Cadet Uniform Blouse,Textile.1993.009

Cadet Uniform Blouse,Textile.1993.009


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Textile.1993.009
Title
Cadet Uniform Blouse,c.1920s
Quantity
3.1 Cubic Feet, 1 box
Creator
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970)
Language
English .

Scope and Content

Item: cadet uniform blouse Desc: original uniform blouse Date: post 1918 (1920's) Color: navy blue with black lining; sleeves lined with off white Material: wool; (?) lining; sleeve lining: cotton (?) Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Dept. V.E. Kelsey, Supt. Donor: Condition: top hook torn off; some stains; worn on back Special Markings: label: Mr. John E. McDonald {John Early McDonald, class of 1927, Private Company E?}, Date 34-{31?}-{39}. Numbers 27 1/2 and 18 1/2 also on label. Black stripe trim. Black plastic buttons on right, hooks on left. 2 gold pins on collar: 1. VPI with guns crossing above; 2. ROTC with flame between RO and TC. Five-pointed star {gold bullion?} on lower right sleeve {signifies VPI had the status of a "distinguished military college" by the War Department. Temple, Donning the Blue and Gray, p.62}. Three thin black stripes above wide black stripe on lower sleeve.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1895-1944)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets