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  • Item description: stripes
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    • [Dorothy and Carter Farrington, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Farrington Gribble and her brother Henry Carter Farrington pose in their uniforms, displaying their stripes, while at home in North Carolina on leave. Dorothy holds a WAAC-issued purse. This is the last time they were together; Carter died...
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • [Gayle Lewis with husband James, 1969]

    • 1969
    • Gayle Lewis stands with future husband, James W. Lewis. They both wear the traditional white uniform of the United States Navy. The two yellow stripes embroidered on the bottom of Gayle's white long sleeve t-shirt indicate the rank of lieutenant....
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • [Gayle Lewis works with computer, 1985]

    • 1985
    • Gayle Lewis works on a computer for the United States Navy Selection Board. She wears the traditional white uniform of the United States Navy without the standard cap. The three yellow stripes located on her shoulder marks indicate the rank of...
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • [Portrait photograph of Airman Wendy Gellert, 1967]

    • 1967
    • In this portrait photograph Wendy Gellert wears the dark blue uniform of the United States Navy. Her cap, with a blue cover, is standard for the U.S. Navy, as are her matching lapel patches, white undershirt, and tie. The three stripes located on...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Oral history interview with Juanita Webster, 2000

    • 2000-05-21
    • Interview primarily documents Juanita Webster's service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and her nursing career.

      Pre-service topics include Webster's reasons for becoming a nurse; saving money for nurse's training; her family's life during...
    • WV0167 Juanita Webster Papers
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at desk, circa 1965]

    • 1965
    • Jane Beetham Jones works at her desk, circa 1965, wearing the Women Marines winter service uniform with sergeant stripes. On the desk are piles of papers, binders, reports, a telephone, cup, and cigarette burning in an ashtray.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 20 Nov 1943]

    • 1943-11-20
    • Katopes writes that Washington still has not assigned her anywhere, and mentions several things she hopes for in her next assignment. She provides Johnny with advice on being promoted in the Army, and notes that some stripes are earned while...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Maggie V. McPherson at typewriter, circa 1946]

    • 1945
    • Maggie V. McPherson, seated at a desk, feeds paper into a typewriter, circa 1946. She wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with four service stripes for four years of service.
    • WV0123 Maggie V. McPherson Papers, 1942-1976
    • [USMC Dress blue uniform, circa 1987]

    • 1987
    • Marine Corps Dress Blue uniform, made of blue gabardine wool, with the U.S. Marines emblem on each lapel. It has four buttons down the front, one on each shoulder tab, and three on each of the decorative sleeve tabs. The buttons' design has an...
    • WV0417 Jenny Barker Papers
    • [Two WAVES in havelocks, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Myrtle Otto Hanke (left) and a fellow WAVE pose on a sidewalk, circa 1945. Hanke wears the WAVE blue service dress with winter havelock, while her friend wears the blue wool overcoat with junior grade lieutenant sleeve stripes and a havelock.
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • [Navy Nurse Corps blue uniform, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Navy Nurse Corps blue uniform, including blouse with roll collar and notch lapels, three pairs of gold buttons, gold Navy Medical Corps insignia and two gold cuff stripes on lower sleeves indicating lieutenant junior grade, bodice pocket on left,...
    • WV0207 Walta Mae Schreiber Uniforms
    • [WAC and male soldiers around radio, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of four service members surrounding a radio. The woman on the left wears what appears to be a combination of various Women's Army Corps [WAC] approved uniform types. She has on a summer dress uniform jacket, and a WAC officers winter...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [First Sergeant Reva P. Ingram, 344th WAC Post headquarters Squadron ]

    • Undated
    • Portrait of first sergeant Reva Ingram. Ingram is attired in a WAC Tropical-Worsted Summer Uniform and garrison cap. The Three stripes on the left and right of her upper sleeve indicate her rank. On her upper lapel she wears traditional WAC...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Portrait of Sylvia K. Swink, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Sylvia Kenny Swink, circa 1944, in her WAVES blue service dress uniform with 1st Class Seaman sleeve stripes and garrison cap.
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Become a nurse: your country needs you [1942]

    • 1942
    • Recruiting poster for nurses which depicts the arms of a man in stars and stripes sleeves, probably meant to represent Uncle Sam, as he puts a nurse cap on a young woman. The model for the nurse was Weslee Price Wootten...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [U.S. and foreign servicewomen at museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1961]

    • 1961-06
    • Viola Brown Sanders (sixth from the right, with handbag) stands among a group of U.S. and foreign servicewomen admiring the artwork in a large room in Copenhagen, Denmark, where they were attending the Atlantic Treaty Association's Danish Atlantic...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders and Lucille Ball, 1963]

    • 1963
    • Viola Brown Sanders poses with Lucille Ball at the New York Plaza Hotel in 1963. Ball, who holds a small item that reads, "WAVES 20th Anniversary," had called Sanders asking if she could do anything for the WAVES. Sanders wears the officer's...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders at a Navy Day celebration, 1962]

    • 1961-10
    • Viola Brown Sanders speaks with two navy admirals and a civilian at a Navy Day celebration in Philadelphia in October 1962. The admiral to Sander's left was the head of the U.S. Naval Reserve Command. Sanders wears the service dress blue uniform...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders salutes, circa 1963]

    • 1954
    • Viola Brown Sanders, in WAVES service dress white summer uniform with commander's stripes and officer's service hat, serves as the reviewing officer during a parade at the Recruit Training Command for Women at U.S. Naval Training Center Bainbridge,...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers

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