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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

DOROTHY AVERY PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Dorothy Avery (1917-1999) was a pilot in the WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943-1944, then worked as an inspector for Navy-Lockheed Service Center.


BIOGRAPHY

Dorothy "Dottie" Avery was a member of the 7th class of WASPS, beginning her training at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, in May 1943. After graduating in November of 1943, she was sent to Mather Field, California, for advanced training and was later stationed at March Field in California.


CONTENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
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Dorothy Avery in airplane cockpit, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.004
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Dorothy Avery in flight suit, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.007
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Dorothy Avery in flight suit, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.010
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Dorothy Avery, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.011
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Dorothy Avery beside AT-17 "Bobcat" airplane, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.014
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Dorothy Avery in front of AT-17 "Bobcat" airplane, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.016
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Dorothy Avery beside a plane, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.017
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Dorothy Avery beside a plane, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.003
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
WASPs pass in review, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.012
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
WASPs at parade rest, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.013
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Five WASPs in work suits, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.008
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Four WASPs at Avenger Field circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.009
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
WASPs in the mud, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.005
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
WASPs sunbathe beside a barracks, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.006
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Dorothy Avery beside sign, circa 1943.
Item # WV0204.6.015
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.001
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.002
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.003
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.004
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.005
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Butch, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.006
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.007
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Mary, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.008
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.4.009
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.010
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.4.011
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.4.012
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.4.013
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, 1943
Item # WV0204.4.014
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, circa 1944
Item # WV0204.4.015
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, Jan. 1944
Item # WV0204.4.016
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, circa 1944
Item # WV0204.4.017
From the Dorothy Avery Papers
Three WASPs on a PT-19 airplane, circa 1943
Item # WV0204.6.002
From the Dorothy Avery Papers

ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:
Correspondence, 1943-1945; "Former WASP now Inspector at NLSC," The Harpoon, 20 April 1945; Miscellaneous, 1943.