American Hats (page 2 of 3)

American Hats (page 2 of 3)

Treasures of American History

Cowboy Hat, around 1914

“Tom Mix” style, made by John B. Stetson Company

Farmworker’s Hat, 1940s

Worn by Mexican guest worker (bracero) Savas Castro in California

Schoolboy’s Cap, around 1910

Public School 49, New York City

Miss America’s Crown, 1951

Worn by Yolande Betbeze

Union Cap, around 1937

Worn by a member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU)

Woman’s African-Style Headwrap, 1972

Worn by Fath Ruffins, Washington, D.C.

Firefighter’s Parade Helmet, 1883–85

Worn by Peter Zeluff, assistant chief engineer

Straw Hat, 1970s

Worn by country comedian Minnie Pearl