For our younger readers, they're a bit difficult to explain. The idea is that you got these stamps for every purchase. You then laboriously pasted them in these little books (1). Then once you collect enough of these books you could cash them in for prizes! Think of them as sorta like coupons, sorta like credit card cash back programs.
Naturally, in order to decide which groovy gifts to select for all your hard earned efforts, one turned to the ubiquitous catalog!!
"Okay, okay what, pray tell, does any of this have to do with uniforms?" you ask
So that's two of the four K Clubbers,. What about Kay and Kathy?
Did nurses back then wear nothing but white? (3)
Speaking of some fine looking nurses, let's check out some more from the S&H Uniform Catalog....
And finally, what look back at 70s S&H uniforms would be complete without.....
(1) And by laborious, I mean exactly that. I remember my mom spending hours licking those stamps and pasting them in those damnable books!
(2) And yes, that is my official title!
(3) When my daughter first started nursing school, I took her over to the uniform store, and I was amazed. I had no idea that all the major fashion designers have clothing for nurses!! The outfits are a lot more varied now!