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Historical Artifacts

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Title Related People Date Object Number
AL/BLUMENTHAL/FOR/MAYOR
1973
2008.18.1.34
Abe/Hirschfeld/for U.S.Senate
1964
2008.18.1.35
NEW YORK CITY SHAKESPEARE TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION/ 1616/1916
1916
2008.18.2.1
Medal
1945
2008.18.2.2
Pin-back button
2008
2008.20
Coaster
1939
2008.22
Radiant Baby
2008.24
Polite New Yorker/Gray's Papaya
ca. 2000
2008.25
World Aids Day
1995
Z.3598.1
Queens for McGovern
1972
Z.3598.2
Origami Crane
1982
Z.3598.3
Men Use Condoms or Beat It
1988
Z.3598.4
Kerry Edwards 2004
2004
Z.3598.5
Hillary for President
2008
Z.3598.6
Peace & Music
1969
Z.3598.7
New World Order Same Old Shit
1982
Z.3598.8
Safer Sex Do It!
1989
Z.3598.9
The Bread Is Rising
1969
Z.3598.10
No Ticks
1982
Z.3598.11
Indian Point
1982
Z.3598.12
Blockade The Bombmakers
1982
Z.3598.13
As Is
1982
Z.3598.14
March on June 12
1982
Z.3598.15
Sei Keine Duckmaus
1982
Z.3598.16
AFT Supports Kerry For President
2004
Z.3600
Carving set
19th century
2008.28.1a-c
Seal
2008.28.2
Wax seal impression
2008.28.3
Seal
2008.28.4
Seal
2008.28.5
Save Grand Central: No more bited out of the Big Apple!
Z.3599.1
Save the Theatres
Z.3599.2
I am a friend of Cast Iron Architecture
Z.3599.3
"BACKSTAGE AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL"
Z.3599.4
Medieval Weight
ca.1500
Z.3554
George Washington Centennial Anniversary Medal
1889
inv.15555a
Commemoration Medal with Ribbon of George Washington
1889
inv.15556a
Commemoration Medal of George Washington with Ribbon
1889
inv.1556b
Commemorative Medal of George Washington with Ribbon
1889
inv.15556c
Ludovicus XIIII Rex Christianissimus medal
Z.3555
Gustavus III and Oscar II Memorial Medal
1945.251
Gold Clam Shell
inv.10475
Decorative Helmet
Z.3560
Music Award
c.1900
Z.3561
Collection of six pendants
1888
Z.3562
Musket Ball
Z.3563
Standing Driver
c.1880
Z.3564
Abraham Lincoln Commemoration Medal
late 19th century
inv.15558
Commemorative Medal for Volunteer Fire Companies
1910
1910.63
Piece of Spanish Coin
1750
1750.1
Firefighter Pin
Inv.1770
Centennial International Exhibition Art Gallery
1876.3
The Holland Society of New York Commemorative Anniversary Medal
1915
1915.3
GAR badge
1921
Z.3242
Gore 2000
Z.3566
Gore 2000
2000
2000.928
Gore 2000
2000
2000.929
54th Annual Encampment Medal
1920
1920.153
Joe Lieberman 2000 Election Pin
2000
2000.930
World's Columbian Exposition Medal
1893
1956.210a
rooster pin with Our Heroes portraits
Z2730.113
Prize Essay Contest Medal
1916.39
Annual Encampment Saratoga Springs/Solomon W. Russell Commander
Z3246
WWI Commemorative War Medal for Albert Flood
Z.3567
WWI Commemorative Medal
Z.3568
PASS THE MURRAY BILL FOR NATIONAL HEALTH DEFENSE
Z.3569
Elmira Ribbon with Lewis Stephen Pilcher medal
1919
1919.26
General William Techumseh Sherman medal
1919
1919.27
50th Annual Encampment & Zan L. Tidball Commander Commemorative Medal
1916
Z.3237
WWI Commemorative Medal
Z.3570
Delegate for Association Master Plumbers N.Y. City
1916
1916.40
For Honorable Service in the Second Division Regular AEF, James G. Harboro
Z.3571
Representative Samuel C. Pierce Medal
1914
1914.20
Representative Lewis Stephen Pilcher Commemorative Medal
1922
1922.152
Commemorative Representative Elias R. Monfort Commander in Chief G.A.R.
Z.3231
World War I Medal
Z.3568a
World War II Commemorative Medal
Z.3573
Commemorative Medal or Imperial Japanese Commission
1917
1917.40
David J. Palmer, 49th National Encamptment Commemorative Medal
Z.3245
NYAC Track and Field Award
Z.3574
Souvenir Ribbon with Grover Cleveland medal
Z.3575
Buffalo Delegate Harlan J. Swift Commemorative Medal and Ribbon
1908
1908.39
Benjamin Harrison Commemorative Medal and Ribbon
1920
1920.154
Commemorative G.A.R. Ribbon and badge
1907
1907.38
Commemorative G.A.R. Medal and ribbon
1918
1918.348
Inauguration of Wilson and Marshall Medal
1913.26
George Washington Inauguration Medal
inv.15556b
George Washington Inauguration Medal
inv.15555
George Washington Inauguration Medal
inv.15555b
Veteran of First New Jersey Brigade
1903
1903.21
ribbon
Z.3578
Envelope
1923
1923.171
Republican National Convention
1916
1916.41
Campaign decoration
1896
INV.7320
William J. Bryan and Arthur Sewall Nomination decoration
copyrighted 1896
INV.7321
Rosette with a portrait of Lincoln
Z.3583
NYPD BOMB SQUAD PATCH
1903
1903.22
Municipal Grant Monument Committee
inv.3098A
MUNICIPAL GRANT MONUMNET COMMITTEE
INV.3098B
MUNICIPAL GRANT MONUMENT COMMITTEE
INV.3098C
Lafayette: Citizen of the World
late 18th-early 19 centuries
Z.3584
Veterans Reunion Commemorative Ribbon
1901
1901.12
Cyrus W. Field
Z.3585
Commemorative Medal
1858
1858.93
CANADA DRY CIRCUS PAPER DOLLS
1950
1950.439
Rice Krispy Treat Elves Cut Outs
1955
1955.840a
Rice Krispy Treat Elves Cut Outs
1955.840b
Republican National Convention Limited Access Pass, 2004
2004
2004.51
IN MEMORIAM
INV.8281A
IN MEMORIAM
INV.8281B
COMMEMORATIVE FULTON AND LAFAYETTE RIBBON
1809
1809.3
The Checkered Game of Life
1866
2000.496b
Duryear for Governor
2004.52
Tom Evans
2004.61
I'm for Beame
2004.60
Lewisohn
2004.57
Senator Javits
2004.55
Ike/Nixon
2004.59
O!Dwyer
2004.65
The Carey Krupsak Team
2004.63
Moynihan
2004.56
Re-Elect Regan
2004.62
Rockefeller: He's done a lot. He'll do more.
2004.64
Buckley
2004.67
Garelik! Council President
2004.54
Koch for Governor
2004.53
August 11-14, 1980, NY 80, Citizens Committee for the Democratic National Convention, Inc.
2004.66
Ike
2004.68
Senator Buckley!
2004.58
Stroller
1971-1972
2008.32
Dresses Worn by the "First Ladies" of the White House (Paper Doll Cut-outs)
1937
2008.33
Catskill Aqueduct Medal
1917
1940.240a
George Washington Inaugural Medal and Ribbon
Z.3597
George Washington Centennial Inauguration Medal
1889
1947.460
Drinking glasses
1964
2008.36.1.1-8
Tray
1964
2008.36.2
World's Fair Souvenir Scarf
1964
2008.36.3
World's Fair Souvenir Scarf
1964
2008.36.4
Set of three boxed puzzles
1964
2008.36.5
Souvenir Spoon
1964
2008.36.6
fireman's pin
234.c
fireman's badge/pin
234.d
Parking pass
2004.5
1964-1965 New York World's Fair Glass
1964-1965
2008.40a
1964-1965 New York World's Fair Souvenir Glass
1964-1965
2008.40b
1964-1965 World's Fair Souvenir Glass
1964-1965
2008.40c
1964-1965 New York World's Fair Souvenir Glass
1964-1965
2008.40d
1964-1965 World's Fair Souvenir Spoon
1964-1965
2008.41
1964-1965 New York World's Fair Souvenir Glass
1964-1965
2008.40f
1964-1965 New York World's Fair Glass
1964-1965
2008.40g
1964-1965 New York World's Fair Glass
1964-1965
2008.40h
Medal
Naval History Society donation
Medal
ca. 1819
2008.42.1
Medal
1846
2008.42.2
Medal
ca. 1819
2008.42.3
Medal
2008.42.4
Medal
2008.42.5
Medal
2008.42.6
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.7
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.8a
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.9
Christopher Columbus Commemorative Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.10
Medal
1892
2008.42.11
Medal
1892
2008.42.12
Medal
1892
2008.42.13
Medal
1892
2008.42.14
Medal
1892
2008.42.15
Medal
1893
2008.42.16
Medal
1892
2008.42.17
Medal
1892
2008.42.18
Medal
1892
2008.42.19
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.20
400th Anniversary of Discovery of America Commemorative Medal
1892
2008.42.21
Medal
1892
2008.42.22
Medal
1892
2008.42.23
Medal
1892
2008.42.24
Medal
1892
2008.42.25
Medal
1892
2008.42.26
Medal
1892
2008.42.27
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.28ab
Medal
1892
2008.42.29
Medal
1892
2008.42.30
Medal
2008.42.31
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.32
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.33
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.34
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.35
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.36
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.37
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.38
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.39
Medal
1892
2008.42.40
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.41
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.42
Medal
1893
2008.42.43
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.44
Medal
1893
2008.42.45
Medal
1889
2008.42.46
Medal
1893
2008.42.47
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.48
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.49
Medal
1893
2008.42.50
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.51
Medal
1892
2008.42.52
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.53ab
Medal
1893
2008.42.54
Medal
1893
2008.42.55
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.56
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.57
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.58ab
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.59
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.60
Medal
1909
2008.42.61
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.62
Medal
1892
2008.42.63
Medal
1893
2008.42.64
Medal
1893
2008.42.65
Medal
1893
2008.42.66
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.67
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.68
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.69a
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.70
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.71
Medal
1893
2008.42.72
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.73
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.74
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.75
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.76
Medal
1893
2008.42.77
Medal
1893
2008.42.78
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.79
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.80
Medal
1893
2008.42.81
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.82
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.83
Medal
1893
2008.42.84
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.85ab
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.86
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.87
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.88
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.89
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.90
Medal
1893
2008.42.91
Medal
1893
2008.42.92
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.93
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.94
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.95
Medal
1892
2008.42.96
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.97
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.98
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.99
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.100
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.8b
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.69b
Medal
1892
2008.42.101a
Medal
1492
2008.42.102
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.103
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.104
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.105
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.106
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.107
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.108
Medal
1907
2008.42.109
Medal
1907
2008.42.110
Medal
1907
2008.42.111
Medal
1907
2008.42.112
Medal
1907
2008.42.113
Medal
1907
2008.42.114
Medal
1907
2008.42.115
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.116
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.117
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.118
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.119
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.120
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.121
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.122
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.123
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.124
Medal
1907
2008.42.125
Medal
1907
2008.42.126
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.127
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.128
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.129
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.130
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.131
Medal
1892-1893
2008.42.132
Medal
1913
2008.42.133
Medal
1907
2008.42.134
Medal
1911
2008.42.135
Medal
1914
2008.42.136
Medal
1907
2008.42.137
Medal
1910
2008.42.138
Medal
1893
2008.42.139a
Medal
1800-1899
2008.42.140
Medal
1898
2008.42.141
Medal
1892
2008.42.142
Medal
1911
2008.42.143
Medal
ca. 1892
2008.42.144
Medal
1892
2008.42.145
Medal
1892
2008.42.146
Medal
1892
2008.42.147
Medal
1892
2008.42.148
Medal
1900
2008.42.149
Medal
1892
2008.42.150
Medal
ca. 1892
2008.42.151
Medal
1892
2008.42.152
Medal
1892
2008.42.153
Medal
1892
2008.42.154
Medal
1892
2008.42.155
Medal
1892
2008.42.156
Medal
1892
2008.42.157
Medal
1892
2008.42.158
Medal
1912
2008.42.159
Coin
1908
2008.42.160
Medal
1893
2008.42.161
Medal
2008.42.162ab
Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal
ca. 1802
2008.42.163
Captain Thomas Truxtun Naval Medal
ca. 1880
2008.42.164
John Barry Commemorative Medal
1803
2008.42.165
Medal
2008.42.166
Medal
2008.42.167
Medal
1816
2008.42.168
Medal
ca. 1812-1820
2008.42.169
Captain Jacob Jones Naval Medal
1821-1885
2008.42.170
Captain Stephen Decatur, Jr. Naval Medal
1820-1881
2008.42.171
Medal
2008.42.172
Captain William Bainbridge Naval Medal
1817
2008.42.173
Captain James Lawrence Naval Medal
1868-1885
2008.42.174
Medal
1813
2008.42.175
Lieutenant William Burrows Naval Medal
1817-1880
2008.42.176
Lieutenant Edward R. McCall Naval Medal
1820-1885
2008.42.177
Master Commandant Oliver H. Perry
1869-1885
2008.42.178
Master Commandant Oliver H. Perry Naval Medal
ca. 1870
2008.42.179
Medal
2008.42.180
Medal
1820-1866
2008.42.181
Medal
ca. 1860
2008.42.182
Captain Lewis Warrington Naval Medal
1819-1885
2008.42.183
Captain Johnston Blakeley Naval Medal
1820
2008.42.184
Medal
2008.42.185
Lieutenant Stephen Cassin Naval Medal
After 1878
2008.42.186
Captain Charles Stewart Naval Medal
1819-1885
2008.42.187
Captain James Biddle Naval Medal
1820-1885
2008.42.188
Medal
after 1850
2008.42.189
Medal
after 1850
2008.42.190
Medal
2008.42.191
Medal
after 1857
2008.42.192
Medal
1850-1900
2008.42.193
Captains Creighton, Low, and Stouffer Life Saving Medal
1861
2008.42.194
Laying of the first Trans-Atlantic Telegraphic Cable medal
1858
2008.42.195
Cyrus Field Medallion
ca. 1858
2008.42.196
Cyrus Field Medal
1858
2008.42.197
Medal
ca. 1858
2008.42.198a
Medal
2008.42.199
Medal
2008.42.200
Medal
1892
2008.42.101b
Medal
1892
2008.42.101c
Medal
1892
2008.42.101d
Medal
1893
2008.42.139b
Medal
ca. 1858
2008.42.198b
Medal
after 1861
2008.42.201
Medal
after 1861
2008.42.202
Medal
ca. 1862
2008.42.203
Medal
ca. 1864
2008.42.204
Medal
ca. 1864
2008.42.205
Medal
1825 - 1900
2008.42.206
Medal
ca. 1864
2008.42.207
Medal
2008.42.208
Medal
1863
2008.42.209
Medal
1863
2008.42.210
Medal
1860-1870
2008.42.211
Medal
2008.42.212
Metis shipwreck
1875
2008.42.213
John Horn medal
1875
2008.42.214
Medal
1889
2008.42.215
Medal
1889
2008.42.216
Medal
1893
2008.42.217
Medal
1898
2008.42.218
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.219
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.220
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.221
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.222
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.223
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.224
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.225
Medal
ca.1898
2008.42.226
Medal
1898
2008.42.227
Medal
1914
2008.42.228
Commodore Dewey Manila Bay Medal
1898
2008.42.229
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.230
Medal
1898
2008.42.231
Medal
1898
2008.42.232
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.233
Medal
ca.1898
2008.42.234
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.235
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.236
Badge
ca.1898
2008.42.237
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.238
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.239
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.240
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.241
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.242
Badge
ca. 1898
2008.42.243
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.244
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.245
Medal
1900
2008.42.246
Medal
ca.1898
2008.42.247
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.248
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.249
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.250
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.251
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.252
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.253
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.254
Medal
1899
2008.42.255
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.256
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.257
Medal
1899
2008.42.258
Medal
1899
2008.42.259a
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.260
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.261
Medal
1898
2008.42.262
Medal
1899
2008.42.263
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.264
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.265
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.266
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.267
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.268
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.269
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.270
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.271
Medal
1899
2008.42.272a
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.273a
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.274
Medal
ca. 1899
2008.42.275
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.276
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.277ab
The Defendant and His Counsel
1901
2008.42.278
Medal
ca. 1900
2008.42.279
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.280ab
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.281
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.282
Medal
1898
2008.42.283
Medal
1898
2008.42.284
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.285
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.286
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.287
Medal
ca. 1901
2008.42.288
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.289
Medal
1899
2008.42.290a
Medal
1900
2008.42.291
Medal
1900
2008.42.292
Medal
1903
2008.42.293
Medal
1907
2008.42.294
Medal
ca. 1909
2008.42.295
Medal
1908
2008.42.296
Medal
1908
2008.42.297
Medal
ca. 1900
2008.42.298
Medal
1907
2008.42.299
New York City souvenir hot pad
ca. 1939
2008.39.1
New York City souvenir hot pad
ca. 1939
2008.39.2
New York World's Fair souvenir hot pad
ca. 1939
2008.39.3
New York World's Fair souvenir hot pad
ca. 1939
2008.39.4
New York City souvenir hot pad
ca. 1939
2008.39.5
Medal
1899
2008.42.259b
Medal
1899
2008.42.259c
Medal
1899
2008.42.259d
Medal
1899
2008.42.272b
Medal
ca. 1898
2008.42.273b
Medal
1899
2008.42.273c
Medal
1899
2008.42.290b
1964-1965 World's Fair Souvenir Glass
1964-1965
2008.40e
Medal
1907
2008.42.300
Medal
1907
2008.42.301
Medal
ca. 1907
2008.42.302
Medal
ca. 1907
2008.42.303
Medal
1909
2008.42.304
Medal
1909
2008.42.305
Medal
1909
2008.42.306
Medal
1909
2008.42.307a
Medal
ca. 1909
2008.42.308
Medal
1909
2008.42.309
Medal
ca. 1909
2008.42.310
Medal
1909
2008.42.311
Hudson-Fulton Celebration Official Commemorative Medal
1909
2008.42.312
The Circle of Friends of the Medallion 1st Issue
1909
2008.42.313
Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commemorative Medal
1909
2008.42.314
Medal
1909
2008.42.315
Medal
1898
2008.42.316
Medal
1909
2008.42.317
Medal
1909
2008.42.318
Medal
1909
2008.42.319
Medal
1909
2008.42.320
Medal
1909
2008.42.321
Medal
1909
2008.42.322
Medal
1909
2008.42.323
Medal
1909
2008.42.324
Medal
1909
2008.42.325
Medal
1909
2008.42.326
Medal
1909
2008.42.327
Saint Nicholas Society 300th Anniversary Dinner Plaquette
1909
2008.42.328
Creative: Tronvig Group