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  • Service branch: army
(1957 results)



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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
    • [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
    • [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
    • [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
    • Executive wanted [1957]

    • 1957-02-20
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to find executive jobs by becoming officers in the Women's Army Corps. Describes direct commissions; officer duties; ten primary career fields; benefits and pay; opportunities for overseas...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The WAC [1952]

    • 1952-11-13
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps describes the life of a WAC. Provides an overview of life for WACs in Okinawa and Austria; information about benefits of the service and officer training; a description of career fields;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Your executive career in the army [1956]

    • 1956-02-29
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages college women to become officers in the Women's Army Corps. Describes direct commissions; officer duties; officer career fields; and training and processing.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Your bright tomorrow [1956]

    • 1956-12-11
    • Illustrated recruiting brochures encourages women to serve in the U.S. Army Women's Medical Specialist Corps as a dietitian, physical therapist, or occupational therapist. Chiefly provides information about benefits and qualifications for each of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Accent on you [1957]

    • 1957-02-18
    • Yellow-and-black illustrated recruiting brochure for the Army Nurse Corps describes the army's philosophy of nursing care; benefits; career options; orientation programs; clinical specialties; medical courses; civilian university programs,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Educational opportunities, exciting jobs [1970]

    • 1970-11
    • 16-page recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Corps, published in November 1970. The cover features a photo of a WAC in a service uniform, and the brochure is illustrated throughout with color photographs of WACs performing various jobs,...
    • 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
    • Somebody special." [1964]

    • 1964-08
    • Forty-seven page color recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1964. The booklet follows the fictional enlistment and army service of a character named Barbara, who is depicted in color drawings until she joins the army, at...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Physical therapy: a deeply rewarding career [1952]

    • 1952-10-10
    • Small blue-and-black pamphlet encourages women to serve in the U.S. Army Women's Medical Specialist Corps. Describes the physical therapy profession; how it fits into the army; professional training in the army; and career opportunities.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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