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Encyclopedia > John B. Stetson

John Batterson Stetson (1830 - 1906) was a U.S. hat manufacturer; the stetson hat was named for him. Stetson University was also named for him for his generous contributions to the school.


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Hats are our business -- Books on Hats (4105 words)
John, Frank Olive and Sally Victor sewn on original creations are, of course, the most valuable.
The dozens of drawings and photographs show Americans wearing hats throughout the centuries as was de rigueur until 1960 when John Kennedy took his hat off on the day of his inauguration.
Although some question how much this is fact versus myth (or rather true invention versus modification of existing headgear), I enjoyed the Stetson story as told by Reynolds and Rand.
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