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Sesame Street Sign

Sesame Street Sign

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This green and yellow wooden street sign decorated the set of “Sesame Street in 1979. The top of the sign reads “CTW” for Children's Television Workshop, with “Sesame Street” painted below. “Sesame Street" first aired on PBS November 10, 1969, and combined commercial television techniques with substantive educational content. Produced by Children’s Television Workshop, this innovative program helped prepare young children for the transition from home to preschool through public television.
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Object Name
date made
Children's Television Workshop
Children's Television Workshop
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 8 3/4 in x 20 in; 22.225 cm x 50.8 cm
overall: 8 3/4 in x 20 in x 1/2 in; 22.225 cm x 50.8 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Children's Television Workshop (through Robert A. Hatch)
Sesame Street
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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