Plastic Tag

  • Index Typewriter

    Index Typewriter

    Oct 04, 2018

    Today, with the emergence of new digital technology, older technology also known as low tech is slowly on the outs. The typewriter is turning into an obsolete machine, much like home telephones and cassette tapes. A patent for the first [...]

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  • Object: Accordion

    Object: Accordion

    Oct 03, 2018

    I-0239b Accordion German 1980 Materials: Wood, metal, leather, plastic This object is an accordion, a musical instrument invented in Europe in the 1800s. It was brought to America by European immigrants and is especially popular in French-Louisiana and along the [...]

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  • Object: Clock

    Object: Clock

    Oct 03, 2018

    EX2014.1.1 Clock J. Rubio American Huntsville, Texas 2014 Materials: Leather, wood, metal, plastic This item is a clock made from a leather stirrup, mounted on a wooden base. It was made by an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal [...]

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  • Object: Comb

    Object: Comb

    Oct 03, 2018

    I-0647a Comb, Ornamental Mexican Mexico 20th Century Materials: Plastic This comb was donated by a descendant of Dr. Aureliano Urratia, who was an exile from Mexico during the 1910 Mexican Revolution. Before the revolution, Mexico was led by Porfirio Diaz. [...]

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  • Object: Player Piano

    Object: Player Piano

    Oct 03, 2018

    EX2016.3.1 Player Piano Stuyvesant Piano Company American New York 1922 Materials: Wood, Metal, Plastic This object is a Stuyvesant player piano, manufactured in 1922 in New York. It was gifted to the museum by a local couple, along with over [...]

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  • Object: Pen

    Object: Pen

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-022a 1-16 Pens American Washington, DC 20th Century Materials: Plastic, Metal, Ink, Wood This object is a set of fifteen pens with Lyndon Baines Johnson’s name on each one. The pens are individually boxed in gold foil boxes with white lids [...]

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