Miner’s Lunch Pail

Description
Walter Rothacker owned this lunch pail that he used in the coal mines of Minersville, Pennsylvania during the mid 20th century. Miner’s lunch pails often held multiple compartments so that the miner could take multiple meals as well as water with him into the mine.
Object Name
miner's lunch pail
ID Number
AG*MHI-MN-9524
catalog number
MHI-MN-9524
accession number
277982
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
American Enterprise
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Work and Industry: Mining
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Walter Rothacker

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