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    • 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

    • 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.
    • Beaded necklace

    • Beads; Necklaces; Jewelry
    • One hundred fifty three small ceramic beads strung on thread make up this bracelet found near San Augustine, Texas. Twenty four of the rounded beads are white or ivory, while the remainder are varying shades of blue.
    • Branding iron

    • Cattle brands
    • This branding iron is a long metal rod with a curve-shaped symbol attached at one end with two prongs. Branding irons were heated until red-hot, and then pressed against the hide of livestock to leave an identifying scar or mark.
    • Canning jar

    • Containers; Glassware
    • This one quart size aqua glass canning jar has the embossed Ball logo, and has small imperfections.
    • Civil War rifle

    • Rifles; Firearms
    • One of the most popular guns of the Civil War was this type of muzzle-loading rifle with an attached bayonet. The long rifle has a metal barrel and trigger mechanism. The wooden rifle stock is inscribed with the name Dotson.
    • 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...
    • Coin - Canada one cent (1859)

    • Coins; Money
    • One cent 1859 coin with obverse inscription "Victoria Dei Gratia Regina Canada," and image of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom and Ireland (1837-1901); reverse includes wreath of maple leaves, the traditional Canadian symbol.
    • Composing stick and wooden letter blocks

    • Typesetting; Printing industry
    • Used in printing, this shallow wooden tray, called a composing stick, has a metal screw device at one end that allows the length to be adjusted after inserting the letter blocks to make up a line of type.
    • Crocheted bedcovering

    • Bedspreads; Crocheting; Quilts; Textiles
    • This off-white, medium weight crocheted bedcovering has a knotted design with plain edging on one side and fringe on the remaining sides. Its shape allows it to be used as a bedspread.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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."
    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware
    • This is a clear glass Stone Fort Beverage bottle. In producing the bottle, color was applied to the bottle and then fired into the glass. One side of the bottle has a label with a white background and "Stone Fort Beverages" lettered in green with...
    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware
    • The cobalt blue glass holy water bottle features religious designs. One side depicts two angels kneeling before a candle, and the other side shows the Madonna and the words "Ntra. Sra. De Guadalupe.'' Holy water, in Christian churches, is water...
    • Glass decanter

    • Bottles; Glassware; Measuring
    • On one side of this amethyst glass decanter are incremental measurement markings for 10, 20, and 40 cc (cubic centimeters). The bottle has a matching round glass stopper.
    • Glass decanter

    • Bottles; Glassware
    • One side of this green glass bottle has the figure of the Madonna as its design. The decanter includes a matching stopper. The quality of the glass is bubbled, and it may have been manufactured in Mexico.
    • 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.
    • Leather medicine case

    • Medical equipment & supplies; Bags; Glassware; Containers; Leather goods
    • This worn black leather medicine bag has a thick leather handle attached with "D" rings. It has a metal latch to lock the case. One side of the case overlaps the other when the bag is closed. One side of the interior contains 11 tall glass test...


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