“Dr. Blues” Name Tag

WANN radio DJ “Dr. Blues” used this name tag during the 1950s and 1960s in Annapolis, Maryland. The blue fabric name tag is on a pin-back rectangular brass frame that reads “DR. BLUES.” A red ribbon hangs from the brass frame that reads “WANN/DIAL/1190” in gold lettering.
Currently not on view
Object Name
name tag
Physical Description
textile (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 13.97 cm x 5.715 cm x .9525 cm
ID Number
accession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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