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Zouave Civil War red wool trousers
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Trousers
This pair of red wool trousers with gold metal thread embroidery is part of a Zouave Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, Duryee Zouaves (5th NY Volunteer Infantry) and the 2nd Battalion Duryee...
Land transportation; Road coach; Transportation; Mail coaches; Concord, New Hampshire; Passenger coaches; Mail delivery; Stagecoaches
A nine passenger, Eastern-style Concord road coach. Originally the coach’s body was painted red and its carriage yellow, but the coach has been over painted with the exception of the door scenes. Its...
Supermarine Spitfire Mark 1A
Airplanes; Aircraft; Fighter planes; Battle of Britain; Aviation; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; Air transportation; Southampton, England
The Mark 1A Spitfire is a World War II fighter plane. It has a single seat, multiple guns, and a variety of other armaments. The length of the fuselage is approximately sixteen feet and the wingspan is...
Patriotism; Celebrations; Fourth of July celebrations; Gifford, Illinois;
Patriotic ribbon in red, white, and blue. Bow at the top with one white, red, and blue streamer. Red streamer has the following inscription: "July 4th 1908, Daisy Hickman, Gifford, '08".
Cloth Diana Jemima Doll
Advertising; Rag dolls; R.T. Davis Mill Company; African American; Stereotypes; American pop culture
This is a printed cloth African American girl doll that is holding a smaller doll. The larger doll has printed dark eyes and red lips. She wears a polka-dotted coverall. "Diana Jemima" is written near...
Postcard of American troops, Paris, France
United States; Fourth of July celebrations; France; World War I; Red Cross;
Postcard of American troops parading in Paris on July 4, 1918. The color guard carrying an American flag has just made a left turn. Spectators are on the right side. This card is an American Red Cross...
Patsy Babyette; EffanBee Durable Patsy Dolls
United States; EffanBee Toy Company; Doll clothes; U.S. toy industry; American fan clubs; Composition dolls
This composition doll has moveable head, arms, and legs. The head has painted dark hair. The face has painted 'googley' eyes, red lips, and pink cheeks. The doll is clothed in light blue dress that is...
Native American Wedding Belt
Marriage; Weddings; Wedding costume; Belts; Native American; Indians of North America; Clothing & dress; Beaded; Beads; Decorations
The main section of the belt is 4" wide and 20-1/2" long. It is made of black wool and lined on the back with brown linen; the edges are trimmed with green silk. The front is decorated with tiny glass...
Enlist in a proud profession!; Join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps
United States Cadet Nurse Corps--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; War posters, American; World War II
Poster, color, 28 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Americans! Share the meat as a wartime necessity
World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; Food conservation--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color (all lettered), 21 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Three Liberty Dimes
Pileus; Phrygian Cap; Liberty Cap; Coins; French Revolution; American Revolution; U.S. Mint; King Midas; Seated Liberty
The 1864 dime has a wreath and says "United States of America." The other two coins just have the wreath. All three say "One Dime." The earliest dimes were called "dismes."
Bric-a-brac (Red clay brick with raised Lincoln profile)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Memorabilia; Souvenir; Brick; Clay
Red clay brick, pressed into mold to create a raised Lincoln profile. Bearded Lincoln looks right. Bust stands approx. 1/2" above brick face. L 16 W 10.2 D 6.7 cm.
Framed print of summer scene
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Prints; Art; Lithograph; Decor; Decoration
"Cottage Life - Summer", lithograph showing young boy in red playing stick-n-hoop on walk leading to white Greek-revival style mansion. Mother in red skirt and white blouse sits with two daughters under...
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Clothing; Textiles; Needlework; Sewing; Kit; Supplies
Roll-up case for sewing supplies; roll has two knobs of green velvet (most missing), one pulls out to serve as a pin cusion. Remainder of kit is silk (green, red and white) edged in green tooled leather....
Zouave Civil War Frock Coat
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Coat, Frock
This dark blue wool coat is part of a Zouaves Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, 5th NY Volunteer Infantry and the 2nd Battalion 165th NY Volunteer Infantry. It has two rows of seven round,...
U.S. Army artillery officer's tailcoat
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Coatee
This U.S. Army artillery officer's tailcoat was worn only on special occasions. It is made of dark blue wool with red wool trim on its standing collar, cuffs, tails, one side of the jacket opening and...
Homemade Cloth Dolls
United States; Flappers; Raggedy Ann and Andy; Homemade toys; American cloth dolls
The cloth girl doll on the left is thought to be homemade. She wears a dress and cap of red and white stripes with blue trim. The cap has a blue feather on the right side. The dress has white sleeves trimmed...
Be a Cadet Nurse, the Girl With a Future
United States Cadet Nurse Corps--Recruiting, enlistment, etc. ; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States ; War posters, American; World War II; Health care
Poster, color, 20 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Native American Doll
Toys; Dolls; Native American; Children; Playthings; Entertainment; Indians of North America
This girl doll is made of buckskin. She is dressed in a tan buckskin dress with fringe at the sides, bottom and sleeves. The dress is decorated with lines of white beads sewn just above the bottom fringe,...
Panya Ngombe Face Mask
Zaire; Africa; Masks; Emblems of office; Pende
This triangular wood mask is nearly flat and painted all over with a reddish paint. A narrow band of alternating black and white triangles is painted along the outer edge of the face from eye to eye along...
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