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    • [Ruth Shaver on recruiting duty, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Ruth Shaver (center) and a fellow WAC in a military jeep speak with a woman while on recruiting duty in Ashland, Ohio, circa 1944. The unidentified WAC shakes a nurses' hand from the passenger side of a jeep. Both WACs wear the khaki summer...
    • [Ruth Shaver and fellow WAC at a storefront, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Ruth Shaver and a fellow WAC walk out of a store, past the storefront, circa 1944. Shaver (center) wears the WAC olive drab winter uniform with light drab (pink) skirt, a matching garrison cap, and a WAC-issue handbag.
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • A group of three WACs and three soldiers pose in a street in Paris on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Also pictured (left to right) are: Stephenson, Polly, Kent, Salz, Shearer, Ruth Shaver, and Perks.
    • [WACs in front of a jeep, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Five WACs, including Ruth Shaver (center) stand in a line in front of a jeep, circa 1944. The WACs are wearing the khaki summer uniform with Hobby hat.
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Close-up of three WACs and three servicemen posing together on a Paris street on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Pictured (left to right) are: (back row) Shearer, Stephenson, Ruth Shaver, Kent; (front) Salze, Polly, Perks.
    • [Ruth Shaver at her desk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Ruth Shaver looks through an index card file box while sitting at her desk in Cleveland in 1943. The caption of the official Army photograph reads,"As head of the personnel department, Lt. Ruth Shaver of Norwalk, Ohio, keeps track of 150 WAAC...
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Two WACs and four servicemen stand in front a building with a plane mounted outside of it while in Paris on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Those pictured include (left to right): Perks, Salz, Shearer, unknown, Polly, and Stephenson. A note on the back...
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • WACs and servicemen pose on a street in Paris outside the Kent Bar on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Ruth Shaver, in WAC olive drab service uniform, is second from the right in the back row. Also pictured are: Shearer, Stephenson, Kent, Salzs, Polly, and...
    • [Ruth Shaver and Major Fehr in Reims, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Ruth Shaver and Major Fehr stand in front of a jeep in Reims, France, in 1945. Shaver wears the WAC olive drab service uniform. A note on the back of the photo reads,"Major Fehr and I at Reims, France. We are not facing a firing squad, although the...
    • [Ruth Shaver and a fellow WAC, 1943]

    • 1943-02-07
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Ruth Shaver (on right) and a fellow WAC pose near a building at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on 7 Feb 1943. Shaver wears the WAC olive drab service uniform with Hobby hat, and her friend wears an overcoat. Writing on the back notes,"The girl on the left...
    • [Servicemen in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Seven servicemen pose beside a car in Paris on VE Day, 8 May 1945. A note on the back reads,"A group of officers and GIs from PWD." Pictured from left to right: Sgt. Kent, Sgt. Gray, Sgt. Perks, WO Taylor, Cpl. Salzs, Major Fehr, Capt. Coleman.
    • Women's Army Corps newsletter, July 1943]

    • 1943-07
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • A United States Women's Army Corps [WAC] Newsletter. Articles include information about various WAC publications, proper nutrition, information on WAC director Oveta Culp Hobby, WAC recruitment practices, and enlistment standards.

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