"Daddy Cool" Pith Helmet

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.
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Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
overall: 6 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in x 14 in; 16.51 cm x 29.21 cm x 35.56 cm
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Popular Entertainment
American Enterprise
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American Enterprise
American Enterprise
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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