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Object ID 2001.055.0001
Object Name Shirt
Date circa 1990
Description Shirt from T. G. Lee Dairy, white, short-sleeved, rectangular American flag patch on left sleeve; round patch on upper right sleeve reading, "T. G. LEE" in dark blue stitching, then below is "THE DAIRY THAT QUALITY BUILT," in lighter blue stitching, in center is a yellow milk bottle with a palm tree inside, and below in light blue stitching is"HOMETOWN DAIRY / HOMETOWN TASTE," all on white background, with dark blue border. A square patch just below reads "MILK CHUG" in blue, across a red, T. G. LEE dairy bottle, white decoration near bottom, white background, blue border. On front left breast is a rectangular patch, "T. G. LEE" in dark blue, next to a light blue palm tree, below in light blue is "THE DAIRY THAT QUALITY BUILT", all on white background, with dark blue border. On front right breast is rectangular name patch, reading "JESS" in dark blue, with a dark blue diagonal line running across one corner, white background, dark blue border. Shirt has snap closure.
Provenance Donor was the last route delivery man for T.G. Lee Diary.

T.G. Lee Dairy is a company which has made milk products for the state of Florida since 1925. A regional brand of Dean Foods, the company headquarters is based in Orlando.

The founder, Thomas Gilbert Lee, first started the company to produce higher-quality dairy products for Central Florida. Today, there are T.G. Lee factories across the state, various dairy products are sold in supermarkets and convenience stores, and the milk is the official brand served in Florida public schools.

For a complete history of the company, visit
Material Polyester/Cotton
Condition Good
Dimensions H-33 W-21 inches
Height (in) 33
Width (in) 21
Imagefile 019\20010550001.JPG
Condition Notes Group of small, black stains on front, lower right, and some small red ink spots below that.