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CONTENTdm Featured Collections: January 2018

Organizations worldwide are using CONTENTdm to create thousands of outstanding digital collections and to provide easy access to their unique holdings.

This month, three collections are featured on the OCLC website: Frontier Digital Depot – Learning Objects Collection, Virginia Shewalter Letters Collection, and Olympic Official Reports Collection.

Frontier Digital Depot – Learning  Objects Collection
"FNU professor Dr. Heidi Froemke demonstrates the physical examination
for clinical students."

Frontier Digital Depot – Learning  Objects Collection

Frontier Nursing University

The Frontier Digital Depot makes select instructional content and scholarly publications accessible to Frontier students, faculty, staff, preceptors, and the interested public.

Virginia Shewalter Letters Collection

Virginia Shewalter Letters Collection

Midpointe Library Systems

The Virginia Shewalter Letters Collection consists of the personal correspondence of Virginia Shewalter written home while she served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945. The letters describe the experiences of Shewalter while she served at home and abroad. During her military service, she was stationed in England and France and rose to the rank of Captain. Born on July 14, 1916, in Dayton, Ohio, she was the second of three daughters born to John L. and Mabel Shewalter. She graduated from Union Township High School in West Chester and, eventually, Miami University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Education. After the war, Shewalter worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and  the Personnel Department of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Cincinnati, and later she taught English at Lakota High School (Ohio). The letters have been fully transcribed and are full-text searchable. This collection was originally curated by the West Chester Historical Society.  It is through their generosity and dedication to preserving local history that we are able to make this digital collection available.

Olympic Official Reports Collection

Olympic Official Reports Collection

LA84 Foundation

Olympic Games official reports are the most comprehensive historical documents of each Olympic Games.  Prepared by the host organizing committee, the report typically provides detailed information on Games, planning, construction, operations, budget, Olympic-related cultural activities, and competition results.  In most cases, the reports are also a rich source of Games photography.   The Olympic Games Official Reports Collection includes the report of nearly every modern Olympic Games since inception in 1896.  Search the entire collection using keywords, or select a specific Olympic Games reports from the list below.

Official sports results are included in multi-volume sets (see note for volumes containing results).  Beginning with the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, complete results for each sport and event are published as individual documents.