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    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Books of Hours, beautifully written, enriched with burnished gold initials, and adorned with miniature paintings, were frequently the most treasured possessions of the devout and wealthy layman. They were not only carried to chapel but were often...
    • [Works of art]

    • 1879-1888
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • This series includes an original pencil drawing (12 inches by 15 inches) entitled "the pet fawn," by Lina Porter (1888), the tombstone sketch, probably by WSP, and the Pritchett Spring sketch by WSP. Copies of originals include a photocopy of the...
    • Volunteer for victory [circa 1941]

    • 1941
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the American Red Cross, circa 1941. Illustration by Toni Frissell features a Red Cross worker in caped uniform in front of two Red Cross flags. 21 inches x 33 inches.
    • Do your part: join the WAAC [1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) depicts a woman in uniform imposed on a photo of a WAAC unit marching in formation. 25 inches x 38 inches.
    • Become a nurse: your country needs you [1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for nurses which depicts the arms of a man in stars and stripes sleeves, probably meant to represent Uncle Sam, as he puts a nurse cap on a young woman. The model for the nurse was Weslee Price Wootten...
    • It's a woman's war too! join the WAVES [circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter depicts a WAVE operator. 28 inches x 43 inches.
    • Women! they can't do any more - but you can [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) that was stamped at a recruitment center in Trenton, New Jersey. Yellow poster is illustrated with black and white photo of crosses where American servicemen are buried. 9 inches x 12.5 inches.
    • Be a Marine…free a Marine to fight [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring a Woman Marine imposed over a scene of men in combat. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • This is our war…join the WAAC [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in gold and brown, featuring the profile of a WAAC and the branch's insignia, Pallas Athene. 11 inches x 21 inches.
    • Enlist in the WAVES [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services) that encourages women to "release a man to fight at sea." Includes large illustration of WAVE saluting. 28 inches x 42 inches.
    • WAAC: this is my war too! [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Illustration by Dan V. Smith features a WAAC imposed over an American flag. 25 inches x 38 inches.
    • We want the world to know we're on the same team." [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • ".and there's none better. Recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during world War II. Illustration by John Falter features WAVES member flanked by two male sailors. 28 inches x 39 inches.
    • Share the deeds of victory [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter depicts a WAVES member as an air traffic controller. 10 inches x 15 inches.
    • Proud- I'll say [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), 1943. Illustration by John Falter depicts a father at his desk holding a framed portrait of his daughter in her WAVES uniform. 28 inches x 42 inches.
    • Calling WAAC." [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps), 1943. Illustration by Albro F. Downe and Michael Ramus depicts a WAAC radio operator at typewriter receiving a message from an American soldier who is hiding in the grass. The text of...
    • Save his life...and find your own [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for student nurses during World War II. Poster features a nurse in tradition uniform standing over a male patient in bed. 14 inches x 22 inches.
    • Enlist in a proud profession! join the Cadet Nurse Corps [circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the Cadet Nurse Corps. Illustration by Edmundson features Cadet Nurse in brown uniform against a blue background. Poster text advertises "A lifetime education-FREE!If you can qualify." 20 inches x 28 inches.
    • The girl of the year is a SPAR [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Coast Guard SPARs. Illustration by L.W. Bentley features a SPAR with a lighthouse in the background. 11 inches x 16.5 inches.
    • You are needed now: join the army nurse corps [1943]

    • 1943-06
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Army Nurse Corps. Illustration by Ruzzie Green depicts an Army Nurse, identifiable by the "N" on her lapel insignia. Text indicates nurses can sign up for the service at Red Cross recruiting stations. 20...

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