Object ID
Object Name
Object Collection
Pete Poulos (is part of)
Object Description
The fez is blue with gold stitched lettering which reads "GAPA". On one side of the fez, there is a red, white, and blue ribbon. Below "GAPA", there is a metal of the emblem of GAPA. The fez is felt.
GAPA (Greek American Progressive Association) was founded in 1923 and was dedicated to preserving Greek culture in America. These fez hats were worn by members of GAPA during various occasions.
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Fez, Pete Poulos, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9611. Accessed 09/26/22.