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Navy WAVES uniform
United States Navy Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (W.A.V.E.S.) dress blue uniform consists of a jacket and six-gore skirt of very dark blue [not a National Bureau of Standards color] wool gabardine. The jacket (A) has a rounded shirt collar with lapels, false flap breast pockets, plain cuffs, a rayon lining, and two interior slit pockets. A label on the right inside pocket is marked "MADE AND SOLD UNDER / AUTHORITY OF U.S. NAVY / [W.A.V.E.S. insignia] / W.A.V.E.S". The left sleeve shoulder has a rating patch for the rank of 2nd Class Pharmacist's Mate, and an embroidered W.A.V.E.S. insignia is on each collar point. Four blue plastic Navy buttons for closure. The skirt (B) has an applied waistband, two slanted stand pockets in front, and a button-and-zipper placket at the left side. Coat and skirt each have a sewn-in label marked "MARJORIE J. EVERSON". Worn by Pharmacist's Mate Marjorie Everson (Mrs. Kenneth Lukeart) who served at the United States Naval Hospital in Saint Albans, New York. See also other uniform parts under this accession number.
Content Category: artifacts
24 1/2 inches length (A)
17 inches width (A) shoulder
26 1/2 inches length (B)
Issued by: United States, Naval Reserve, Women's Reserve
Owned/used by: Lukecart, Mrs. Marjorie Jean (Evanson)
Used in: World War II
Used in: Saint Albans, Queens County, New York, United States
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female.
Military. 1939-1945 (World War II). Clothing. Uniforms
Use: Not earlier than 1942 - Not later than 1945
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68.90.1.A,B (Accession Number)