Uniform cap worn by Pullman Porter Philip Henry Logan

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Description
A black cap with metallic braid trim and a label reading PULLMAN PORTER in black. The bill is made of black patent leather and a label inside the hat reads, "For: P.H. Logan / Date: 8-29-66 / No. J-585054."
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
1966
Object number
2011.73.1
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of the Descendants of Garfield Logan, In Honor of Philip Henry Logan
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981
Worn by
Philip Henry Logan, American, 1914 - 2007
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Labor
Pullman Porters
Transportation
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Medium
cloth with patent leather, metal and trimming
Dimensions
H x W: 4 7/8 x 8 x 10 in. (12.4 x 20.3 x 25.4 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Type
caps (headgear)