Mining Helmet

Mining Helmet

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Description (Brief)
This black plastic mining helmet has a leather and metal lamp bracket attached to the front of the helmet. The lamp bracket reads: "'SAFETY' / PAT'D DEC. 1. 1915/NO. 1563951." The top of the hat has seven venting holes for heat dissipation. This helmet has no interior headband or suspension device that is usually found in safety helmets. The helmet’s label reads: "Miner's SAFETY HELMET / HAZlAN STEVENS / 418 EAST MONROE / PITTSBURO, KANSAS."
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Object Name
Helmet, Mining
overall: 6 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 29.21 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
AG.MHI-MI-1073 [dup1]
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Work and Industry: Mining
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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