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Object ID 2014.020.012
Object Name Hat
Collection Organizations
Credit line Gift of Mr. Lorin Hunt
Date 2014
Made Flexfit/Yupoong
Makers mark There is a black grosgrain silk manufacturer's label with red and white text: "Flexfit / 63% polyester / 34% cotton 3% P.U. spandex / Patent / By Yupoong / Made in Dominican Rep."
Description Small to medium sized commemorative baseball cap for the 90th anniversary of the Beta Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity. The purple canvas cap has yellow embroidery on the front: " [Omega Psi Phi characters] / Beta Chapter / 90th Anniversary." There is also yellow embroidery at the back: "Beta / 2.6.14."

Dimensions H-5.5 W-7 L-11 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Owned Lorin Hunt
Provenance This item was donated by Lorin Hunt, one of the original founding members of the Nu Upsilon Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity in Wilmington. He originally belonged to the Omega Psi Phi fraternity at Lincoln University in the 1930s & 1940s.
Subjects Fraternal organizations
Fraternal lodges
Fraternities & sororities
Search Terms Lorin Hunt
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Nu Upsilon Chapter
African Americans
Baseball Caps
Twenty-First Century
Material 63% polyester; 34% cotton; 3% spandex
Place of Origin Domnican Republic