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Apron with pin-back button

Apron with pin-back button
Title
Apron with pin-back button
Date 
1976
Medium 
Canvas, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 22 x 16 3/4 in. ( 55.9 x 42.5 cm )
Description 
Blue canvas newspaper distributor's apron printed on front in white gothic lettering, "The New York Times"; white canvas ties and neck ring; three front pouch pockets. With pin-back button inscribed "Who knows New York? / The New York Times / Ask me."
Credit Line 
Gift of Paul Gunther
Object Number 
2001.16ab
Gallery Label 
During the summer of 1976, New York City hosted both the Democratic National Convention and OpSail. A New York Times initiative aimed at improving the city's image hired young people to meet and greet tourists throughout the city while distributing copies of the Times. This apron was worn by the donor as part of the Times initiative.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group