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Historical Artifacts

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Title Related People Date Object Number
Civil War token
1863
11.44
Civil War token
ca. 1860
11.26
Civil War token
1863
Z.3171
Civil War token: Oliver Boutwell Miller, Troy, NY 1863
1863
1941.63
Civil War token: Robinson and Ballou Grocers, Troy, NY 1863
1863
1941.65
Civil War token
1863
1941.67
Civil War Token
1863
INV.13855.23
Civil War token
1863
Z.3016
Civil War token
1863
INV.13784.3
Hard Times token
1840
INV.13784.9
Civil War token
Z.3018
SUPPORT THE UPPER EAST SIDE HISTORIC DISTRICT
ca. 1981
2003.64.22
Button
ca. 1995
2003.64.24
SUPPORT THE HARRISBURG DEFENSE
1971-1972
2003.64.26
Button
ca. 2000
2003.64.28
Civil War token
1863
INV.13784.4
Token
1865
INV.13784.6
Token
1863
Z.3173
Token
1863
Z.3154
Civil war tokens
ca. 1863
INV.13855.58a-d
Civil War token
1863
INV.13784.2
Civil War tokens (2)
ca. 1863
INV.13855.30a-b
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.43ab
Civil War token
1863
11.46
Civil War token
1863
11.3
Civil War token
ca. 1860
11.32
Civil War token
1863
11.9
Civil War token
1863
11.37
Civil War token
1863
11.36
Civil War token
ca. 1860
11.13
Civil War token
ca. 1860
11.43
Civil War token
1863
11.7
Civil War token
1863
Z.3014
Civil War token
1863
Z.3160
Civil War Token: Union Flour, Albany, NY
1863
1620
Civil War token
1863
Z.3166
Civil War token
ca. 1863
Z.3150
Civil War token
1863
Z.3006
Civil War token
1863
Z.3156
Hard Times token
1833
Z.3000
Civil War token
ca. 1863
INV.13737h
Button
ca. 1970
2003.64.30
Button
ca. 1971
2003.64.34
STOP ABM
ca. 1969
2003.64.35
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.25
Civil War Token
1863
INV.13855.62
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.19ab
Civil War token
ca. 1863
INV.13855.52
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.34
Civil War token
1863
inv.13855.17
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.40
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.8ab
Hard Times token
1832-1835
Z.3111
U.S. Merchant Token
ca. 1850
Z.3108
U.S. Merchant token
1850-1853
Z.3114
Hard Times token
1833
Z.3112
Hard Times token (2)
1837
INV.13756ab
Hard Times token
1834-1835
Z.3113
U.S. Merhant token
1854-1857
INV.13726a
Hard Times tokens (2)
1837
Z.3107ab
U.S. Merchant token
1847-1848
Z.3109
Civil War token
1863
Z.3175
Civil War token
1863
Z.3165
Z.3116a
1863
Z.3116a
Civil War token
1863
Z.3116b
Civil War token
1863
Z.3116c
W.E.B. DuBOIS CLUBS OF AMERICA
ca. 1964
2003.64.37
Button
ca. 1991
2003.64.39
Button
ca. 1964
2003.64.41
SUPPORT CORE SIT-INS
ca. 1961
2003.64.43
Chalice
2002
2003.83
Civl War token
1863
INV.13855.1
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.35
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.5ab
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.64ab
Civil War tokens
1863
INV.13855.9ab
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.33ab
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.4ab
Hard Times tokens (2)
1837
INV.13766ab
Hard Times tokens (2)
1837
INV.13737ab
Hard Times Token: New York Joint Stock Exchange Co.
ca. 1837
1393f
Hard Times token: Ilustrious Predecessor, Executive Experiment,1837
1837
INV.13920
Hard Times tokens (2)
1833
INV.13759ab
Civil War token
1863
Z.3116d
Civil War token
1863
Z.3151
Hard Times Token: The Sober Second Thoughts...
1840
INV.13773
Civil War token
ca. 1863
INV.13781.15ab
Civil War token
1863
Z.3167
Civil War token
1863
INV.13787f
Civil War token
1863
Z.3164
Civil War token
ca. 1863
Z.3013
Civil War token
ca. 1863
INV.13855.26
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.11ab
Civil War tokens (2)
ca. 1863
INV.13855.2ab
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.57
Hard Times tokens (2)
1837
INV.13755ab
Hard Times token
1837
Z.3103d
Hard Times token
1837
Z.3103a
Hard Times token
1837
Z.3103c
Hard Times token
1837
Z.3103b
U.S. Merchant token
1846-1850
Z.3106c
Hard Times token
Z.3106d
U.S. Merchant tokens (2)
ca. 1860
Z.3106ab
Hard Times token
1837
Z.3106f
U.S. Merchant token
ca. 1850
Z.3106e
Civil War token
1863
Z.3176
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.32ab
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.65
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.39
Hard Time tokens (2)
1837
INV.13754ab
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13856a
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13856c
Hard times token
1837
INV.13856e
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13856d
Hard Times token
1834
INV.13856b
Hard Times Token
1837
INV.13778.5a
Hard Times token
1835
INV.13778.5b
Civil War token
1863
Z.3015
Civil War token
1863
INV.13787g
Civil War token
ca. 1863
Z.3161
Civil War token
1863
Z.3158
Civil War token
1863
Z.3168
Button
ca. 1965
2003.64.47
SEND FEDERAL REGISTRARS TO SUN FLOWER MISSISSIPPI NOW M.F.D.P.
ca. 1970
2003.64.44
VIETNAM for the VIETNAMESE
ca. 1968
2003.64.50
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.15ab
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.56
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.44
Civil War token
ca. 1863
INV.13855.68
Pin-back campaign button
1968
2003.66
Hard Times token
1833
INV.13778.6
Hard Times token
1834
INV.13778.3
Hard Times token
1836
INV.13778.4
Hard Times tokens (2)
1837
INV.13764ab
Hard Times Token: Million for Defense, Not One Cent...
1837
1393c
Hard Times tokens (4)
1837
INV.13761a-d
Hard Times tokens (2)
1837
INV.13741ab
Hard hat worn by Lt. Mickey Kross
2001
2003.65
Tax Tokens (2)
1930-1945
INV.13919ab
Tax token
1930-1945
INV.13919c
Hard Times tokens (2)
1841
INV.13747ab
Hard Times Token: Col.of 2 coin/token: Exec. Expermt.1837; Mag.Gen. H. 1841
1837
INV.13921
Early American token
1815
INV.13707f
U.S. Merchant token: Theodore Bollenhagen & Company
ca. 1855
1393b
Early American token: Peales Museum & Gallery of the Fine Arts 1825
1825
INV.13725
U.S. Merchant token
1866
INV.13778.7
Button
1968
2003.64.51
VIETNAM PROTEST WASHINGTON EASTER 65 SPU
1965
2003.64.52
Button
ca. 1972
2003.64.54
Civil War tokens (2)
ca. 1863
INV.13855.54ab
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.67
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.37ab
Token
ca. 1860
INV.13778.8d
U.S. Merchant token
ca. 1860
INV.13778.8g
Tokens (3)
1853, 1857, 1859
Z.3105a-c
Pin-Back Button
ca. 1972
2002.30.13
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.13
Hard Times token
1837
Z.3102a
Hard Times token
1837
Z.3102b
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13740ab
Hard Times tokens (4)
1837
INV.13740c-f
Hard Times tokens (2)
1837
INV.13760ab
Hard Times tokens (6)
1837
INV.13736a-f
Hard Times tokens (3)
1833
INV.13752a-c
Hard Times Token
1837
Z.3115
Token
1850-1900
Z.3020
Civil War Token
1863
INV.13703d
Hard Times tokens (2)
1841
INV.13739ab
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.48ab-49
Hard Times token
1834-1834
INV.13718.15
Civil War token
ca. 1863
INV.13718.18-19
Civil War token
ca. 1863
INV.13718.16-17
Civil War token
1868
INV.13718.32
Civil War token
ca. 1863
INV.13718.34
Civil War token
ca. 1863
INV.13718.30
U.S. Merchant token
ca. 1860
INV.13718.29
Hard Times token
1834-1835
INV.13718.14
Token
ca. 1863
INV.13718.35
Memorial Mass Program: Robert Kennedy
1970
2003.76.1
Memorial candle
1970
2003.76.3
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.33
Token
1850-1900
INV.13718.31
Token
1868
INV.13718.25
Token
1850-1900
INV.13718.21
Hard Times tokens (2)
1841
INV.13775ab
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13778.2d
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13778.2b
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13778.2c
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13778.2a
Washington Evening Star Games
1947-1954
2003.67.1
Hard Times tokens (4)
1841
INV.13746a-d
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.8
Hard Times token
1841
INV.13718.9
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.2
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.11
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.12
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.10
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.13
Athletic medal
1948
2003.67.10
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.3
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.6
Hard Times token
1841
INV.13718.4
Hard times token
1837
INV.13718.5
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.7
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13718.1
Token
1863
INV.13855.63b
Civil War token
1863
11.31
Civil War tokens (3)
ca. 1863
INV.13855.76a-c
REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM FOR ALL WOMEN
ca. 1970
2003.64.33
TEACH PEACE
ca. 1982
2003.64.40
white peace sign on black
ca. 1965
2003.64.66
Hard Times token
1841
INV.13701.7
Hard Times Token
1837
Z.3100d
Hard Times tokens (3)
1837
Z.3100a-c
Hard Times token
1837
Z.3100e
Hard Times token
1841
Z.2999
Hard Times token: Smith's Clock Establishment, 1837
1837
INV.13768
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13707h
Medal
1953
2003.67.11
New York Chapter Knights of Columbus
1954
2003.67.2
Medal
1949
2003.67.5
Medal
1947-1953
2003.67.6
Athletic medal
1951
2003.67.8
Amateur Athletic Union of the United States - Champion 400 meter Relay
1950
2003.67.9
Button
ca. 1962
2003.64.58
Button
ca. 1962
2003.64.59
Button
ca. 1962
2003.64.60
PLANNED PARENTHOOD WORLD POPULATION
ca. 1970
2003.64.61
THERE'S STILL TIME BROTHER WORK FOR A SANE NUCLEAR POLICY
ca. 1963
2003.64.63
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.22
Token
ca. 1863
INV.13855.36
Civil War Token
1863
INV.13855.70ab
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.45
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.53
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.6
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.14
Civil War tokens (2)
ca. 1863
INV.13855.46ab
Hard Times token: Walsh's General Store, Lansingburgh N.Y. 1835
1835
INV.13757
Hard Times tokens (2)
1833, 1836
Z.3101ab
Hard Times token
1837
INV.13707i
Hard Times token: Phalons Hair Cutting, 1837
1837
INV.13767
Hard Times token: Buckin's Book Keeping
1835
INV.13771
Hard Times tokens (3)
1837
INV.13765a-c
Hard Times tokens (2)
1836
INV.13750ab
Hard Times tokens (2)
1837
INV.13762ab
Daily Mirror N.Y. City/Dept of Parks/Olympic Sports Festival/Track
1951
2003.67.3
Medal
1949
2003.67.12
Amateur Athletic Union of the United States - 440 yard Relay
1950
2003.67.13
The Game of Phoebe Snow
1909
2000.445
Button
2001.109
NYC/1965-1977-2003/BLACKOUT
2003
2003.81
Harlem Globetrotters Game
1971
2003.71
Women For Clinton Gore Light The Way For Change
2003.70.12
Pin-back button
1972
2003.70.29
Button
2003.70.16
Button
2003.70.30
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.31ab
Civil War tokens (2)
1863
INV.13855.18ab
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.75
Civil War token
ca. 1863
11.15
Civil War token
1863
11.5
Civil War token
1863
11.29
Civil War token
1863
11.21
Civil War token
1863
11.17
Civil War token
ca. 1863
11.38
Hard Times tokens (2)
1837
INV.13772ab
Tokens (2)
1858
Z.2990ab
Coin
1851
Z.3001
Token
Z.2992
Token
1889
Z.2994
Token
1876
Z.2995
Token
1856-1900
11.1
Token
1856-1900
Z.3004
Token, Encases Postage Stamp
1862
Z.3110
Civil War token
1863
INV.13855.21b
The Premium Game of Logomachy or War of Words
1889
2000.656
International Ladies Garment Workers Union
ca. 1950-1960
2003.68.12
Emery board
ca. 1960-1970
2003.68.21
International Ladies Garment Workers Union
ca. 1950-1960
2003.68.11
Pin-back button
Z.2705
Pinback button
1944
Z.2689
Pin-back button
Z.2658
Pin-back button
Z.2786b
Pin-back button
Z.2661
Horatio Gates Military Medal
1787
1889.6
Suitcase and contents
ca. 1960
2001.219
Button
2003
2004.18
Sash
1910-1920
INV.7421.3
Sash
1910-1920
INV.7421.4
Sash
1910-1920
INV.7421.5
Sash
1910-1920
INV.7421.7
Sash
1910-1920
INV.7421.8
Chewing gum
1940
INV.6996.2
Bridle bit
1760-1783
1947.595
Button
1983
2003.95
Card holder
2003
2004.33.1
Harvard University Medal
1907
1939.523
Ribbon
ca. 1900
Z.2233c
Badge
1906
1939.520
Convention ribbon with envelope
1840
INV.7397
Easel
2002
2003.87.1
Folding chair
2002
2003.87.2
Sewing table
1850-1860
1920.114
Pin-back button
INV.1827
Pin-back button
INV.1838
Medallion: The Franklin Institute 1824-1938
1938
1942.237
Transportation token
1995-2003
2003.44.1
Alfred E. Smith Memorial Album
ca. 1944
2003.63
Pen
2003
2004.19.2
Pin-back button
2003
2004.12
Ring
2003.98.1
Cigarette box filled with change
2001
2003.98.2a-hh
Pin-back button
Z.1516
Pin-back button
Z.1753b
Pin-back button
Z.1755
Pin-back button
Z.1761a
Pin-back button
1941.1090
Pin-back button
Z.1760g
Pin-back button
1940.597
Pin-back button
Z.1751b
Pin-back button
Z.1760a
Pin-back button
Z.2720[dup2]
Pin-back medal and ribbon
Z.2195
INV.3384b
INV.3384b
Pin-back button
Z.2920
Lapel pin
INV.7438r
Medal
Z.2216
Badge in case
1936.498
Commemorative medal for 150th anniversary of Central Park
2003
2004.11a
Presentation case
2003
2004.11b
Badge
1909
Z.2333
Embossing Seal
2003.100.1
Printing plate
2003.100.2
Printing plate
2003.100.3
Printing plate
2003.100.4
Printing plate
1936
2003.100.5
Gavel
2003.100.6
39 paintsticks or tools
2002
2003.87.4a-mm
Tray
2002
2003.87.3
Badge
1900-1920
INV.5003
Pin-back campaign button
1992
Z.2185
Button
2003.97.21
Troops Out Now! No Blood for Oil
2003.97.25
Transport Workers Union of America 50th Anniversary
2003.97.29
Pin: Port Authority Police
2003.97.42
Tab button
1960
INV.7060a
We The People Brown '92
1992
Z.2200
General Anthony Wayne Military Medal
1842
1942.37
General Nathaniel Greene Military Medal
ca. 1890
1942.12
General Nathaniel Greene Military Medal
ca. 1890
1173
General Daniel Morgan Military Medal
1839
1234
General Daniel Morgan Military Medal
1839-1890
1942.24
Pin-back campaign button
1928
Z.2640b
Pin-back campaign button
1976
Z.3383
Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
after 1840
INV.1779
Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
after 1840
INV.2669
Captain John Paul Jones Naval Medal
After 1863
INV.11367
"Draped Bust" dollar
1796
INV.13896.2
A.A.S.R./CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION/HOTEL KNICKERBOCKER FEB.24, 08/1807/1907
ca. 1908
2004.23.1
Brooklyn Daily Eagle Honor Pupil
1913
2004.23.2
PS 118/22
1922
2004.23.4
Button
ca. 1930
2004.23.5
Button
2003
2003.82
Button
1968
2003.47.13
Button
1968
2003.47.7
Button
1968
2003.47.4
Button
1968
2003.47.19
Button
1968
2003.47.16
Button
1968
2003.47.12
Button
1968
2003.47.11
Button
1968
2003.47.18
Button
1960
2003.47.9
The Transport of Memory
1999
2003.96b
Souvenir shot glass
2001
2001.222
Button
ca. 1980
2004.23.6
Coaster
1955
2004.23.8
Dust mask
2003.27
Button
1968
2003.47.17
Button
1968
2003.47.3
Fan
1911-1914
2003.77.3
Token from peep shows
ca. 1995
2001.47.2
Token from peep shows
ca. 1995
2001.47.3
Memorial candles (2)
1970
2003.76.2
Flashlight in case
ca. 2000
2004.4ab
Tarp
2002
2003.87.5
Pin-back button
INV.6760f
Pin-back button
Z.1539
Button
Z.2142
Button
Z.2950
Vote for Women's Suffrage Nov. 6th
Z.2769
INV.13921.1
1841
INV.13921.1
Campaign medal: Major General W. H. Harrison
Z.2996
Pin-back button
Z.2074
Badge and ribbon
Z.2097
The Transport of Memory
1999
2003.96a
New York City Marathon finisher's medal
2003
2004.34
Match box from Dorlon's Oyster House
1899-1912
2004.21
Store display
1890-1930
2002.1.3641
Information kit
1940-1960
2002.1.3119
The Transport of Memory
1999
2003.96ab
Pincushion
1800-1900
1948.60b
Soup plate
2003.46.1b
Salad plate
2003.46.1c
Box
1850-1880
Z.1541.17a-e
Ashtray
ca. 1990
2004.22
Cornwall Northern New York Interntaional Bridge Corp.
1934
2004.23.3
Pin-back button
ca. 1983
2004.23.7
Advertising ruler
ca. 1950
2004.23.9
Button
2002
2004.16
SLC [in red circle with diagonal slash]
2003
2004.17
Button
2004
2004.42.1
Pin-back button
Z.2070
Pin-back button
INV.2051[dup]
Button: Smith
INV.2470
Pin-back button
INV.2936
Pin-back button
Z.2072
Pin-back button
ca. 1914
INV.1942h
Pin-back button
Z.2069
Pin-back button
INV.4668b[dup]
Button
INV.3906B
Pin-back button
1941.511
Pin-back button
Z.2614[dup]
1940.779
1940.779
Pinback button
1940
Z.2639
Pinback button
1944
Z.2696
Pin-back button
Z.2674
Pinback button
1944
Z.2671
Pin-back button
Z.2675
Pin-back button
Z.2694
Pin-back button
Z.2795
Pin-back button
Z.2804
Pin-back button
Z.2821
Pin-back button
Z.2801
Pin-back button
Z.2667
Ribbon
1856
INV.7307
Campaign ribbon
INV.3081
Campaign ribbon
1844
INV.3082
Campaign ribbon
ca. 1860
INV.2972
Ribbon
1844
INV.6711
Campaign ribbon
1844
INV.6714
Campaign ribbon
INV.6634.3
Zachary Taylor Indian Peace Medal
Probably 1850
1966.122
New York World's Fair "Washington Hall" Medal
1939
1943.35
Wm. H. Taft for President
INV.6985
Pin-back button
1921-1950
Z.2539[dup]
The Safets
Z.2537
Badge
1896
INV.7325
Pin-back button
Z.2650[dup]
Wm. McKinley
1900
INV.6929[dup]
Ribbon
Z.2080
Lapel stud
INV.7158
Protection Sound Money
INV.7171
Button: Wm. McKinley
INV.7029
Campaign pin
1896
Z.2665
Smith for President
1928
1932.145
No Third Term
1940.686
New-York Historical Society commemorative medal
1857
INV.4371
Tercentenary of the Purchase of Manhattan Island Medal
1926
1926.81.2
Tercentenary of the Purchase of Manhattan Island Medal
1926
INV.10775
New-York Historical Society Gold Medal for Achievement in History
1942
1950.8
New-York Historical Society Medal (150th Anniversary)
1954
1954.171C
New-York Historical Society Medal (150th Anniversary)
1954
1954.171b
Dr. Frederick Rose Personal Medal
1861
1146
Major General Peter B. Porter Military Medal
1824
1195
Major Henry Lee Military Medal
1790-1877
1174
Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal
ca. 1802
1947.323
Major General Zachary Taylor Military Medallion
1849
INV.3514
Captain Charles Stewart Naval Medal
1819-1885
1206
Captain Isaac Hull Naval Medal
1816-1885
1181
Major General William Henry Harrison Military Medal
1824-1885
1929.150
Medal: Philharmonic Symphony Soc...1842-1879
1942
INV.3328
Medal on card: 100th Anniversary of Philharmonic...of NY
1942
1942.327
National Arts Club commemorative plaquette
ca. 1904
1935.68
The Anglers' Club of New York Honor Medal
ca. 1970
1974.1
Isidor Memorial Award of the National Academy of Design Medal
1907
1956.208b
Museum of the American Indian medal
1947
1958.79
Aero Club of America Medal
ca. 1908
280
Wendell Willkie is my man for President
INV.7123
Family Size Adaption of President Eisenhower's Old Fashioned Beef Stew
INV.6895
Charm bracelet
INV.6894
Nixonettes
INV.6727a
Nixon Lodge
INV.6893
Car plate
1936.607
Wisdom Leadership Willkie
1940.677
New York for Ike 1956
1956
INV.6896
All Those in Favor Say Ike
INV.6897
Win with Willkie
1940.863
Win with Willkie
1940.678
Open the gates of prosperity with Wendell Willkie
INV.7122.2
Donkey Dollar
INV.7122.1
Heed Youth's Call Vote as you think but Vote!
INV.6723
Postcard
INV.6724
Contribution receipt
INV.6639
Personal Banking Services
INV.6640
Win the war quicker with Dewey and Bricker
1944
INV.6641
Pull Down all Levers Row B Vote Democratic
INV.6642
For Freedom 4 FDR Four Freedome Re-elect Roosevelt
INV.6643
Our next president Wendell Lewis Willkie
INV.6635.1
Sign
INV.6635.2
John Paul Jones Plaquette
1906
INV.4237
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