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Mouse Nest, recovered from Lincoln Home restoration
Mouse Nest, recovered from Lincoln Home restoration
Resource Typeimage
TitleMouse Nest, recovered from Lincoln Home restoration
Coverage / Year1871 to 1879; Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionArtifacts recovered from mouse nest during 1987-88 Lincoln Home restoration, including the mice. Newspaper, wood, grass, plaster materials; white satin ribbon; newspaper; two square-cut nail heads; paper and carpet bits; various wallpaper patterns; book/magazine pages; lime-green knit fabric; string/twine; dated newspaper (1871&74; 76&77); milled lumber chunks.
InterpretationShows the great variety of items that can be stored by industrious mice.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorHouse mice
SourceFound in the Front Hall ceiling cavity, Lincoln Home, Springfield, IL
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Pest; Household; Artifact; Mouse
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource IdentifierLIHO 6680
CONTENTdm file name5465151262003_6680.jpg
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