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Racing Helmet worn by Janet Guthrie in the Indianapolis 500, 1978

Racing Helmet worn by Janet Guthrie in the Indianapolis 500, 1978

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Object Name
Helmet
helmet, auto racing
hat, auto racing
Date made
1978
maker
Bell
Bell
place made
United States: California
Physical Description
fiberglass (overall material)
fabric, nomex (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 8 1/2 in x 12 in; 25.4 cm x 21.59 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
1979.0791.02
accession number
1979.0791
catalog number
1979.0791.02
Credit Line
Janet Guthrie
subject
Sports
auto racing
Professional
Women
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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