Selected Timeline:

Ursinus in the 1940s


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1940 fees - $695
(covered tuition and Room & Board)

1941 - Women's Softball introduced

1941-44 - 735 Ursinus men serve in WWII, 35 die

1943 - Navy V-12 units stationed here (7 semesters)

1946 - enrollment 895


The Photographs:


1880s & 90s
1900s
1910s
1920s
1930s
1940s
1950s


The 1950s

Exhibit Contents


Inter-Sorority Council, 1943


Navy V-12 Unit, 1945


Evans Hockey Field


Commencement, 1945


Women's Swimming Team, 1949


Football Squad, 1948


Text and Photographs Copyright Ursinus College Archives, 1997