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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Reminiscent of the Trench Helmet used by American Troops in the World War, is this Safety Hat worn by the Superintendent of Alaska Colliery. He sets the example for the 1,000 miners who work under his direction, by wearing the safety equipment prescribed by the Company for its employees.
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company
Titles and descriptions used here created by the company in the 1930s.
Coal mines and miningSafety hatsCoal minersCoal mines and mining--Safety measures
1 photographic print : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company photographs (Accession 1980.318)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company photographs (Accession 1980.318), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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