This exciting exhibit, now on display in the Baylor area of the museum, has been an overwhelming success!
Since opening on September 15, 2007, "FLYGIRLS OF WWII" has been a resounding success, sharing the history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots with visitors from all over the world!
Here are just some of the locations from whence they came, as indicated in the Flygirls guest book:
Of course, this doesn't include WASP visitors—from Marietta, Ohio; Rancho Cucamonga, CA; Denver, CO, Methuen, MA; South Lake, TX; Weatherford, TX; Ft. Wayne, IN; and Wichita Falls, TX. It also doesn't include visitors from more than 60
The guestbook at the exhibit has been filled with such encouraging words that are not only about the exhibit, they are about the WASP and their INSPIRATIONAL HISTORY:
"An inspiration to pilots everywhere" Betty Williamson
"I admire all the work you've done to educate people about the WASP. Thank you for sharing!" Maggie Ellor
"Another reason to be proud I was in the USAF!" Cathy Bohme
"Awesome. Their history should be taught in all schools!" Lillian & Joseph Ozun
"A very impressive display. You surpassed the WASP display at the Smithsonian." Megan Lotzenhiser
"A special thanks to the women who paved the path that all women pilots now walk" Lt. Col. Jill Long, USAF
"This exhibit rocks. The WASP were amazing!" Liz Price & Amanda Riordau,
"Thank you people who saved us" Bailey Stiff
"Magnifique" Evelyne Guinn,
"Wonderful exhibit" Alice Dollahan, Retired USAF MSGT.
"In a world full of bad examples set for girls, these ladies are true heroines & icons!" Sonya Maness
"Invaluable for daughter's honors history project." Hinton family
"Way to go. I'm honored to visit this site" Catherine Moore
(Plus: These words appear MANY TIMES throughout the comments) "Awesome, great, amazing, sweet, impressive, outstanding, inspirational, informative, marvelous, wonderful, fascinating, superb, cool, Kool, wow, wowee!"
The Mayborn Museum Complex is open daily. MAKE PLANS to visit the exhibit before its too late!