, November 1, 1943, “s” given for satisfactory and a copy of the record, March 8, 1944. (2 items)
AAF Form No. 121, June 11 and 26, 1944, Individual Issue Record, listing these items: Bag, clothing B-4 parachute, S-1 suite, S. F. AN-S-31 Computer, E-6B Plotter, Weems Case, NAV, Pilot’s Bag, A-3. (1 item)
Headquarters 2563d AAF Base Unit (Contract Pilot School -Women), Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas. Special Order #11, May 23, 1944. (5 copies)
Headquarters 553d AAF Base Unit (3rd Ferrying Group) Ferrying Division, ATC Romulus Army Air Field, Romulus, Michigan. Operations Order, July 6, 1944. (10 copies)
Headquarters 553d AAF Base Unit (3rd Ferrying Group) Ferrying Division, ATC Romulus Army Air Field, Romulus, Michigan. Operations Orders, July 10, 1944 – July 29, 1944. (23 items)
War Department AAF Form No. 81. Stores Charge, July 28, 1944. (1 item)
Department of Commerce Civil Aeronautics Administration. Receipt for Service Airplane, Engine or Components, August 12, 1944. Horlick-Racine Airport. (1 item)
Certified Summary of WASP Military Flying Time Extracted From AAF. Forms 5S and 5, December 11, 1944. (1 item)
National Personnel Records Center. Informal Information Reply, December 13, 1982, to Hohn. (1 item)
Record of Academic Training, Romulus AAF, n.d. (2 Photocopies)
Individual Flight Record, May 23, 1944. (Photocopy)
WASP Instrument Pilot Course. Final Statement Course Completion, November 24, 1944. (2 Photocopies)
Box Folder
1 18 WASP Manual Information
Army Air Forces Instrument Letdown Procedures. Front page, Index page, and Location Chart page, May 20, 1944. (2 items)
Romulus Army Air Field. Supersede pages 10 and 11 to Pilot’s Route Instruction Manual, May 20, 1944. (3 Photocopies)

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Series 4: WASP Reunions (post war)

Box Folder
1 19 1967 Reunion,Vacaville, California
Northern California WASP Reunion. Note, June 23-24, 1967, and note outlining the planned events. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 20 1970 Reunion, San Diego, California
Program, April 4, 1970. (1 item)
“Fifinella Fanfare – San Diego Doings.” Notes, n.d., recap of reunion events and attending members’ activities. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 21 1972 Reunion, Sweetwater, Texas
Dale Martin, Chamber of Commerce President, Sweetwater, Texas. Letter, June 20, 1972, welcomes the WASP to their 30th Memorial Reunion. (2 copies)
Schedule of Events, June 23-24, 1972, double-sided page with events on one side and a Sweetwater map on the reverse. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 22 1975 Reunion, Reno, Nevada
Program, June 19-22, 1975. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 23 1977 Reunion, Northern California Region
Flyer, November 19, 1977, Wine and Cheese Party. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 24 1978 Reunion, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Banquet program, September 30, 1978. Banquet speaker is Senator Barry Goldwater. (2 items – one with signatures)
Box Folder
1 25 1980 Reunion, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Program, September 17-20, 1980. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 26 1986 Reunion, Sweetwater, Texas
Memorial Booklet, September 1986, shows black and white photo copies of WASP Class 44-W-4. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 27 1990 Reunion, Seattle, Washington
Program, August 29-September 2, 1990, with signatures. (1 item)
Booth Gardner, Governor. Letter of Greeting, August 1990. (Photocopy)
Box Folder
1 28 1994 Reunion, Washington D. C
Program, October 15, 1994. Commemorative program of 50th Anniversary of WASP, WWII. (1 item)
Badge, #W08637, indicates the “bearer of this badge is a veteran.” (1 item)

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Series 5: Events (post war)

Box Folder
1 29 Jacqueline Cochran
Funeral Program, Jacqueline Cochran, September 19, 1980, includes a biographical sketch of Cochran’s aviation career and an agenda. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 30 Southern California WASP
SOCAL, news letter, n.d., regarding a taping of Betty Gillies’ WAFS speech at the June SOCAL meeting and Fran Acker’s funeral on July 10. Video Room Schedule, n.d., for the WASP Video Festival. (2 items)
Box Folder
1 31 WASP Russia Visit
Barbara Ward Lazarsky, Delegation Leader, President of WASP. Letter, January 31, 1990, to Hohn inviting her to be part of the delegation of forty WASP members “to visit the Soviet Union” through President Eisenhower’s Citizen Ambassador Program and the Soviet Aviation Institute. Also Wayne R. Matson’s note regarding the Seattle Pacific University’s offer of “nine hours of graduate credit for participation in the” Citizen Ambassador Program. (2 items)
Proposed Schedule of Activities, April 29-May 9, 1990, Citizen Ambassador Program, WASP WWII, Delegation to the Union of Soviet Socialists Republics. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 32 WASP Militarization
H.R. 15035, Bill, May 17, 1972, copy with watermarks of the H.R. 15035 Bill introduced by Mrs. Patsy T. Mink, legislator and House Representative of Hawaii. (1 item)
Congressional Hearing Resume, September, 30, 1977, Office of Legislation Liaison, Department of the Air Force. Also an additional copy of the first four pages (2 Photocopies)
WASP Memorials, Inc. “Action Now.” Form letter, n.d., encourages the WASP to write letters to various Committees and Congressmen. (1 item)
Mrs. Ted I. Nicholas. Postcard, November 30, 1977, to Hohn. WASP news about the President signing “into law the veteran’s bill.” (1 item)
Special Pre “Red Alert.” Notice, February 1977, WASP news on militarization. (1 item)
Lillian Roberts, WASP President. Form letter, ca. 1979, with instructions about documentation needed by WASP to apply for discharge. (1 item)
Dale G. Johnson, Lt. Col, USAF, Chief, Recognition Programs Branch, Special Programs Division. Letter, April 4, 1984, to Hohn regarding circumstances leading to her three awards: WWII Victory Medal, Honorable Service Lapel Pin, and the American Campaign Medal. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 33 Renaming Ceremony, Sweetwater, Texas 1989
Sweetwater Municipal Airport, Chamber of Commerce. Flyer invitation, May 20, 1989, to be renamed Avenger Field. (1 item)
Box Folder
1 34 Miscellaneous 1965-97
National Air Races, Reno, Nevada. Tickets, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1980. (4 items)
Reno Air Races, Bumper sticker, 1981. (1 item)
Martin’s Creek Airport, Belvidere, New Jersey. Brochure, n.d. (1 item)
Kennedy, James A., Director of Public Relations, United Airlines. Letter, April 5, 1976, to Hohn, inviting her to a reception of United Airlines’ 50th Anniversary. (1 item)
Schaefer, Norma T., American Business Women’s Association. Thank you note, October 25, 1978, to Hohn for her presentation as a guest speaker. Also includes the program. (2 items)
Women Military Aviators, Inc. and WASP. Invitation, April 29, 1992. (1 item)
V-J Day 1945. Booklet, August 17, 1995, commemorates the 50th Anniversary of “Victory in the Pacific.” (1 item)
“Fly Girls.” Advertising postcard, May 13, 1998, to Hohn regarding the PBS documentary. (1 item)
Women in Military Service for America Memorial Dedication Day. Pamphlet and inserts, October 16-20, 1997. (4 items)
Air Force Association, “Screaming Eagles” Chapter. Clipping, March 25, 1998. (1 item)

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Series 6: Articles by Hohn

Box Folder
1 35 “The Day I Met Amelia Earhart,” n.d. (Photocopy)
“Fifty Years Ago in Carson City: Conquering the Sierra by Air,” n.d. (Photocopy)
Briefing, no title, Spring 1974. (1 item)
“The WASPs”, n.d. News clipping, to Editor when Hohn lived in Carson City, Nevada. (1 item)
Clipping, no title, n.d. Written when Hohn lived in Carson City, Nevada. (1 item)
Clipping, no title, n.d. Written when Hohn lived in Reno, Nevada. (1 item)
[Article] “High Sierra Flyer,” August Issue (Reprinted from an article from the Truckee Chapter’s newsletter). (1 item)

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Series 7: Cartoons drawn by Hohn

Box Folder
1 36 Cartoon of cattle truck loaded with WASP with a Fifinella symbol on its side. (1 item)
Cartoon of a WASP pilot holding a wish list and making a wish at the famous “wishing well” (1 item)
Cartoon, Hohn and D. Allen granting a Valentine’s wish. (1 item)
Cartoon, Hohn and D. Allen and a smaller depiction of Mr. Emmert and Parry. (1 item)
Cartoon, Hohn, D. Allen, and Mr. Emmert with Allen bragging about her grades. (1 item)
Cartoon, Hohn and D. Allen, with Hohn telling Allen, “Oh, shut up!” (1 item)

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Series 8: News Clippings

Box Folder
1 37 News Clippings about Hohn
Clippings (war time and post war) from newspapers, magazines, and journals. (26 items)
Box Folder
2 1 News Clippings about WASP
Clippings, war time and post war, from newspapers and magazines about WASP pilots, events, activities, and legislation efforts for veteran’s status and benefits.
Box Folder
2 2 Clippings, war time and post war, from newspapers, magazines, and journals about WASP pilot stories and post war female pilots, activities, and legislation efforts. (Approximately 47 items)

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Series 9: Photographs

Box Folder
2 3 Photographs, ca. 1911?-1942
Group of aviation photographs from Honolulu and United Airport, Griffith Park, California. (6 items)
Box Folder
2 4 Photographs, ca. 1940s
Group of WASP photographs of Hohn and other women pilots. (12 items)
Box Folder
2 5 Photographs (post war)
Group of WASP reunion photographs. (16 items)
Box Folder
2 6 WASP Class Photographs and miscellaneous, 1975
Photocopies of WASP Classes and Ninety-Nines’ Reno Air Race Contestants. (4 items)

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Series 10: PostCards

Box Folder
2 7 “Postcards, blank, feature the type of plane Hohn flew: BT-13, PT-17, The Marauder, B-24 Liberator, and AT-6. (6 items)
Postcards, blank, regular size, feature the B-26 Marauder and the P-51 Mustang (3 items)

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Series 11: WASP Songs

Box Folder
2 8 WASP Songs, photocopy, (1 item)

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Series 12: WASP Memorabilia

Box Folder
2 9 Miscellaneous WASP reunion memorabilia
Seattle, Washington reunion tote bag
Amelia Earhart sugar packets
Charles Lindbergh stamps
Fifinella leather patches
Army Air Forces’ cloth patch
Note by Hohn (15 items)

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Series 13: Scrapbook Copies

Box Folder
3 1-2 Scrapbook (photocopies). Because of preservation issues, items were removed from a scrapbook and placed in acid-free folders.
Box Folder
3 1-2 Loose scrapbook sheets
WASP records. Operation orders, July 21 and 25, 1944
Special order, May 23, 1944
Hohn’s cartoon drawing “6:40 Formation.” (5 items)

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Series 14: Oversized Items

Box Folder
3 3 Placemat, “Chic-N-Coop”
“Chic-N-Coop” 1196 St. Catherine Street, West Montreal, Canada, ca. 1944?, restaurant placemat, Hohn writes on the reverse side that “during WASP trips to Montreal, we ate here. First place I had Southern fried chicken.” (1 item)
Box Folder
3 4 Jacqueline Cochran’s Statement of Accomplishments
Jacqueline Cochran’s Statement of Accomplishments of the WASP Program released by the War Department, Bureau of Public Relations, Press Branch, December 19,1944. This statement was released the day before the WASP program was deactivated, Wednesday, December 20, 1944. Cochran was the Director of Women Pilots for the AAF. (1 item)
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3 5 Hohn’s Aircraft Arrival Report
Hohn’s Army Air Forces. Aircraft Arrival Report, July 15, 1944, Birmingham Airfield. Hohn was a ferrying co-pilot. (1 item)
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3 6 Certificate of Honorable Service with the Army Air Forces
Certificate of Honorable Service with the Army Air Forces, 1944, certifies that Hohn completed her WASP training and is signed by Henry H. Arnold, Commanding General, Army Air Forces and Jacqueline Cochran, Director of Women Pilots.

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