United States Coast Guard Cadet “Dixie Cup” Hat

Title

United States Coast Guard Cadet “Dixie Cup” Hat

Description

This well-worn cadet cap from World War II, invites us to wonder about the life and experiences of its long-ago wearer: What shores has this cap seen beyond the Thames? Although the design of the cadet cap has changed over the years, it still symbolizes the Coast Guard’s mission to serve and protect our citizens, coasts, and community.

Creator

United States Coast Guard

Source

United States Coast Guard Academy Museum Education Collection

Date

ca. 1950 - 1970

Contributor

Jennifer Wilson

Files

DixieCap.jpg

Citation

United States Coast Guard, “United States Coast Guard Cadet “Dixie Cup” Hat,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed July 2, 2022, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/1512.