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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
    • 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
    • U.S. Navy career woman [1950]

    • 1950-10-16
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for women in the U.S. Navy provides an overview of job assignments; training; benefits; social life and well-being; and enlistment requirements. Also includes illustrations of ratings for which women are eligible.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Share a proud tradition [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for women in the U.S. Marine Corps. Identifies opportunities for education and self-improvement and describes uniforms; recreational opportunities; living quarters; benefits; and requirements for service. Front and...
    • 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
    • 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
    • Join in the holiday spirit - U.S. Air Force [1953]

    • 1953
    • Korean War era recruiting poster for Women in the Air Force (WAF). Illustration features two male and one female U.S. Air Force personnel underneath the branch seal, which is encircled by a Christmas wreath. 17 inches x 25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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