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Gavel, casket, key

Medium: 
wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 12 x 6 in. ( 10.2 x 30.5 x 15.2 cm )
Object Number: 
1947.70a-c
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
21348
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Gas mask

Date: 
1940-1945
Medium: 
Rubber, plastic, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Rubber and plastic gas mask; circular tin mouthpiece fastened to bottom of fatigue-colored rubber mask with two yellow-tinted eyepieces.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Herman Schweinert
Object Number: 
1945.501
Marks: 
stamped: mouthpiece: "RL1/38/4"; "5/125" painted: mouthipece: "102" "2732" Nazi eagle over illegible mark painted: mask ext: "G63"; "52/Nazi eagle/WAa104"; interior: "092511/M28344"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1945
eMuseum Object ID: 
21347
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Escape map, WWII,in envelope

Date: 
1944
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 24 in. ( 58.4 x 61 cm )
Description: 
Printed silk escape map depicting parts of China and India; with standardized greeting in Chinese, Burmese, and various other languages.
Credit Line: 
Gift of James G. Strobridge
Object Number: 
1967.12
Marks: 
printed: front :"NO. 133-K'UN-MING, YUNNAN, CHINA TO CHABUA, ASSAM, INDIA (WESTERN PORTION) printed: back: "NO. 133-K'UN-MING, YUNNAN, CHINA TO CHABUA, ASSAM, INDIA (EASTERN PORTION) printed: front/back: "AAF CLOTH CHART" printed: front" I AM AN AMERIC
Gallery Label: 
This escape map was produced by the War Department for use by American pilots flying over southeast Asia during World War II.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1944
eMuseum Object ID: 
21338
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dog-tags

Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 cm )
Object Number: 
1941.41
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
21283
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dog Tags

Date: 
1943-1945
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 15 3/8 in. ( 0.6 x 2.9 x 39.1 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular metal dog tag necklace; one tag, with rounded corners, suspended from beaded chain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles T. Miller
Object Number: 
1946.192m
Marks: 
impressed: throughout: "CHARLES T MILLER / 32862595 T43 - 44 AB / EDITH MILLER / 3254 COUNTRY CLUB / BRONX N Y P"
Gallery Label: 
These are the dog tags of Charles T. Miller, who served during World War II in the 162nd Signal Photo Company (later 3908 Signal Service Battalion), Photo Headquarters of the European Theater of Operations (London and Paris), U.S. Army.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1945
eMuseum Object ID: 
21282
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Canteen

Date: 
1860-1861
Medium: 
Tin, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 6 in. ( 16.5 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Tin and wool canteen; drum-shaped, circular tin body with blue wool cover on sides of canteen and white wool on back and on front with embroidered red lettering, two tin sling loops on sides and one at bottom, and cylindrical mouthpiece.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen McLean
Object Number: 
X.231
Marks: 
embroidered: front canteen: "...Co/4 Regiment/C.M/SCV." (4th Regiment, Charleston Militia, South Carolina Volunteers)
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this canteen was found by Major George McLean on the Civil War battlefield at Bull Run, Virginia in June, 1861.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1861
eMuseum Object ID: 
21240
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Blanket

Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 76 1/4 x 55 in. ( 193.7 x 139.7 cm )
Description: 
Wool blanket; buff color with red and black bands at both ends; ink inscription (faded) on one side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter F. Davis
Object Number: 
1948.431
Marks: 
handwritten in ink on blanket side: "DAVIS/...."
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this blanket was used by the donor's father, Private David P. Davis of the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry (Duryea's Zouaves), during the Civil War. The blanket was fastened to the top of Private Davis's knapsack.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
20803
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pipe tomahawk (reproduction)

Date: 
1957
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 18.1 x 6 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Steel tomahawk head with rounded pipe bowl opposite cutting edge; top of bowl with two incised bands.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Object Number: 
1957.87
Marks: 
stamped: on underside: "5126 / F [inverted triangle]"
Gallery Label: 
According to information supplied by the donor, this object is a reproduction of a "British type trader tomahawk" from the period of the French and Indian War (1754-1763).
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1957
eMuseum Object ID: 
20799
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Billfold

Date: 
1940-1945
Medium: 
Leather, metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 x 4 1/4 in. ( 1.9 x 7.6 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular brown leather billfold which zips around 3 sides, with U.S. Navy insignia stamped in gold on one side, the opposite side has a clear plastic I.D. pouch; inside has a billfold on one side which snaps at the center, marked "BILLS" at one corner, the opposite side has a compartment with accordioned sides, compartment snaps at the center, marked "COINS" at the center above the snap.
Credit Line: 
Gift of H. Maxson Holloway, 1946
Object Number: 
INV.11389
Marks: 
stamped: at center, obverse: "USN" stamped: inside, at one corner of billfold: "BILLS" stamped: inside, at one corner of pouch above snap: "COINS"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1945
eMuseum Object ID: 
20757
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bandoleer strap: white buckskin

Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 60 x 2 1/4 in. ( 152.4 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Leather sling; white buff leather with fastening straps at both ends.
Object Number: 
INV.11449
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
20755
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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