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can anyone tell me what material a ww11 red cross nurses uniform was made of, and colour?

i belong to a re enactment group portrayin the home guard of ww11 we have ladies wishing to portray red cross nurse but we cannot find colour photos or existing uniform, was anyone a red cross nurse during ww11 who could help? we have got a headress and apron and armband, but need to reproduce the undergarment, we need a design and material used, thanks

Asked By: Ray THE DRUMMER - 4/20/2007
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I'm into re-enactment too, I'm developing my persona as an Irish immigrant shopkeeper's daughter turned Civil War nurse. Clara Barton is one of the cornerstones of my character development. My uncle's already in a group and has offered to mentor me when my research is all done and I can afford to join a group... More
Answered By: Moon Maiden - 4/20/2007
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White wool.
Answered By: zoomddy2 - 4/20/2007
 
This site has color pictures and descriptions of many of the common nursing uniforms from that era. http://www.collectarc.com/uniforms1.html
Answered By: PJ - 4/20/2007
 
it was blue cotton if you go to the red cross web site you should be able to get info as they have a lot of records do lots of research but do you mean british or american by the way?
Answered By: lilian c - 4/20/2007
 
So much just because your man has a fantasy...
Answered By: xschoumy - 4/21/2007
 
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