Carpenter's Tools

Description
Pictured here are a carpenter's hammer and square. Carpentry was considered both skilled and semi-skilled labor. Many carpenters worked independently and traveled the countryside looking for work opportunities.
Description (Spanish)
En esta foto se observan un martillo y una escuadra de carpintero. La carpintería se consideraba como mano de obra calificada y semi-calificada. Muchos carpinteros trabajaban en forma independiente y viajaban a lo largo del país buscando oportunidades de empleo.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hammer
Date made
20th century
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 32 cm x 11.5 cm x 2.5 cm; 12 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in x in
Place Made
Puerto Rico
ID Number
1997.0097.1130
accession number
1997.0097
catalog number
1997.0097.1130
subject
Daily Life
Puerto Rico
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Cultures & Communities
Work
Vidal
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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