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Neon sign from Mae's Millinery Shop

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
neon, glass, metal, and wire
Dimensions:
H x W x D (As stored): 28 x 37 x 4 in. (71.1 x 94 x 10.2 cm)
H x W x D (With box but without wires): 4 x 36 x 3 in. (10.2 x 91.4 x 7.6 cm)
Type:
neon lamps
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
A neon window sign reading MILLINERY from Mae's Millinery Shop. The sign is complete with an electrical box and wiring.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.139
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd548deaf11-acad-4288-90a7-12dafd1d8726
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.139