A Pressman's Cap

A photograph of a hat made of folded newspaper. The cap has a square top and slightly rounded, folded band.
A photograph of a hat made of folded newspaper. The cap has a square top and slightly rounded, folded band. The hat is slightly angled.
A photograph of a hat made of folded newspaper. The cap has a square top and slightly rounded, folded band. The cap is on its side.

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Title

A Pressman's Cap

Subject

A temporary cap made of folded newspaper.

Description

A pressman's cap made from the front page of the Washington Post newspaper. These were used as protection for workers in the pressroom, shielding their heads from the ink and dust which fell from the presses overhead. Pressman's hats were temporary and discarded by workers at the end of their shifts each day.

Creator

Dick Moore

Source

Drs. John S. and Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center Collection

Date

2021

Rights

This Item has been made available for educational and research purposes by the Drs. John S. and Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center at Gallaudet University. This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You may need to obtain permission for your intended use if your use is otherwise not permitted by the copyright and applicable related rights legislation. For specific information about the copyright and reproduction rights for this Item, please contact the Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center: https://www.gallaudet.edu/drs-john-s-and-betty-j-schuchman-deaf-documentary-center

Type

Object

Citation

Dick Moore, “A Pressman's Cap,” DeafPrinters, accessed July 18, 2024, https://deafprinters.com/items/show/98.

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