• Pawnee Carved Wood Man

    Human male form, hand-carved wood, natural dark finish, red trade cloth wrapping, Pawnee, Native American.

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  • Owl Claw Necklace

    Shell beads on each end, black and red glass trade beads through out with 5 owl claws, White Earth River, North Dakota, Sioux Indian.

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  • Doll saved from the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

    Female doll with ceramic head, arms and legs, blond wig of real hair, stuffed body and mechanical glass eyes; wearing brown and aqua floral print dress with four pearl buttons up back, white cotton dr…

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  • Crazy quilt

    Crazy quilt of silk and embroidered velvet. BH/1887 embroidered in one square. Wide orange velvet border. Backed with squares of plain colored silk and various patterns of floral design silk.

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  • Clover

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, with silver-colored silk satin bodice and attached dark gray taffeta skirt. Bodice has wide neckline with tulip sleeves, which are supported by a lining of horsehair braiding, sy…

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  • Abraham Lincoln campaign banner

    1 campaign banner, 4 pole spools Oil on canvas. Campaign banner. Oil painting on cotton of Abraham Lincoln. Lettered by hand "Union Lincoln Club, of Montgomery County (Illinois)". Hung on rollers with…

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  • Skokie Fire Assistant Chief's Gold Badge

    Skokie Fire Assistant Chief's Gold Badge worn by Ed Steek. Retired Chiefs wear gold badges. The text on the badge is: Assistant Chief, Skokie Fire Dept., Retired. The image in the center of the badge…

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  • Leather Water Pail

    Water pail

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  • Register of Interment Permits

    This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ahmuseum.org).

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  • Painting of Indian Treaty of Greenville, 1795

    Oil on canvas depiction of the Treaty of Greenville. The principal figures believed to be represented therein are General Anthony Wayne, the officer, front view, with epaulets on shoulders, standing n…

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  • Alaskan Eskimo Whalebone Mask

    Skeletal whalebone, ivory eyes, leather thong hanger, human figure, stylized, TAG MK: ANAC, ESKIMO MADE IN ALASKA.

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  • Drawing: Wrap evening dress with cut-out shoulder

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in felt-tip pen on drawing paper.

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  • Mary Todd Lincoln's cape

    Evening cape of black velvet, full length and circular with fitted shoulders. Narrow black and white silk cord around neck forms ties and ends of cord are finished with large black and white tassels.…

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  • Skokie Fire Department's State of Illinois NEI Fire Chiefs' Association Gold Badge

    Skokie Fire Department's State of the Illinois NEI Fire Chiefs' Association Gold Badge worn by Chief Ed Steek. Retired Chiefs wear gold badges. Ed Steek was the president of the Association in 1955. T…

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  • Drawing: Evening dress

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in felt-tip pen on paper.

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  • Ku Klux Klan's robe and hood

    a) Robe of dark brown linen. Trimmed with white linen bands with center row of cut-out diamond shapes. b) Hood of dark brown and white linen. Top part of hood is brown with stiffened triangular piece…

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  • Marble fragment from the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

    Clear glass marble fragment with multi-colored swirls on interior.

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  • Tea service set

    Tea service set consisting of five pieces: a) coffee pot b) tea pot c) pitcher d) sugar bowl (with cover) e) Slop bowl. Britannia metal. Octagonal shapes with etched floral design and beaded borders.…

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  • Button from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange promoting Stocker Cattle

    Rectangular button with yellow and purple background and image of cow; yellow and white lettering. Black cardboard backing and metal pin. Reads STOCKER CATTLE/FUTURES AND OPTIONS/NOVEMBER 30TH, 1998/C…

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  • Oklahoma Beads

    Nine round and barrel shaped beads alternating. Tan and white in color.

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