Uniform, Naval Nurse
1945 Approximate
U.S. Navy Nurse uniform. Material: plastic, metal, textile. (a) Jacket. Size: 16" x 26". Description: black long sleeved jacket; closure with four gold metal buttons down front; three gold bands encircle sleeve wrist; gold leaf tag inside: "Tailorbrooke." (b) Skirt. Size: 12 1/2" x 29". Description: black skirt; two back pockets; metal side zipper closure. (c ) Overcoat. Size: 17" x 43". Description: double breasted long black coat; eight black plastic buttons on front; silver leaf pins on each shoulder; front pockets; black lining; tag: "Gibbs and Dowling , San Diego." (d) Necktie. Size: 31" L. Description: black tie; ends taper to a point. (e) Belt. Size: 2" W. x 38" L. Description: black belt; plastic buckle.
Florence Scholljegerdes was a nurse in the military from 1942 till the early 1980s.