Ink Tag

  • Object: Photos & letter (Queen Elizabeth II)

    Object: Photos & letter (Queen Elizabeth II)

    Sep 27, 2018

    The objects shown above are a photo of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, and a letter from the Queen’s staff to the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures. The photos and letter were sent as a thank you from Her Majesty [...]

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  • Object: Book (A Pocket Guide to Vietnam)

    Object: Book (A Pocket Guide to Vietnam)

    Sep 27, 2018

    This book is entitled “A Pocket Guide to Vietnam,” and was written in 1966 for the United States Military forces that served in Vietnam. As the title suggests this book is about Vietnam and the culture of the people who [...]

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  • Object: Trick or Treat Bag

    Object: Trick or Treat Bag

    Sep 27, 2018

    Halloween is this Friday, which means it will be a night of costumes and, of course, Trick or Treating. Trick or Treating is an integral part of Halloween celebrations for most children in the United States. For most Texans today, [...]

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  • Object: Photograph (photograph of President John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy)

    Object: Photograph (photograph of President John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy)

    Sep 27, 2018

    When looking at a photograph, many people will remember how they felt the exact moment it was taken. Since the invention of photography, photographs have been capturing select moments and events, such as the aftermath of battles, a President’s inauguration, [...]

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  • Object: Torah

    Object: Torah

    Sep 27, 2018

    Mantle of the Law This object is a Torah (Sefer Torah), which is a sacred text for Judaism. The Torah is a scroll that is made of parchment and the pieces of parchment are sewn together with thread. The spindles [...]

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  • Object: Book (Signal Book, United States Army, 1916)

    Object: Book (Signal Book, United States Army, 1916)

    Sep 27, 2018

    This object is a United States Signal Book from the year 1916. The book contains information and instructions on how to communicate using different systems. This booklet has the Army Signal Corps symbol stamped in the front with the words [...]

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