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Historical Artifacts


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Title Date Object Number
Pinback button 1989 2002.1.4318
Civil War token 1863 INV.13855.27b
Ashtray/ coin plate 1953 2002.1.279
Presidential Campaign Button 1940.504
Simon Bolivar Medal 1951 1951.419
Tobacco 1980-2000 2002.1.2961
Pinback button 1890-1920 2002.1.3940
Civil War token 1863 INV.13855.53
Cigarette silk 1890-1920 2002.1.2680
The Golden Door 2008.47.123


Creative: Tronvig Group