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  • Collection summary: Uniform
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    • [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
    • [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 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
    • [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 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
    • [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 of Kunsan Air Force Base, 1986]

    • 1986
    • Women of Kunsan AFB, 1986. A first for the air force, a maintenance squadron commander and four maintenance supervisors in one Fighter Wing. Kucharczyk is second from right.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [WAVES view the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES, including Elizabeth Ryan (2nd from left) and Mildred Fitgerald (far right) view the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [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
    • [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
    • [WAVES aboard the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES Elizabeth Ryan and Mildred Fitzgerald view the binnacle, a case housing the compass, of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs stand at attention in formation, probably for an inspection, circa 1943. The women wear various WAC cold weather clothing and all wear olive drab garrison caps.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs standing at attention, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs stand at attention during an inspection, circa 1944. They wear the WAC wool overcoat, olive drab garrison cap, and brown leather gloves.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Company 10, 21 Regiment, Fort Oglethorpe, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs of Company 10, 21st Regiment, at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, pose for a group portrait on 3 September 1943. The company was under the command of 2nd Lieutenant Florence S. Weil, pictured center (see also the Florence S. Weil Papers, WV0255). All...
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • [Marcelle Fisher and Mildred fix menus at mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-12-25
    • WACs Marcelle Fischer (right) and Mildred fix menus for Christmas dinner at the consolidated mess hall of the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in December 1943.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Halloween dinner party in WAC mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • WACs in party hats serve food to fellow WACs at a Halloween party in the mess hall at Rapid City AAB on 31 October 1943. Jack-o-lanterns and party streamers are suspended from the ceiling. Pictured are: Mildred; Stella; and Sue Burford. The WAC in...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs at Command Inspection, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WACs in formation during the monthly command inspection held by the commanding officer at Camp King in Oberursel, Germany, circa 1952.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [WACs at camp, 1952]

    • 1952-05
    • WACs at camp around a campfire near Oberursel, Germany, in May 1952.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister at party, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WAC Jane Brister smiles at a party in Oberammergau, Germany, in the summer of 1946. Surrounding her are male soldiers at tables covered in gingham tablecloths.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999

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