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  • Object: Sword

    Object: Sword

    Oct 04, 2018

    This object is a US Model 1860 Light Cavalry Saber. This model of saber was used during the American Civil War and the Indian Wars by dragoons, mounted riflemen, and cavalry regiments in the Army. Dragoons and cavalry are both [...]

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  • Object: Contact printer

    Object: Contact printer

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a contact printer made by Ansco Company in Binghamton, New York. Before photography became primarily digital, it was designed to create a photographic image from a film negative. Several images from a strip of film would be [...]

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  • Object: Telephone (Princess Telephone)

    Object: Telephone (Princess Telephone)

    Oct 01, 2018

    The way people communicate with each other, as well as the devices used to communicate have changed over the years. This object is a telephone created by the Bell Telephone System in 1959, called the Princess Telephone. Today landline telephones similar to [...]

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  • Object: Dulcimer (Cimbalom (Hungarian Dulcimer))

    Object: Dulcimer (Cimbalom (Hungarian Dulcimer))

    Sep 27, 2018

    Music has always been important and a great influence to all of the cultures around the world. Many of these cultures have influenced the people and culture of Texas, including those who immigrated from Hungary. Music and the arts are [...]

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  • Object: Doll (Palestinian)

    Object: Doll (Palestinian)

    Sep 27, 2018

    This object is one of several dolls in the permanent collection at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures that were produced in the 1960s as part of a YWCA project based out of various Palestinian refugee camps. This program, which [...]

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