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WWII "Gray Lady" Red Cross #Uniform, #1942-1947, #sanforized cotton dress and hat

Red Cross Uniform: ca. 1939-1945. "The blue seersucker dress, cap and bag were all used by Katherine Simons during the war in Charleston where she worked in the Red Cross canteen and with the motor service."

US World War II: 1941-1945 Asia/Pacific Campaign Service Medal

c. 1942-1947 Mercantile Uniforms, New York:WWII "Gray Lady" Red Cross Uniform/American Red Cross Volunteer Outfit. AKA Hospital and Recreation Corps. Uniform. The gray and white thin striped cotton dress and additional pieces of the white epaulets, white collar, gray matching belt and cap are all separate pieces. The American Red Cross Volunteer pin is pinned on the chest pocket above the large red cross embroidered patch. This one is dated 1942; the year they removed the veil from the cap.

A volunteer Red Cross "Gray Lady" lights a cigarette for U.S.N. sailor . 1945

Recruiting poster circa 1941 via Jackson Library, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

World War II: Church Service in Cologne Cathedral, 1945 An American Army chaplain leads a group of kneeling soldiers (still armed with rifles) in prayer in Germany's famous Cologne Cathedral. This Margaret Bourke-White photograph captures the first service in the cathedral since it was heavily bombed by the Allies a month earlier -- and for those anxiously watching the events unfolding in Europe, half a world away, suggests not only the conflict's harrowing destruction and loss, but also, ju...

U.S. Navy WAVES, Woman Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service by George Eastman House, via Flickr

1943 ... Junior Red Cross by x-ray delta one, via Flickr Walter Beach Humphrey (he did a lot of these rather propaganda-ish art. Some quite over the top)

Have you a Red Cross service flag? by Jessie Wilcox Smith

Portrait of Murial Coykendall Kiser in Red Cross uniform, taken from the Womens College, c 1944. She worked in European service clubs with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1945 ~