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  • Title: Women
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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
    • [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
    • Women! they can't do any more - but you can [1943]

    • 1943
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) that was stamped at a recruitment center in Trenton, New Jersey. Yellow poster is illustrated with black and white photo of crosses where American servicemen are buried. 9 inches x 12.5 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Be one of the smartest women of the year [1951]

    • 1951
    • Recruiting poster for Women in the Air Force (WAF) during the Korean War. Poster text encourages women to get a free booklet on the WAF, while blue and white line art illustration depicts a smiling WAF member. 11 inches x 14 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women in the military - a proud heritage [1993]

    • 1993
    • Poster created by Paul Salmon depicting women in various military roles with an American flag in the background. Text reads:"Women In The Military - A Proud Heritage" 17 inches x 22 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
    • Elite women Marines [1952]

    • 1952
    • This United States Marine Corps recruiting poster from 1952 includes a drawing of a women Marine in cap with the caption,"Elite Women Marines." The drawing is signed by George(" Potter.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Woman's place in war: Women's Army Corps [1944]

    • 1944
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Poster text reads "Women...choose your branch, job, and station in the Army of the United States," and is accompanied by three pictures of women preforming duties as members of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Horizons unlimited for women in the Air Force [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to serve in the U.S. Air Force, circa 1950s. Includes description of uniforms; basic training; technical training; career fields; education; travel and recreation; and basic qualifications.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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