McDonald's Uniform manager's hat

McDonald's Uniform manager's hat

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From its beginnings in 1940, McDonald’s Company Ltd. has reached over 100 countries and opened nearly 32,500 restaurants. Designed for the managerial team of the first McDonalds in Japan (opened in Tokyo in May 1971), this unisex manager’s hat features red cloth that is decorated with two yellow McDonald’s logos and with the word “Manager” in white. For sanitary purposes, the white cloth hairnet fits over the head.
Over the past 40 years, McDonald’s uniform style has evolved significantly, as changes to the design take place almost every four years. Within 27 years there had been 11 changes in uniform style.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
hat
McDonald's Uniform
McDonald Uniform
date made
1970
maker
Cellucap Manufacturing Company
place made
Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall (without hairnet): 3 in x 11 3/8 in; 7.62 cm x 28.8925 cm
overall (with hairnet): 5 5/8 in; 14.2875 cm
ID Number
2011.0142.04
catalog number
2011.0142.04
accession number
2011.0142
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Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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