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    • Plane

    • Plane

    • Woodworking; Carpentry

    • Used to form tongue and groove shapes in wood, this tool is marked on one side "75" and "...Comb & Co. New Orleans."
    • Turquoise feathers

    • Turquoise feathers

    • Feathers

    • Two long feathers are twisted together to form a spiral shape. One feather is black and the second is variegated shades of turquoise. The piece has a black taped base and could be attached to hat as a decorative accessory.
    • Apron

    • Apron

    • Aprons; Clothing & dress

    • Made of pink cotton, this child's apron has a round collar with white lace edging. The ends of the short, wide sleeves are also trimmed with white lace. The apron has a front neckline opening with five small white buttons, and it has two small...
    • Baby booties

    • Baby booties

    • Shoes; Clothing & dress; Crocheting

    • Designed using two crochet stitches, these off white baby booties have scalloped edges and white silk soles. One bootie has a silk ribbon threaded around the ankle portion.
    • Clay marbles

    • Clay marbles

    • Marbles (Game); Games; Toys

    • The set of eleven unglazed, fired clay marbles are varied in color and size. Seven of the balls are black; three are in shades of brown and tan; and one is brown and black. Marbles can be used for a variety of children's games, and are often...
    • Royal Arch Mason charm

    • Royal Arch Mason charm

    • Jewelry; Medals

    • A Royal Arch Masonic charm has a blue and white keystone design on one side with the inscription "K.S.H.T.W.S.S.T." The reverse side is engraved "C.H. Tindall, Nacogdoches, Texas, Chapter No. 13." Royal Arch Masonry is restricted to members who...
    • Shoe hook

    • Shoe hook

    • Shoes; Equipment

    • The silver shoe hook has a decorative scroll and leaf design on one side and is inscribed "Sterling Pat. Oct. 94." on the other. The tool ends in a narrow hook used to lace shoestrings.
    • Plunger vacuum cleaner

    • Plunger vacuum cleaner

    • Vacuum cleaners; Housework; Equipment

    • A long, slender cylinder tapers at the bottom of this vaccum machine with a nozzle connected at the end that contacts the floor. A red plunger handle is located at the top of the cleaner and another handle stabilizes the machine. The body of the...
    • Froe

    • Froe

    • Woodworking

    • Similar in function to an axe, this froe has metal blade attached to a long wooden handle. One side of the blade is engraved with a star and "Iron City."
    • Door hook

    • Door hook

    • Hardware

    • This is a wrought iron door hook, one of two pieces used to latch a door. The second piece of the latch is the eye, into which the hook is placed to secure a door so it cannot swing open.
    • Glass fire extinguisher

    • Glass fire extinguisher

    • Glassware; Fire extinguishers

    • This light blue glass fire extinguisher held water and fire retardant chemicals that could be released when the container was thrown at the base of a fire to shatter, and extinguish flames. One end of this oval container has been resealed.
    • Projectile point 3

    • Projectile point 3

    • Arrowheads; Indians of North America; Indians of Central America

    • Is gray and has a triangular shaped blade. Edges are concave and one edge is chipped. Shoulders are barbed and flair out horizontally. Stem is slightly expanded and the base is both straight and convex.
    • File press

    • File press

    • Office equipment & supplies; Presses

    • Composed of two rectangular blocks of wood, this press has a leather strap linking them. One of the blocks has a hinged section. The rolled strap has a white decorative border and a metal wing-nut to tighten it. Two paper labels are attached with...
    • Spindle

    • Spindle

    • Spinning apparatus

    • This grooved spindle from a spinning wheel has a wooden base with two turned wooden upright pieces that form a 'U' shape. Across the top of the assembly a pointed metal rod is attached with string and corn husk bindings. One end of the rod is...
    • Yarn winder

    • Yarn winder

    • Yarn; Equipment

    • This wooden tool uses five spokes mounted above a rectagular base to wind, measure, and count lengths of yarn. A small handle extends from one spoke to allow the reel to be turned. This type of yarn winder is known as a click reel, named for the...
    • Projectile point 4

    • Projectile point 4

    • Arrowheads; Indians of North America; Indians of Central America

    • Is an elongated slender triangular shape w/ no stem. Edges are slightly convex, the base is straight, but one corner of the base is chipped.
    • Projectile point 10

    • Projectile point 10

    • Arrowheads; Indians of North America; Indians of Central America

    • Is gray and has a triangular shaped blade - one blade edge is uneven and chipped - the other is straight. The shoulders are sloped upward. The stem is expanded and the base is straight.
    • Projectile point 11

    • Projectile point 11

    • Arrowheads; Indians of North America; Indians of Central America

    • Is asymmetrical and gray in color. Blade is triangular and has straight edges. One shoulder is slightly barbed and the other sweeps upward. The stem is contracted and the base is rounded.
    • Projectile point 12

    • Projectile point 12

    • Arrowheads; Indians of North America; Indians of Central America

    • Is tan and its blade is triangular. Blade edges are convex. There is no stem and the base is concave. One shoulder is chipped off.

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