Venetian Whiteheart Beads | One of the photos from Jack DeWitt beautiful series of old bead. Many of the photographs are beads and bead sample cards from the collection of John and Ruth Picard and can be seen at their bead museum in Carmel Valley California. | Jack offers these bead photo either as a blank cards with envelope, or some are also available as striking enlargements.
A banner on the USS General George O. Squier emphasizes the sudden, welcome change in travel plans for the 3349th Signal Base Depot. The ship headed for home when the war in Japan ended a few days earlier.