A pinner says, "WW II Watch Cap! This pattern was originally published in 1940 by the American Red Cross. Women would sit in groups and knit these warm hats for our boys in uniform. The decreases produce a flat top guaranteed not to be pointy.
SeaA knit wool pullover vest of the type distributed to the Armed Forces by the Red Cross. It is dark olive with a "V" neck and a label at the back of the neck marked "AMERICAN RED CROSS/ CHAPTER/ NOT TO BE SOLD/ WASHINGTON COUNTY/ HILLSBORO, OREGON" in red. 1940's