VINTAGE MILITARY UNIFORMS
·Military History Documenting the History of Military Uniforms through photos found on the Internet. I sell a lot of Vintage Military Uniforms in my Etsy shop…
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Digital Collection -Nurses Dress Uniform
Nurses Dress Uniform c.1919 B. Altman and Company New York, NY wool Julia D.S. Snow (1891-1984) (Greenfield,Mass.) wore this uniform while serving as an Army nurse during WWI. Julia was a volunteer student nurse at the Army training school of the Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. from 1918 to 1919. Memorial Hall
Military Uniform | Metropolitan Museum | c. 1918 The language of the Naval Reserve Act of 1916 stated that among those eligible to serve were “all persons who may be capable of performing special useful service for coastal defense.” That lack of specificity allowed for the enlistment of women, who began to join the service in 1917. This naval reserve ensemble was worn by a Yeoman (F)-an enlisted rank popularly called Yeomanette. The rank predominantly involved secretarial and
(a-c, e-r) suit, Mollie Parnis | Military uniform | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1944 Military Uniform made by J.C. Penney Co. The Cadet Nurse Corps was created by Congress in 1943 to help alleviate the nursing shortage at home and abroad during the Second World War. The passage of the Bolton Act (named for Ohio congresswoman Frances Bolton), established the corps.
Franklin Simon & Co. | Military uniform | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
WWI military uniform of the Women's Motor Corps of America, who provided a way for women to participate in the First World War. Taking advantage of the advent of the automobile, women volunteered as drivers and provided transport services at home and abroad. This ensemble, with its Sam Brown belt and leather leggings, emulates the composition of the men's uniform at the time.