American Red Cross Nurse Aide Apron (25" waist)
Original WWII American Red Cross (ARC) nurse's aide apron.
Waist - 25"
Hips - up to 44"
Length - 38 1/2"
Chambray pinafore apron that buttons up the back. It is in fair condition. There are some rust stains and it has fading throughout (see photos). There are also a few tiny black specks and some pulls in the material.
The Volunteer Nurses' Aide pin could be fastened at the center front of the jumper at the neckline. This uniform was allowed to be worn after the first 34 hours of the Nurses' Aides course (which lasted a total time of 80 hours) had been completed.