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Object Name Belt
Catalog Number 2002.35.6
Date ca.1990
Material(s) Polyester; metal;
Dimensions H-39.75 W-1.25 D-0.5 inches
Description This is a woman's United States Air Force dress blues belt. It is a "one size fits all" dark blue belt. It has an adjustable silver toned belt buckle. One of the silver toned clamps on the edge (to prevent unraveling) is missing.
Notes Mary Frances Clark wore all of the uniforms in this collection during her many years of service in the Air Force (1965-1993). She was born in Shelbyville, Kentucky and was the second child of Ruth and James Clark. Mary joined the USAF as a dietitian in June 1965 with the rank of first lieutenant. She was assigned at Gunter Air Force Base Alabama for basic training and was stationed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma as Chief, Medical Food Service. She retired in June of 1993 holding the rank of lieutenant colonel, the second highest rank obtaining in the Air Force for her profession.
Collection Mary Frances Clark Collection
People Clark, Mary F.
Subjects Belts (Clothing)
Military personnel
Military uniforms
African Americans
Search Terms African-Americans
African Americans
Women's clothing
Women's uniforms
Military, Women
United States Air Force
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS