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US Light House Service uniform hat
Description United States Light House Service uniform hat worn by Orren Young, the first head light keeper at Split Rock Light Station on the coast of Lake Superior near Two Harbors, Minnesota. The wool flannel hat has a lighthouse badge made of silver and gold bullion, a mohair band, oilcloth visor, and a patent leather chin strap. Made by D. Klein and Brothers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 21 centimeters diameter crown
8.8 centimeters depth
5 centimeters length brim
Nomenclature Cap (headgear)
Creation Made by: D. Klein and Bros.
Made in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Subjects Issued by: United States, Light House Service
Used by: Young, Orren
Made in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Used in Two Harbors, Lake County, Minnesota, United States
Used at Split Rock Lighthouse
Water Transportation
Used in vicinity of Lake Superior
Clothing. Men's Special Purpose Clothing. Uniforms. Unclassified
Dates Use: 1910 - 1928
Orren Young served as keeper of Split Rock Lighthouse
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1989.353.1