Museum and Library Closures

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Historical Artifacts

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Title Related People Datesort icon Object Number
Commemorative cane
ca. 1855
2010.24.95
P.T. Barnum Museum Medal
ca. 1855-1860
INV.13825
Commemorative ribbon
ca. 1856
INV.2870
Apple parer
ca. 1856
1948.390
American Institute Medal
ca. 1856
INV.4749
Ballot box
ca. 1857
1919.10ab
"John Brown" pike
ca. 1857-1859
INV.5736
Ribbon
ca. 1858
INV.3086
Lady's costume: 1610
ca. 1858
1958.127
Doll
ca. 1858
Z.395
Creative: Tronvig Group