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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 8.255 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, cap, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-8214
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-8214
Accession number:
240547
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company. Auto-Lite carbide mining lamps were produced from 1913 through 1960, most following the design Jacob Sherman patented in 1924. This lamp’s design places its manufacture date in the early 1920’s.
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 2 1/2 in x 4 in; 10.16 cm x 6.35 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-9234
Accession number:
268055
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9234
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company. Auto-Lite carbide mining lamps were produced from 1913 through 1960, most following the design Jacob Sherman patented in 1924. This lamp’s design places its manufacture date in the early 1920’s.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 6.35 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, cap, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-9546B
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9546B
Accession number:
280476
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company. Auto-Lite carbide mining lamps were produced from 1913 through 1960, most following the design Jacob Sherman patented in 1924. This lamp’s design places its manufacture date in the early 1920’s.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 4 in x 4 in; 10.795 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-9712
Accession number:
299568
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9712
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois. Auto-Lite carbide mining lamps were produced from 1913 through 1960, most following the design Jacob Sherman patented in 1924. This lamp’s design places its manufacture date in the early 1920’s. This particular lamp is noteable for the octagonal base and large On/Off lettering on the top.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 in; 10.16 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-9772A
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9772A
Accession number:
304880
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company in Chicago, Illinois, around 1930. Auto-Lite mining lamps were produced from 1913 through 1960, most following the design Jacob Sherman patented in 1924. This particular lamp likely dates to around 1930, as evidenced by the rubber bumper grip on the base and two lines of lettering on the top.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 in; 9.525 cm x 8.89 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-9772B
Accession number:
304880
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9772B
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company in Chicago, Illinois, around 1930. Auto-Lite mining lamps were produced from 1913 through 1960, most following the design Jacob Sherman patented in 1924. This particular lamp is dated to the mid-1920’s because of the octagonal base and large On/Off lettering on the top.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 4 in x 3 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 10.16 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
lamp, cap, carbide
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MI-1071
Catalog number:
MHI-MI-1071
Accession number:
310657
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 in; 10.16 cm x 8.89 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
lamp, cap, carbide
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MI-1074
Catalog number:
MHI-MI-1074
Accession number:
310664
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 10.16 cm x 6.985 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-7731
Accession number:
234625
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7731
Description (Brief):
This is Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp was produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-7933
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7933
Accession number:
240639
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Visitor Tag(s):

Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-7935
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7935
Accession number:
240639
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Visitor Tag(s):

Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 in; 10.16 cm x 8.255 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, cap, mining
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Mining Lamps
Grant Wheat Collection
Credit Line:
William E. Keating through Russell B. Keating
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-8991
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-8991
Accession number:
263096
Description:
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois. Auto-Lite carbide mining lamps were produced from 1913 through 1960, most following the design Jacob Sherman patented in 1924. This lamp has a homemade wire handle added.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Grant Wheat Collection
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Visitor Tag(s):

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