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Uniform cap for a Pullman attendant

Manufactured by:
J. Apfelbaum and Company, American, ca. 1905 - 1949  Search this
Subject of:
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981  Search this
Medium:
copper-aluminum alloy, synthetic fiber and textile materials
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 7/8 × 3 3/4 × 6 11/16 in. (22.6 × 9.5 × 17 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1940s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Labor  Search this
Pullman Porters  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Laird
Object number:
2019.20.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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/fd532071970-c105-4b84-8a99-ed1c5ff7ddf0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.20.3
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