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Historical Artifacts


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Title Date Object Number
Fan 1900-1930 2002.1.1427
Cigarette silk 1890-1920 2002.1.2673
Pinback button 1994 2002.1.3829
U.S.A. NEEDS NEW YORK ca. 1975 2003.64.45
Truman & Barkley INV.7365
Pennsylvania Bicentennial Commemorative Medal 1882 1235
Political button 1970 2008.39.65
Grinder INV.627
World's Columbian Exposition Souvenir Medal 1893 1940.28
Tercentenary of Landing at Plymouth Rock 1920 1937.86


Creative: Tronvig Group