Kitchen Angels Lavender Fair Apron

Description (Brief)
Meals On Wheels began in the United States in 1954 with a Philadelphia program that provided nutritional food to shut-ins. Staffed by volunteers, meal programs spread around the country. In the 1990s, the HIV and AIDS epidemic generated meal deliveries targeted at younger people. This apron is from Kitchen Angels of Santa Fe, New Mexico. It started in 1992, in support of people ill with AIDS.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
apron
date made
n.d.
maker
Fame Fabrics
Physical Description
polyester (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
plastic (part: material)
Measurements
overall, as stored: 2 in x 11 1/4 in x 17 1/4 in; 5.08 cm x 28.575 cm x 43.815 cm
overall: 31 in x 27 1/2 in x 1/16 in; 78.74 cm x 69.85 cm x .15875 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
2009.0202.01
accession number
2009.0202
catalog number
2009.0202.01
subject
Health & Medicine
Disabilities
Disabilities
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Disabilities
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
gift of Tony L. McCarty, Executive Director of Kitchen Angels

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