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Manufactured by:
Barrier-Wear, American  Search this
Issued by:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, American, founded 1958  Search this
Owned by:
Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., American, born 1946  Search this
Medium:
cloth with metal
Dimensions:
On form: 30 × 20 × 8 in. (76.2 × 50.8 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
bomber jackets
Place made:
Barrier-Wear Inc., Colorado, United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1985
Description:
Blue flight jacket featuring seven different patches. An American flag patch appears on the proper left shoulder of the flight jacket. A patch on the proper right shoulder depicts a space shuttle ascending vertically above stars set against a red, orange, and yellow background. A blue and white type on the patch reads: [19 / 80]. The proper left breast of the jacket features two patches. The top patch depicts a space shuttle with a satellite, set against a representation of the American flag and Russian flag. Gold type surrounding depiction in a circle reads, [BOLDEN / SEGA / REIGHTLER / CHANG-DIAZ / DAVIS / KRIKALEV]. The patch below depicts a gold set of wings with gold type reading: [CHARLIE BOLDEN]. The patch on the proper left lower torso depicts an ascending space shuttle above part of an American flag. Gold type on the patch reads: [GIBSON BOLDEN / NELSON HAWKLEY CHANG-DIAZ / CENKER NELSON]. The patch on the proper right breast depicts a Space shuttle flying away from Earth. Blue type borders the scene and reads: [LICHTENBERG FRIMOUT SULLIVAN FOALE / BOLDEN DUFFY LEESTMA / ATLAS]. The patch on the proper right lower torso depicts a space shuttle, in space, flying by a satellite. White type bordering scene reads: [SHRIVER + BOLDEN / HAWLEY + McCANDLESS + SULLIVAN]. A white tag with black type appears on inside of flight jacket. The tag reads: [ITEM: FLIGHT JACKET LINER / CONTACT NO. NAS-9-17415 / PART NO. SED 33102968-301 / SIZE M / S / BARRIER-WEAR, INC. MANCOS, CO].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
Science  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., USMC (Ret)
Object number:
2014.243.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd501b080bd-75bb-4c7d-b82a-0fe496b924eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.243.6