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    • [Ruth White in front of ruins, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Ruth White in field uniform stands in front of the ruins of the Legislative Building in Manila, Philippines, in the fall of 1945. The building had had been bombed during the Battle of Manila in February, 1945. Notations on the back of the...
    • [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...
    • As others see us [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting various misconceptions about women in the military. 13 inches x 16 inches.
    • Basic bells [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting the correct and incorrect ways to wear a service cap. 19 inches x 25 inches.
    • Be a cadet nurse [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Cadet Nurse Corps that promises a free lifetime education for qualified high school graduates. Illustration by Jon Whitcomb. 20 inches x 28 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.
    • Be one of the smartest women of the year [1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for Women in the Air Force (WAF) during the Korean War. Poster text encourages women to get a free booklet on the WAF, while blue and white line art illustration depicts a smiling WAF member. 11 inches x 14 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...
    • Beware! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, which depicts undesirable postures. Text reads:"Beware!" 13 inches x 16 inches.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Confidentially - you slink! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Text reads:"Confidentially - you slink!" and depicts a WAC recruit whispering to another recruit. 13 inches x 16.25 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.
    • Don't let your salute get out of hand [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster text stresses the proper way to salute. 19 inches x 25 inches.
    • Enemies are (hoggish) for Information [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster text reads: Our Enemies Are (Hoggish) For Information. 12.5 inches x 19 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.
    • 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.
    • Exclusive model [1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for Women's Army corps (WAC) in the mid-1950s. Poster features a WAC in front of a map illustrated with drawings of the Taj Mahal, Big Ben, Leaning Tower of Pisa, and Eiffel Tower. 17 inches x 25 inches.
    • For your country's sake today - for your own sake tomorrow [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the armed services. Illustration by Savage Steele depicts four women, each representing each of the military branches. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • Good soldier [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the WAC (Women's Army Corps) featuring a drawing of a smiling WAC, 1944. 25 inches x 38 inches.

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