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MARSHALL FIELD & COMPANY. INC.
Manufacturing Division, Sprav North Carolina
Monday, March 29, 1943
Woman’s Auxiliary of N. C. State Guards
It is difficult to decide of which we
Officers of the Woman’s Auxiliary
are, left to right: Captain Claudia Pinck-
ard, 1st Lt. Hazel Price, 2nd Lt. Odessa
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LARGEST SERVICE FLAG
The Greensboro Daily News for
March 21st has this to say about our
service flag: “Largest service flag in
the country, Marshall Field & Co.’s 47
by 60 feet flag with 1916 stars for em
ployees _ in service, is the only flag ,to
fiave a special star for women who have
joined the armed forces. Thirty-two
blue and white stars designate em
ployees who have joined the WAAC
The March 15, 1943 issue of Field
are proudest—our Woman’s Auxiliary,
or of the uniforms they wear. The
Guards are home town girls; the uni
forms were made by our company. No
tice how trim they are (both girls and
uniforms). These uniforms consist of
khaki skirts and blouses, with match
ing overseas caps. Brown leather belts
and'matching Girl Scout shoes. These
uniforms are the same worn by the
WAAC’s, with the exception of the cap.
The outfit is valued at approximately'
$43.25 (each Guard buys her own shoes)
and were purchased from the company
store in Chicago.. In the picture, left
to right, are:
Sgt. Dorothy Manley, Pvt. Alma
Simmons, Pvt. Thelma Roberts, Sgt.
Alberlene Manley, Pvt. Mildred Gard
ner, Sgt. Margaret Kelly, Pvt. Marris
Wright, Pvt. Dorothy Murphy, Pvt.
Bette Holland, Pvt. Audrey Brame,
Corp. Stella Jones, Pvt. Lottie Wray,
Pvt. Louisb Cook, Sgt. Madeline Wilson,
Pvt, Coleen Taylor, Pvt. Polly Branch,
Pvt. Grade Odell, Corp. Dorothy Sut
ton, Pvt. Shine Tilley, Corp, Louise
Gilley, Pvt. Irene Kelly, Pvt. Vera
Carter, Corp, Erma Simmons, Pvt. Lot
tie LaPrade, Sgt. Lillie Hill Robertson,
Sgt. Cecil Price.
Glass, a company publication, states:
“The Company’s service flag now con
tains 1963 blue stars, 42 white stars
(women) and seven gold stars — a
total of 2012.” The gold stars are for
Miss Doris Grogan, shown working
on an up-twister,- ably illustrates wom
an’s ability to adapt herself to our war
effort. As more and more of our men
employees leave for the armed forces
the women are stepping into their
places and making good. Miss Grogan,
an employee of Rayon Mill, says that
she likes’ her job as a fixer and that it.
is very interestnig. Miss Grogan is the
first woman in our organization to
become a full fledged fixer; perhaps
one of the first in the state. By her
work she has earned the admiration
and respect of not only her immediate
superiors but of the entire organization.
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