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Historical Artifacts

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Title Related People Datesort icon Object Number
Collection of ration tokens
INV.4076
Dime wrapper
INV.4184
Button w/ribbon
1940.741
Medal w/ribbon: ...Fear No Man
1949.128
Medal: Iron Cross 1813-1914
INV.4938
Token: Washington Cathedral
INV.4940
Medal: Victory Liberty Loan
INV.4944
Coin: Empire Francais 50 cent. 1865
1625
Coin: lll
1601
Coin: lll
1603
Medallion:...county of Onondata...
INV.4332
Medallion in box: Dr. Robert Hofstader 1962
INV.4247
Coin: 1924
INV.5067
Coin: German
INV.5080
2 Roosevelt Dimes in envelope
INV.3577
Coin: Collection of American Pennies ...
INV.3904AB
Token of Belief in Wendell Willkie
1940.681
Coin in envelope: Colonial Roman w/Africa on face
INV.10652
Sestertius in envelope: Marcus Aurelius
INV.10655
Jeton in envelope: head of Louis XV
INV.10659
Denarius in envelope: Antoninus Pius
INV.10662
Dupondius in envelope: of Maximinianus
INV.10664
Colonial tetradrachme of Billon in envelope
INV.10666
Denarius in envelope: S?? Severus
INV.10668
Medal w/ribbon: 1914-1918
INV.5062
Medal w/ribbon: Do Right and Fear no Man
1940.242
Medal: World War Service Delaware
INV.5112
ID Tags: Tl. Col. Jim Wainwright, 27 Dv.
INV.5081
Medal: American E. F. France...
INV.5146
Medal w/ribbon: County of Putnam
INV.5147
Box
INV.4328
Medal: ship
INV.4342
Medal w/ribbon: Hudson-Fulton
1940.227
Medallion: Hudson-Fulton
INV.4338
Medal: Battle of Harlem Plains
INV.4400
2 denarii in envelope: King Juba of Mauretonia
INV.10674
Judean denarius in envelope: Imperial Rome
INV.10675
Sesterius in envelope: face w/Caracalla
INV.10678
Sestertius in envelope
INV.10684
3 denarii of Hadrian in envelope
INV.10692
Coin in envelope: Iberian Dupondius- middle?
INV.10695
Sestertius in envelope: Trajan on face
INV.10696
Sestertius in envelope: Hadrian on face
INV.10750
Coin in envelope: Dupondius-middle
INV.10751
Jeton in envelope: Louis XV
INV.10752
Tetradrachme of Ptolemy in envelope
INV.10753
Coin: Africa
INV.10776
Coin: Hilus
INV.10777
Coin: Rexivba
INV.10779
Denarius of Republican Rome in envelope
INV.10781
Collection of tokens: Washington Rapid Transit Co.
INV.4292C
Grape shot
INV.11058
Medal: Benjamin Franklin...
INV.1786
Medal w/ tag: Malcolm Dunsmore... 23 May 1885
INV.3373
Medal: John Pintard
INV.3314
Medal: ROB Henley Eagle
INV.3316
Medal: Stark County Centennial Canton Ohio
INV.4606
Medal: Hudson Fulton
INV.4415
Department Commander Albert D. Shaw Medal
INV.4602
Badge: ...Reception Admiral Dewey sept. 28-9 1899 New York
INV.4603
Medal:Catskill Aqueduct begun 1905
1950.49
Medal:..church of saint John the Divine
1940.238[dup]
Medal: Battery L. Artillery ...USA
1945.54
Medal: To Florence N. Levy ... for devoted service 1909-34
INV.4609
Medal w/ribbon: ...anniversery battle of Stoney Point
INV.4618
Medal and ribbon of the St. Nicholas Society
INV.4627
Collection of tokens: Washington Rapid Transit Co.
INV.4293
Coin:...1623
X.209
Coin:...1623
X.212
Coin:...1648
X.207
Coin:...1639
X.211
Coin:...16??
X.215
Coin:...1627
X.210
Coin:...1626
X.214
Coin:...1642
X.216
Coin: Josephus lD.G...1775
x.294
Collection of 6 coins in envelope, 2 medals, 41 medallion
INV.13700
Coin: Isaac Brock, Herd of Canada 1816
1615
Token: 1/2 penny, 1815
1619
Coin: East India Co.1804
1618
Token: 1/2 penny, Province of Canada, 1844
1612
Coin:V USA 1883
1607
Coin:V USA 1883
1605
Coin: Leopold Prenler 5 centimes 1862
1621
Coin: USA, 1858 1 cent
1628
Badge w/envelope: For military merrit...Frank V.Mullaney
INV.3321
Medal w/ribbon: Birth place of Liberty
INV.3344
Medal w/ribbon & paper: 1854 Atlantic City 1904
INV.4630
Campaign medallion: Lincoln & Johnson Union Candidates 1864
INV.6593
Campaign medallion: McClellan & Pendieton Democr. candid. 64
INV.6594
Campaign medallion: Major General G.B. McClellan '864
INV.6595
Coin: USA 1860-lll
INV.13702
Coin: USA 20 cents; 1875
1608
Coin: lll
1602
Coin: collection of 2 steel pennies; 1943
INV.13704
Coin: Jefferson Nickel, 1939
INV.13705
Collection of 2 coins: General Washington
INV.13721
Coin: Spanish on tag.
INV.13709
Collection of 3 coins on card: nickel and pennies- WW ll
INV.13711
Collection of 10 coins in envelope
INV.13712
Collection of 10 coins (roman) in envelope
INV.13714
Collection of 10 coins in envelope
INV.13715
Coin: Ludov XVl- De Gratia 1782
1611
Coin: Thames + Seven Canal
1613
Coin: Aucror; 1708 ?
1616
Coin ... Fait LaForce 5 cents
1622
Medal in box: Peace 1936
1943.139
Medal w/ribbon
INV.1939
Campaign button: McClellan and Liberty, 1864
INV.6695
Medal: Napoleon I Emperor
INV.7349
Campaign medal
INV.6692
Campaign pin
461
Medal: Centennial of Abraham Lincoln...
INV.11111
Medal w/ribbon: Erie Centennial 1795-1895
INV.10409
Coin:1 penny, 1861
1610
Coin: Empire Francais 1F 1868
1624
Coin: L'Union fait La Force 2 cent
1623
Collection of 7 coins in envelope
INV.13716
Collection of coins...Richard E.Mount Jr.
INV.13717
Tokens: Brookyn Bus tranfer
1940.727
Transportation Tokens: Brookyn & Queens Transit Corp., Transfer
1940.728
Coin: Georgius Dei Gratia Rex, 1723
INV.13719
Medal in Box: B&O R.R Co. 1827-1927 w/docu
INV.3400
Medal in Box: Bartholdi ...presented July 4,1884
1941.539
Medal: Annual Convention Virginia State...Geo.Wash. Bi-cent.
INV.3409
Medal w/ribbon: Pennsylvania July 21, 1896
INV.10235
Medallion in case: 50th Anniversary NY Public Library
INV.10216
Medallion in box: First National City Bank
INV.10220
Collection of 4 coins: English 1/2 pennies George lll
INV.13723
Collection of 2 coin Georgius ll Rex
INV.13722
Coin: Hugenot Half dollar, Founding of New Netherland 1924
2104
Collection of 2 tokens: Censier de Paris; NY-Phila-Hart & Co
INV.13726
Coin: Columbian half dollar, Chicago Expo. 1893
2112
Collection of 2 tokens: My Substitute for the USA Bank 1834
INV.13734
Token: A Plain System Void of Pomp, 1834
INV.13735
Collection of 3 tokens: I Take the Responsibility
INV.13743
Collection of various fragments and objects in box:fr.cannon
INV.10329
Dowel: painted black
INV.11245
2 Civil War shoulder straps in env.: A.H. Gallatin, Asst. Surgeon...
INV.10812
Leather fragment
INV.11256
Badge
INV.2015
Medal in Envelope w/docu:Edward Everette Bartlett
INV.3439A
Medallion w/ribbon
2007
Medal w/ribbon: Sons of the Revolution 1883
INV.3450
Medal w/ribbon & Pin:Triennial...meeting, June 1949, Newport
1949.141
Medal w/ribbon & Pin: Illinois Society of...Revolution...
INV.3446
Medal w/ribbon: Sons of the Revolution, April 20, 1894
INV.3447
Medal w/ribbon & Pin: Sons of the Revolution
INV.3448
Medal w/ribbon: Sons of the Revolution ...Frank Squire...
INV.3451
Badge w/envelope & docu: ...Margaret Gilsey Franklin....
1640
Medal: soldier, 1775
809
Lapel pin: white and blue
810
Pin: red cross
1943.236b
Pin: red cross
1943.236a
Pin: D.A.R.
INV.3571
Medal in envelope: America/France
INV.10754
Collection of 2 tokens: I Take the Responsibility
INV.13744
Collection of 2 tokens: Webster Credit Current 1841
INV.13748
Coin: half dollar, Battle of Bennington 1777-1927
1927.128
Collection of button studs: Patent 1888 France
INV.4863E
Pocket
INV.5489
Holster
INV.5492
Toaster
INV.5594
Leather fragment
INV.5598
Fork
2200
Sash: J.A.S. McLeer Camp
INV.2087
Line-throwing gun (flair gun): inscribed
1953.106
Iron grape shot, lead musket ball ,vise in envelope
1934.157a-c
Razor blade
INV.5687
Button
1997.5.17
Button
1997.5.18
Ornament 107th infantry, 1920-41
INV.403
Button w/ribbon: Col. Theodore Roosevelt
INV.2418
Button
INV.2420
Ribbon w/ metal star
INV.2422
Button
1940.742
Handle
INV.5758AB
Boot jack
INV.11384
Decoration
INV.1133
Collection of World War relics in box w/ docu
INV.5773
5 metal buttons in env.
INV.5775
Collection of lapel buttons: Grand Army of the Republic
INV.7363
Canteen in box
INV.6173
Coat and trousers
1936.170ab
Front axle and wheels for 1984.56ab
1984.56c
Boot jack
INV.11385
Powder horn tip
INV.7445
Collection of military buttons in envelopes w/docu
INV.6314
Stopper to powder horn
INV.7568
Collection of buttons: Civil War
1934.162
Coin:...1622
X.204
Collection of boot hooks
INV.11598AB
Strap w/hook fastener
INV.11674
Collection of Marine patches
INV.7463
Collection of patches in envelope: US Army WW II
INV.7430
Collection of uniform buttons & brasser: WW II
INV.7433
Collection of 255 US insignias from WW II
INV.7450
Collection of patches in envelope: Army sleeve
INV.7469
Collection of cartridge loading tools
INV.11653
Coll. of buttons, collar letters, chaplain's cross insignia
INV.11453
Collection of patches in envelope: Navy
INV.7473
Fork
1487
Fork
2197
Pin: crossed swords; C.C.A.
1934.91
Fork
2199
Coin: English 1723-1773
1853.2ab
Banner: Navy
INV.3150
Collection of bar pins: Navy & Army
INV.7498
Fork
1489
Fork
2196
Fork
1488
Fork
1490
Gas mask and pack
INV.1181AB
Belt buckle collection
1921.26ab
Army sweater
INV.1182
Button
INV.4230
Haversack
1923.1406
Medal
1926.71
Medal
1926.72
Medal
1926.73
Medal
1926.70
Shoulder bar
1926.69
Iron cross: W.1914
1941.9
Patch
INV.1289
Grinder
INV.627
2d lieutenant's bar on card
INV.2768
Ornament 7th rgt, N.Y. state guard
INV.402
Cap insignial
INV.4186
Badge: G.A.R insignia
INV.4863B
Badge: G.A.R insignia
INV.4863C
Collection: 3 stones, 2
INV.10720
Wool wheel
N-353
Fireman's pick ax
INV.8992
Button
INV.11650
Ribbons and cushions
INV.4289.1-.5
Campaign Button
INV.6448
Elephant figurine
INV.6960
Pin: Columbus Souv.
1941.473
Coin shaped Locket w/ photo ...1875
INV.3376
Cable section
INV.4743
Airplane Pin w/photograph
INV.1864
Token: The Mechanics National Bank ... Trenton N.J.
INV.5178
Badge: Inauguration of President Wm. H. Taft 1909...
INV.5177
Leather tab
INV.5061
Badge
INV.1857
Pin
INV.1863
Airplane Pin
INV.1859
Badge
INV.1858
Pin: Lindbergh
INV.1854
Coin: Lindy's Goodluck Token...
INV.1853
Toy Airplane w/tag: Lindbergh
INV.1793
Silver shovel inscribed: Tunnel, March 24,1900
1941.554
Campaign Button
1940.515
Pin in box: Shipping Board
INV.2755
Napkin
INV.2584
Pin: Fight Infantile
INV.2348
Lapel Pin
INV.2346
Momento Cuba
INV.2525
Tag: Alpacira Coat
INV.2524
Tag
INV.2521
Lapel clip
INV.2506
Bottle foil
INV.2504
Pin:
INV.2491
License plates
INV.2367
Plastic Medallions: Van dorn
INV.2363
Arm band
INV.2769
4 ID cards for bars, 2 bars all in envelope
INV.2762
Pin: flag
INV.2753
Pin on document: YMCA
INV.2748
Flag bow
INV.2725
Tag: WCA
INV.2723
Ball and chain
INV.2718
Button: w/flag ribbon Grant Monument Inaugural Apr. 27, 1897
INV.3149
Hatchet w/ribbon: D.W. Centennial 1789-1889
INV.3179
Hatchet pin: I cannot tell a lie
INV.3178
Banner on stick w/chord
INV.2252
Souvenir: "Stars and stripes" with flag
INV.2212
Pin
INV.1185
Wood fragment in envelope
INV.827
Presidential Campaign Button
1940.504
Wooden book
INV.824
Wood fragment in envelope
INV.828
Bookmark on paper, George Washington
1941.245
Tag: Institute for the Crippled
INV.2523
Wood with document
INV.818
Box with wood fragment and documents
INV.843
Ribbon
1936.587.fr.1
Coin:...1647
X.205
Pedestal w/docu: cup...
INV.5609
Badge: delegate Flushing, NY Oct. 1906
INV.10515
Snowball: Blizzard Men of 1888
1942.175[dup]
Lapel pin: Blizzard Men of 1888
INV.1672
Badge
INV.1850
Bullet
INV.1692
Airplane badge
INV.1799
Coin:...1621
X.203
Pin
1949.28
Laurel: ...at Lincoln's breast...in state..City Hall...1865
INV.7554
Medal- Souvenir of Washington, D.C.
1966.102[dup]
1951.387d
1951.387d
Badge
INV.5021
Badge
INV.5024
Pin: Special Deputy Sheriff, New York, 1891-1893
INV.5033
Pin: Brave Rifles 3
INV.5059
Pin: Red Cross
1945.155
Badge
INV.5017
Badge
INV.5016
Badge
INV.5028
Bar pin
INV.5029
Button: Roosevelt...
INV.4816
Button:...Seth Low
INV.4822
Badge
1941.274
Badge in box
INV.4839
Badge in case w/ docu
INV.4846
Badge in case w/ docu
INV.4845
Badge
INV.3676
Pin: Chicago 1893
1942.629
Badge
INV.3683
Bar pin
INV.5043
Pin: ...National Defense
1942.549
Badge
INV.3091
Badge
1940.919
Button
INV.1867
Medal: Lindbergh
INV.1868
Pin on Card: NY to Paris
INV.1869
Badge
INV.1870
Pin: White Flower w/Black and Orange ribbon
INV.1907
Pin w/medal: NY to Paris
INV.1872
Pin: Pistol D
INV.1923
Pin: US Merchant Marine
INV.1920
Badge
INV.1909
Badge
INV.1904
Pin: Castle
INV.1919
Pin: US Merchant Marine
INV.1917
Badge
INV.1930
USMS Braids
INV.1933A
Badge
INV.3143
Badge
INV.2990
Badge
INV.2991
Badge
1933.138
Badge
INV.5414
Badge
INV.5120
Badge
INV.2999
Ribbon
INV.3052
Badge
INV.3053
Badge
1953.195n
Badge
INV.3684
Badge
INV.3691
Button
1936.501
Badge in box
INV.3696
Badge in box
1941.738
Badge
INV.5427
Badge in case w/ribbon in envelope
1935.497
Badge in case
INV.5398
Badge
INV.5402
Badge
INV.5403
Pin: cross w/yellow gem stone
1942.44
Badge
INV.5402[dup]
Pin: cross w/ yellow gem stone
1942.44[dup]
Badge
1945.53[dup]
Badge
1945.506
Badge w/ tag
221
Pin: Wm. McKinley...
1941.495
Badge
1945.439
Badge
1941.33
Button:...F.D Roosevelt
INV.4934
Badge
586
Badge
1941.531
Badge and bar pin in box
INV.5046AB
Badge
INV.5051
Badge
INV.5052
Buttons and pins
INV.5053
Badge
INV.5055
Badge
INV.5056
Lapel clips
INV.5060
Badge
1941.533
Badge
INV.5063
Badge
INV.5069
Badges
INV.5070
Button
INV.2740
Badge w/pin & ribbon
INV.3860
Buttons
INV.2288
Clothing button w/ ribbon: cadet USMA
INV.4673
Badge
INV.3056
Badge
INV.3058
Badge
INV.3060
Badge
INV.3061
Badge
INV.3062
Ribbon
INV.3064
Ribbon
INV.3065
Badge
INV.3071
Badge
INV.3072
Badge
INV.3088B
Pin
INV.5416
Envelope
INV.5422
Envelope: Mexican Campaign, 1846, 1916;
INV.5432
Badge
INV.5511
Badge
INV.5529
Insignia
INV.5514
Pin: shape of shield
INV.5515
Bar pin
INV.5517
Pin: shield shaped
INV.5519
Pin: shield shaped
INV.5520
Lapel stud
INV.5522
Bar pin
INV.5523
Pin: shield shaped
INV.5524
Badge
INV.5084
Pin
INV.5085
Badge
INV.5090
Pin
INV.5086
Badge
INV.5092
Badge
INV.5093
Badge
INV.5094
Ribbon
INV.5104
Buttons
INV.5099
Buttons
INV.5100
Badges
INV.5101
Badges
INV.5102
Badge
INV.5116
Badge
INV.5117
Badge
INV.5110
Badge
INV.5114
Buttons
INV.2290
Buttons
INV.2291
Badge
INV.3077
Badge
1044
Badge
INV.3145AB
Badge
INV.3154
Badge
INV.3156
Buttons: Rockefeller/Keating
INV.2293
Buttons: Wilkie
INV.2294
Buttons: Corsi
INV.2295
Badge
INV.2001
Badge
INV.2000
Badge
INV.2004
Badge
INV.2008
Badge
INV.2005
Badge
INV.5527
Pin: MB
INV.5528
Pin: MB
INV.5530
Badge
INV.5531
Badge
INV.5532
Badge
INV.3608
Badge
1941.469
Ribbon: ...GAR Atlantic City, Sept.1910
INV.3612
Badge w/tag
INV.3610
Button: Meyner
INV.2378
Button
INV.2379
Button
INV.2380
Badge
1946.227
Badge in case
1942.510
Badge w/ribbon & medal w/other ribbon in case
1939.515
Badge
INV.3616
Document
INV.3620
Envelope
INV.3625A
Badge on card
INV.3625B
Badge
INV.3635B
Medal: (iron cross),1866
INV.4161C
Button
INV.2466
Button
INV.2468
Ribbon (fragment)
INV.2439
Ribbon
INV.2442
Pin w/ flag: Long may it wave
INV.2445
Button
INV.2446
Flag patch
INV.2449
Badge
INV.2014
Badge
INV.2009
Badge
INV.2011
Badge
INV.2012
Badge
INV.2013
Button: whigs of '76 and '34
INV.2717
Pin: sword
INV.2721
I.D. tag
INV.2722
Badge
INV.2726
Button: MacArthur
INV.2734
Button: Case
INV.2735
Button
INV.2736
Button
INV.2737
Button
INV.2738
Pin: Schnorer Club
INV.2742
Pin: Schnorer Club
INV.2743
Pin: Eagle
INV.2744
Pin: Oagna, Charta
INV.2745
Button: Harriman, Roosevelt
INV.2372
Badge
INV.2757
Buttons
INV.2761
6 buttons on cardboard
INV.2767
Badge on card
INV.3632B
Badge in box
INV.3634
Boxtop
INV.3635A
Badge
INV.3635D
Badge
INV.3635E
Medal w/ribbon
INV.3635F
Pin: Jr.Daughters of Loyal legion on card
2399
Badge w/pin & ribbon
INV.3859
Badge w/pin & ribbon
1941.422
Badge w/pin
INV.3863
Badge w/pin & ribbon
1941.421
Pin: Service
INV.2495
Button
INV.2497
Creative: Tronvig Group