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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Fame Fabrics
Physical Description
polyester (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
plastic (part: material)
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
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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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