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Historical Artifacts

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Title Related People Date Object Number
Decoy
1910-1930
2002.1.3449
Sewing notion
1890-1930
2002.1.3569
Sewing notion
1890-1930
2002.1.3570
Relic
1890-1920
2002.1.3573
Store display
1940-1960
2002.1.3574
Plate
1909
2002.1.3575
Plate
1912
2002.1.3576
Plate
1911
2002.1.3578
Plate
1909
2002.1.3577
Untitled
2001
2002.87.1
Plate
1908
2002.1.3579
Fan
1880-1910
2002.1.3688
Tin
1900-1930
2002.1.3689
Pen
1880-1910
2002.1.3690
Advertising pocket mirror
1910-1920
2002.1.3691
Tin
1910-1920
2002.1.3692
Desk tray
1910-1920
2002.1.3693
Badge/ pin
1910-1930
2002.1.3310
Badge/ medal
1900-1930
2002.1.3311
Badge/ pin
1909
2002.1.3312
Badge
1927
2002.1.3313
Badge/ pin
1898
2002.1.3314
Collar or cuff stud
1895
2002.1.3315
Collar or cuff stud
1920-1940
2002.1.3316
Button
1970-1975
2002.70.36
Pin
1920
2002.1.3317
Bookseller advertisement
ca. 1760-1770
2002.1.3450
Beer pitcher
1890-1930
2002.1.3451
Store display jar
1890-1930
2002.1.3452
Store dispenser
1890-1920
2002.1.3453
Cup
1911
2002.1.3455
Store display
1890-1920
2002.1.3456
Store display
1890-1920
2002.1.3459
Measuring cup
1890-1920
2002.1.3460
Plate
1915
2002.1.3580
Plate
1916
2002.1.3582
Plate
1910
2002.1.3583
Plate
1908
2002.1.3581
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.3694
Sign
1890-1940
2002.1.3696
Sign
1890-1940
2002.1.3695
Sign
1890-1940
2002.1.3697
Sign
1890-1940
2002.1.3698
Commemorative medal
1947
2002.1.3318
Badge/ medal
1902
2002.1.3319
Badge
1915-1920
2002.1.3320
Box
1890-1920
2002.1.3321
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.3322
Shut them Down/Mobilization for Survival
1980-1985
2002.70.30
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.3323
Button
1986
2002.70.7
Box
1900-1930
2002.1.3324
Badge/ medal
1922
2002.1.3325
Badge/ medal
1926
2002.1.3326
Canning jar
1880-1910
2002.1.3457
Store display
1940-1960
2002.1.3461
Store display
1930-1960
2002.1.3462
Bottle/ food
1910-1940
2002.1.3463
Mug/ beer
1930-1960
2002.1.3464
Counting machine
1900-1930
2002.1.3465
String holder
1900-1930
2002.1.3466
Bowl
1970
2002.1.3470
Jug
1880-1910
2002.1.3454
Tin
1940-1960
2002.1.3471
Store display
1950-1960
2002.1.3467
Store display
1950-1960
2002.1.3468
Plate
1911
2002.1.3584
Plate
1909
2002.1.3585
Plate
1909
2002.1.3586
Sign
1890-1940
2002.1.3699
Sign
1890-1910
2002.1.3700
Trade sign
1890-1910
2002.1.3701
Sign
1890-1910
2002.1.3702
Sign
1885
2002.1.3703
Sign
1840-1880
2002.1.3704
Sign
1940-1960
2002.1.3705
Sign
1890-1910
2002.1.3706
Sign
1940-1960
2002.1.3707
Sign
1930-1950
2002.1.3708
Sign
1873
2002.1.3709
Badge/ medal
1920-1930
2002.1.3327
Badge/ medal
1921
2002.1.3329
Badge/ medal
1920-1930
2002.1.3328
Badge/ medal
1910-1940
2002.1.3330
Badge/ medal
1925
2002.1.3331
Badge/ medal
1925
2002.1.3332
Ribbon/ medal
1900-1940
2002.1.3333
Ribbon/ medal
1916
2002.1.3334
Letter opener
1920-1940
2002.1.3469
Identification Badge for Ronald R. Moser, FEMA/NYPD
2001
2003.22.1
Novelty
1980-2000
2002.1.3458
Women's Encampment for Peace & Justice
1983
2002.70.39
Box
1880-1900
2002.1.3472
Tin
1920-1950
2002.1.3473
Store display
1940-1960
2002.1.3474
Store display
1890-1910
2002.1.3475
Store display
1890-1910
2002.1.3478
Tin
1980-2000
2002.1.3476
Plate
1909
2002.1.3587
Plate
1909
2002.1.3588
Plate
1927
2002.1.3589
Plate
1920
2002.1.3590
Plate
1909
2002.1.3591
Plate
1910
2002.1.3593
Plate
1910
2002.1.3592
Plate
1917
2002.1.3594
Plate
1908
2002.1.3595
Plate
1900-1920
2002.1.3596
Sign
1890-1910
2002.1.3710
Sign
1890-1910
2002.1.3711
Sign
1890-1910
2002.1.3712
Sign
1880-1910
2002.1.3713
Sign
1880-1910
2002.1.3714
Sign
1900-1920
2002.1.3715
Sign
1900-1930
2002.1.3716
Sign
1900-1930
2002.1.3717
Sign
1915
2002.1.3718
Trade sign
1890-1910
2002.1.3719
License plate
1969
2002.1.3720
Sign
1930-1960
2002.1.3721
Sign
1930-1960
2002.1.3722
Ribbon/ medal
1889
2002.1.3335
Ribbon/ medal
1898-1902
2002.1.3336
Ribbon/ medal
1938-1945
2002.1.3337
Button
1979
2002.70.28
Ribbon/ medal
1938-1945
2002.1.3338
Ribbon/ medal
1938-1945
2002.1.3339
Souvenir token
1920-1940
2002.1.3340
Badge/ tag
1900-1940
2002.1.3341
Badge/ tag
1900-1940
2002.1.3342
Button
1980-1990
2002.70.15
Store display
1910-1940
2002.1.3477
Brick
1900-1940
2002.1.3479
License plate
1916-1946
2002.1.3480
License plate
1942
2002.1.3481
License plate
1955
2002.1.3482
License plate
1964
2002.1.3483
License plate
1964
2002.1.3484
License plate
1980-1990
2002.1.3485
Sample case
1942-1950
2002.1.3486
Plate
1903
2002.1.3597
Plate
1900-1930
2002.1.3598
Plate
1910
2002.1.3599
Plate
1911
2002.1.3600
Plate
1910
2002.1.3601
Plate
1910-1930
2002.1.3602
Plate
1910
2002.1.3603
Plate
1915
2002.1.3604
Plate
1909
2002.1.3605
Sign: Gallery of the Fine Arts
1930-1960
2002.1.3723
Button or stud
1898
2002.1.3724
Button or stud
1898
2002.1.3725
Button or stud
1898
2002.1.3726
Button or stud
1898-1900
2002.1.3727
Pinback button
1902-1910
2002.1.3728
Button
1972-1973
2002.68.20
Pinback button
1908-1912
2002.1.3729
Pinback button
1901
2002.1.3731
Pinback button
1901
2002.1.3730
Pinback button
1901
2002.1.3732
Pin
1927
2002.1.3733
Button or stud
1890?
2002.1.3734
Badge/ tag
1910-1930
2002.1.3343
Badge/ tag
1920-1950
2002.1.3344
Plate/ plaque
1920-1950
2002.1.3345
Medallion
1930
2002.1.3346
Medallion
1930
2002.1.3347
Printing/ medallion
1930
2002.1.3348
Desk clock
ca. 2000
2002.58.1
Pin
1920-1940
2002.1.3349
Pin
1930-1960
2002.1.3350
Pin
1930-1960
2002.1.3351
Hat box
1890-1910
2002.1.3487
Store display
1930-1950
2002.1.3488
Tobacco tin
1890-1920
2002.1.3489
Tin
1894-1920
2002.1.3490
Iron
1880-1920
2002.1.3491
Iron
1880-1920
2002.1.3492
Iron
1880-1920
2002.1.3493
Iron
1880-1920
2002.1.3494
Iron
1880-1920
2002.1.3495
Bottle
1972
2002.1.3496
Bottle
1930-1960
2002.1.3497
Bottle
1930-1960
2002.1.3498
Plate
1840-1860
2002.1.3606
Plate
1910-1930
2002.1.3607
Plate
1910-1930
2002.1.3608
Plate
1910-1930
2002.1.3609
Plate
1910-1930
2002.1.3610
Plate
1917
2002.1.3612
Plate
1926
2002.1.3613
Plate
1905
2002.1.3614
Pinback button
1908
2002.1.3735
Pinback button
1908
2002.1.3736
Pinback button
1896-1920
2002.1.3741
Button
1972-1973
2002.68.12
The L.B.J. Seal of Approval
1963-1969
2002.68.27
Pinback button
1930-1948
2002.1.3737
Pinback button
1930-1948
2002.1.3738
Pinback button
1930-1948
2002.1.3739
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3740
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3742
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3743
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3744
Pin
1930-1960
2002.1.3352
Token
1880-1900
2002.1.3353
Medallion
1936
2002.1.3354
Medallion
1920-1940
2002.1.3355
Medallion
1928
2002.1.3356
Medallion
1920-1940
2002.1.3357
Medallion
1913
2002.1.3358
Game token
1920-1940
2002.1.3359
Advertising token
1890-1920
2002.1.3360
Advertising token
1958-1960
2002.1.3361
Advertising token
1889
2002.1.3362
Store display
1888-1900
2002.1.3499
Bottle
1930-1960
2002.1.3500
Store display
1890-1910
2002.1.3501
Postcard
2001-2002
2002.5.29
Commemorative t-shirt
2001
2002.23.4
Advertisement
1890-1910
2002.1.3502
Pitcher
1890-1910
2002.1.3503
Plate
1910-1930
2002.1.3615
Plate
1910
2002.1.3611
Counter top dispenser
1920-1950
2002.1.3616
Tin
1890-1930
2002.1.3617
Measuring cup
1890-1930
2002.1.3571
Measuring cup
1890-1930
2002.1.3572
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3745
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3746
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3747
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3748
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3749
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3750
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3751
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3752
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3753
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3754
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3755
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3756
Pinback button
1944
2002.1.3757
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3758
Advertising token
1926
2002.1.3363
Coin/ fairs
1926
2002.1.3364
Medal
1983
2002.1.3365
Medal
1983
2002.1.3366
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
Tin
1986
2002.1.3504
Calendar
1986-87
2002.1.3505
Relic
1860-1920
2002.1.3506
Store display
1880-1910
2002.1.3507
Coffee mill
1880-1910
2002.1.3508
Coffee mill
1880-1910
2002.1.3509
Peanut jar
1900-1930
2002.1.3510
Relic
1890-1940
2002.1.3511
Coffee mill
1880-1910
2002.1.3512
Coffee mill
1880-1910
2002.1.3513
Souvenir token
1836
2002.1.3664
Advertising sign
1920-1950
2002.1.3618
Sign/ liquor
1890-1910
2002.1.3619
Sign/ liquor
1940-1960
2002.1.3620
Sign/ liquor
1940-1960
2002.1.3621
Sign/ liquor
1940-1960
2002.1.3622
Trade sign
1940-1960
2002.1.3623
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3759
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3760
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3761
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3762
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3763
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3764
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3765
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3766
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3767
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3768
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3769
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3375
Button/ clothing
1910-1920
2002.1.3376
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3377
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3378
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3379
Military Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3380
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3381
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3382
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3383
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3384
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3385
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3386
Store display
1890-1930
2002.1.3514
Commemorative box
1927
2002.1.3515
Beer tray
1885-1915
2002.1.3516
Game
ca. 1985
2002.1.3517
Personal item
1870-1900
2002.1.3518
Tobacco canister
1930-1950
2002.1.3519
Tin
1920-1950
2002.1.3520
Tin
1920-1950
2002.1.3521
Elevated train sign
1870-1955
2002.1.3522
Elevated train sign
1870-1955
2002.1.3523
Sign/ liquor
1940-1960
2002.1.3624
Sign/ liquor
1940-1960
2002.1.3625
Sign/ liquor
1940-1960
2002.1.3626
Sign/ liquor
1950-1960
2002.1.3627
Sign/ liquor
1980-1990
2002.1.3628
Sign/ liquor
1950-1970
2002.1.3629
Beer advertising sign
1920-1940
2002.1.3630
Pipe
1890-1930
2002.1.3631
Sign/ liquor
1920-1940
2002.1.3633
Pipe
1890-1930
2002.1.3632
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3770
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3771
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3772
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3773
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3774
Political pocket mirror
1940
2002.1.3775
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3776
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3777
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3778
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3779
Pinback button
1950-1960
2002.1.3783
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3387
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3388
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3389
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3390
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3391
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3392
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3393
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3394
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3395
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3396
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3397
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3398
Insignia
1910-1920
2002.1.3399
Elevated train sign
1870-1955
2002.1.3524
Elevated train sign
1870-1955
2002.1.3525
Elevated train sign
1870-1955
2002.1.3526
Elevated train sign
1870-1955
2002.1.3527
Elevated train sign
1870-1955
2002.1.3528
Commemorative cup
1899
2002.1.3634
Store display
1930-1950
2002.1.3635
Plate
1900-1920
2002.1.3636
Bowl
1900-1930
2002.1.3637
Platter
1925-1950
2002.1.3638
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3780
Pinback button
1940
2002.1.3781
Pinback button
1948
2002.1.3782
Pinback button
1948-1952
2002.1.3784
Pinback button
1948-1952
2002.1.3785
Pinback button
1948-1952
2002.1.3786
Pinback button
1948-1952
2002.1.3787
Pinback button
1948-1952?
2002.1.3788
Pinback button
1948-1952
2002.1.3789
Insignia
1910-1950
2002.1.3400
Insignia
1910-1950
2002.1.3401
Insignia
1910-1950
2002.1.3402
Insignia
1910-1950
2002.1.3403
Insignia
1910-1950
2002.1.3404
Insignia
1910-1950
2002.1.3405
Stud/ military
1910-1950
2002.1.3406
Insignia
1910-1950
2002.1.3407
Insignia
1910-1950
2002.1.3408
Elevated train sign
1870-1955
2002.1.3529
Elevated train sign
1870-1955
2002.1.3530
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3531
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3532
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3533
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3534
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3535
Store display/ tobacco
1890-1930
2002.1.3639
Lantern
1851-1880
2002.1.3640
Plate
1911
2002.1.3642
Plate
1909
2002.1.3643
Plate
1911
2002.1.3644
Plate
1915
2002.1.3645
Plate
1912
2002.1.3646
Plate
1910
2002.1.3647
Plate
1951
2002.1.3648
Pinback button
1952-1956
2002.1.3790
Pinback button
1952-1956
2002.1.3791
Pinback button
1944-1948
2002.1.3792
Pinback button
1944-1948
2002.1.3793
Pinback button
1944-1948
2002.1.3794
Pinback button
1942
2002.1.3795
Pinback button
1944-1948
2002.1.3796
Button
1980-1990
2002.70.43
Personal item
1947
2002.1.3409
Advertising sign
1900-1930
2002.1.3410
Advertising sign
1930-1950
2002.1.3411
Plate
1953
2002.1.3412
Tea tin
1890-1920
2002.1.3413
Coffee tin
1890-1920
2002.1.3414
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3536
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3537
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3538
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3539
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3540
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3541
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3542
Plate
1959
2002.1.3649
Plate
1965
2002.1.3650
Plate
1900-1920
2002.1.3651
Hat box
1920-1940
2002.1.3652
Cigar box
1920-1950
2002.1.3653
Cigar box
1880-1890
2002.1.3654
Cigar box
1890-1910
2002.1.3655
Cigar box with cigars
1939-1940
2002.1.3656
Cigar box
1950-1960
2002.1.3659
Pinback button
1944-1948
2002.1.3797
Pinback button
1944-1948
2002.1.3798
Pinback button
1944-1948
2002.1.3799
Pinback button
1944-48
2002.1.3800
Pinback button
1944-48
2002.1.3801
Pinback button
1944-48
2002.1.3802
Pinback button
1944-48
2002.1.3803
Pinback button
1944-1948
2002.1.3805
Display jar
1920-1940
2002.1.3415
Gumball machine
1920-1940
2002.1.3416
Rear doors of Rescue Company #2 rig
2002.50.3ab
Plaque
1910-1940
2002.1.3417
Plaque
1910-1940
2002.1.3418
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3543
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3544
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3545
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3546
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3547
Musical recording
1910-1920
2002.1.3548
Typewriter
1886-1900
2002.1.3549
Typewriter
1888-1900
2002.1.3550
Cigar box
1940-1950
2002.1.3657
Cigar box
1880-1910
2002.1.3660
Cigar box
1950-1960
2002.1.3665
Cigar box
1953
2002.1.3658
Bank
1910-1920
2002.1.3661
Seal embosser
1920-1960
2002.1.3662
Stand
1940-1960
2002.1.3663
Women NOW
1965-1975
2002.70.46
Store display
1890-1910
2002.1.3666
Stop the Cruise Missile
1975-1985
2002.70.58
Button
1970-1975
2002.68.19
Pinback button
1942
2002.1.3804
Pinback button
1944-1948
2002.1.3806
Rubber/Up/For/Safety
1970-1980
2002.74.105
Button
1989
2002.74.112
Pinback button
1952-1956
2002.1.3807
Pinback button
1952-1956
2002.1.3808
Pinback button
1952
2002.1.3809
Political pocket mirror
1952-1956
2002.1.3810
Political pocket mirror
1952-1956
2002.1.3811
Radiant Baby
1986
2003.15.2
Ruler
1964
2003.11.2
Subway token
1995-2003
2003.44.2
Button
ca. 1990
2002.74.44
Pinback button
1980-2000
2002.1.4336
Pinback button
1980-2000
2002.1.4337
Pinback button
1989-2000
2002.1.4338
Pinback button
1998
2002.1.4339
Pinback button
1998
2002.1.4340
Pinback button
1998
2002.1.4341
Pinback button
1978-1980
2002.1.4342
Pinback button
1950-1960
2002.1.4343
Pinback button
1940-1960
2002.1.4344
Button
1964
2002.74.56
Pinback button
1952-1960
2002.1.4345
Pinback button
1985-1990
2002.1.4346
Button
1985
2002.74.43
Pinback button
1991
2002.1.4347
Coaster
1940-1970
2002.1.4499
Bottle/ can opener
1901-1920
2002.1.4494
Beer premium
1920-1960
2002.1.4495
Bottle opener
1900-1930
2002.1.4496
Bottle opener
1940-1950
2002.1.4497
Bottle opener
1930-1960
2002.1.4498
Thermometer/ liquor
1940-1960
2002.1.4500
Beer premium
1930-1950
2002.1.4503
Letter opener
1930-1950
2002.1.4502
Pouring spout/ liquor
1940-1960
2002.1.4504
Pouring spout/ liquor
1940-1960
2002.1.4512
Bottle stopper
1940-1960
2002.1.4505
Bottle stopper
1940-1960
2002.1.4506
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4067
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4068
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4069
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4070
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4071
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4072
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4073
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4074
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4075
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4076
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4205
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4206
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4207
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4208
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4209
Pinback button
1896-1910
2002.1.4210
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