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  • Object: Slide collection

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0433c Stereographic slide collection American Meadville, Pennsylvania ca. 1920 Material: paper, cardboard This object is a collection of stereograph slides showing images of World War I. A stereograph is a photograph, produced by a camera with two lenses. The camera [...]

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  • Object: Painting

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0206nn Painting “Kiamta Long and Jane Long” Artist: John Rogers American Date: 1973 Materials: Paper, watercolor This painting is a watercolor entitled “Kiamta Long and Jane Long” by artist John Rogers. The painting references the life of Jane Long (1798- [...]

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  • Object: Medallion

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0160d Medallion American 1975 Materials: Metal, Cardboard, Paper, Plastic This object is a commemorative medallion issued by the United States Department of the Treasury in honor of the Bicentennial of the American Revolutionary War. This is the fourth medallion issued [...]

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  • Object: Medallion

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0160c Medallion American 1974 Materials: Metal, Cardboard, Paper, Plastic This object is a commemorative medallion issued by the United States Department of the Treasury in honor of the Bicentennial of the American Revolutionary War. This is the third medallion issued [...]

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  • Object: Medallion

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0160b Medallion American 1973 Materials: Metal, Cardboard, Paper, Plastic Photo via: Major John Johnston, Wikimedia Commons This object is a commemorative medallion issued by the United States Department of the Treasury in honor of the Bicentennial of the American Revolutionary [...]

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  • Object: Medallion

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0160e Medallion American 1972 Materials: Metal, Cardboard, Ink, Paper, Plastic This object is a commemorative medallion issued by the United States Department of the Treasury in honor of the Bicentennial of the American Revolutionary War. The front side of the [...]

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  • Object: Brooch

    Sep 27, 2018

    2012.3.1 a Brooch American ca. late 18th century Materials: Metal, Gemstone This item is a brooch that was purchased by John King (1758-1842) and then passed down from granddaughter-to-granddaughter until it was given to the donor. The brooch is made [...]

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  • Object: Certificate

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0393d Certificate, First Communion German-American New Braunfels, TX 1867 Materials: paper, wood Photo via: KGNB 1420 AM, http://kgnb.am/news/local-churches-offer-special-services-remember-reason-season This is a framed First Communion Certificate, from St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in New Braunfels, Texas. In the Catholic faith, [...]

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  • Object: Drawing

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0021c Drawing American Dallas, Texas Date: 1930-1976   Materials: paper, pen and ink This is a pen and ink drawing of Oveta Culp Hobby by Jack “Herc” Ficklen (1911-1980) of the Dallas News. Jack was a political cartoonist for the [...]

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  • Object: Tipi

    Sep 25, 2018

    EX2015.2.1 (formerly I-0587a) Tipi Native American (inspired) South Dakota Date: 2002 Materials: Bison hide, wood   This reproduction tipi was made in the style of the Sioux tribe of Native Americans, by the internationally recognized buffalo expert and tanner, Larry [...]

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