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Historical Artifacts

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Title Related People Date Object Number
Button w/photo: no identification
638
Button w/photo: no identification
648
Button w/photo: photo of McKinley and Roosevelt
641
Button w/photo: photo of McKinley and Roosevelt
640
Button w/photo: photo of Roosevelt and Fairbanks
INV.6941
Button w/photo: photo of Roosevelt and Fairbanks
657
Button w/photo: Seymour
INV.6912
Button w/photo: The People's Choice, Roosevelt
659
Button w/photo: wholesale dry goods, Republican Club
INV.7016
Button w/pin
INV.13962
Button w/ribbon
1940.741
Button w/ribbon
INV.1739
Button w/ribbon
1901
1940.909
Button w/ribbon
INV.5189
Button w/ribbon
1936
1940.381
Button w/ribbon
INV.4081
Button w/ribbon
INV.2061
Button w/ribbon
INV.4137
Button w/ribbon
INV.4055
Button w/ribbon
INV.4060
Button w/ribbon
INV.3929
Button w/ribbon
1896
1941.429
Button w/ribbon
INV.3388
Button w/ribbon: Col. Theodore Roosevelt
INV.2418
Button w/ribbon: Floor Comm./Republician Club
INV.2302
Button w/ribbon: Lemuel E. Quigg
INV.2835
Button w/ribbon: Lemuel E. Quigg for Congress
INV.2836
Button w/ribbon: V.V.F.A. Hartford Ct.
1880-1920
INV.10579
Button w/ribbon: Vol. Firemen's Assn., City of N.Y...
1880-1920
INV.10466
Button w/ribbon:...Seth Low 1903
INV.4909
Button w/ribbon:...Vol. Firemen's Assn., April 18, 1912
1912
INV.10497
Button w/ribbons: Delegate 7th Ann. Conv...F.A.,...
1902
INV.10469
Button w/ribbons: ribbon-PENNA; button-Wm. McKinley
INV.7038
Button w/string: black
1840-1880
INV.6829
Button with ribbon: Gen. Eisenhower
INV.4267
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3367
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3368
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3369
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3370
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3371
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3372
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3373
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3374
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3375
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3376
Button: ...B.B. Odell
INV.1947
Button: ...Kefauver...
INV.6755
Button: ...Seth Low
INV.1943
Button: All the way with Adlai
INV.6795
Button: B.B.Odell Jr.
INV.1980
Button: Barton for US Senator
1940.786
Button: black
1851
INV.6834
Button: black
1820-1880
INV.6827
Button: black
1800-1825
INV.6824
Button: black
1850-1900
INV.6837
Button: black
1850-1900
INV.6830
Button: black and silver
1875-1925
INV.6814
Button: blue
1875-1925
INV.6833
Button: Boy! Do We Need A Change
1940.772
Button: brown
1840-1880
INV.6838
Button: brown
1830-1890
INV.6836
Button: brown
1910-1930
INV.6821
Button: brown and white
1800-1850
INV.6832
Button: brown w/flower pattern
1800-1840
INV.6822
Button: Case
INV.2735
Button: Case
INV.2625
Button: Cherrelyn
INV.2472
Button: Citizen for Rockefeller Keating
INV.4297
Button: clear and green
1800-1840
INV.6831
Button: clear and green
1900-1930
INV.6828
Button: Democrats and Republicans for Willkie
1940.643
Button: Democrats and Republicans for Willkie
1940.841
Button: Dewey
1940.748
Button: Dewey
1940.746
Button: Dewey
INV.6772
Button: Dewey
1940.745
Button: Dewey and Warren
INV.4190
Button: Dewey/Hanley
INV.2397
Button: Dictator? Not For Us
1940.549
Button: disk shape
1840-1900
1936.485
Button: disk shape
1840-1900
1936.484
Button: Dr. Jekyll of Hyde Park
INV.7254
Button: Eleanor Start Packing...
1940.706
Button: Elect Morris
INV.3924
Button: F D R
1940.641
Button: F.D.R.
INV.7139
Button: for governor B.B.Odell jr.
INV.1977A
Button: for governor B.B.Odell jr.
INV.1977B
Button: For Governor...Augustus Van Wick
INV.4067
Button: For President Dewey
INV.7135
Button: For President Wendell L. Willkie
1940.634
Button: Gen.Douglas MacArthur
INV.7452
Button: General Dwight D.Eisenhower
INV.7454
Button: Geo.B McClellan for Mayor
1941.510
Button: Grant monument inaugeral April 27, 1897
INV.2447
Button: Grant Monument...April 27, 1897
INV.4054
Button: Harriman
INV.2370
Button: Harriman, Roosevelt
INV.2372
Button: Harrison and Reid
INV.7207
Button: I like Ike
INV.6842
Button: I like Ike
1957.10a
Button: I Like Ike
INV.4191
Button: Ike & Dick
INV.6791
Button: Ike and Dick
INV.6863
Button: Ike and Dick
INV.6754
Button: Ike in '56
INV.6865
Button: Ike/Dick
INV.6870
Button: image of F.D.R.
INV.7141
Button: image of F.D.R.
INV.7142
Button: Inauguration ... Eisenhower
INV.6792
Button: J'aime Ike
INV.6886
Button: Javits...
INV.6873
Button: Javits...
INV.6874
Button: Keating
INV.2387
Button: Kefauver the winning Democrat
INV.6793
Button: Kendll for Congressman
1940.784
Button: Labor's Candidate...Edward J. Gavegan
INV.2055
Button: Labor's Candidate...Edward J. Gavegan
INV.2057
Button: Lancon/Knox
INV.6718
Button: Learn to say
1940.527
Button: Lefkowitz
INV.2627
Button: Lehaman for Senator
INV.3934
Button: Leibell
INV.2376
Button: Lyons
INV.2390
Button: Mac Arthur
INV.2620
Button: MacArthur
INV.2734
Button: Mamie for First Lady
INV.6888
Button: May Day
1900
INV.2382
Button: McCall
INV.2459
Button: McG
INV.7076
Button: McGovern
INV.7067
Button: McGovern
INV.7075
Button: McGovern
INV.7070
Button: McGovern President '72
INV.7074
Button: McGovern/Shriver
INV.7069
Button: McKinley League, State of New York
INV.6948
Button: McKinley/Homestead
INV.2964
Button: Me and McG
INV.7077
Button: Meyner
INV.2378
Button: Morris
INV.2391
Button: My Son Is Not A Captain
1940.702
Button: N.A.A.P.A. Assoc. Against the Prohibition Amendment
INV.4278
Button: N.Y. State...Rockefeller for Governor
INV.4183
Button: No Crown For Franklin
1940.601
Button: No Royal Family
1940.573
Button: No Royal Family
1940.554
Button: No Third Term
1940.757
Button: No Third Term
INV.7256
Button: No Third Term
1940.838
Button: No Third Term
1940.635
Button: No Third Term
1940.691
Button: No Third Term
1940.765a
Button: No Third Term
1940.491
Button: No Third Term...
1940.631
Button: O'Brian/Prial/Salomon
INV.2097
Button: O'Dwyer
INV.2467
Button: Opposed to Woman Suffrage
INV.2478
Button: Our Next President Wendell L. Willkie
1940.633
Button: Our Next President...Willkie
1940.494
Button: Palmer and Buckner
INV.2481
Button: Palmer and Buckner
1941.556
Button: photo of Franklin D.Roosevelt
INV.7456
Button: photo of Roosevelt w/red,white & blue trim
INV.7457
Button: photo: Our Next President...
1940.715
Button: President Nixon
INV.7073
Button: Registrar and Vote
INV.6781
Button: Republicans and Democrats for Willkie
1940.953
Button: Riegelman
INV.2375
Button: Rockefeller
INV.2624
Button: Rockefeller Keating
INV.4182
Button: Roosevelt
INV.7140
Button: Roosevelt For Ex...
1940.490
Button: Roosevelt No More...
1940.575
Button: Roosevelt Wallace
1940.833
Button: Roosevelt...
INV.4816
Button: Roosevelt? No No 1000 Times No
1940.615
Button: Roosevelt? No No 1000 Times No
1940.616
Button: Seth Lowe
INV.2053
Button: Shepard
INV.2471
Button: Simpson to Congress
1940.782
Button: Smith
INV.2470
Button: Stevenson
INV.6760
Button: Stevenson 1960
INV.6864
Button: Stevenson, Kefauver
INV.6867
Button: Stevenson, Kefauver, Wagner
INV.6862
Button: Sullivan
INV.2374
Button: Teamsters Support Roosevelt...
INV.7143
Button: Think Wallace Might Be President
INV.7255
Button: Together w/McGovern
INV.7065
Button: Truman Barkley
INV.7138
Button: U.S. Grant w/photo
INV.6928
Button: United Behind the President
INV.4066
Button: Viva McGovern/Shriver
ca. 1972
INV.7078
Button: Vote Adlai
INV.6796
Button: Vote for Ike
INV.6765
Button: Vote for Philip Morris
1940.843
Button: Vote La Guardia
1941.1079
Button: Vote Slate
INV.2618
Button: W.C. Loomis
INV.2547
Button: w/flag ribbon Grant Monument Inaugural Apr. 27, 1897
INV.3149
Button: w/photo of McKinley
INV.7019
Button: w/photo of McKinley and Roosevelt
645
Button: w/photo of McKinley and Roosevelt
633
Button: w/photo of McKinley and Roosevelt
660
Button: w/photo of McKinley and Roosevelt
658
Button: w/photograghs of Pres.Mckinley and his cabinet 1900
INV.2046
Button: w/photograph of Grant
INV.3146
Button: w/portrait of Dewey
1941.430
Button: Wagner
INV.2371
Button: Wagner, U.S. Senate
INV.6871
Button: We Don't Want Eleanor Either
1940.493
Button: We Don't Want Eleanor Either
1940.662
Button: We Don't Want Eleanor Either
1940.545
Button: We The People Need Willkie
1940.642
Button: We The People Need Willkie
1940.839
Button: We want Wilkie
INV.4958
Button: We Want Willkie
1940.952
Button: We Want Willkie
1940.770
Button: We Women Want Willkie
1940.607
Button: We Women Want Willkie
1940.604
Button: We...McKinley Roosevelt
INV.7018
Button: whigs of '76 and '34
INV.2717
Button: white and brown
1800-1840
INV.6816
Button: Widnall
INV.2373
Button: Willkie
1940.638
Button: Willkie
INV.7258
Button: Willkie
1940.829
Button: Willkie
1940.773
Button: Willkie
1940.950
Button: Willkie
1940.498
Button: Willkie
1940.831
Button: Willkie and McNary
1940.820
Button: Willkie and McNary
1940.826
Button: Willkie and McNary
1940.813
Button: Willkie and McNary
1940.814
Button: Willkie and McNary
1940.819
Button: Willkie and McNary
1940.824
Button: Willkie and McNary
1940.823
Button: Willkie and McNary
1940.817
Button: Willkie and McNary
1940.694
Button: Willkie for President
1940.621
Button: Willkie for President
1940.774
Button: Willkie for President
1940.861
Button: Willkie for President
1940.625
Button: Willkie for President
1940.668
Button: Willkie Third Million
INV.7265
Button: Willkie Worker
INV.7264
Button: Wm. McKinley
INV.7029
Button: Wm. Sulzer
INV.2622
Button:...F.D Roosevelt
INV.4934
Button:...Seth Low
INV.4822
Button:Bleakley
INV.1990
Buttonhole maker
ca. 1930
2002.61.1
Buttonhole ornament
1936
INV.7110
Buttons
INV.2289
Buttons
1922
INV.2292
Buttons
INV.2465
Buttons
1760-1783
INV.5716.62-68
Buttons
1860-1865
X.389a-f
Buttons
1860-1865
1930.66ab
Buttons
1860-1865
1926.66a-c
Buttons
1860-1865
1920.129r.1-7
Buttons
1830-1880
INV.6819a-m
Buttons
1860-1865
1942.614a-d
Buttons
INV.2288
Buttons
INV.5099
Buttons
INV.5100
Buttons
INV.2290
Buttons
INV.2291
Buttons
INV.2761
Buttons
INV.2297
Buttons
INV.2298
Buttons
INV.2299
Buttons
INV.2351
Buttons
INV.2355
Buttons
INV.2365
Buttons
INV.2366
Buttons
INV.2450
Buttons
INV.2463
Buttons
INV.2464
Buttons
INV.2779
Buttons
INV.2277ABC
Buttons
INV. 13827
Buttons
INV.2174A-G
Buttons
INV.14750
Buttons
INV.6891
Buttons
INV.4195A
Buttons
1830-1880
INV.6820a-h
Buttons
1850-1900
INV.6825ab
Buttons
1840-1880
INV.6835a-h
Buttons
1850-1900
INV.6811ab
Buttons
1845-1850
1942.700a-n
Buttons
1880-1892
1935.99a-d
Buttons
1893-1898
1935.99e-p
Buttons
1890-1898
1935.99t-u
Buttons
INV.1766
Buttons
INV.2780
Buttons
1850-1865
1942.611a-tt
Buttons
1860-1865
1934.162a-o
Buttons
1860-1865
1934.162p-xx
Buttons
INV.5097
Buttons
INV.5098
Buttons
1850-1900
Z.2568
Buttons
1860-1865
1934.162qqq-rrr
Buttons
1860-1865
1934.162sss-ttt
Buttons
1860-1865
1934.162hhh-kkk
Buttons
1860-1865
1934.162aaa-ggg
Buttons
1860-1865
1934.162lll-ppp
Buttons
1860-1870
1926.96a-g
Buttons
1860-1870
1926.96h-s
Buttons
1865-1875
X.390a-e
Buttons
1860-1880
X.390f-p
Buttons
1850-1860
1943.492a-c
Buttons
1860-1880
1943.492d-e
Buttons
1860-1880
1943.492f-k
Buttons
1860-1865
1943.492l-kk
Buttons
1880-1900
INV.11453bb-gg
Buttons
1850-1900
INV.6839a-m
Buttons
1825-1875
INV.10826.2ab
Buttons
1840-1880
INV.6813a-c
Buttons
1840-1880
INV.6818a-j
Buttons
1830-1880
INV.6815ab
Buttons
1840-1870
INV.6823a-e
Buttons
1800-1900
INV.12391a-f
Buttons
1760-1783
INV.5716.33-35
Buttons
1760-1783
INV.5716.41-44
Buttons
1760-1783
INV.5716.45-46
Buttons
1775-1783
INV.5716.47-50
Buttons
1860-1870
INV.10346.1-7
Buttons
1900-1950
INV.6314ab
Buttons
1900-1950
INV.6314c-g
Buttons
1860-1865
INV.11453a-j
Buttons
1880-1898
1935.99z-aa
Buttons
1880-1898
1935.99bb-ee
Buttons
1880-1898
1935.99ff-gg
Buttons
1880-1898
1935.99ll-nn
Buttons
1880-1898
1935.99hh-kk
Buttons
1800-1815
INV.5776hi
Buttons
1870-1880
INV.1756a-o
Buttons
1880-1893
INV.4863a-d
Buttons
1760-1783
INV.1379ab
Buttons
1860-1865
INV.12691.4a-c
Buttons
1880-1898
INV.307a-g
Buttons
1880-1893
INV.307h-k
Buttons
1880-1893
INV.307l-q
Buttons
1860-1865
INV.14321ab
Buttons
1860-1865
X.389g-aa
Buttons
1941-1945
INV.7434m-o
Buttons
1941-1945
INV.7435e-g
Buttons
1940-1945
INV.7433fg
Buttons
1940-1945
INV.7433hi
Buttons
1952-1956
Z.2896
Buttons
1952-1956
INV.6633
Buttons
Z.2644
Buttons
Early 20th century
2009.10.1a-j
Buttons (11)
1850-1950
INV.6684a-k
Buttons (11) excavated at Fort Ticonderoga
1750-1783
INV.5778.29-39
Buttons (12)
1770-1783
INV.6318.52-63
Buttons (14)
1850-1950
INV.6680a-n
Buttons (16) excavated at West Point
1760-1783
INV.5925.205-220
Buttons (17)
1850-1950
INV.6678a-q
Buttons (17)
1850-1950
INV.6683a-q
Buttons (19)
1850-1950
INV.6682a-s
Buttons (2)
INV.2360
Buttons (2)
1941.494
Buttons (2)
1866-1900
X.394
Buttons (2)
1700-1750
INV.5597.1-2
Buttons (2)
1760-1783
INV.6318.228-229
Buttons (2) excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
1760-1783
INV.5924.427-428
Buttons (2) excavated at a Revolutionary War military hut
1760-1783
INV.6100.396-397
Buttons (2) excavated at Fort Haldimand
1760-1783
INV.5940.37-38
Buttons (2) excavated at Fort Ticonderoga
1750-1783
INV.5778.3-4
Buttons (2) excavated at Fort Washington
1760-1783
INV.6200.110-111
Buttons (2) excavated at Fort Washington
1770-1783
INV.6200.349-350
Buttons (2) excavated at Revolutionary War barracks
1776-1783
INV.6100.11-12
Buttons (2): Taft
INV.6785
Buttons (24)
1850-1950
INV.6679a-x
Buttons (25) excavated at West Point
1790-1820
INV.5925.327-351
Buttons (27)
1850-1950
INV.6677a-aa
Buttons (28)
1760-1783
INV.6318.261-288
Buttons (3)
1800-1850
INV.6288.13-15
Buttons (3) excavated at a Revolutionary War military hut
1760-1783
INV.6100.356-358
Buttons (3) excavated at a Revolutionary War military hut
1760-1810
INV.6100.398-400
Buttons (3) excavated at Revolutionary War barracks
1760-1783
INV.6100.200-202
Buttons (3) excavated at West Point
1790-1820
INV.5925.352-354
Buttons (3): Stevenson
INV.6762
Buttons (30)
1850-1950
INV.6748a-dd
Buttons (31)
1760-1783
INV.6318.230-260
Buttons (4)
1840-1865
INV.13827a-d
Buttons (4) excavated at Revolutionary War barracks
1760-1783
INV.6100.107-110
Buttons (48) excavated at West Point
1760-1783
INV.5925.271-318
Buttons (5) excavated at a Revolutionary War military camp
1760-1783
INV.5941.4-8
Buttons (50)
ca. 1940
INV.6302
Buttons (6) excavated at Revolutionary War sites
1760-1783
INV.6075.239-244
Buttons (6): Ike
INV.6767
Buttons (6): Stevenson
INV.6763
Buttons (8)
1850-1950
INV.6681a-h
Buttons (8) excavated at West Point
1770-1783
INV.5925.195-202
Buttons (9) excavated at West Point
1760-1783
INV.5925.245-253
Buttons (94)
1760-1783
INV.6318.133-226
Buttons (pair)
1850-1900
INV.4961ab
Buttons (selection of six)
ca. 1910-1930
2012.16.21a-f
Buttons and badges
INV.4193
Buttons and button fragments (33) excavated at a pre-Revolutionary War camp
1750-1760
INV.5779.3-35
Buttons and charms (190)
1850-1950
INV.6744a-iiiiiiii
Buttons and charms (190)
1850-1950
INV.6744
Buttons and pins
INV.5053
Buttons and pins
INV.4052
Buttons and pins (23)
INV.4288
Buttons collection
1850-1950
INV.6748
Buttons in case
1861-1865
1955.301a-y
Buttons mounted on board
1910-1918
INV.11103a-bbb
Buttons mounted on card
1860-1865
1951.501a-m
Buttons mounted on cards
1830-1870
1942.613a-d
Buttons mounted on frame
1860-1898
1951.500a-y
Buttons w/Pin & Button
INV.3102A-C
Buttons w/ribbon
INV.2307A-D
buttons, badges, souvenir
1942.490
Buttons, pins, souvenirs
1951.438
Buttons: Corsi
INV.2295
Buttons: Ike & Nixon
INV.6768
Buttons: McClellan
INV.2359
Buttons: Rockefeller
INV.2287
Buttons: Rockefeller/Keating
INV.2293
Buttons: Rockefeller/Keating
INV.2361
Buttons: Rockefeller/Keating
INV.2362
Buttons: Wagner
INV.2286
Buttons: Walker
INV.2285
Buttons: Wilkie
INV.2294
Buttplate and screws from musket
1840-1865
INV.11851a-c
Buy Star Soap
ca. 1920
2009.52.108
Cab-over streamlined dump truck
ca. 1920's
2007.18.1.24
Cabin Bank
ca. 1883
1937.1238
Cabinet - 1860 Mint and Treasury Medal
1860
1123
Cabinet - 1860 Treasury and Mint Medal
1860
1124
Cable section
INV.4743
Caboose
ca. 1902
INV.7621
Cadillac Bar
ca. 1986-1999
2007.6.243
Cadillac Bar
ca. 1986-1999
2007.6.268
Cafe de la Paix
2008.47.161
Cafe Iguana
ca. 1960-1980
2007.6.3
Cafe Iguana
ca. 1960-1980
2007.6.4
Cafe Pierre
2008.47.170
Cafe Seiyoken
ca. 1982-1987
2007.6.281
Cafe Un Deux Trois
ca. 1960-1980
2007.6.311
Caffe Roma
ca. 1960-1980
2007.6.237
Caffe Roma
ca. 1960-1980
2007.6.242
Cage W/2 lions; 1 cub; tiger; tiger cub; bear
1900-1930
1953.58
Caissons (2) and wagon
1870-1910
Z.370
Cake board
1800-1830
INV.1009
Cake board
1825-1835
1937.592
Cake board
1825-1835
1937.591
Cake board
1825-1835
1937.1562
Cake board
ca. 1790
1937.1353
Cake board
1780-1830
INV.1010
Cake board
1750-1850
Z.1888
Cake board
ca. 1780-1830
INV.1007
Cake board
ca. 1780-1830
INV.1008
Cake board
1800-1830
INV.1009
Cake board
1825-1835
1937.591
Cake board
1825-1835
1937.1562
Cake board
ca. 1790
1937.1353
Cake board
1780-1830
INV.1010
Cake board (2) w/figurines
ca. 1800-1830
INV.6541
Cake board casting
1986
INV.7508
Cake mold
1850-1900
INV.9705
Cake mold
1850-1900
INV.9704
Cake mold: floral
1750-1850
INV.6539
Cake mold: varied
ca. 1780-1830
INV.6540
Cake topper
ca. 1935
2001.43
Calendar
1908-1919
2002.1.2052
Calendar
1902
2002.1.1982
Calendar
1948
2002.1.1988
Calendar
1939
2002.1.1989
Calendar
1938
2002.1.1990
Calendar
1942
2002.1.1991
Calendar
1906
2002.1.2601
Calendar
1917
2002.1.2602
Calendar
1903
2002.1.2603
Calendar
1897
2002.1.3681
Calendar
1986-87
2002.1.3505
Calendar
1892
2002.1.4438
Calendar
1936
2002.1.4731
Calendar
1991
2002.1.4733
Calendar
1996
2002.1.4736
Calendar gauge and compass
1870-1900
INV.14317
Calendar/ Food
1945
2002.1.980
Calendar/ thermometer
1980-2000
2002.1.1695
Calendar/ thermometer
1980-2000
2002.1.1696
Calendar/Bookbinding
1939
2002.1.226
Calendar/Books
1943
2002.1.225
California Living Room
1940-1950
Z.315
California Midwinter International Exposition Souvenir Medal
1894
1941.542
Caliper
1750-1850
INV.13691
Calipers
1750-1850
INV.5471c
Calipers
1750-1850
INV.5471b
Calipers
1750-1850
INV.5471a
Calipers
1850-1870
1952.11
Calipers
1750-1850
INV.5471d
Calipers
1750-1850
INV.5471e
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