Omeka - Digital History at Ursinus

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Pictures and articles that discuss the Peace Tree or the Vietnam War that it came from.

Ursinus College A History of its First Hundred Years-34.jpg
The caption at the top gives a brief description of Prospect Terrace and early hosing for women. The photograph is of Prospect Terrace.

Commencement 1884 Front.jpg
A pamphlet of the 1884 Commencement the year in which the first two women, Minerva Weinberger and Bertha Hendricks, graduated. Minvera was valedictorian. This includes the front, inside, and back.

1905 Ruby- ii.jpg
A description of the Ursinus School of Theology, Ursinus College, and the Ursinus Academy.

An editorial in which a dismayed student ponders the future of Ursinus and what will happen if the students remain complacent with the status quo.

V-12 Contract Map of Campus.pdf
A hand drawn map detailing the lay out of Ursinus's campus found in the V-12 contract between Ursinus and the Naval Reserve.

heefner organ installation article.jpg
An account of the new Ursinus organ, named the Heefner Organ after its dedication ceremony. It details specifications of the organ and talks about the process of installing the organ into Bomberger auditorium in the summer of 1986.

Ursinus to be Site for V-12 - 3-1-1943(reduced+OCR).pdf
The announcement in the Ursinus Weekly that the Navy department had selected Ursinus College as a site for the new V-12 program.

Where Do We Go From Here - 12-15-1941(reduced+OCR).pdf
This is a student article which discusses the desire to be informed on what is happening and what he and other students can do to best serve the United States. If it serves the nation more for them to stay in college, then they will. If it serves the…

The first article, titled "Monday, December 7, 1942" is a piece about how America has come together in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor and it is time to rededicate itself even further to pursuing freedom. The second article, "The War Hits The Small…
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