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Description WAVES Shirt (Shirtwaist): white rayon material; four front white shell buttons and one white plastic collar button; short sleeves; fold-down rounded collar; inside back label, light blue with navy print: "MADE & SOLD UNDER/AUTHORITY OF U.S.NAVY/U.S.WOMEN'S/NAVAL RESERVE". Authorized for wear with either the blue or white uniform after 1943.
Corrine Hubbard was born in Minneapolis, MN on March 6, 1913. During World War II she served in the WAVES 1943-45 and held the rank of Lieutenant. She graduated from UWM with a BA; Stanford University with a MA; and Drexel University with a MSLS. She was a librarian at Polk Library UWO for many years. She married Harry Spoo June 21, 1958. He died September 14, 1978. She died October 24, 2003.
Dimensions H-24 W-18 inches
Year Range from 1943
Event World War II
Year range to 1945
Object ID 7189-9
Object Name Shirt
People Spoo, Corinne Hubbard
Used military/United States/W.A.V.E.S./World War II
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