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  • Collection summary: Uniform
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    • [ARC/ANC outdoor uniform, circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • Outdoor Uniform worn by members of the Red Cross and U.S. Army Nurses in France during World War I. The uniform was made by Abercrombie and Fitch Co. and is constructed of olive green whipcord fabric. The uniform jacket is belted around the waist...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [ARC/ANC service cap, circa 1918]

    • 1930
    • Service cap worn by members of the Red Cross and Army Nurse Corps during World War I. The cap is upturned at the brim and cinched at the top, with a black ribbon tied in a bow around the crown. Above the bow, a Red Cross pin is affixed, which would...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Red Cross Gray Lady cap, circa 1941]

    • 1941
    • Red Cross "Dutch" cap made of dove gray seersucker with white front and red cross sewn on front, circa 1941. Worn by hospital and recreation workers with Gray Lady dress.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Red Cross Gray Lady dress, circa 1941]

    • 1941
    • Red Cross Gray Lady dress in dove gray seersucker with removable white collar and cuffs, epaulets, and ten white buttons, circa 1941. It has a large red cross on a white square sewn on the left pocket. Worn by hospital and recreation workers with...
    • 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
    • [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
    • [Red Cross special services hat, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Red Cross Volunteer Special Services blue cap with red cross on white square sewn in the center, circa 1942. Worn with Volunteer Special Services indoor dress.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Red Cross special services indoor dress, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Commando blue Volunteer Special Services indoor dress with short sleeves, red cross sewn on left pocket, Red Cross patch on left sleeve, and yellow Staff Assistance Corps epaulets, circa 1942.
    • 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
    • [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
    • [WAVES dress white summer uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WAVES officer's dress white summer uniform, including tailored white lightweight blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and...
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fischer to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-08
    • Fischer notes her unit has been preparing for inspection, her auxiliary class is the first to complete the four weeks of basic training in only three, she has not received all of her uniforms, likes being kept busy, and is about to march in her...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-22
    • Fischer is at Drake University studying to be a specialist in army administration. She describes a typical, busy day and notes her class is the first to use Drake as a training site.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-27
    • Fischer discusses learning how to code supplies, her Thanksgiving activities, applying for Officer Candidate School, the schedule of a typical day, and getting a weekend pass to come home, where she hopes to have her hair done.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-05
    • Fischer describes how she was unable to come home for the weekend because she did not receive her pay. She describes the unit parading in the snow and ice, supply and administration exams, her latest paycheck, and the distribution of her finances.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-09
    • Fischer discusses seeing Bob Hope, having kitchen patrol duty, a fire drill, studying for several exams, and going home for the weekend, bringing some of her laundry with her.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-21
    • Fischer notes she graduated from army administration school at Drake but hasn't received her orders yet. She also mentions going on a date, hoping to get a three day pass for Christmas, and serving commanding officer duty.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990

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