"Police" bra

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Titles "Police" bra
Description This bra was presented to a female police officer upon her promotion to the rank of Sergeant with the Saint Paul Police Department in 1971 in Minnesota. The size 36DD pink lace Maidenform bra has sergeant stripes tacked to each cup, a shield-shaped pin above the right cup reading "I HAVE SERVED / ST. PAUL SCHOOL POLICE", and a patch tacked to the back closure of the bra reading "POLICE TRAFFIC".
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 1/2 inches height (each cup)
6 1/2 inches width (each cup)
34 1/2 inches length
36DD size
Nomenclature brassiere
Materials nylon
lace (needlework)
spandex
cloth
Subjects Presented to: Bailey, Carolen Fay Gesin
Source: Saint Paul (Minn.), Police Department
St. Paul School Police
Used in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Politics and government
Women
Crime and punishment
Sex discrimination
Awards
Manners & Customs. Unclassified
Dates Use: 1971
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1991.429.8 (Accession Number)

User Comments

  • Anjanette on September 15, 2017 11:47:48 AM
    Perhaps another subject heading could be added here: "sex discrimination" http://www.getty.edu/vow/AATFullDisplay?find=sexism&logic=AND¬e=&english=N&prev_page=1&subjectid=300055305

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