Miner’s Cap with Carbide Lamp

Description (Brief)
This cap was made by an unknown maker around the early 20th century. The cap is made of soft cotton canvas with a leather bill, and leather 'L' on the front for the attachment of the lamp. A carbide lamp (object number AG*MHI-MN-9442B) is attached to the cap.
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Charles Norman, Sr. (thorugh Fred Norman)
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National Museum of American History