Women's Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) and Soviet Women Pilots Photographs [Noggle]

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0014
Creators:
Noggle, Anne, 1922-
Dates:
1940s
1980-1990s
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
0.28 Cubic feet
One flat box.
Repository:
This collection consists of 35 reprints of historical images gathered for Anne Noggle's books,
For God, Country, and the Thrill of It: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II
and
A Dance with Death: Soviet Airwomen in World War II: World's First Women Combat Fliers
.
This collection is in English.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 35 reprints of historical images gathered for Anne Noggle's books,
For God, Country, and the Thrill of It: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II
and
A Dance with Death: Soviet Airwomen in World War II: World's First Women Combat Fliers
. From
God, Country and the Thrill of it
there are 21 images, including nine not used in the book, relating to training of the WASPs at Sweetwater, Texas. For
A Dance with Death
there are 14 images of the 586th Fighter Aviation Regiment, the 46th Taman Guards Aviation Regiment, and the 125th Guards Bomber Aviation Regiment, including two not used in the book.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arrangment by book and size of photograph.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Anne Noggle (1922–2005) was a fine art photographer recognized for her feminist artwork on women, aging, and self-portraiture. Noggle served as a Woman Airforce Service pilot from 1943–1944, was a stunt pilot and crop duster after the war, and was a captain in the Air Force from 1953–1959. Noggle remained an active pilot throughout her lifetime. At 38 years old, Noggle pursued a college education and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in art and art history, and a Master of Arts degree in photography from the University of New Mexico. She was the curator of photography at the New Mexico Museum of Art from 1970–1976 and taught photography as an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico 1970–1984, which is recognized for their prestigious photography program. Noggle received numerous awards for her photographic work, including a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. Her work is in the permanent collections of the New Mexico Museum of Art, Albuquerque Museum, California Museum of Photography, Denver Art Museum, Minneapolis Institute of the Art, the National Gallery of Canada, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Harn Museum at the University of Florida in Gainesville, and the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas in Austin. Noggle also was the author of several books, including:
For God, Country, and the Thrill of It: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II
, and
A Dance with Death: Soviet Airwomen in World War II: World's First Women Combat Fliers
, which featured her portrait photography of the women fliers.

Administration
Author
Patti Williams
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Anne Noggle Foundation, Gift, 2021, NASM.2021.0014
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Patti Williams, 2021.

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Preferred Citation
Women's Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) and Soviet Women Pilots Photographs [Noggle], NASM.2021.0014, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
https://airandspace.si.edu/archives