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Historical Artifacts


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Title Date Object Number
Lady's costume: the late 19th century "Gibson Girl era" ca.1957 1957.123
F.D.R for Civil Service 1940.762a
Button 1928 1940.376
Model 1766 French Infantry Musket 1766-1770 1922.137
Civil War token 1863 INV.13855.71
Watch Face 1880-1940 2002.1.1240
Food bag 1990-2000 2002.1.1842
Button 2003 2003.40.9
Ribbon/ medal 1938-1945 2002.1.4440
Miniature spoons (pair) 1880-1920 Z.276


Creative: Tronvig Group