Texaco "Ask Attendant for Key" Restroom Sign, 1940-1960

Summary

Service stations provided restrooms for the traveling public. Patrons wanted clean and safe facilities. This sign from a Texaco station assured the traveler that the restrooms were well maintained.

Service stations provided restrooms for the traveling public. Patrons wanted clean and safe facilities. This sign from a Texaco station assured the traveler that the restrooms were well maintained.

Artifact

Information sign

Date Made

1940-1960

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

87.200.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Steel (Alloy)
Enamel (Fused coating)

Color

Green
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 4 in

Width: 9 in

Inscriptions

On front: ASK ATTENDANT FOR KEY / THIS DOOR KEPT LOCKED / FOR CLEANLINESS / AND PROTECTION TO OUR PATRONS

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