Volunteer Service Corps Pins

Each group, or Corps, of volunteers had a pin representing the service they provided.  The following pictures show the different pins and their years of use.  All pins are 1" in actual diameter.
 
Administration
Staff Aide
Nurse's Aide
Hospital & Recreation
1923 - 1967
1923-1946
1923-1946
1923-1946
This was the only pin which did not change in 1946.
Pin in gold and also in a pewter-like color.
Corps have various names through the years
Canteen
Motor Corps
Production
Home Service
1923-1946
1923-1946
1923-1946
1924-1946
Brightness of green and gold in center varied.
The largest Corps and the most commonly found pin.
Color varied from a pale lavender/gray to a pale purple.
Braille
Dietitian Aide
Staff Aide
Canteen
1936-1948
1946
1946-1967
1946-67
Pin was not redesigned in 1946--ample supply remained until corps disbanded.
Service had been disbanded before pin was available.
white/light blue
Social Welfare
Arts and Skills
Gray Lady Service
Nurse's Aide
1946-1967
1946-1967
1946-1967
1946-1967
Color goes from a medium to very dark purple. (almost black)
Gray/red


Motor Corps
Production
General Volunteer
Production and Supply
1946-1967
1946-1967
1946-1982
1948-1967
Worn by all volunteers after the "corps" were disbanded.  Only pin without "American Red Cross"
while/blue 
Entertainment and Instruction
1948-1967
red/blue

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