Miner’s Helmet

Description (Brief)
This plastic miner’s helmet would have been in use during the first half of the 20th century, after 1915. The helmet has a leather and metal lamp bracket attached to the front which would have likely held an oil-wick lamp.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap, mining
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 7 in x 12 in; 15.24 cm x 17.78 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-9235B
accession number
268055
catalog number
MHI-MN-9235B
subject
Work
Natural Resources
Industry & Manufacturing
Mining Helmets
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Helmets
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Theodore R. Hile

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