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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jacqueline Cochran
RLIN number: NXCP87-A33
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Air Force Academy Project
Description: Ownership of cosmetics firm; inclusion of women in British Air Transport Auxiliary, 1940-41; organization of United States Women's Air Force Service Pilot (WASP) program, including lobbying for inclusion of WASPs in military; work with General Henry H. Arnold; post-war lobbying activities for independent Air Force; medals and active duty after World War II.
Extent: Transcript: 134 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open; certain pages closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Original oral history held by: U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO 80840.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cochran, Jacqueline
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Aviator
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Bartanowicz, Robert S.; Shiner, John F.
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Air pilots; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces--Women; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aviation; Cochran, Jacqueline; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018087-13530