July Artifacts of the Month
Donor: Louise Schlagel Estate
Accession #: 1989-0013-610 & 1989-0013-620
History: 1989-0013-620-Winsted Fire Department belt. Tan and gray leather with a red background with “Winsted” on the center back and “1” on the center front belt loop. This belt belonged to a person in the Gahl or Schlagel Family.
1989-0013-610-Winsted Fire Department cap or hat. Dark navy wool crown with black patent bill. It has a tan and gray leather stiff front band with initials “W.F.D.” on a red background. This also belonged to a person in the Gahl and Schlagel family.