24 Hours Service Neon Sign

Description
This is a neon sign used by a restaurant in the 1970s to advertise the business was open 24 hours. During the 1970s onward, businesses began extending their hours to cater to consumers around the clock.
Object Name
neon sign
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
"24": 4 3/4 in x 14 in x 6 1/4 in; 12.065 cm x 35.56 cm x 15.875 cm
"hours": 4 1/8 in x 29 in x 4 5/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 73.66 cm x 11.7475 cm
"service": 4 3/4 in x 37 in x 4 1/2 in; 12.065 cm x 93.98 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
1987.0887.03
accession number
1987.0887
catalog number
1987.0887.03
subject
Food Culture
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Work and Industry: Work
American Enterprise
Advertising
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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