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    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This small Psalter leaf illustrates the fact that, although skilled scribes were available in many monasteries in the 13th century, some of the monks who attempted to apply and burnish the gold leaf were still struggling with many problems of...
    • Missal (Missale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1375
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The fact that this Missal honors particular saints by its calendar and litany indicates that it was made by friars of the Franciscan order. This was established in 1209 by St. Francis. These wandering friars with their humility, love of nature and...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • 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.
    • [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 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.
    • [Letter from Charlotte Schuck to her family, 1944]

    • 1944-10-10
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • Charlotte Schuck writes of seeing a movie, bemoans the fact that she hasn't had a permanent in nine months, talks about her job of calculating servicemen's points for discharge, and describes a new system she has for simplifying the current...
    • [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...
    • [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 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.
    • [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...
    • [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.
    • [Ruth Shaver and Jacques dine in Paris, 1945]

    • 1945-07
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • WAC Ruth Shaver, in olive drab service uniform, and French serviceman Jacques Hardue sit at a table at a sidewalk cafe in Paris in July 1945.
    • Pine needles [1946]

    • 1946
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1946 yearbook includes some color photographs, a commencement program, and a """"One Yearers"""" section on the freshman class. It also includes a pin-up section with pictures of men (mostly soldiers) that the girls submitted. There is mention ...

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