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Object ID 1980.076.0002
Object Name Jacket
Year Range from 1941.0
Year Range to 1946.0
Description Woman's World War II Woman's Army Corps jacket, fitted, wool, green, with patch on upper left arm. Patch is circular, blue, pair of wings, with star in center and red dot in star. Patch is for Army Air Corps. A small patch with two gold rank bars, for Lt., are at bottom of sleeve. At each wrist is gold band. On each collar point is small "U.S." patch, and at each lapel is small patch in shape of pair of wings with vertical propeller in center. Jacket has two false breast pockets, with flaps only, four gold buttons down front, and two identical, but smaller buttons, at each flap. At each shoulder is cloth flap with button. Buttons have eagle with wings spread, holding a cluster of arrows in one talon, and an olive branch in the other talon. Lining is green; handwritten in blue, inside right: "FLOYD E".
Provenance From a letter to Jean Yothers, Director, from the donor:
"Today I am mailing you my Eisenhower jacket and the green jacket I wore when I was married in St. Germain-Laye, France. I was then Lt. Edna L. Floyd, L-918005. My mother was Lessis Susan Barber from boggy Creek, one of the extensive Barber family in Orange and Osceola counties. I was born in Kissimmee."
Material Wool/Cloth/Metal
Condition Good
Dimensions W-15 L-27.5 inches
Width (in) 15
Length (in) 27.5
Imagefile 002\19800760002.JPG
Condition Notes Front has several holes at bottom of each side, and one above left diagonal pocket. Right sleeve has small hole above green band. Back has snag and small, light stain at left shoulder blade. Inside has small snags throughout.