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    • [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
    • [U.S. Air Force summer cord uniform, circa 1968]

    • 1968
    • U.S. Air Force summer blue and white pinstripe cord uniform with navy piping on collar, shoulder straps, and cuffs, two false pockets, and four removable USAF buttons. This uniform is missing "U.S." insignia on the collar. Authorized for use in...
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • [WAF overcoat, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force dark blue, full-length overcoat, made of blue wool serge material with removable satin lining. The overcoat is single-breasted and has a button underneath the left lapel where the right lapel can button over in colder...
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [WAF garrison cap, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force blue garrison cap, with rank insignia of a captain. Worn by Lenora Nagel in the mid-1950s.
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [WAF winter uniform, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force winter uniform, including blouse (jacket) and skirt, made of blue wool serge material. The blouse is single-breasted, darted, lined in a satin material, and has two sewn breast pockets and two flapped pockets, along with four...
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [Women Marines summer uniform, circa 1950s]

    • 1955
    • Green and white pinstriped summer uniform dress and jacket for Women Marines, designed by Mainbocher and introduced in 1952. The uniform is made of Dacron and nylon material with green piping around collar lapels, shoulder straps, and on sleeves of...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [Army Nurse Corps taupe overcoat, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Army Nurse Corps taupe overcoat with large rounded collar, two pockets, shoulder straps with gold buttons, and four pairs of gold embossed buttons. The coat matched the "Hattie Carnegie" taupe uniform designed in 1950 and was also worn by members...
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • [Army Nurse Corps taupe raincoat, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Army Nurse Corps taupe nylon-rayon raincoat with belt and removable hood. The coat was also worn by members of the Women's Army Corps. Worn by Mattie Donnell Hicks in the 1950s.
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • [Women Marines summer garrison cap, circa 1950s]

    • 1950
    • Women Marines garrison cap, worn with the green and white summer uniform. Includes green piping and the Marine Corps insignia. The curtain around the brim of the cap was new to the Mainbocher style garrison cap introduced in 1952.
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [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
    • [WAVES navy blue garrison cap, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES navy blue garrison cap, authorized for wear by enlisted women and officers in January 1945. Worn by Blanche W. Haggard in 1945.
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps seersucker cap, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army Nurse Corps brown and white striped seersucker army nurse cap laced and tied in the back. Worn with brown and white seersucker hospital uniform. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack in the 1940s.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Army Special Services librarian garrison cap, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army Special Services librarian light blue garrison cap with the Army Hostess and Librarian Service half-moon patch on left front side. Patch is a half-moon shape with radiating rays in maroon, red, orange, green, white, dark blue, yellow, buff,...
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • [Army Nurse Corps seersucker dress, 1945]

    • 1945
    • One-piece brown and white seersucker field hospital uniform with wrap-around tie at left waist and one pocket on right skirt. Uniform was worn with brown and white striped seersucker nurse's cap. Initially designed for overseas service, but...
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • [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
    • [WAVES blue winter uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES officer's dress blue winter uniform with tailored navy blue wool blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and two reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and navy blue...
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • [Red Cross Clubmobile hat, 1944]

    • 1944
    • American Red Cross blue-gray visored hat with front bow, made by Debenhams and Freebody of London. Hat has shirring on the right side and Red Cross pin center on bow. Worn with blue battledress jacket and trousers. This hat worn by Muriel...
    • WV0078 Muriel Coykendall Kiser Papers
    • [Red Cross battledress jacket and trousers, 1944]

    • 1944
    • American Red Cross blue-gray battledress jacket and trousers, made by Debenhams and Freebody of London. Jacket has two patches, pleated bodice pockets, a waistband buckle fastened on the left, and Red Cross cut-out pin on the left collar. Worn with...
    • WV0078 Muriel Coykendall Kiser Papers

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