Women's Army Auxiliary Corps underpants

Titles Women's Army Auxiliary Corps underpants
Description United States Army issue Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (W.A.A.C.) uniform underpants are made of light to medium yellow brown [these are National Bureau of Standards colors] knitted rayon jersey. The loose-fit underpants have an elastic waistband and are cut full over the hips, having wide, loose leg openings with an inset for the crotch. See matching slip, ID Number 1987.106.4. and uniform, ID Number 1987.106.1 A-E. They belonged to Lieutenant Emily Schmid Larkin of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 20 inches length
23 inches width (at waist)
Nomenclature underpants
Materials rayon jersey knit
elastic
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
Subjects Owned/used by: Larkin, Lieutenant Emily Marie (Schmid)
Used in: World War II
World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies
Women
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Military. 1939-1945 (World War II). Clothing. Accessories
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1943 - Not later than 1946
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1987.106.5 (Accession Number)

User Comments

How Can We Help?

Know Something We Don't?

Please comment below if you are able to:

  • provide any additional information that will help us better understand or interpret these items
  • provide information that clarifies historical context of the item
  • report an error in the description

Comment:

Name and Comment will be displayed publicly.

Name: (required)

E-mail: (required)

I agree to the Terms of Use (required)

If you are a person leave these fields blank.