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    • Tombstone model, 1920-1929

    • Models; Monuments & memorials; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Wood model used by the Hackner Company in La Crosse, WI. In 1910 the company was housed in a large two-story building at Second and Division Streets. Made from two thick pieces of wood, glued together and hand carved with a cross flanked by two...
    • Souvenir scarf from Italy, 1940-1945

    • Keepsakes; Memorabilia; Scarves; Souvenirs; Textiles;
    • A 15 in. x 17 in. souvenir scarf with a purple border and blue stitching around the edges. The scarf features a map of Italy and surrounding islands with embroidered labels of large cities. Also embroidered in multi-colored stitching are the words...
    • World War II military field coat, 1940-1945

    • Clothing & dress; Coats; Military uniforms; War;
    • Heavy army outer fatigue coat from WWII. Heavy cotton fabric, body lined with sheep fleece, arms are lined with a woven wool fabric. Long sleeves, stand-up collar for warmth. Hand-warmer pockets and two hip pockets. Four brown plastic buttons on...
    • Fingerprint camera

    • Cameras; Fingerprinting; Fingerprints; Law enforcement; Police;
    • A Watson and Holmes fingerprint camera. It has a gray metal body with film holder loaded with film at the back. A front shroud separates it from the rest of the camera and houses sockets for small light bulbs. There is a red light indicator on the...
    • Handmade crazy quilt, 1905

    • Handicraft; Quilting; Quilts; Sewing; Textiles;
    • Silk and velvet crazy quilt with a red cotton backing. Top has a large central block surrounded by smaller crazy blocks. Includes three commemorative ribbons, including one for the Old Settler Association. Embroidered patch, lower right corner...
    • Amusement ride car from Myrick Park, La Crosse

    • Amusement parks; Amusement rides; Model cars; Parks; Recreation;
    • A child-sized car from an amusement ride in Myrick Park, La Crosse, Wisconsin. It is covered in green painted steel and has a steering wheel. The tires are solid rubber (not inflatable) and there is a large number "2" painted on the rear below the...
    • Kepi cap

    • Civil wars; Hats; Headgear; Military parades & ceremonies; Uniforms;
    • Kepi cap made of painted canvas with a stiff brim, used in the Civil War. It is painted in red and white stripes with a painted band of gold stars on a blue background. The top of the hat is a wooden disk to which is attached a small oil lamp with...
    • Polaroid Swinger camera

    • Cameras; Instant cameras; Photographic apparatus & supplies; Photography;
    • A Polaroid Swinger instant land camera. It has an off-white plastic body with rounded corners and a separate large black rangefinder-style viewfinder with a rubber eye shield on top. The lensboard on the front is framed with black plastic that has...

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