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Kerchief celebrating the 50th anniversary of WBAI Radio

Object Number: 
2012.7
Date: 
2011
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 21 in. (53.3 x 53.3 cm)
Description: 
Square aqua-blue kerchief printed in black and white with central diamond, "50 Years / wbai.org WBAI 99.5 FM / PACIFICA / LISTENER-SPONSORED COMMUNITY RADIO" with radiating lines of text listing the station's radio shows and braodcast schedule.
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief commemorates the 50th anniversary of WBAI Pacifica radio, a progressive and independent listener-sponsored station based in New York City. WBAI is one of five non-commercial, multicultural Pacifica network stations whose flagship program is the acclaimed "Democracy Now" with Amy Goodman. The kerchief was designed by Hillary Weiss, a Manhattan graphic designer and author of the book "The American Bandanna: Culture on Cloth from George Washington to Elvis" (Chronicle Books, 1990).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Hillary Weiss
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group