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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

WAF winter uniform, circa 1955

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Object ID: WV0201.8.003

Description: Women in the Air Force winter uniform, including blouse (jacket) and skirt, made of blue wool serge material. The blouse is single-breasted, darted, lined in a satin material, and has two sewn breast pockets and two flapped pockets, along with four Air Force emblem silver buttons down the front and enlisted silver US insignia on the collar. Each sleeve contains the rank insignia patch of the wearer, Lenora Nagel, who was a senior airman (E-4) at the time. The gored skirt is A-lined and pleated inside of the back gores. It buttons over and zips at the left side of the waistband, also with another button and loop on the inside.

Collection: Lenora I. Nagel Papers

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