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    • [American Women's Voluntary Services garrison cap, circa 1942]

    • 1941
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • 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...
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services legionnaire kepi, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • 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.
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • 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...
    • [ARC/ANC outdoor uniform, circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • 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...
    • [ARC/ANC service cap, circa 1918]

    • 1930
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • 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...
    • [Award presented to Hyla Cundiff]

    • 1989
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Hyla Cundiff received the WFMY-TV Community Service Award, "2 Those Who Care," in 1989. She was honored for serving over a decade as a volunteer for the local American Cancer Society chapter..
    • [Cadet Nurse Corps gray and white uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Cadet Nurse Corps gray and white cotton summer uniform with U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) insignia on left lapel, red passants with one Maltese cross indicating junior cadet, four silver removable buttons embossed with the emblem of the USPHS,...
    • [Coast Guard SPAR winter blue uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Coast Guard SPAR enlisted winter blue uniform, including tailored navy blue wool blouse with distinctive rounded collar with SPARs insignia, four blue plastic Coast Guard buttons, and embroidered Coast Guard shield on lower right sleeve, circa...
    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Charlie, Dena, and Jimmie, 1943]

    • 1943-07-01
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Katopes relates a rumor that the WAAC has approval to be integrated into the army and speculates as to the number of WAACS who will not re-enlist with the WAC. She also notes the number of WAACs receiving overseas assignments; qualifications and...
    • [Letter to Charlotte Schuck from mother, 1943]

    • 1943-04-01
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • Schuck's mother discusses her volunteer work with the Red Cross, hosting company, the health and welfare of people from Charlotte's hometown, activities of her daily life, and preparing packages and letters to send to Charlotte.
    • [Nell Smith Lutz and female navy service member, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • Nell Smith Lutz (left, in civilian clothing) and a fellow member of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) walk side by side. The servicewomen is dressed in a blue WAVES officer's service dress "b" uniform and service...
    • [Nell Smith Lutz at desk, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • Nell Smith Lutz is seated at a desk, where she is filling out a daily balance sheet as a part of her disbursing duties for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Lutz is wearing the seersucker working uniform with...
    • [Polio hospital trustees]

    • 1949-12-15
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • December 15, 1949. 12:30 p.m. Photo of the hospital trustees, according to the assignment card. C.M. Vanstory, who had recently served as mayor, is in the center of the back row, and part of the "Central Carolina Convalesent Hospital" sign is...
    • [Polio victim]

    • 1948-10-20
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • October 20, 1948. 2:30 p.m. Seven adults are standing around a crib of a young polio victim. The child is looking at one of many get-well cards. Judging from the cinder block walls this may be the new polio hospital at East Bessemer, Huffine Mill...
    • [Portrait of Mildred Ikard]

    • Undated
    • WV0486 Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois Papers
    • Portrait of Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois attired in Navy Service Dress Blue WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]uniform. An enlisted WAVES insignia can be observed on either collar.
      " Text on back of photograph reads:"If...

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