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Historical Artifacts


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Title Date Object Number
Campaign button: Willkie Contributor 1940.671
Campaign button: Willkie 1940.637
Campaign button: Willkie 1940.951
Campaign button: Willkie Minuteman 1940.840
For Good Roads INV.7004
Button 635
Button INV.6933
Coll. of 5 campaign buttons: photo of T. Roosevelt on each INV.6935
Button w/photo: The People's Choice, Roosevelt 659
Button w/photo: photo of Roosevelt and Fairbanks INV.6941
Pin w/photo: no identification; on back: 1904 INV.6942
Button w/photo: photo of Roosevelt and Fairbanks 657
Ribbon ca. 1900 INV.6944
Button: Harrison and Reid INV.7207
Button: McKinley League, State of New York INV.6948
Collection of 5 campaign buttons: ea. has photo of 2 men INV.6949
Button w/photo: photo of McKinley and Roosevelt 641
Button w/photo: photo of McKinley and Roosevelt 640
Badge 951
Collection of three lapel buttons: w/photo of McKinley and Roosevelt INV.7002
Lapel button: w/photo of McKinley INV.7003
Pin: Watch-shape; Duber Watches..... INV.13964
Badge on card INV.12146
Pin-back button 1972 INV.12147
Pin: N.Y.P.R. 1942.76b
Sash: red, white, blue 1932.66
Sash w/Rosettes:Centennial July 4 1876 Aid to Grand Marshall 1937.212[dup]
Buttons INV.14750
Collection of campaign buttons INV.14751
Badge INV.1903
Pin: Reserve, City of NY 1942.78
Campaign button: Willkie 1940.830
Campaign button: Willkie and McNary 1940.622
Brick and tile fragment 1850-1890 1905.304b
Badge INV.4596G
Badge INV.4596I
Envelope INV.4598A
Campaign button: Willkie for President INV.6666
Envelope INV.4599A
Ribbon 1850-1870 INV.4651.2
Ribbon on cardboard: Fulton...Lafayette, 1809 INV.4651.4
Envelope INV.4652A
Badge INV.4652B
Badge INV.4652C
Badge INV.4652D
Badge INV.4652F
Badge INV.4652G
Campaign button: Willkie for President INV.6667
Button INV.4107
Button INV.4108
Badge INV.4109
Badge INV.4654D
Medal: (Holy Ghost...on us...) Royal Oak Mich INV.4654B
Medal: (Holy Ghost...on us...) Royal Oak Mich INV.4654C
Stud (button) INV.4677
Campaign button: No New Deal- We Want a Square Deal 1940.725
Badge INV.4753
Badge w/ribbon & pin ca. 1898 INV.4755
Badge w/ribbon & pin INV.4762
Badge w/ribbon & pin INV.4763
Badge w/ribbon & pin 1899 INV.4766
Badge w/ribbon & pin INV.4767
Badge w/ribbon and pin INV.4768
Badge w/ribbon & pin 1899 INV.4769
Badge w/pin INV.4771
Badge w/pin & ribbon INV.4773
Badge w/ribbon & pin ca. 1900 INV.4775a
Pin 1898 INV.4775b
Medal w/pin-back 1900 INV.4775d
Badges w/ribbons 1902 INV.4776B
Badge w/ribbon & pin 1903 INV.4777B
Badge w/ribbon and pin 1898 INV.4777C
Badge w/ribbon & pin INV.4778ab
Pin: w/photo of McKinley INV.7013
Badge w/ribbon and medal INV.7005
Badge w/pin, ribbon and medal INV.7006
Badge w/pin and ribbon INV.7007
Badge w/pin, ribbon and medal INV.7008
Campaign button: No Third Term 1940.692
Campaign button: No Third Term 1940.519
Campaign button: Willkie and McNasy 1940.828
Badge w/pin, ribbon and medal INV.7009
Badge w/ribbon and medal INV.7010
Campaign button 1896-1900 INV.7012
Lapel button: McKinley, Hobart INV.7017
Button w/photo: wholesale dry goods, Republican Club INV.7016
Pins INV.7022
Pin INV.7033
Badge w/ribbon INV.7030
Pin: w/photo of McKinley; pin is eagle INV.7031
Pin INV.7034
Photo off a button: photo of McKinley INV.7036
Button w/ribbons: ribbon-PENNA; button-Wm. McKinley INV.7038
Document: campaign souvenirs...1920 Harding-Coolidge INV.7097
Pin shaped like insect w/photos 1941.431
Lapel button: w/photo of McKinley and Roosevelt INV.7042
Lapel button w/photo: McKinley and Hobart INV.7044
Button INV.7045
Lapel button: McKinley, Hobart w/impression of elephant INV.7046
Campaign button: Willkie 1940.775
Wood fragment from Old Dutch Church w/document 1700-1800 INV.831
Snuff grinder with stopper 1775-1825 INV.7587ab
Medal ca. 1907 INV.4113
Medal ca. 1903 INV.4114
Badge w/pin & ribbon INV.4115
Shingle from Washington's Headquarters at Newburgh 1750-1775 INV.1066
Inscribed shingle from Edgar Allan Poe's cottage ca. 1840 1936.587
2 buttons on docu 1923 INV.4668a
Badge 1913 INV.4668b
Badge w/ medal and pin INV.4668C
Badges and buttons INV.4668D
Campaign button: Win with Willkie 1940.948
Campaign button: Roosevelt Goodbye 1940.721
Campaign button: I Told You So! It's Willkie 1940.703
Campaign button: Dictators Don't Debate 1940.791
Campaign button: My Friends Goodbye 1940.660
Campaign button: No More Fireside Chats 1940.559
Campaign button: No Third Term 1940.544
Campaign button: I'm a Willkie Democrat 1940.605
Campaign button: We Want Willkie 1940.645
Campaign button: Willkie for President 1940.690
Eleanor? No Soap! 1940.664
Campaign button: Our Next President - Wendell Lewis Willkie 1940.949
Wallace and Roosevelt 1940 1940.799
Campaign button: Eleanor? No Soap! 1940.556
No Man is Good Three Times 1940.531
Campaign button: The American way with Willkie INV.6656
Campaign buttons: collection: Willkie and McNary INV.6657
Campaign buttons: collection: Willkie Second Million INV.6658
Campaign button: My Friends Goodbye INV.6660
Campaign button: A. Lincoln for President 1864 ca. 1864 1933.38
Campaign button: A. Lincoln for President 1864 INV.6581
Campaign button: G.B. McClellan for President 1864 INV.6582
Badge INV.4723
Campaign button w/pin and ribbon: photo of McClellan INV.6591
Campaign button: Willkie 1940.776
Campaign button: No Third Term 1940.568
Campaign button: Vote Willkie Prosperity 1940.613
Collection of campaign buttons: Wilkie and McNary INV.6650
Campaign button w/pin and ribbon ca. 1864 INV.6592
Ribbon 1830-1850 INV.6597
Commemorative ribbon ca. 1841 INV.6598
Ribbon badge 1885-1897 INV.6687
Campaign button w/photo INV.6690
Badge 1947.739
Badge INV.4724
Badges INV.4725
Badge INV.4726
Badge INV.4727
Button 1900 INV.7049
Campaign button: Thanksgiving Day Nov 5 1940.514
Campaign button: F.D.R. A Costly Lesson 1940.723
Campaign button: Two Good Terms Deserve... 1940.802
Pins (6) INV.7150
Pin-back campaign button 1896 1941.482
Coll. of 2 campaign buttons: Wm. Bryan-w/likeness of Bryan 1896 INV.7151
Campaign button: McKinley and Hobart w/likeness of each INV.7173
Collection of three campaign buttons: McKinley; w/likeness of McKinley INV.7174
Campaign button: w/likeness of McKinley INV.7175
Campaign button: McKinley; w/likeness of McKinley INV.7176
Campaign button: likeness of McKinley (in color) INV.7177
Campaign button: USA...sound money (likeness of McKinley) INV.7178
Pin: w/photo of McKinley; eagle on top of pin INV.7181
Pin: eagle w/shield INV.7182
Pin: w/photo of McKinley; pin shaped like whiskbroom INV.7183
Campaign button: Wm. J. Bryan; w/likeness of Bryan INV.7187
Campaign pin 1896 INV.7188
Campaign pin 1896 INV.7189
Ribbon 1850-1900 INV.8971
Pin ca. 1888-1892 INV.7302
Campaign ribbon 1892 INV.7212
Ribbon INV.5161
Badge INV.5127
Badge INV.5128
Civilian War Workers INV.5130
Badge INV.5132
Badge INV.5133
Badge INV.5144
Badge INV.5136
Badge INV.5137
Badge INV.5138
Badge INV.5139
Medal 1915-1918 INV.5141
Badge INV.5142
Badge INV.5143
Campaign button: We Don't Want Eleanor Either 1940.546
Badge INV.5145
Badge INV.5149
World War I Medals INV.5154
Badge INV.5153
Stereoscope ca. 1878 Z.2862
Badge INV.5159
Reception Committee Hughes Meeting Yonkers, N.Y. November 3, '16 1916 INV.5160
Campaign button: We Want Willkie INV.6662
Campaign button: Roosevelt INV.6663
Campaign button: Willkie INV.6664
Campaign button: Liberal Party Vote Row F INV.6668
Campaign button: Roosevelt, Labor's Choice INV.6671
Campaign button: Roosevelt INV.6670
Campaign button: No Third Term INV.6672
Campaign button: No Fourth Term Either INV.6676
Campaign button: 8 Years is Enough 1940.524
Campaign button: No More Fireside Chats 1940.560
Campaign button: Dr. Jekyl or Hyde Park 1940.714
Campaign button: photo of Willkie 1940.588
Campaign button: My Friends Good Bye 1940.535
Badge: N.Y.F.D. XI 1890-1940 1943.215
Campaign button: photo of Willkie 1940.538
Campaign button: No Third Term-ites 1940.699
Campaign button: Willkie: 48, Roosevelt: 0 1940.801
Campaign button: No Fourth Term Either 1940.587
No Third Term 1940.543
Campaign button: For President Thomas E. Dewey INV.7124
Token:...Dewey...Warren INV.7125
Campaign button: Democrat for Dewey INV.7127
Clip: Roosevelt INV.7128
Button: Dewey 1940.748
Button: Dewey 1940.746
Clip: Roosevelt 1940.680
Badge INV.4729
Badge INV.4387H
Document INV.4732
Document INV.4733
Badge 1944.124
Pin: George Washinton Ass'n of Brooklyn INV.3411
Pin: Rev. Memorial Society,1776-1896 INV.3427
Hoover Lucky Pocket Piece INV.6954
Ribbon ca. 1900 INV.4388
Badge 1941.257
Badge: Delegate ... 1898 1898 1940.906
Badge 1932.1310
Envelope INV.4028
Badge INV.4029
Badge INV.7337
Badge (in case) INV.4032
Badge (in case) w/docu INV.4033
Campaign button: Every 1940.689
Campaign button: FDR Carry on 1940.780
F.D.R for Civil Service 1940.762a
Campaign button: FDR for Silver Service 1940.762
Campaign button: Roosevelt 1940.512
Campaign button: Roosevelt for Ex President 1940.619
Medallion: Colorado's Quarto/Centennial Jubilee 1876-1901 INV.3567
Pin: 1776-1876 INV.3417
Pin: image of Harrison INV.7303
Ribbon 1888 INV.7214
Ribbon 1888 INV.7215
Pin: cut out image of Harrison INV.7306
Plates (2) INV.7223
Ribbon 1892 INV.7301
Ribbon fragment INV.7228
Campaign ribbon 2028
Badge INV.7304
Pin: hat INV.7305
Badge/ bow INV.7311
Badge/bow INV.7308
Ribbon fragment late 19th - early 20th century INV.7309
Badge/ flag INV.7310
Badge INV.3490
Collection of campaign buttons:Wilkie and McNary INV.6652
Badge INV.7312
Badge INV.7313
Ribbon 1840 INV.7319
Campaign pin in envelope: William Henry Harrison ... 1946.54
Ribbon INV.5162
Badge ca. 1985 INV.5166
Badge ca.1990 INV.5167
Badge ca.1990 INV.5168
Sesquicentennial Celebration of Capture of Major Andre ca. 1930 INV.5169
Convention ribbon 1916 INV.5171
Badge: Rye Fire Dept... 1910 1910 INV.5174
Badge INV.5175
Pin: Mr. Wainwright New York INV.5179
Button collection: Roosevelt Can Win INV.5181
Button 1940.567
Button: Willkie and McNary 1940.813
Button: Willkie and McNary 1940.814
Button: Willkie and McNary 1940.819
Badge INV.5182
Pin INV.5340
Badge fragment INV.5321
Badge on card w/barpin in box INV.5366
Badge on card w/barpin in box INV.5367
Badge on card w/barpin in box INV.5368
Badge INV.3371
Badge on document framed under glass:...Sperry Gyroscope Co. 1900-1950 INV.5374
Envelope INV.5375
For President Dewey INV.7134
Button: For President Dewey INV.7135
Collection of buttons: For President Thomas E. Dewey INV.7137
Collection of buttons: Roosevelt ILGWU INV.7149
Button: Truman Barkley INV.7138
Button: F.D.R. INV.7139
Button: Roosevelt INV.7140
Button: image of F.D.R. INV.7141
Button: image of F.D.R. INV.7142
Button: Roosevelt Wallace 1940.833
Button: Willkie and McNary 1940.824
Liberal Party Vote Row F INV.7144
I am a Willkie Democrat 1940.530
Button w/key: For President Will- 1940.644
Button INV.7253
Button: No Third Term INV.7256
Button: Willkie INV.7258
Collection of buttons: For Willkie President INV.7259
Collection of buttons: I am a Democrat for Willkie INV.7261
Button INV.7263
Button: Willkie Worker INV.7264
Button: Willkie Third Million INV.7265
Campaign button w/photo: Re-elect Roosevelt 1940.697
Campaign button: Willkie first million 1940.646
Campaign button: I am a Demorat for Willkie 1940.569
Campaign button: Willkie and McNasy 1940.767
Campaign button: Willkie for President 1940.626
Campaign button: Roosevelt for Ex President 1940.590
Campaign button: No Third Term 1940.520
Button 1928 INV.6950
Collection of Campaign buttons on docu.: Smith for President INV.6952
Pin 1928 INV.6953
Button 1900 INV.6961
Collection of Campaign Buttons: Photo of Taft INV.6959
Campaign button w/ribbon & photo: William L.Marcy Truman ... INV.7199
Ribbon w/photo:Jewelers for Protection, McKinley & Hobart... INV.7200
Badge w/pin INV.7206
Railway and Steamship Sound Money Club Ribbon 1896 INV.7202
Button 1936 INV.7372
Pin: Protection H M INV.7204
Pin fragment: eagle (top of pin) INV.7205
Button: Willkie and McNary 1940.823
Button: Willkie and McNary 1940.817
Badges 1941.627a-g
Button w/ribbon 1936 1940.381
Campaign button: Win with Wilson 1941.509
Alton B. Parker INV.7370
Campaign button: w/ FDR 's image 1940.610
Wm. H. Taft 1908 INV.7371
Button 1936 INV.7373
Image of Alton Parker INV.7374
Hughes and Bruce INV.7376
Campaign button: Roosevelt 1940.688
Campaign button: Roosevelt & Wallace 1940.832
Badge in envelope INV.5376
Badge in envelope INV.5377
Badge in envelope INV.5378
Badge in envelope INV.5379
Medal INV.4812F
Button INV.4812G
Badge in envelope INV.5380
Badge in envelope INV.5381
Document INV.5382
Badge on card INV.5387
Badge on Card in envelope INV.5391
Button: w/portrait of Dewey 1941.430
Badge INV.3366
Stick Pin w/ Flag and Bullet INV.3367
Badge INV.3368
Badge 1942.295
Badge INV.3370
Badge: Admiral Geo. Dewey...Olympia 1941.476
Badge 806
Badge 2025
Badge 1941.428
Badge INV.3377
Badge w/ medal: relief of Admiral Dewey 1941.474
Badge 1941.478
Pin INV.3378
Badge INV.4027
Two Good Terms Deserve Another 1940 1940.603
Campaign button: We Millionaires Want Willkie 1940.722
Roosevelt 1940.511
Campaign button: No Franklin the First 1940.523
Campaign button: De-thronement Day Nov 5. 1940.805
Campaign button: My Friends - Goodbye 1940.583
Campaign button: You Lose Franklin 1940.808
Campaign button: No No a Thousand Times No 1940.596
Campaign button: Heres Your Hat Frank... 1940.756
Campaign button: New Deal a Missing Deal 1940.704
Campaign button: He Will...Now 1940.666
Campaign button: There Is No Indispensible Man 1940.700
"Roosevelt" Hide at Hyde! INV.7269
Two Times Is Enough For Any Man 1940.709
Campaign button: Third Term Grab?... 1940.790
Pin-back campaign button 1940 1940.710
Campaign button: My Friends But Not My Subjects 1940.562
Campaign button: Third term Taboo 23 Skiddo 1940.806
Campaign button: Lets Swap Riders... 1940.716
Campaign button: Dictator? Not For Us INV.7270
No Fourth Term Either 1940.540
Campaign button: No More Fireside Chats... 1940.665
Campaign button: Roosevelt Gone with the Wind 1940.792
Campaign pin on document INV.6962
Campaign ribbon 1908 INV.6963
Campaign Button: The Friends of Franklin Roosevelt INV.6965
Campaign Button: Roosevelt INV.6966
Campaign Button: Roosevelt INV.6967
Collection of Campaign Button: for President F. D. Roosevelt INV.6968
Ell measure 1780-1820 643
Campaign Button/pin: Roosevelt INV.6970
Campaign Button: Win with Wilson INV.6972
Button ca. 1912-1916 1940.384
Campaign Button w/ribbons: Welcome -photo of Wilson c. 1918 INV.6973
Collection of Campaign Buttons: Win with Wilson INV.6974
Button stud INV.6977
Badge INV.3672
Badge INV.3673
Badge INV.4026
Button 1940 1940.781
Campaign button: Roosevelt 1940.696
Campaign button: Roosevelt 1940.513
Campaign button: Americanism Roosevelt 647
Campaign button: Every 1940.675
Campaign button: Willkie second million 1940.683
Pin-back campaign button 1940 1940.663
Campaign button: No Third Term 1940.592
Campaign button: No Third Term 1940.947
Campaign button: Thanksgiving Day Nov. 5 1940.551
Pin 1868 INV.7378
Hat w/flag ca. 1904 INV.7385
Campaign button w/flower trim design: Carry On Roosevelt INV.7384
Collection of political buttons on card INV.4057
For President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1940.752
Dewey & Bricker INV.7367
Campaign button: Re-elect Bill Green INV.7368
Ribbon 473
Badge 1941.258
Badge 1941.255
Ribbon: Democratic Candidates ... Tilden, Hendricks INV.7298
Shell w/photo: The Only Pebble on the Beach;photo: McKinley INV.7191
Badge w/ pin,ribbon & photo INV.7192
Photo from button/badge: McKinley INV.7193
Convention ribbon 1892 INV.7196
Pin INV.3379
Badge INV.3384
Badge on card 1941.477
Badge INV.3386
Ribbon with Pin: Admiral Dewey,Hero of Manilla INV.3387
Badge w/chain in case 1948.579ab
Wood fragment from ship "Tennessee" 1850-1864 INV.7565
Badges INV.3391B
Badges INV.3391C
Clip pin INV.3343
Badge INV.3324
Badge on card w/tag INV.3326C
Badge w/tag 1940 INV.3327
Badge INV.3332
Badge INV.3335
Pin: airplane prop INV.3339
Pin: U.S. INV.3340
Pin: NAFWA INV.3341
Pin: purple INV.3342
Badge INV.3278
Badge INV.3275
Badge INV.3276
Badge 1949.14
Campaign button: No Royal Family 1940.572
Campaign button: 8 Years Is Enough 1940.598
Campaign button: No More Fishing Trips... 1940.793
Roosevelt - Wallace INV.7273
Campaign button: For Walker Congress INV.7280
Campaign button: No More New Deal... 1940.609
Campaign button: Eleanor? No Soap 1940.555
We Women Want Willkie 1940.528
Campaign button: Willkie Not Royal But Loyal 1940.525
Pin-back campaign button 1940 1940.718
Campaign button: Learn To Say 1940.586
Campaign button: 99 Out Of 100 Want Willkie... 1940.809
Campaign button: Life Begins In 40 1940.944
Campaign button: Willkie For President 1940.712
Campaign button: photo of Willkie 1940.649
Campaign button: Wendell Pitching Franklin Out 1940.798
Campaign button: Willkie and McNary 1940.624
Collection of buttons: O! Dwyer INV.7275
Campaign button: Senator Javits INV.7278
Campaign button: Lindsay for Mayor INV.7279
Campaign button: Vote La Guardia... 1941.1078
Badge: NY State Fireman's Ass. 1895 ca.1895 1940.895
Badge 1941.252
Badge 1941.262
We want F.D.R. again 1940.698
Campaign button w/ribbon & elephant figurine: photo of Willk 1940.650
Campaign button: Reelect our President Franklin D. Roosevelt INV.6980
Campaign button: carry on with Roosevelt 1940.521
Carry on with Roosevelt 1940.522
Campaign button: Roosevelt Wallace 1940.506
Campaign button: Roosevelt Wallace 1940.500
Campaign button: Roosevelt Wallace 1940.507
Campaign button: Roosevelt Wallace 1940.503
We don't want Eleanor either 1940.753
Campaign button: Willkie or Bust 1940.657
Campaign button: Willkie or Bust 1940.658
Campaign button: Willkie or Bust 1940.656
Campaign button: Thanksgiving Day Nov 5 1940.599
Campaign button: Carry on with Roosevelt 1940.835
Campaign button: London GOP Knox 1940.382
Campaign button: Landon GOP Knox INV.7100
Campaign button: Roosevelt 1940.684
Button: Willkie for President 1940.861
Button: Willkie for President 1940.625
Button: We The People Need Willkie 1940.839
Collection of campaign buttons w/sun flower edge: Victory La INV.7101


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