Iris K. Heillman Schupp (WASP) Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0042
Creators:
Schupp, Iris K. Heillman, 1917-1996
Dates:
bulk 1943-1945
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.18 Cubic Feet
(1 box)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This donation documents Iris Heillman Schupp's career as a WASP during World War II. The collection contains the following: thirteen vintage black and white photographs of Schupp during training and service; one color print of a reunion of WASPs at Tyco Airport, 1993; a small black book entitled, "Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas;" Schupp's Airman Identification Card and her Student Individual Flight Records; and her completed Questionnaire on the B-26 Series Airplanes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Iris K. Heillman Schupp (1917-1996) was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and was a member of the Women's Airforce Service Pilots during World War II. She was part of the eighth Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) class, which graduated 48 pilots on 17 December 1943. After the war, Schupp was a homemaker, and a member of the Brevard Genealogical Society and East Coast Cruising Association.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Patricia L. Elliot, Gift, 2003

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Iris K. Heillman Schupp (WASP) Collection, Accession 2003-0042, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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