Historic Preservation
Gold Rush to Settlement : 1858-1950
  • Pan, Miner's
  • Pan, Miner's
  • 1993.004.1
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  • Large iron gold pan, rusted and pocked with splits in the metal, deformed and one rim piece detached.... View Full Record
  • Bit, Bridle
  • Bit, Bridle
  • 2008.002.1
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  • Mexican horse bit ... View Full Record
  • Hinge
  • Hinge
  • 5DA.221.1.1
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  • Decorative interior metal door hinge, intact, some corrosion. Stamped on the back is '8X8'.... View Full Record
  • Wrench, Wagon
  • Wrench, Wagon
  • 2008.002.5
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  • Elongated S-shaped hand-forged wrench made for working on a specific vehicle. ... View Full Record
  • Pull, Cabinet Drawer or Door
  • Pull, Cabinet Drawer or Door
  • 5DA.221.1.6
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  • Drawer/door pull, iron, rusted... View Full Record
  • Hammer, Cobbler's
  • Hammer, Cobbler's
  • 2008.002.6
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  • Cobbler's hammer for work on civilian shoes and boots. ... View Full Record
  • Box, Ammunition
  • Box, Ammunition
  • 2008.002.12
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  • Wood box for shipping ammunition, cartridges. Stamped on one side is 'FROM U.S. CARTRIDGE CO. LOWELL, MASS.' Lettering on both ends is worn off except for partial letters. The box was modified for reuse as a tool box by drilling a hole in each end an... View Full Record
  • Hook
  • Hook
  • 2008.002.13
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  • Hand-forged 3-prong hook used to salvage metal walls from water wells. Wells had metal casings to keep the walls from collapsing. Loop at the top.... View Full Record
  • Hammer
  • Hammer
  • 2008.002.19
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  • Hand forged hammer, similar to early Stanley hammer. Pounding head and chisel on one end.... View Full Record
  • Ring, Rein
  • Ring, Rein
  • 2008.002.20
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  • Holder attached to a wagon to hold reins.... View Full Record
  • Hardware, Harness
  • Hardware, Harness
  • 2008.002.24
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  • Oxen harness buckle, log pulling. Hand forged, tongue intact... View Full Record
  • Hardware, Harness
  • Hardware, Harness
  • 2008.002.30
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  • Multiple buckle for harness leather. Straps looped on all four sides.... View Full Record
  • Hook, Singletree
  • Hook, Singletree
  • 2008.002.36
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  • Single(swingle)tree end hook, used on the ends of wooden yoke. Appears hand forged or just well worn/weathered.... View Full Record
  • Jug
  • Jug
  • 2008.002.48
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  • Ceramic small-mouth jug, brown top. No maker's mark, numeral 2 with decoration on each side. Clear glaze on base, dark brown glaze on top, handle and neck. Damage under glaze on bottom, long V-shape under glaze on top of the base.... View Full Record
  • Tongs, Ice
  • Tongs, Ice
  • 2008.002.52
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  • Early 20th Century American Large cast iron ice tongs. No brand or other identification markings. Found in the Wayne Smith collection. But marked with masking tape as Big Dry Creek Cheese Ranch. Cross reference in that collection (Accession # 199... View Full Record
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.68
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  • Vintage Oneida Victor coil spring loaded small animal trap with stake chain. The trap shows some distinctive brand markings.... View Full Record
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.73
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  • Vintage Oneida Victor double long spring loaded small animal trap with stake chain. The trap shows the distinctive marking and the pan is missing. Small animal trap displays teeth and is in a sprung postion.... View Full Record
  • Fork, Dinner
  • Fork, Dinner
  • 5DA.1094.136
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  • 4 tine table fork; bent; heavy corrosion; no makers mark tines measure 1.96"... View Full Record
  • Post Office boxes
  • Post Office boxes
  • 1975.001.2
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  • Wood post office boxes U.S. POST OFFICE Made by Postmasters Supply Co. Indianapolis, IND - Kansas City, MO... View Full Record
  • Tin, Postal Carrier
  • Tin, Postal Carrier
  • 1995.002.3
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  • Tin letter carrier, three shelves inside, metal latch and handle. Contains documents from 1960s: two Notice of Mail Arrival, yellow paper, 1969; nine Notice of Attempt to Deliver Mail, white card, 1970; eight Stamp Stock Purchaxe Request , envelope 1... View Full Record
  • Flatiron
  • Flatiron
  • 1995.002.5
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  • Flatiron, used for ironing cloth. Heated on a stove. Handle is six-sided with maker's mark... View Full Record
  • Flatiron
  • Flatiron
  • 1995.002.6
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  • Flatiron, used for ironing cloth. Heated on a stove. Handle has a twist for easier grip, base has scalloped edge.... View Full Record
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • 1995.002.7
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  • 32 Volt upright vacuum cleaner with fabric covered cord attaching from spring on hard rubber handle to ceramic plug in. The bag is fabric and attaches from the metal base to the handle with a metal clip. On/off switch found on back of handle, north o... View Full Record
  • Watch, Pocket
  • Watch, Pocket
  • 1995.002.39
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  • Man's gold pocket watch. Elgin hand wound. Well worn, not working.... View Full Record
  • Label
  • Label
  • 1995.002.47
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  • Brass label from whiskey barrel. Riveted on a metal band fragment.... View Full Record
  • Coat, Horsehair
  • Coat, Horsehair
  • 1995.005.1
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  • Horsehide coat, long sleeve, long lenth. Tanned hide with hair, padded cloth lining, sleeve lining ending in cuffs. One inside pocket, two outside pockets. Collar an extension of hide. Ten frog-style button fasteners. Well worn, hide in good conditio... View Full Record
  • Bag, Doctor's
  • Bag, Doctor's
  • 1995.006.1
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  • Brown leather doctor bag. Fair condition, leather handle is cracking and loose at one end. Brass ends on the handle, brass feet on the bottom, brass closure on the top and at each end. Outer leather worn and faded. Inscription on the inside reads: 'R... View Full Record
  • Skates, Ice
  • Skates, Ice
  • 1995.007.1
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  • 1 pair early ice skates with key for sizing to shoes. Skates have no boot but fit right on the skater's own shoe or boot. Some rust on the skates but otherwise in good condition.... View Full Record
  • Box, Ballot
  • Box, Ballot
  • 1995.011.1
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  • Dark brown wooden ballot box. Divided box for insertion of ballots on either end. Two brass-hinged lids with 1.75" slots for ballots. Inside is a cardboard card for a prescription for indigtestion remedy; ref. 1995.011.2... View Full Record
  • Wheel, Grocery
  • Wheel, Grocery
  • 1995.014.1
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  • Grocery store wheel, oval cardboard with dark blue lettering. It has sixty (60) names of grocery items and thirty (30) black buttons on two (2) fine wires. The buttons attach to a notch at each item when needed. The wires attach to the oval cardboard... View Full Record
  • Can, Food Storage
  • Can, Food Storage
  • 5DA.221.2.3
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  • Hole in the top tin can, soldered seam. Very corroded, fragile... View Full Record
  • Washboard
  • Washboard
  • 1998.002.1
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  • Tin and wood wash board with dovetail joints on top joining the sides and top. Round head nails secure bottom rung to side pieces. Wash area is galvanized steel with a twist pattern on the raised areas. Some rust. Copper wire hanger across the top... View Full Record
  • Bag, Medicine
  • Bag, Medicine
  • 1993.001.1
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  • Brown leather medical bag belonging to Dr. George Alexander. It has a strap and brass buckle closure with two (2) handles. Interior features: main compartment, one small pocket and one larger pocket. On the bottom it has six (6) round metal ball feet... View Full Record
  • Driver, Needle
  • Driver, Needle
  • 1993.001.2
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  • Stainless steel needle driver used by MDs to hold the needle used to suture a wound or incision. Mild amount of corrosion inside the needle bed; clip closure mechanism on handle to keep driver head closed on the needle while suturing.... View Full Record
  • Diploma
  • Diploma
  • 1993.001.3
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  • Medical diploma from Buffalo University, New York. MD degree. The wooden frame is gold, either gold paint or gilt. Writing is in Latin. Glass covers the paper diploma in the frame. Thin wood is anchored on the back with brads.... View Full Record
  • Spoon
  • Spoon
  • 1993.001.5
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  • Silver-colored teaspoon, possibly steel, pewter, aluminum. Slight patina. Mark on back of the handle. Used for dispensing medicine in this context.... View Full Record
  • Forceps
  • Forceps
  • 1993.001.7
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  • Stainless steel curved alligator forceps with a hinged upper tip, lower tip is bent. Moderate corrosion, no maker's mark.... View Full Record
  • Stethoscope
  • Stethoscope
  • 1993.001.8
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  • Stethoscope used to listen to heart, lung and abdominal sounds in the human/mammal body. Ear pieces and bell are made of molded rubber. Area between bell and each ear piece is a red fabric (silk?)-covered rubber; on the bottom of the ear pieces are t... View Full Record
  • Scale, Hanging
  • Scale, Hanging
  • 1993.001.10
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  • Spring loaded hanging scale, brass with weight hook on one end and hanging loop on the other end. Scale marked in grams or ounces. Good condition.... View Full Record
  • Staple Remover
  • Staple Remover
  • 1993.001.11
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  • Staple remover, has a spring clip action. Silver-coated metal. Fair condition, moderate to heavy corrosion on handles; coating peeling off. When closed, one tip fits inside the other, both curved. On the handle ends are teeth probably used as forceps... View Full Record
  • Probe
  • Probe
  • 1993.001.12
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  • Probe for removing wax and/or objects in nose or ears. Silver with a hook on one end and a spoon on the other end. The hook end is curved. Good condition.... View Full Record
  • Fork, Dinner
  • Fork, Dinner
  • 5DA.221.35.15
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  • Metal eating utensil handle, raised center ridge, oval end, broken off where fork/spoon would be, heavy corrosion, no makers mark visible.... View Full Record
  • Syringe
  • Syringe
  • 1993.001.13
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  • Glass and silver hypodermic syringe, No. 5YL, five (5) cc. Glass is broken and repaired using archival glue. Printed in red letters on the side, "MADE IN U.S.A. 2". On plunger end, "RECORD D&H". Locking slot on the base of the syringe for safety. T... View Full Record
  • Needle, Hypodermic
  • Needle, Hypodermic
  • 1993.001.14
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  • Hypodermic needles, non-disposable. Three (3) needles are marked "25". This is the gauge size of the inside of the needle. Used for giving medication into a vein or just under the skin. One (1) needle is encased in a test tube and closed with cork an... View Full Record
  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Pressure
  • 1993.001.17
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  • Portable Blood Pressure cuff found in wooden box with springload catch to open. Lid -- mercury gauge 0-260 mm held in place with metal plate apparatus with the pressure device attached to rubber black tubing which attaches to purple cuff. Rubber blad... View Full Record
  • Bottle, Mercurochrome
  • Bottle, Mercurochrome
  • 1993.001.18
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  • Clear glass bottle with mercurochrome residue. The brown molded rubber stopper has a glass applicator. No maker's mark except for a number 3. The bottle is marked in increments of cubic centimeters (ccs) and ounces.... View Full Record
  • Bottle, Iodine
  • Bottle, Iodine
  • 1993.001.19
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  • Clear glass bottle with dried out iodine inside. It has a cork stopper that is broken off inside the neck of the bottle. The bottle is marked in increments, ounces and cubic centimeters (ccs). A number on the bottom of the bottle '2U 11D'.... View Full Record
  • Box, Needle
  • Box, Needle
  • 1993.001.21
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  • Stainless steel? metal syringe/needle box with separate lid. Contains two (2) glass syringes: #1 is 5 cc (cubic centimeter) with the glass plunger intact. Maker's mark alongside 'Germany'; 652y. #2 is 2 cc (cubic centimeter) with glass plunger int... View Full Record
  • Case, Needle
  • Case, Needle
  • 1993.001.22
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  • Black leather 4-fold needle case with snap closure embossed with 'Anchor Brand Stainless Needles. The case holds twenty (20) stainless steel suture needles in a paper envelope designed to use for a prescription. The curved needles are of various size... View Full Record
  • Case, Instrument
  • Case, Instrument
  • 1993.001.23
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  • Stainless steel surgical instrument box with single button closure, lid is attached via piano hinge. Inside are stainless steel racks to secure scalpels, clamps, probes. The lid side has a hinged cross piece to secure instruments-these racks can be r... View Full Record
  • Set, Blood Collecting
  • Set, Blood Collecting
  • 1993.001.24
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  • Black kit holding tools for drawing and analyzing blood. Case is leather with silver push-button clasp. Interior has purple velveteen cloth lining and four compartments. One compartment has a tray inset to allow items to be stored below. Lid has stit... View Full Record
  • Machine, Medical Massage
  • Machine, Medical Massage
  • 1993.001.25
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  • Black cardboard kit holding tools for a hand-held vibrating massage unit, electric, silver colored machine with a black hard rubber molded handle. The attached cord is fabric-covered and badly frayed in one area with a 2-prong plug. It has five (5) s... View Full Record
  • Print, Photographic
  • Print, Photographic
  • 1995.001.3
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  • Bust size picture of an officer in the military with a ca. 1898 uniform (Mexican War period).... View Full Record
  • Box, Food-storage
  • Box, Food-storage
  • 1985.001.3
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  • Carnation brand mushwheat box. Paper cardboard in good condition. Identification and directions for cooking on box.... View Full Record
  • Box, Food-storage
  • Box, Food-storage
  • 1985.001.4
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  • Batavia brand oats cardboard box. Rolled oats container. Good condition.... View Full Record
  • Can, Food-storage
  • Can, Food-storage
  • 1985.001.5
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  • Solitare Perfected brand coffee can. Metal coffee can, rusted except for painted brand name and directions for use. Two pounds net weight.... View Full Record
  • Bottle, Apothecary
  • Bottle, Apothecary
  • 1985.001.6
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  • Poison ivy lotion glass bottle, brown bottle with green label. Two fluid ounces, Ethyl Alcohol 2% by volume, ACTIVE INGREDIENT Potassium Hydroxide 0.6%, (weight to volume). Directions for use on back label. ... View Full Record
  • Tin
  • Tin
  • 1985.001.10
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  • Pyrozide brand tooth powder tin. Yellow paint with a black stripe around the middle, good condition. Medicated powder for false teeth gripping the gums. Direction for use on the back.... View Full Record
  • Tin
  • Tin
  • 1985.001.11
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  • Murray's Erinore Flake tin. Tobacco promoted by Murray, Sons & Co. of Ireland in 1810. Rectangular metal tin with red/yellow labeling on the lid, bottom is gold with some corrosion. Berry ? on lid as Trade Mark. Along edge of the lid: Net weight whe... View Full Record
  • Can, Coffee
  • Can, Coffee
  • 1985.001.21
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  • Bluehill Coffee can, metal (tin) with blue and white paint in good condition. Can has a few rusty spots on the metal areas.... View Full Record
  • Flag
  • Flag
  • 1985.002.1
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  • A 38-star American flag, hand stitched except for the edge that held the flag on the pole. Very worn, mended and unmended holes. Linen fabric. Rivets used for hanging it are missing.... View Full Record
  • Cape
  • Cape
  • 1985.003.1
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  • Ladies shawl/cape, black silk. Lined and set with a black beading design front and back and under the collar in the back. Hook and eye fastener at the throat and a silk bow. Black lace edging the collar.... View Full Record
  • Cover, Pillow
  • Cover, Pillow
  • 1985.004.1
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  • Linen pillow cover, beige with red machine stitched embroidery in a decorative pattern around a center message Good Morning.... View Full Record
  • Cover, Pillow
  • Cover, Pillow
  • 1985.004.2
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  • Linen pillow cover, beige with red machine stitched embroidery in a decorative pattern around a center message Good Night.... View Full Record
  • Quilt
  • Quilt
  • 1985.005.1
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  • Hand stitched quilt, multi-colored strips in a pattern, purple fabric backing. Buttons on corners of squares. Some machine stitching on the backing.... View Full Record
  • Compact, Rouge
  • Compact, Rouge
  • 1985.006.1
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  • Round copper compact to hold powdered rouge. Spring-loaded latch, small blue applicator pad and a small amount of the original rouge.... View Full Record
  • Bag, Makeup
  • Bag, Makeup
  • 1985.006.3
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  • Silk multi-colored striped makeup bag with 4 brass clips and a gold chain that slides to open and close the bag. Light blue linen lining, machine stitched.... View Full Record
  • IOOF Banner
  • IOOF Banner
  • 1985.007.1
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  • Fraternal organization banner, Sedalia Lodge No. 142, Instituted August 2nd, 1901. Wood pole standard with two long gold braids ending in large gold tassells on each end; a brass finial attaches to the pole ends. The banner hangs by brass chain links... View Full Record
  • Metal Fragment
  • Metal Fragment
  • 5DA.989.18
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  • Fragment of a cast iron side grill from a school desk. Identification came from Mr. Alex Forist, Curatorial Assistant at the Public Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Grand Rapids School Furniture Company operated under that name between 1886-1889... View Full Record
  • Token, Commemorative
  • Token, Commemorative
  • 5DA.989.44
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  • Denver Tramway medallion/token.... View Full Record
  • Hatchet, Shingling
  • Hatchet, Shingling
  • 5DA.221.1.2
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  • Metal hatchet head, used for shingling roofs with wooden shakes. Notched end for nailing.... View Full Record
  • Metal Block Bank
  • Metal Block Bank
  • 5DA.221.1.7
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  • Nickel/silver/pewter child's block-shape bank. Alphabet letters, toy pictures, and numerals embossed on sides and top. Top has an opening for money, bottom has the opening for removing the items inside.... View Full Record
  • Bottle
  • Bottle
  • 5DA.221.1.8
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  • Decorated decanter/bottle, whole, clear glass. Embossed Star of David in several places, letters 'L'CHAYIM' on two sides, grooved edges.... View Full Record
  • Reedplate
  • Reedplate
  • 5DA.221.10.2
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  • Copper harmonica reedplate, hole in both ends, slots down the center, some closed. Green patina suggests copper.... View Full Record
  • Clip, Money
  • Clip, Money
  • 5DA.221.16.4
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  • Metal money clip, serpentine shape, rounded ends, corrosion has caused the metal to flake and lose the original surface.... View Full Record
  • Cap, Bottle
  • Cap, Bottle
  • 5DA.221.18.8
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  • Crimped edge bottle caps, tin inside. Two have partially visible logo/name, probably 'Tivoli', BEER underlined on gold or silver background, blue lettering and a blue ring around the outside edge. Heavy corrosion on the third one prevents observation... View Full Record
  • Whetstone
  • Whetstone
  • 5DA.221.2.1
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  • Broken whetstone (emery wheel). Semi-circular with hole in the middle where it attached to a wheel for sharpening tools etc.... View Full Record
  • Staple
  • Staple
  • 5DA.221.2.5
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  • Large staple, used to fasten gate hinges etc.... View Full Record
  • Shoe
  • Shoe
  • 5DA.221.22.15
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  • Leather baby shoe fragments. Sole with heel and upper heel attached, rest of the upper is in eight (8) pieces. Numbers appear on the largest pieces. One piece is a strip of leather with eyelets for laces, lace fragments present. Sewed and the heel in... View Full Record
  • Buckle, Suspender
  • Buckle, Suspender
  • 5DA.221.23.10
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  • Suspender fastener buckle, two parts, corroded A: Wt=0.16 oz L=1.833" W=1.548" Th=0.092" B: Wt=0.19 oz L=1.288" W=1.554" Th=0.097"... View Full Record
  • Buckle
  • Buckle
  • 5DA.221.24.21
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  • Two (2) identical metal buckles with teeth and center bar. Corroded.... View Full Record
  • Hairpin
  • Hairpin
  • 5DA.221.26.4
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  • Metal hairpin, broken... View Full Record
  • Cap, Bottle
  • Cap, Bottle
  • 5DA.221.26.7
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  • Metal bottle cap, twist tighten, yellow paint on top with black lettering on white background, oval with rectangle across the center containing the lettering. 'Stand..., HANSEN'S'. Inside, the center metal piece is removable. This is a Kork-N-Seal c... View Full Record
  • Button
  • Button
  • 5DA.221.35.4
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  • Overall button, some corrosion, stamped emblem in the center, 'CARHARTT'S' stamped along the edge.... View Full Record
  • Cap, Bottle
  • Cap, Bottle
  • 5DA.221.35.8
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  • Metal bottle crown cap, 'Tivoli BEER' , 'DENVER', cork/foil interior... View Full Record
  • Button
  • Button
  • 5DA.221.4.6
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  • Metal button, broken then glued in lab. Four (4) holes, crosshatch pattern, corroded... View Full Record
  • Button
  • Button
  • 5DA.221.7.17
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  • White glass button, four holes in the center... View Full Record
  • Reedplate
  • Reedplate
  • 5DA.221.7.18
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  • Two (2) metal harmonica reedplates, some corrosion, shades of light green (copper?).Slots of varying length run through the center of both slides.... View Full Record
  • Glass Fragment
  • Glass Fragment
  • 5DA.221.7.8
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  • Five (5) pieces of decorated milk glass, flower/leaf pattern in shades of brown. The largest piece is two pieces glued together in the lab.... View Full Record
  • Reedplate
  • Reedplate
  • 5DA.221.9.5
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  • Copper harmonica reedplate, holes in both ends, slots down the center some closed, green patina suggesting copper.... View Full Record
  • Box, Needle
  • Box, Needle
  • 1993.001.16
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  • Black molded box with a piano hinged lid containing silver metal holder with 2 needles in holder and a section for a small syringe and plunger for syringe. 26g B-D Luerlock Patent No. 1793068/ 25g imprint of sword through a D on needle hub. Needles u... View Full Record
  • Halter
  • Halter
  • 1995.002.33
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  • Leather and metal draft horse head stall with eye blinders, leather straps with metal buckles; iron two-ring bit with ring extensions. Decorative rivets on leather strapping and baling wire fastening the strap to the right eye blinder.... View Full Record
  • Halter
  • Halter
  • 1995.002.34
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  • Leather and metal draft horse head stall with eye blinders, leather straps with metal buckles; iron two-ring bit with ring extensions. Decorative rivets on leather strapping. Right eye blinder repaired with two plain rivets.... View Full Record
  • Halter
  • Halter
  • 1995.002.35
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  • Draft horse head stall, no blinders, leather straps with metal buckles, metal bit with ring ends and extensions on the rings... View Full Record
  • Flatiron
  • Flatiron
  • 1995.002.4
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  • Flatiron, used for ironing cloth. Heated on a stove. Handle is six-sided with maker's mark... View Full Record
  • Car, crank
  • Car, crank
  • 1995.002.25
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  • Heavy metal cranks that fit into the crankshat of an automobile engine to start the engine.... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 1995.002.9
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  • Small game leghold trap, single short spring lever on one side, swing chain attachment on the other side. The jaws have an extra metal piece reinforcing each jaw from underneath. The trigger is oval shaped with maker's mark "TRIUMPH TRAP CO INC", "SU... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 1995.002.10
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  • Small game leghold trap, single long spring , swing chain attachment on the other side, no ring. Moderate rust, no maker's mark. Well used.... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 1995.002.11
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  • Small game leghold trap, single lever attachment on one end and stake chain attachment on the other end, oval ring at the stake end. Moderate rust. The trigger has the characteristic V opening in the center, indicating the Victor Oneida company. Stam... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 1995.002.12
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  • Small steel, intact game leghold/foothold trap, single lever longspring on one end and stake chain attachment on the other end. Chain has a round ring and a small wedge-shaped stake at the stake end. Moderate rust. The round trigger has the maker's m... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 1995.002.13
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  • Small game steel leghold/foothold trap, single lever longspring on one end and stake chain attachment on the other end. Chain has a distorted ring, twisted loop of wire and a small wedge-shaped stake at the stake end. Dog missing. Moderate rust. The... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 1995.002.15
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  • Small game steel leghold/foothold trap, single longspring and stake chain attachment. Unusual chain has a round ring, a small wedge-shaped stake, and a loop hook at the stake end. Moderate rust. The round trigger has the maker's mark "ONEIDA COMMUNI... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 1995.002.18
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  • Small game steel leghold/foothold trap, single longspring and stake chain attachment. Chain has a oval ring, a small bent wedge-shaped stake and small links. Moderate rust. The round trigger has the maker's mark " ONEIDA VICTOR, 1" stamped on upper... View Full Record
  • Diploma
  • Diploma
  • 1995.009.1
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  • Public school (grade school) diploma from County of Douglas, School District No. 11. Issued to Eleanor Thomas who was the step-daughter of Dr. George Alexander. Dated May 1911. Wood frame with glass.... View Full Record
  • Button
  • Button
  • 5DA.221.23.12
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  • Overall button, suspender fastener, heavy corrosion... View Full Record
  • Buckle, Suspender
  • Buckle, Suspender
  • 5DA.221.24.11
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  • Suspender buckles, corroded, two different sizes. Small: L=1.38" W=0.94" Th=0.09" Wt=0.14 oz Large: L=1.55" W=1.25" Th=0.09" Wt=0.19 oz... View Full Record
  • Button
  • Button
  • 5DA.221.24.20
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  • Three (3) round fasteners, center hole and hollow between layers of metal. Two (2) are same size: Diam=0.66" Th=0.15" Wt=0.05oz One (1) smaller: Diam=0.55" Th=0.13" Wt=0.04oz Probably two-part buttons... View Full Record
  • Button
  • Button
  • 5DA.221.25.1
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  • Mother-of-pearl round with center hole, maybe button insert. In the bag is an overall rivet button with 'CARHARTT', 'DALLS & GLOVE..S' around the edge and a stamped heart overlain by unknown design in the center of the button. It has a partial arti... View Full Record
  • Doorknob
  • Doorknob
  • 5DA.1094.001
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  • Porcelain doorknob; plain white, no markings ... View Full Record
  • Marble
  • Marble
  • 5DA.1094.002
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  • Translucent marble with silver inclusions ... View Full Record
  • Shard, Glass
  • Shard, Glass
  • 5DA.1094.027
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  • Glass shard, purple; Bottle neck finish, straight, brandy/wine ... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 5DA.1094.058
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  • Spring trap for rats ... View Full Record
  • Print, Photographic
  • Print, Photographic
  • 1978.002.2
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  • Framed photograph of Dawson Butte in Douglas County. Black and white photo in wood frame with glass. Frame has gold/brown paint, incised decoration around edge. Black paper on back, missing in places. Label attached 'L.O. Christensen Picture Framing... View Full Record
  • Wallpaper
  • Wallpaper
  • 5DA.1094.221
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  • Wall paper fragments; 3 pieces; Green, brown, white print design... View Full Record
  • Newspaper
  • Newspaper
  • 5DA.1094.222
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  • Newspaper fragment from 1946 newspaper found in 1987... View Full Record
  • Tobacco
  • Tobacco
  • 5DA.1094.225
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  • Cigarette package, Raleigh brand, coupon for "United States War Bonds" on the back of package... View Full Record
  • Spike, Rail
  • Spike, Rail
  • 5DA.1094.282
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  • 5" Iron railroad spike with missing head ... View Full Record
  • Brick
  • Brick
  • 5DA.1094.300
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  • 3 red/orange bricks; one with grey/white mortar on one side... View Full Record
  • Holder, Egg
  • Holder, Egg
  • 5DA.1094.313
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  • 4 spiral basket with hanger egg holder; steel; baskets fold into one another... View Full Record
  • Jar
  • Jar
  • 5DA.1094.315
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  • Ceramic jar; dark brown glaze with wide mouth; no makers mark; probable local production... View Full Record
  • Jug
  • Jug
  • 5DA.1094.316
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  • Stoneware jug - 1 gallon - with handle incorporated into the spout; brown and cream glaze; Blue makers stamp on side " The Western Pottery Co. Made in Denver"... View Full Record
  • Trap, Foothold
  • Trap, Foothold
  • 5DA.1094.322
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  • Oneida Victor Number 2 foot hold trap, turn of the 20th century... View Full Record
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 5DA.1094.324
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  • "Oneida Jump" animal leg trap; round trigger embossed "Made in USA", Reg. US Patent", "1", "Animal Trap Co., Lititz, PA."... View Full Record
  • Wrench, Combination
  • Wrench, Combination
  • 2008.002.7
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  • Adjustable wrench, wood handled (missing) ca.1900 ... View Full Record
  • Stove, Finishing
  • Stove, Finishing
  • 2008.002.15
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  • 6" metal damper for stove pipe, spiral handle for rotating adjustments in the air requirements for the stove. ca.1900... View Full Record
  • Step. Buggy
  • Step. Buggy
  • 2008.002.28
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  • Iron step from a buggy.... View Full Record
  • Chopper, Food
  • Chopper, Food
  • 2008.002.49
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  • 1904 Meat Chopper No. 12, manufactured by Enterprise in Philadelphia. The item is a countertop, screw down model on board and made of cast iron. The chopper was a wedding gift to Wayne Smith's mother and her husband, Gus and Minnie Bangerter.... View Full Record
  • Fan, Electric
  • Fan, Electric
  • 2008.002.59
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  • A model/type 28646 Emerson NON-Oscillating electric desk fan from the mid 1920's. What proves that it is infact a 28646 and not a 29646 or a 26646, is the cage painted black not plain brass, and it does not have the oscillator or oscillator arm. Fr... View Full Record
  • Lock
  • Lock
  • 2008.002.61
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  • Antique Yale and Towne lock. Possible model number: 324. Highly rusted, key slot damaged. Large amounts of rust fall out of the lock from the the key hole. Still 'locked' around a dangling piece of metal. NOT functional. Some writing on back of... View Full Record
  • Handbill
  • Handbill
  • 2008.004.1
  • Notice of Reward!
  • 'NOTICE OF REWARD! posted at a post office in 1945. It is Order No.28673 from the Office of the Postmaster General, Washington 25, D.C., July 28, 1945. On it are listed seventeen (17) items, eight are the offering of rewards for criminals and the oth... View Full Record
  • Bucket
  • Bucket
  • 5DA.998.1937
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  • Turn of the 20th century bucket, smashed.... View Full Record
  • Buckle
  • Buckle
  • 5DA.998.1536
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  • Two-pronged trouser buckle, rusty, fused hinge.... View Full Record
  • Can, Food Storage
  • Can, Food Storage
  • 5DA.998.1396
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  • Hole-in-top tin can, small narrow can, maybe snuff. It is in two smashed pieces, lapped seams, lead solder-closed hole in the top. Civil War era.... View Full Record
  • Wheelchair
  • Wheelchair
  • 2002.002.1
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  • Antique wheelchair with seat pad, collapsible. Wooden seat, back, footrest and arm rests. Rest is metal frame. No manufacture marks, maybe handmade. Back wheels are more recent. Age of chair is approximately 83 years. FURTHER ANALYSIS PENDING... View Full Record
  • Brooch
  • Brooch
  • 5DA.989.2
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  • Sterling silver pin/ring/brooch. Setting only, back is missing but has mounting for whatever type of jewelry it is. Silver decoration with oval green jadite center stone. 'STERLING MEXICO' stamped on back.... View Full Record
  • Tube
  • Tube
  • 5DA.989.13
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  • Empty tube of toothpaste, charred. Brand name 'RIBBON DENTAL CR...', Colgate Palmolive Peet Co, Jersey City, NJ.... View Full Record
  • Nail
  • Nail
  • 5DA.989.20
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  • One (1) complete cut square nail, three (3) cut nail fragments... View Full Record
  • Jar, Lid
  • Jar, Lid
  • 5DA.989.38
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  • Zinc/glass Mason jar lid, intact.... View Full Record
  • Jar, Lid
  • Jar, Lid
  • 5DA.989.46
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  • Partial zinc Mason jar lid, Ball brand stamp in the surface... View Full Record
  • Toy, Dish
  • Toy, Dish
  • 5DA.989.50
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  • Blue enameled metal toy saucer. Bullet hole in the edge.... View Full Record
  • Object, Metal
  • Object, Metal
  • 5DA.989.54
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  • Metal disk, from some kind of gauge.... View Full Record
  • Can
  • Can
  • 5DA.989.53
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  • Tobacco can lid. Stamped maker's mark, 'UNITED STATES TOBACCO CO.' with stylized logo... View Full Record
  • Tobacco, Chewing
  • Tobacco, Chewing
  • 5DA.989.56
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  • Tobacco can lid "SILVER CREEK"... View Full Record
  • Can
  • Can
  • 5DA.989.65
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  • Two (2) Unidentified metal objects... View Full Record
  • Snap
  • Snap
  • 5DA.989.68
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  • Metal snap head... View Full Record
  • Thimble
  • Thimble
  • 5DA.989.79
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  • Dressmaker's thimble, partially flattened... View Full Record
  • Saucer
  • Saucer
  • 5DA.989.97
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  • Porcelin saucer fragment, floral pattern with border, no maker's mark... View Full Record
  • Object, Metal
  • Object, Metal
  • 5DA.989.95
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  • Various items found in the screen. 1 belt buckle, 2 nails, 1 unidentified fragment, 2 rubber rings, broken, 1 piece of coal, 1 piece of charred wood (shake shingle?), 2 peach pit halves, 1 bone fragment, 1 turquoise glass fragment, 2 pale green glass... View Full Record
  • Fastener
  • Fastener
  • 5DA.989.75
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  • Medal fastener with swivel and slot for ribbon, decorated.... View Full Record
  • Can
  • Can
  • 5DA.989.70
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  • Smashed metal container, rusted tin can... View Full Record
  • Plate
  • Plate
  • 5DA.989.105
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  • Porcelin saucer or plate, four (4) pieces, two each glued together in lab, same pattern as porcelin fragment 5DA.989.97. Floral pattern with border.... View Full Record
  • Wallpaper
  • Wallpaper
  • 5DA.989.108
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  • Wallpaper fragment, fiber backing, oilcloth?... View Full Record
  • Wallpaper
  • Wallpaper
  • 5DA.989.100
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  • Wallpaper fragment taken from the plastered wall that covered the original brick wall.... View Full Record
  • Various
  • Various
  • 5DA.989.111
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  • Five (5) cut square nails: L=3.18, 3.50, 3.38, 3.42, 2.46", W=0.28, 0.35, 0.39, 0.36, 0.27", Th=0.11, 0.08, 0.13, 0.14, 0.08", Wt=0.32, 0.55, 0.57, 0.57, 0.21 oz Two (2) bottle caps: Diam=1.08, 1.18", Wt=0.06, 0.08 oz One (1) round metal washer: D... View Full Record
  • Insulator
  • Insulator
  • 5DA.989.102
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  • Amber glass electrical insulator, cone shape with concentric rings. Letters BL, 25 on the rim.... View Full Record
  • Brick
  • Brick
  • 5DA.989.123
  •  
  • Red brick fragment from wall... View Full Record
  • Shard, Ceramic
  • Shard, Ceramic
  • 5DA.1094.051
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  • Crockery shard, curved, green with brown ... View Full Record
  • Shard, Ceramic
  • Shard, Ceramic
  • 5DA.1094.054
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  • Crockery shard, rust and brown color; faint blue writing on one side ... View Full Record
  • Shard, Ceramic
  • Shard, Ceramic
  • 5DA.1094.072
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  • White, glazed ceramic shard; plate rim fragment with pink and blue floral pattern, yellow scroll design with black rim ... View Full Record
  • Shard, Ceramic
  • Shard, Ceramic
  • 5DA.1094.073
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  • Crockery shard; blue/white glaze ... View Full Record
  • Newspaper
  • Newspaper
  • 5DA.1094.206
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  • 2 Newspaper fragments, "Denver Post" July 5,1946; Vol 54 No 337; 5 cents; 24 pages. and one section July 4,1946 ... View Full Record
  • Lid
  • Lid
  • 5DA.1094.207
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  • Clear glass jar lid with spoon port. used for jelly , jam or honey ... View Full Record
  • Tobacco
  • Tobacco
  • 5DA.1094.208
  •  
  • Cigarette package brown/yellow: Manufacturer: Phillip Morris & Co. Factory 21 Dist of Virginia, Made in USA; 20 Class A cigarettes. ... View Full Record
  • Hook, Coat
  • Hook, Coat
  • 5DA.1094.209
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  • Two hook metal coat hanger, painted green. Normally mounted to wall or door for hanging clothing on. ... View Full Record
  • Cot
  • Cot
  • 2003.002.1
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  • This is a wood frame cot with folding legs and supports. It has a metal mesh bed. FURTHER RESEARCH PENDING ... View Full Record
  • Poster
  • Poster
  • 5DA.1094.205
  •  
  • Train poster, "Union Pacific Streamliner, "City of Denver""; in service from Denver CO starting in 1936; these types of passenger trains were in service from 1934 - 1971. Source: Union Pacific website... View Full Record
  • Churn
  • Churn
  • 1995.003.2
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  • Wood butter or ice cream churn, probably ice cream. It is a wood barrel with 5 metal bands and wood slats of different widths. A decorative crank with wood handle is on one side and a matching rod on the opposite side. There are two holes of differ... View Full Record
  • Stove, Heating
  • Stove, Heating
  • 1998.006.1
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  • Two-burner metal kerosene stove. Two burner rings have 'CLEVELAND FOUNDRY CO CLEVELAND OHIO USA'. The plaque on the front reads 'NEW PERFECTION NO 32'. The stove stands on four metal legs. It has two blue kerosene tanks in the middle of the bottom... View Full Record
  • Stove, Heating
  • Stove, Heating
  • 1995.002.37
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  • Metal water heating/trash burning stove with two burners. It has an open cavity inside for wood, trash or whatever needed burning. The pipe flue is attached as is the cleanout opening. The front and sides of the stove are white enamel with the front... View Full Record
  • Spring, Box
  • Spring, Box
  • 1995.002.41
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  • Metal coiled box spring for a single bed. ... View Full Record
  • Headboard
  • Headboard
  • 1995.002.42
  •  
  • Wrought iron headboard for single bed. Painted at least twice, one white/cream, one gray or green. Paint is chipped in places to the original finish. It has two metal rosette medallions in the top center and middle of the headboard. No maker's mark.... View Full Record
  • Footboard
  • Footboard
  • 1995.002.43
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  • Wrought iron footboard for single bed. Painted at least twice, one white/cream, one gray or green. Paint is chipped in places to the original finish. It has two metal rosette medallions in the top center and middle of the footboard. No maker's mark.... View Full Record
  • Siderail
  • Siderail
  • 1995.002.2
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  • Wrought iron siderail for single bed. Painted at least twice, one white/cream, one gray or green. Paint is chipped in places to the original finish. Used to support box spring and mattress. No maker's mark. Metal side rail attaches to the headboard... View Full Record
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • 5DA.2358.227.2I Refit
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  • Historic ceramic dish rim shard, red strip and partial pattern, Royal China Co., Habana pattern, Sebring, Ohio.... View Full Record
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • 5DA.2358.227.1A Refit
  •  
  • Historic ceramic bowl fragment, gold rim, 'M' monogram surrounded by tan/gold and green/blue pattern. Thin green/blue stripe.... View Full Record
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • 5DA.2358.218.2K Refit
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  • Royal China Habana pattern, dish rim shard, discolored ivory with red stripe and partial pattern. 'ROYAL CHINA SEBRING OHIO' Made by the Royal China Company, USA, in Sebring, Ohio.... View Full Record
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • 5DA.2358.218.2D Refit
  •  
  • Royal China Habana pattern, dish center shard, ivory with stamped makers mark on the bottom, worn illegible in places. 'ROYAL CHINA SEBRING OHIO' Made by the Royal China Company, USA, in Sebring, Ohio. Stamp is in gold.... View Full Record
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • 5DA.2358.199.1A
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  • Four (4) historic Depression era green ceramic mixing bowl shards, refitted, one rim shard... View Full Record
  • Keystone
  • Keystone
  • 1996.001.1
  •  
  • Rhyolite keystone cut from the stone wall surrounding it. Carved and chiseled with a large 4-point star in the center, narrow vertical and horizontal grooves cut into the star and around it. Carved into stone cavity then the cavity chiseled out aroun... View Full Record
  • Keystone
  • Keystone
  • 1996.001.2
  •  
  • Rhyolite keystone cut from the stone wall surrounding it. Carved and chiseled with a large 4-point star in the center, narrow vertical and horizontal grooves cut into the star and around it. Carved into stone cavity then the cavity chiseled out aroun... View Full Record
  • Keystone
  • Keystone
  • 1996.001.3
  •  
  • Sandstone keystone cut from a large slab. Carved and chiseled with a scalloped figure and the words 'FRANK KLINE'. FURTHER RESEARCH PENDING.... View Full Record
  • Chain, Surveyor's
  • Chain, Surveyor's
  • 2008.002.90
  •  
  • Steel tapes on reels were used by surveying parties in the recent past and are also referred to as chains A tape survey is the most basic and inexpensive type of land survey. Popular in the middle part of the 20th century, tape surveys. while being... View Full Record

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