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Date

c. 1941

Description

This is an American Red Cross Volunteer Hospital and Recreation Service Uniform for indoor use. The light grey cotton fabric and white cotton epaulets, collar and cuffs all indicate that this uniform was worn by the Hospital and Recreation branch of the Red Cross, affectionally referred to as the “grey ladies” by wounded servicemen. The Red Cross insignia is sewn onto the upper left pocket of the dress. The uniform dress, belt, and matching cap are all made from the same cotton fabric. The dress itself was produced by “Shane De Luxe uniforms” located in Evansville, Indiana. The uniform label is marked with the number 12 presumable indicating its size.

The nurse cap associated with this uniform can be found by clicking the link below.

“ http://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/424/"> Nurse Hat: American Red Cross Volunteer C

Item Type

uniform

Material Type

fabric

Number of Pieces

3

Date Uploaded

09.25.17

Dimensions

12

Dimensions Notes

Measurement is presumed to be taken in dress size. All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.

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