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Historical Artifacts


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Title Date Object Number
Niddy noddy 1750-1850 N-206b
Powder horn 1755-1763 X.181
Paperweight 1910-1940 2002.1.575
Bottle/ food 1962-1980 2002.1.972
Pen wipe/ tobacco 1890-1920 2002.1.2725
Pinback button 1940 2002.1.3760
Office supply 1962-1980 2002.1.4713
Holland Society Medal 1904 824
One fifth avenue 2008.47.101
James K. Polk Indian Peace Medal 1846 1140


Creative: Tronvig Group