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    • [June Crowell on car, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Marine Margaret Helen "June" Crowel sits on the back of her car, a 1934 Plymouth that "made her popular at Henderson Hall" in Arlington, Virginia, where she was stationed from 1945 to 1950. She is wearing her green work uniform: a loose-fitting...
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Bernice Moran Miller shoveling coal, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Bernice Moran Miller shovels coal at Felts Field, Washington, in 1943, wearing herringbone twill one-piece coveralls and fatigue hat. Back of photo reads "For Aunt Alma, Spokane, Wash. 1943"
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • [Three WASPs on a PT-19 airplane, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Avery (center, with helmet and goggles) poses on the wings of a PT-19 airplane with two fellow WASPs, circa 1943. The women wear men's green herringbone twill coveralls, jokingly referred to as "zoot suits."
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Dorothy Avery in flight suit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Avery poses outside barracks at Avenger Field, Texas, in a size 42 "zoot suit," circa 1943. WASPs referred to the men's green herringbone twill jumpsuit they had to wear as "zoot suits" because of their tendency to be too large.
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Two WACs in chairs aboard ship, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Elaine Agnes Anderson (right) and a fellow WAC sit in wooden lounge chairs on the deck of a ship headed to Europe, circa 1950. Anderson wears a twill utility overcoat and hood.
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • [Elaine Anderson in Germany, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Elaine A. Anderson stands outside Harnack House Annex B near Berlin, Germany, circa 1950, wearing a WAC twill utility overcoat and holding gloves.
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • [Olga L. Lathrop, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Olga Lewandowski Lathrop sits in a patch of grass, circa 1945, wearing the WAC two-piece herringbone twill work suit and fatigue cap.
    • WV0271 Olga L. Lathrop Papers
    • [WACS and soldiers next to cargo truck, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A parked M35 "deuce and a half" cargo truck is surrounded by service members, male and female, including WACs of the 2114th service unit. They are dressed in an assortment of field jackets, M-1 infantry helmets, and army Herringbone Twill caps....
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACs in front of a cargo truck in Germany, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Two WACs and a male serviceman stand beside a parked M35 "deuce and a half" cargo truck during a bivouac exercise near Heidelberg, Germany, in 1952. The service members are dressed in an assortment of field jackets, M-1 infantry helmets, and...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Women's Army Corps coveralls, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Women's Army Corps one-piece twill herringbone coveralls or work suit, with two breast pockets, attached belt, and two side pockets, circa 1944. Intended for mechanical work though criticized for poor sizing and the heavy weight of the material.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Marine Corps Women`s Reserve herringbone garrison cap, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Marine Corps Women's Reserve twill herringbone garrison cap with globe and anchor insignia on left front flap. Worn with green work uniform. This hat worn by Helen Boileau Hester from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers

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