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Corn Husk Broom

Description

Scrubbing broom with a handle made by threading corn husks through holes in a wooden block.

Physical Description

1 broom

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by McMurry University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 429 times, with 7 in the last month. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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McMurry University Library

The Jay-Rollins Library serves the students, faculty, and staff of McMurry University in Abilene. Patrons have access to their extensive collections, which include more than one million items through the library and the Abilene Library Consortium.

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Description

Scrubbing broom with a handle made by threading corn husks through holes in a wooden block.

Physical Description

1 broom

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Collections

This object is part of the following collections of related materials.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

McMurry Museum Collection

Images of museum items held in the archives of the Jay-Rollins Library at McMurry University.

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Dates

  • This object's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 9, 2015, 9:47 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 30, 2015, 12:37 p.m.

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Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 7
Total Uses: 429

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Corn Husk Broom, physical object, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth637292/: accessed December 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McMurry University Library.