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Pasadena, California

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Pinky Weiss at the Gold Medal CeremonyMargaret "Pinky" Weiss, long-time resident of Chancellor Place, travels to Washington Geraldine "Gerri" Bowen Olinger: Another Chancellor Place Resident - Oral History available at Texas Woman's University, 2006 - Women air pilots - 102 pages / discusses her childhood and growing up as a minister's daughter. While working at Douglas Aircraft, she earned her private pilot's license. She entered WASP training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, class 44-W-7. After training, she was assigned to Douglas Army Air Base in Arizona as a utility pilot. While at Douglas, she flew B-25s as well as UC-78s. After the WASP program was disbanded, Olinger returned to California where she worked for the May Company Department Store in the junior executive training program. She describes her twenty-five year career in the television industry and her world travels. Chancellor Place, Pasadena -- Home of several WASP, Raising $ for the Float
 Bettie Mae - Local WASP who died in training - went to Pasadena College . . . Design by Chancellor Place Resident - Christina Rose, who is also helping with our design committee Frederica McAFEE Richardson, 43-W3, Pasadena Junior College graduate,


Chancellor Place has been supporting this project since first conceived back in December 2012, thanks to contact with Cyndee Irvine and their proximate location to the site of the Tournament of Roses.

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