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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."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Helmet, Mining
Measurements
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]
catalog number
MHI-MI-1072
accession number
310657
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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