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1. Brown Composition Baby Doll Brown Composition Baby Doll Composition dolls; African American history; American cloth dolls; American pop culture; This is a baby doll made of brown composition. She has moveable arms and legs and the eyes and lips seem to have been repainted. The body is clothed in a dress of light weight cotton. The skirt of the...

2. All-Bisque Japanese Baby Doll All-Bisque Japanese Baby Doll Japanese doll industry; American pop culture; Patent laws; All-bisque dolls; Japanese exports; World War I This is an all-bisque baby doll that has moveable arms. The doll has a painted face with features including black eyes, pink cheeks, red lips, and light colored hair.

3. All-Bisque Kewpie Doll - Original All-Bisque Kewpie Doll - Original England; United States; Kewpie dolls; American pop culture; All-bisque dolls; O'Neill, Rose, 1874-1944 (Right) This is a Kewpie doll with an all-bisque body. It has light brown hair down the center and back of the head. There are blue wings on each side of the shoulder. The cheeks, stomach, and knees are...

4. All-Bisque Japanese Baby Doll All-Bisque Japanese Baby Doll Japan; United States; Japanese doll industry; American pop culture; Patent laws; All-bisque dolls; Japanese exports; World War I This is an all-bisque baby doll that has moveable arms. The doll has a painted face with features including black eyes, pink cheeks, red lips, and light colored hair.

5. Lamp, Whale Oil Lamp, Whale Oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Pressed glass; Glass; Sandwich glass; American glass Pressed glass lamp reservoir with intricate designs in an inverted pear shape. The reservoir is capped with a tin fixture holding the typical double wick of the whale oil lamp.

6. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Pressed glass; Sandwich glass; American glass; Pressed glass lamp reservoir with a glass foot. The reservoir is capped with a double wick fixture typical of whale oil lamps.

7. All-Bisque German Infant Doll All-Bisque German Infant Doll Germany; United States; Candy shop dolls; American pop culture; All-bisque dolls; Country life; Children; German doll industry (right) This is an all-bisque German swivel-neck infant with moveable arms and legs. It has painted light brown hair, blue eyes, and red lips. It has marks on the back of the head that read '682/10 1/2...

8. Gas Valve and Burner Fitting Gas Valve and Burner Fitting United States; Electricity; Gas lighting; American inventions This fitting is made of cast brass and has fleur-de-les ornamentation. A pipe with a threaded socket screw connects the fitting.

9. Welding Torch Welding Torch United States; Ironwork; Car repair; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Early American technology This is a two part welding torch. The connections are made with nuts. It has two 1" diameter adjusting air cocks and a 3" lever. There is threading on the bottom. A brass tag hangs off to the side stating,...

10. Civil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy Civil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy King, Martin Luther, Jr. 1929-1968; United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964; Civil rights; Civil rights movement--United States; Young, Whitney M., 1921-1971; Prinz, Joachim, 1902-; Randolph, A. Phillip, 1889-; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970; Wilkins, Roy, 1901-; Civil rights workers--United States; March on Washington Photograph, b/w

11. Frozen Charlotte Doll Frozen Charlotte Doll American folk ballads; Frozen Charlotte; All-bisque dolls; Folklore; German dolls; German doll industry; European toy markets A German "Frozen Charlotte" doll with painted black hair. The face has pink cheeks, red lips, and black eyes. The doll is enclosed in a pink cloth pouch adorned with attached green flowers. The doll also...

12. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy Rectangular glass slide with five handpainted figures, all of them appear to be Asian men. A man in the center wears a flat straw hat and holds a sword. On either side of him are men captured in portable...

13. French Art Doll French Art Doll France; Flappers; Roaring 20s culture; American bed dolls; Paris, France; Fashion industry; French doll industry This is a cloth doll with blonde hair. The head is made of a cheese cloth type material and has painted features including blue eyes under black eyebrows and red lips. The long slender body is made of...

14. Cloth 'Mama Bear' Doll Cloth 'Mama Bear' Doll United States; American pop culture; Lithographs; Cloth prints; Advertising; Kellogg's Company; Cut-out and sew dolls (second to left) A cloth cut-out and sew "Mama Bear" doll from "Goldilocks and the Three Bears". She wears a striped print dress with an apron. The doll holds a bowl of Kellogg's cornflakes and is eating...

15. Homemade Cloth Dolls 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...

16. Can of Paint Brushes Can of Paint Brushes United States; Wagon shops; Early American transportation; Wheelwrighting; Buggy; Paint brushes; Blacksmiths This is a metal can with paint brushes. The paint brushes are covered with paint and varnish, causing the brushes to be stuck to the can.

17. Side Weight Horseshoes Side Weight Horseshoes United States; Farriers; Horses; Hoof; Hooves; Ironwork; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Early American transportation; One side of the shoe was longer than the other, either the left or the right depending on which hoof of the horse it was placed on. The long side of the side weight shoe was always closest to the inside...

18. Buggy rims Buggy rims United States; Wagon shops; Early American trades; Wheelwrighting; Horsedrawn transportation These are three half buggy rims attached to a slat for transportation and storage. They are tacked to the slat across the ends and are chamfered except where eight evenly spaced holes are drilled. The...

19. Spoke Puller; Spoke Dog Spoke Puller; Spoke Dog United States; Wheelwrighting; Early American transportation; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Shopmade tools The spoke puller has two iron pieces which are bolted together so that they pivot. One piece is twisted 90 degrees and is curved and sharpened. The other piece has a hook fashioned at one end.

20. Forged Iron Ring Forged Iron Ring United States; Blacksmiths; Blacksmithing; Ironwork; Early American trades; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop This is a three inch diameter ring forged in the Chesebro blacksmith shop.
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