Miner’s Helmet

Miner’s Helmet

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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 lamp bracket attached to the front which would have likely held an electric lamp.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hat, safety, miner's
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 12 1/4 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 31.115 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MN-8924
catalog number
MHI-MN-8924
accession number
260125
Credit Line
Walter F. Kraus, Jr. Cumbola, PA
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Helmets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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