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Candles

Description: Three 2" blue and white numerical candles, "1," "5," "0" used in the Texas Independence Day Sesquicentennial (150 years) celebration at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Park; some icing remains (blue)
Date: 1986~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Sesquicentennial Glasses]

Description: Commemorative glasses for the Texas Sesquicentennial; (a,b) short (10.2 cm x 8 cm) and inscribed with, "Texas 1836-1986"; (c-f) have pictures of Texas missions (14.2 x 6.8 cm); and (g-k) are clear frosted glasses (16 cm x 7.5 cm)
Date: 1986~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Quilt

Description: Hand-made quilt with "Boston Common" pattern; quilt top made by Minnie Jensen in 1975 and quilting done as part of an exhibition, "Quilts and Coverlets," at the Star of the Republic Museum in 1975-76.
Date: 1975/1976
Creator: Jensen, Minnie
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "Good for 1.00 in Merchandise Only"; on the other side it has the text: "Grogan Manufacturing Company, Not Transferable, G, Gladstell, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This is a silver-colored octagonal coin that says, "Good for $1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "J. B. Newton & Sons, General Merchants, Milano, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum