"Daddy Cool" Pith Helmet

Description
DJ “Daddy Cool” of the WANN radio Station in Annapolis, Maryland wore this pith helmet at live appearances and remote broadcasts during the 1950s and 1960s. The tan colored pith helmet bears the black text “DADDY/COOL” in the front with “WANN” and “1190” written vertically down the sides.
Object Name
hat
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in x 14 in; 16.51 cm x 29.21 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
2002.0319.23
accession number
2002.0319
catalog number
2002.0319.23
subject
Popular Entertainment
Radio
American Enterprise
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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