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Delta Air Lines uniform jacket worn by Eugene Harmond

Catalog Data

Issued by:
Delta Air Lines, American, founded 1925  Search this
Worn by:
Eugene Harmond, American, born 1947  Search this
Manufactured by:
The Greif Companies, American  Search this
Designed by:
Van Lupu, American  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile) and satin
Dimensions:
L x W: 29 15/16 × 25 3/16 in. (76 × 64 cm)
Chest: 21 7/16 in. (54.5 cm)
Waist: 20 7/8 in. (53 cm)
Type:
jackets
uniforms
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1983-1991
Description:
A wool navy-blue Delta Air Lines uniform jacket worn by Delta Air Lines' first Black male flight attendant, Eugene Harmond.
This men's jacket, made by The Greif Companies for Delta Air Lines, is designed with notched lapels, one exterior breast pocket, two front flap pockets, two brass Delta insignia buttons, and has a back vent. At each sleeve's wrist are two blue braided accent stripes. The interior is lined with a light gray synthetic material, has two breast pockets, two mid-side pockets, and a cloth embroidered size label [14T] below the left breast pocket. The label features Delta company thread colors in red, white and blue, and reads: [EXPRESSELY MADE FOR / DELTA / AIR / LINES / by THE GREIF COMPANIES].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Labor  Search this
Men  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Casey Grant in honor of Patricia Banks Edmiston, Patricia Grace Murphy and Eugene Harmond
Object number:
2018.50.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55f791788-84f7-468d-a4e0-045b7bc2a406
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.50.2.1