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.
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.
Winter Carnival Uniform. When Carnival returned in 1917, Schuneman’s and Evan’s Department Store employees celebrated. This was the group’s marching uniform. Yellow heavy wool coat and knickers style pants with blue and white polka dots and black stripes. The letters “S&E” (Schuneman’s and Evan’s Department Store) are on the left sleeve. Coat label reads “Genuine Summit Mackinaw Coat.” Via Minnesota Historical Society.
Dolly Shephard, Edwardian parachutist + aerial performer, in her parachuting uniform/costume, circa 1910. Despite a number of close calls, she not only survived an eight year career as Britain’s “Queen of the Air”, but a few years before her death in 1983, (at age 96), she flew with the Red Devils, whose modern parachuting techniques she greatly admired.