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    • [Women's Army Corps summer dress, circa 1950s]

    • 1945
    • Women's Army Corps Medical Service Corps short sleeve cotton summer beige taupe dress circa 1950s. The matching cloth belt is missing. The dress was designed by Hattie Carnegie.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [WAVES officer's combination hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES officer's combination hat with upturned sides, white cover, and navy officer's cap device, circa 1943. Worn with interchangeable navy blue, white, or seersucker top.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services legionnaire kepi, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • American Women's Voluntary Services blue Legionnaire kepi with flat top and square visor, white stripe with cobalt blue piping, and AWVS membership pin, circa 1942. This now-faded cap was once a blue-grey color.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Women's Army Corps rayon slip, circa 1940s]

    • 1945
    • Women's Army Corps khaki rayon slip, circa 1940s. A knit rayon material was used for slips and underwear. Rayon was favored not only because it was cooler in the summer, but also because rayon was not in great demand for defense purposes.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Women's Army Corps olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Women's Army Corps olive drab officer's winter uniform, including blouse with four olive drab plastic buttons, officer's lapel insignia, shoulder straps, two pocket flaps, two slash pockets, and mohair cuff braid on lower sleeve, circa 1943. Worn...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [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
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • American Women's Voluntary Services blue uniform with military-style blouse with four buttons embossed with "A.W.V.S." two patch pockets, and two pocket flaps, and shoulder straps, circa 1942. Left shoulder sleeve has the AWVS patch, the "War...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Women's Army Auxiliary Corps chocolate brown hobby hat, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) chocolate brown visored hat with chin strap placed above visor and enlisted insignia, 1942. Referred to as "Hobby Hat" after the director of the WAAC, Oveta Culp Hobby.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services garrison cap, circa 1942]

    • 1941
    • American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS) blue garrison cap with dark blue piping and AWVS membership pin, circa 1941. This now-faded cap was once a blue-gray color. It is missing the AWVS membership pin, which would have been pinned to the left...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Women's Army Auxiliary Corps fatigue hat, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps khaki summer fatigue hat, to be worn on duty, 1942. This unpopular hat was replaced by the WAC garrison cap.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • U.S. Navy career woman [1950]

    • 1950-10-16
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for women in the U.S. Navy provides an overview of job assignments; training; benefits; social life and well-being; and enlistment requirements. Also includes illustrations of ratings for which women are eligible.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Facts about the U.S. Army Nurse Corps [1964]

    • 1964
    • Small, color recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1964. Topics include eligibility, initial appointments, specialized nursing, living quarters and social life, educational opportunities, advancements, and salary.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Join in the holiday spirit - U.S. Air Force [1953]

    • 1953
    • Korean War era recruiting poster for Women in the Air Force (WAF). Illustration features two male and one female U.S. Air Force personnel underneath the branch seal, which is encircled by a Christmas wreath. 17 inches x 25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • For your country's sake today - for your own sake tomorrow [1944]

    • 1944
    • Recruiting poster for the armed services. Illustration by Savage Steele depicts four women, each representing each of the military branches. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • SPARS - serve with women's reserve - U.S. Coast Guard [circa 1943]

    • 1942
    • Recruiting poster for the Coast Guard SPARs, circa 1942. Illustration by J. Valentin features a saluting SPAR imposed over imagery of a pioneer woman with a rifle defending her Conestoga wagon.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The Women's Army Corps [1968]

    • 1968
    • Green and gold recruitment poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC), dated 1968. The poster, which features the WAC Pallas Athene icon, advises women to "Make your life exciting! Make it fun! Make it all worthwhile! See your army recruiter today."
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out [1994]

    • 1994
    • Side one of a two sided 1994 recruiting poster for women for the United States Marine Corps includes a photograph of three women Marines in dress uniforms with the caption,"After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out."
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out [1994]

    • 1994
    • Side two of a two sided 1994 recruiting poster for women for the United States Marine Corps with the caption,"After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out." Marines wear battle dress uniforms [BDUs} in woodland camouflage.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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