Historic Preservation
Agriculture, Commerce, Government: 1860-1950 : Cattle, Lumber, Potatoes and Dynamite
  • Chaps
  • Chaps
  • 2008.002.45
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  • Bullhide chaps, ca. 1920 Silver rivets outline the outside edges of the chaps. Two silver conchos attached with leather thongs on each chap. Two metal clips on inner edge of each chap with corresponding rings and leather fasteners. Waist belt has s... View Full Record
  • Bracket, Flag
  • Bracket, Flag
  • 5DA.221.1.3
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  • Iron flagpole bracket.... View Full Record
  • Incubator
  • Incubator
  • 2008.002.50
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  • Antique steel or iron incubator heater. Uses kerosene as fuel and a cloth wick. Rusted/oxidized condition, functional. Finger loop on side for easy handling. Wick adjuster still functional, however is looks as though it has been crushed.... View Full Record
  • Knife, Hay
  • Knife, Hay
  • 2008.002.54
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  • A Hay Knife. It has a long blade, staright on one side, jagged on the other. The tool has two wooden handles, one for each hand. The right hand stays stationary 'loosely' to allow a swiveling action. There is also a wire wrapped around the haft. ... View Full Record
  • Bucksaw
  • Bucksaw
  • 2008.002.56
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  • The saw is contructed with a Smith Heavy Loop Rod and a straight breasted, 27 inch steel spring blade. Inside the cracks on the wooden portion of the saw, the original red paint is visible. There are no manufacturer markings present.... View Full Record
  • Reaper, Hand-Rake
  • Reaper, Hand-Rake
  • 2008.002.57
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  • The 19th Century corn reaping or cradle scythe consists of an arrangement of fingers attached by a light framework to the snath of a scythe. The scythe has the usual distinctive features of other corn reaping scythes from the era with a cradle rib a... View Full Record
  • Can, Milk
  • Can, Milk
  • 2008.002.58
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  • 10 gal Steel Milk Can. Highly rusted milk can, with "Frink Cry" and under that "Larkspur Colo." "written" on it. The can has two handles, as well as a lid that was previously stuck due to rust damage. The lid itself also has a handle. The bottom... View Full Record
  • Rake, Garden
  • Rake, Garden
  • 2008.002.60
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  • Hand made wooden rake. The rake handle is sapling size, ending in a twig reinforced rake portion holding 5 dowel prongs, a sixth prong is missing.... View Full Record
  • Planter, Potato
  • Planter, Potato
  • 2008.002.63
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  • Vintage / antique hand style spring loaded potato planter. Great condition, original paint and logo present. The logo says ''Metal Dobbins Ware' 'Super Bilt' (not a typo). 'Dobbins Manufacturer Co. North St. Paul, Minn. - Elkhart, Ind. It's all p... View Full Record
  • Hames Collar
  • Hames Collar
  • 2008.002.76
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  • Brass ball top concord steel bound bolt hames (No.6) with line ring, back strap and breast strap rings attached to a vintage leather collar used for horses and mules. Fine thong or wang stitching appears on the widest edge of the leather collar.... View Full Record
  • Hobble
  • Hobble
  • 1995.002.21
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  • Cow hobble, steel with narrow chain link connector, rusty. 'SO-BOSS' stamped on one clamp, slot at one end for chain link hook. The other clamp is larger with a slight bend just before the keyhole shaped opening for the chain link fastener which is a... View Full Record
  • Bit
  • Bit
  • 1995.002.28
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  • Draft horse watering bit. Straight concave bar with rings on either end. Rings have spatula-like extensions. It has light rusty steel metal with metal or bluing showing in a few places.... View Full Record
  • Bit
  • Bit
  • 1995.002.48
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  • Horse watering bit. Two (2) separate mouth pieces parallel to each other, looped at the ends. Each mouth piece attached at one end to the large rein ring and at the other end to a small outer ring. Rein rings have spatula-like extensions and multiple... View Full Record
  • Planter, Hand
  • Planter, Hand
  • 1995.003.1
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  • Wood corn hand planter.... View Full Record
  • Drill, Rock
  • Drill, Rock
  • 1993.002.1
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  • Air pressure rock drill used in gold mining. There is a spike on one end, cylindrical and about 2/3 up from the spike is the apparatus that holds two pipes. One pipe is capped, the other is open and threaded. No maker's mark visible.... View Full Record
  • Label
  • Label
  • 1985.001.16
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  • Metal label for DeLaval brand cream separator. Pat. July 1928. Metal is rusted and in poor condition with some wording obscured by rust. Brand inside top cup.... View Full Record
  • Shard, Glass
  • Shard, Glass
  • 1991.001.10
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  • Broked glass bottle top, cream top milk bottle, probably Silver Seal Meadow Gold, 1931 PAT. Some embossed lettering but not enough to identify positively. Seamed, embossed lip.... View Full Record
  • Artifact, Unidentified
  • Artifact, Unidentified
  • 5DA.221.1.4
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  • Iron bottle capper, used for compressing a metal cap on a bottle. This is one portion of the mechanism. (Original identification from Richard Carillo.) Maybe not a bottle capper, per Larry Smith PAHS expert, probably an auto part.... View Full Record
  • Strainer, Whey
  • Strainer, Whey
  • 5DA.221.10.1
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  • Cup shaped metal strainer, heavy corrosion causing metal failure, holes. Tiny holes in base. Folded lip, small pedestal base, no handle.... View Full Record
  • Paddle
  • Paddle
  • 5DA.221.26.5
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  • Wooden paddle used in the cheese-making process.... View Full Record
  • Plastic Fragment
  • Plastic Fragment
  • 5DA.221.5.13
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  • Cork fragment (or soft wood) with orange rubber tubing through the center... View Full Record
  • Mold, Cheese
  • Mold, Cheese
  • 5DA.221.2.10
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  • Oblong metal mold/form for cheese. Curved bottom, folded ends, one edge is folded and has holes along the edge. ... View Full Record
  • Shoe, Animal
  • Shoe, Animal
  • 5DA.998.1314
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  • Iron oxen shoe half, four nail holes.... View Full Record
  • Oxshoe
  • Oxshoe
  • 5DA.1078.035
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  • Iron ox shoe half, rusted... View Full Record
  • Wire, Barbed
  • Wire, Barbed
  • 5DA.998.1161
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  • Barbed wire fragment, identified as Brainard's Dropped Loop. Two-strand wire with two-point wire barb. Barb is looped to provide attachment for warning devices. Patented #268453 December 5, 1882 by Curtis B. Brainard of Joliet, Ill.... View Full Record
  • Camera
  • Camera
  • 1993.003.1
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  • Large photo copy machine with camera and dryer attached. Two (2) other parts are separate pieces. The camera is connected to the dryer. The dryer has a trough for fluid, a motor, and a canvas roller and drum. The right side of the drum has an ON/OFF... View Full Record
  • Plate, Dry
  • Plate, Dry
  • 1993.003.2
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  • Rectigraph Duplex part of the photo copier. This part has a glass plate attached to a long rubber mat, like a conveyor belt. It has two (2) doors on the front of the lower cabinet. ... View Full Record
  • Washer, Print
  • Washer, Print
  • 1993.003.3
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  • Rectigraph Print Washer. Basin for process photocopies. It sits on a stand and has piping for fluid and a drain pipe. It is slightly slanted toward the drain. It had a removable pan and places on each corner to install something at different heights.... View Full Record
  • Bit
  • Bit
  • 1995.002.27
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  • H-shape horse bit, larger rings at one end for chin strap, small rings at the other end for reins, one ring on each side for cheek straps. One of the side rings is soldered or welded closed with a broken metal piece on the outside welded to the ring.... View Full Record
  • Hobble
  • Hobble
  • 1995.002.19
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  • Cow hobble, steel with chain link connector, rusty. Two (2) U-shaped clamps with two (2) holes for attaching two (2) U-shaped fasteners that attach the chain links to the clamps on either end. The chain link is shortened at one end. ... View Full Record
  • Hobble
  • Hobble
  • 1995.002.20
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  • Cow hobble, steel with narrow chain link connector, rusty. 'SO-BOSS' stamped on one clamp, slot at one end for chain link hook. The other clamp is larger with a slight bend just before the keyhole shaped opening for the chain link fastener which is a... View Full Record
  • Pasteurizer, Milk
  • Pasteurizer, Milk
  • 1995.002.38
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  • Metal Montgomery Wards Home milk pasteurizer. White canister with lid. Lid has a round red top that may come off but is stuck, two metal handles, and a electric cord. The bucket has a red rectangular control box on one side consisting of a white and... View Full Record
  • Wood, Worked
  • Wood, Worked
  • 5DA.221.20.1
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  • Wooden artifact shaped oval with handle, possibly stirring stick, burned and broken on one end.... View Full Record
  • Machine, Adding
  • Machine, Adding
  • 1998.003.1
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  • Smith-Corona adding machine. Brown metal housing with 36 black keys, 27 white keys, 11 red keys, a metal pull handle with black plastic. A roll of machine paper is in the machine. It has 2 rubber feet on the corners of the bottom.... View Full Record
  • Sign, Hotel
  • Sign, Hotel
  • 1998.004.1
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  • Wilkrest Hotel sign, wood frame, some deterioration and wood slivers. Original white paint nearly gone. Metal hooks on top for hanging, possible gilt lettering, glass covering.... View Full Record
  • Extinguisher, Fire
  • Extinguisher, Fire
  • 1978.001.1
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  • Water-type gas hand held fire extinguisher, brass with rubber hose/brass fitting, plastic nozzle. Brass/cast iron 2.5 gallon, classification A-1, ID No.D 640924 and stamped 12-7 as a date. Green label, model 3H2.... View Full Record
  • Extinguisher, Fire
  • Extinguisher, Fire
  • 1978.001.2
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  • Water-type gas cartridge, hand held fire extinguisher, 2.5 gallon, classification A-1 Brass and steel with rubber hose and brass fitting on the hose, green label Model 3H2, No. D 641113, probable date of last inspection 12-8 stamped.... View Full Record
  • Certificate, Incorporation
  • Certificate, Incorporation
  • 1978.002.1
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  • Framed certificate of authority for incorporation of 'The Record-Journal Publishing Company'. Wood frame with broken glass front, backing paper is tan with red and blue design (not intact). The authority is signed by Timothy O'Connor, Secretary of... View Full Record
  • Horseshoe
  • Horseshoe
  • 1985.001.1
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  • Iron horseshoe with 8 holes and 6 horseshoe nails intact. Riding shoe... View Full Record
  • Horseshoe
  • Horseshoe
  • 1985.001.2
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  • Iron horseshoe for large workhorse. 8 nail slots, one nail intact, worn toe clip... View Full Record
  • Hobble
  • Hobble
  • 5DA.1094.227
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  • Steel cow hobble with 15 link chain; engraved "SO - BOSS, PATD"; c. 1925; used on the farm to restrain cows back legs during milking to prevent kicking. Source: www.antiquemystique.com... View Full Record
  • Shoe, Animal
  • Shoe, Animal
  • 5DA.1094.317
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  • Draft horseshoe; carriage shoe, rubber material; c. 8 yrs old, worn condition. Material surrounding a metal body is rubber.... View Full Record
  • Shoe, Animal
  • Shoe, Animal
  • 5DA.1094.320
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  • Hand forged horse shoe; 2 nails intact; well worn... View Full Record
  • Shears, Sheep
  • Shears, Sheep
  • 2008.002.4
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  • Hand shears used for shearing sheep, clipping manes etc. ca. 1900. One side of the clipper where the shearer's hand rested has a leather wrap. ... View Full Record
  • Wrench, Combination
  • Wrench, Combination
  • 2008.002.8
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  • Adjustable wrench, handle metal ca.1900 UNION PACIFIC stamped on the mid-section, grip impressions on the handle, hole in the handle end.... View Full Record
  • Pincers, Farrier's
  • Pincers, Farrier's
  • 2008.002.9
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  • Blacksmith tool for holding a hot iron while working on it. Factory made ca.1900. Letters K SCH on handle. Long handles with pincers on one end.... View Full Record
  • Wrench, Alligator
  • Wrench, Alligator
  • 2008.002.10
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  • Alligator wrenches came with all machines and included unique bolts to fit.... View Full Record
  • Wrench, Alligator
  • Wrench, Alligator
  • 2008.002.11
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  • Alligator wrenches came with all machines and included unique bolts to fit. Numeral '50' on one side, words 'SURE GRIP' on the other side.... View Full Record
  • Hook
  • Hook
  • 2008.002.14
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  • Hand-forged hook used for a specific purpose on the ranch/farm. ca.1900... View Full Record
  • Wrench, Socket
  • Wrench, Socket
  • 2008.002.16
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  • Hand-forged socket wrench in combination with screwdriver. The socket wrench part was soldered onto the metal portion of the screwdriver.... View Full Record
  • Wrench, Socket
  • Wrench, Socket
  • 2008.002.17
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  • Machine made socket wrench, sockets at both ends. Double socket end has a 1/2" and a 5/8" socket. Single socket end is 3/4" and two stars on either side. Very worn on the double end.... View Full Record
  • Wrench, Carriage Nut
  • Wrench, Carriage Nut
  • 2008.002.18
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  • Double nut wrench, machine made. ca.1900... View Full Record
  • Yoke, Neck
  • Yoke, Neck
  • 2008.002.21
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  • Metal end of neck yoke for horse. Imprint on attached fitting F167 and screw hole.... View Full Record
  • Ring, Ozen Harness
  • Ring, Ozen Harness
  • 2008.002.23
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  • Oxen harness ring with smaller ring interlocked. Larger ring has two areas opposite of each other that appear to be notched.... View Full Record
  • Hook, Tailgate
  • Hook, Tailgate
  • 2008.002.25
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  • Hand forged tailgate hook for wagon... View Full Record
  • Hardware, Harness
  • Hardware, Harness
  • 2008.002.26
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  • Hame end buckle for small horse harness... View Full Record
  • Hardware, Harness
  • Hardware, Harness
  • 2008.002.31
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  • Buggy harness buckle, brass coated with nickel finish... View Full Record
  • Ring, Singletree
  • Ring, Singletree
  • 2008.002.32
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  • Single(swingle)tree center ring with hook. Appears to be hand forged... View Full Record
  • Hook, Singletree
  • Hook, Singletree
  • 2008.002.33
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  • Single(swingle)tree end hook... View Full Record
  • Hardware, Harness
  • Hardware, Harness
  • 2008.002.38
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  • Harness hardware, buckle with attached piece sitting inside the larger piece.... View Full Record
  • Hardware, Harness
  • Hardware, Harness
  • 2008.002.41
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  • Harness hardware, ring with attachment... View Full Record
  • Hardware, Harness
  • Hardware, Harness
  • 2008.002.44
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  • Harness hardware, loops connected with metal clip, one ring has flat side. Each piece numbered.... View Full Record
  • Incubator
  • Incubator
  • 2008.002.51
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  • Lamp-type chicken incubator heater. Steel, corroded but intact with wick. Glass top missing. Probably kerosene or oil fuel. Antique steel or iron incubator heater. Uses kerosene as fuel, and a cloth wick. Very good condition, probably still fun... View Full Record
  • Can, Oil
  • Can, Oil
  • 2008.002.62
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  • Cooper hand malleted 1/2 gallon swing spout liquid oil can. The trade mark at the bottom reads "Singsout". Included in the trade mark section are the markings: Pat'd Dec. 3, 1918 - others allowed. Swingspout Measure CO. New York - Chicago - Los A... View Full Record
  • Paperweight
  • Paperweight
  • 2008.002.64
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  • Prison-made stone paperweight. Looks like a diary / book. Engraved on one side is a recolection of somebody's dream, about a girl. And on the other side, a picture of a cow is also engraved. Two corners are chipped. The words read: "Last nigh... View Full Record
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.65
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  • Vintage Victor #2 coil spring animal trap used primarily for trapping fox and coyotes. The trap is missing one jaw and shows no distinctive brand markings other than the perforated V for Victor.... View Full Record
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.66
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  • Vintage Victor coil spring loaded trap. Used primarily for trapping small animals. The trap shows no distinctive brand markings other than the perforated V for Victor.... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 5DA.1094.058
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  • Spring trap for rats ... 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, Foothold
  • Trap, Foothold
  • 5DA.1094.323
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  • Animal foot hold trap, no makers markings... 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
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 5DA.1094.325
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  • Small animal trap. no makers mark... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 1995.002.8
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  • Small game leghold trap, double long spring. No trigger but similar to Oneida Victor Number 2. Probably made by the combined Oneida and Animal Trap companies.... 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
  • 1995.002.14
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  • Small game steel leghold/foothold trap, single longspring and stake chain attachment. Chain has a round ring and a small wedge-shaped stake at the stake end. Good condition with little rust. The round trigger has the maker's mark "TRIUMPH'", PATD, '... 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
  • 1995.002.16
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  • Small game steel leghold/foothold trap, single longspring and stake chain attachment. Chain has a round ring, a small wedge-shaped stake. Moderate rust. The round trigger has the maker's mark "ONEIDA VICTOR," on upper edge of the trigger, the signat... View Full Record
  • Trap
  • Trap
  • 1995.002.17
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  • Small game steel leghold/foothold trap, single longspring and stake chain attachment. Chain has a round ring, a small broken wedge-shaped stake. Moderate rust. The round trigger has the maker's mark " VICTOR," stamped on upper edge of the trigger, t... 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
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.67
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  • Vintage Diamond Brand coil spring loaded trap. Used primarily for trapping small animals. The trap shows some distinctive brand markings.... 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
  • 2008.002.69
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  • Vintage Oneida Victor coil spring loaded small animal trap. The trap shows the distinctive V brand markings.... View Full Record
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.70
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  • Vintage Oneida Victor coil spring loaded small animal trap. The trap shows the distinctive V punchedbrand marking in the center of the circular pan.... View Full Record
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.71
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  • Vintage Oneida Victor coil spring loaded small animal trap. The trap shows the distinctive V punched brand marking in the center of the circular pan.... View Full Record
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.72
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  • Vintage Oneida Victor single long spring loaded small animal trap. The trap shows the distinctive V punchedbrand marking in the center of the circular pan and is a sprung postion. The trap is characteristic of those produced by Victor Oneida at th... 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
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.74
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  • Coil spring part from animal trap. The coil ends in sharp points a closed position.... View Full Record
  • Trap, Animal
  • Trap, Animal
  • 2008.002.75
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  • Coil spring part from animal trap. The coil ends in sharp points displayed in an open position.... View Full Record
  • Hames Collar
  • Hames Collar
  • 2008.002.77
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  • Brass ball top steel bound bolt hames has a harness attached to line rings and is attached to a vintage leather collar. The steel hames displays a stamped manufacturer's mark USHCO for United States Harness Company who supplied the US Calvary Divisio... View Full Record
  • Hames Collar
  • Hames Collar
  • 2008.002.78
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  • The hames displays brass balls and brass shaft extending downward into the rounding portion of the hames. No distinquishing manufacturers marks are observed.... View Full Record
  • Hames Collar
  • Hames Collar
  • 2008.002.79
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  • The leather on this collar is well worn and displays a hole on the left side with a tear near the bottom. No manufacturer's markings or other distinguishing characteristics are visible.... View Full Record
  • Harness, Ox
  • Harness, Ox
  • 2008.002.80
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  • xen belly bands were used with a windlass to support the oxen weight when shod.... View Full Record
  • Hame
  • Hame
  • 2008.002.81
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  • Driving collar for buggy or light wagon consists of two wooden hames reinformed along the outer edge with steel and fixed tp one another by leather straps on top and bottom. Well worn leather harness remnants are attached to the lower portion of eac... View Full Record
  • Hame
  • Hame
  • 2008.002.82
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  • This antique hooked hames is made of wood and steel and had many uses in plowing. The �backband� is made of steel. Rings are observed for plow lines along with loggerhead hooks that attached a trace chain. Eight links of the chain are intact. See... View Full Record
  • Singletree
  • Singletree
  • 2008.002.83
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  • The singletree was used to hitch a horse to anything you wanted the horse to pull. The iron pieces are rusted but intact. A nail is visible on the right iron attachment used to connect the hook to the harness trace. The center iron ring is bored t... View Full Record
  • Singletree
  • Singletree
  • 2008.002.84
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  • Large singletree probably used to hitch a horse to a plow. The iron pieces are rusted but intact. The center iron ring is bored through the singletree and secured with a bolt. Large rings at each end of the singletree measure 4.0 inches across. Wo... View Full Record
  • Singletree
  • Singletree
  • 2008.002.85
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  • Large singletree probably used to hitch a horse to a plow. The iron pieces are rusted but intact. The center iron ring is connected to the singletree with an iron bracket that is flat on one side and attaches a ring to the other. The hooks, at eac... View Full Record
  • Handbill
  • Handbill
  • 2008.004.2
  • U.S. POSTAL MONEY ORDERS
  • 'U.S. POSTAL MONEY ORDERS', advertisement at a post office in 1900s offering safe money orders sent to twenty-one countries. They can be purchased at the post office.... View Full Record
  • Wire, Barbed
  • Wire, Barbed
  • 5DA.998.1162
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  • Barbed wire fragment, Glidden, Joseph F. Patent #157124. Two strand wire with two-point wire barbs. Barbs appear on alternate strands. Variation of patent 157124... View Full Record
  • Trunk
  • Trunk
  • 1995.002.24
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  • Black metal auto or truck tool/ trunk, exterior mount. Paint may not be original but in good condition. The interior bottom of the trunk is pine board, looks to have been replaced at some point. Exterior base is of oak and maybe original as there are... View Full Record
  • Box
  • Box
  • 1997.002.1
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  • Wood DuPont dynamite gelatin box. Lettering on sides and top, part of one side is missing. Constructed of soft pine, held together with notching and small round nails. FURTHER ANALYSIS PENDING... View Full Record
  • Box
  • Box
  • 1998.001.1
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  • Wood DuPont dynamite box. Lettering on sides. Constructed of soft pine, held together with notching at the corners and small round nails. FURTHER ANALYSIS PENDING... View Full Record
  • Horseshoe
  • Horseshoe
  • 5DA.989.19
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  • Cast iron shoe hand forged for a light draft horse, a large saddle horse, or a coach horse. Hand forging suspected since the cleat is not welded on and has hammer marks. No maker's mark, grooves well-made. The cleats are for pulling. Shoe not used.... View Full Record
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • Ceramic Shard, Historic
  • 5DA.989.90
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  • Ceramic water/sewer pipe fragment, glazed interior and exterior, similar to pipe extending into the gray-water tank.... View Full Record
  • Rivet, Metal
  • Rivet, Metal
  • 5DA.1094.070
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  • Rivet/button with leather or material inclusion ... View Full Record
  • Hinge
  • Hinge
  • 5DA.1094.098
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  • metal hinge plate for a gate; heavy corrosion; 3 mounting holes... View Full Record
  • Typewriter
  • Typewriter
  • 2008.002.91
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  • The name "Underwood" comes from John T. Underwood, an entrepreneur who bought the company early in its history. Appearing shortly before 1900, Underwood established the stereotype of a typewriter until the introduction of the IBM Selectric in 1961.T... View Full Record
  • Wheel, Wagon
  • Wheel, Wagon
  • 2008.002.92
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  • Fire hose wagon wheel. Wood wheel with iron rim, metal-covered wood hub with a center metal pipe. The wheel and hub were painted barn red and the hub paint is still in good condition. The painted wood has flaked paint in places. Spokes are wood. Thre... View Full Record
  • Wheel, Wagon
  • Wheel, Wagon
  • 2008.002.93
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  • Fire hose wagon wheel. Wood wheel with iron rim, metal-covered wood hub with a center metal pipe. The wheel and hub were painted barn red and the hub paint is still in good condition. The painted wood has flaked paint in places. Spokes are wood. Thre... View Full Record
  • Anvil
  • Anvil
  • 1995.002.1
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  • An American made wrought iron faced with crucible steel stepped beak blacksmith or plowmaker anvil. The anvil is in good condition except that the butt end has been broken, the horn and base are intact. Below the horn is the numeral 6 slightly skewed... View Full Record
  • Stretcher, Fence Wire
  • Stretcher, Fence Wire
  • 2008.002.95
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  • The tool allowed one-man fence fixing, making repairs easier. It quickly tightened any fence whether it was high tensile, barbed or smooth wire, by splicing, stretching and repositioning wire. When splicing wire, the tool holds the ends in place so b... View Full Record

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