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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.

Identifier

NASM.2003.0042

Creator

Schupp, Iris K. Heillman, 1917-1996

Date

bulk 1943-1945

Provenance

Patricia L. Elliot, Gift, 2003

Extent

0.18 Cubic feet ((1 box))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Records

Identity cards

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.

Genre/Form

Photographs

Records

Identity cards -- 1940-1950

Rights

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

Names

Avenger Field -- Sweetwater, TX

Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)

Schupp, Iris K. Heillman, 1917-1996

Topics Aeronautics
Women in aeronautics
World War, 1939-1945

Citation

Iris K. Heillman Schupp (WASP) Collection, Accession 2003-0042, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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