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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

Dorothy Avery in flight suit, circa 1943

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Object ID: WV0204.6.007

Description: Dorothy Avery poses outside barracks at Avenger Field, Texas, in a size 42 "zoot suit," circa 1943. WASPs referred to the men's green herringbone twill jumpsuit they had to wear as "zoot suits" because of their tendency to be too large.

Collection: Dorothy Avery Papers

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