Pressed glass kerosene lamp used by Oscar C. Howard as boy

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Titles Pressed glass kerosene lamp used by Oscar C. Howard as boy
Description Kerosene lamp of clear pressed glass used by donor to study by as a child in Alabama during the late 1920s or early 1930s. It consists of two parts: (A) a flared base with radiating reeded design and "EAGLE" metal wick/chimney holder; and (B) a clear glass chimney with beaded lip at top.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 18 inches height
6 1/8 inches diameter (maximum)
Nomenclature kerosene lamp
Materials glass (material)
Creation Made by: Eagle
Subjects Used by: Howard, Oscar Curtis
Used in: Alabama, United States
African Americans
African American businesspeople--Minnesota--Minneapolis
African Americans--Alabama
Household. Lighting. Kerosene Lamps & Accessories
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1925 - Not later than 1935
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1991.276.8.A,B (Accession Number)

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