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Vintage Fashion: Uniforms

Queen Mary inspects the Women's Reserve Ambulance (Green Cross Society).

Type of Uniform worn by Women's Reserve Ambulance, Green Cross Society.

American woman in Red Cross nurse's uniform, circa 1917.

American Red Cross Uniform, circa 1945. This uniform represents the corps of women known as "The Gray Lady Service," taken from the color of their uniform, serving soldiers in non-medical capacities during and between wars, such as writing letters, delivering bandages, or serving snacks.

1956-1963 Brownie uniform with a tangerine-colored Brownie emblem on the breast pocket.

Circa 1917 English Postwoman. As able bodied Postmen left to fight in the war, Postwomen were appointed to replace them by the GPO (General Post Office). In 1916 postwomen were issued a blue straw hat, blue serge coat, and skirt and boots. They also had a waterproof cape and skirt for foul weather. They were also issued a gold colored GPO hat badge and collar badges. The buttons on the uniform was a GPO cypher.

Circa 1917 English Postwoman. As able bodied Postmen left to fight in the war, Postwomen were appointed to replace them by the GPO (General Post Office). In 1916 postwomen were issued a blue straw hat, blue serge coat, and skirt and boots. They also had a waterproof cape and skirt for foul weather. They were also issued a gold colored GPO hat badge and collar badges. The buttons on the uniform was a GPO cypher.

GPO #684 postwoman about 1917. As able bodied Postmen left to fight in the war, Postwomen were appointed to replace them by the GPO (General Post Office). In 1916 postwomen were issued a blue straw hat, blue serge coat, and skirt and boots. They also had a waterproof cape and skirt for foul weather. They were also issued a gold colored GPO hat badge and collar badges. The buttons on the uniform was a GPO cypher, England.

A nurse in her uniform,1925.

Edwardian Maid's Cross-Strap Apron.

Circa 1918 Yeomanette Uniform, USA. The Naval Act of 1916 called for all citizens to join the Naval Reserve Forces and opened the door for women to join the Navy. The Navy enlisted women as Yeoman (F), nicknamed “Yeomanettes,” in the Naval Reserve Force, Fourth Class: the Naval Coast Defense Reserve. The “Yeomanettes” served as clerks, radio operators, truck drivers, electricians, camouflage designers, and telephone operators. A total of 11,275 women were enlisted by war’s end.

1905-1945 photograph of nurse with rescue dog.

Pre-war First Aid Nursing Yeomanry uniform of Lilian Franklin, circa 1909.

1916-1918 Military uniform by Franklin Simon & Co.

Parlormaid and Under-Parlormaid Waiting to Serve Dinner, London, 1939, photo by Bill Brandt (British).

1920s USA Girl Scout uniform. The uniform's owner became a Girl Scout in 1920 at the age of 12; by age 17 she had earned 25 merit badges.The uniform consists of one button-down cotton dress with five large Girl Scout insignia buttons, proficiency badge patches, rank and troop patches on the left sleeve and breast pocket. In addition, there are six pins on the breast pocket for Community Service Junior and Senior Lifesaving, and two six-pointed gold attendance stars.

Maids pausing on the stairs at the London hotel where they work, 1892.

WWII Vintage 1940s American Red Cross Uniform Dress Volunteer Nurse Uniform | eBay

WWI vintage Red Cross dress and accessory provisions. Blue cotton chambray and white linen. V neck with applied large rounded white collar with long points. Red, white, and blue American flag bow and brass stick pin. Button front bodice. All original porcelain buttons. Small patch pocket at breast. 3/4 sleeves with button cuffs. Applied 2-inch wide waistband. Large patch pocket at right hip. Deep (4") top stitched hem. Label in neckline: RUTH ELY.

Cabinet photograph of a young nurse.