|Description||Fire helmet. Black leather "leatherhead" style firefighter's helmet with a tooled scrollwork design around its brim, culminating in a shield motif on the brim's rear. A heavy wire hook protrudes from its peak. Brown leather interior. This helmet belonged by Maurice F. Cousino, who was a member of Detroit's paid fire department at its inception. This is the helmet he wore while a member of Co. 6, one of the fire companies that went to Chicago fire in 1871.|
|Dimensions||H-9 W-10 L-15 inches|
Cousino, Maurice F.
Detroit Fire Department
Michigan Company No. 6
Neptune Company No. 6