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Sandshaker

Description: Hand blown sandshaker with pontil mark on base; silver- plated copper top with cork stopper; silver-plated insert to shake sand.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Masonic cabinet

Description: Texas Masonic Lodge piece; wooden cabinet with one shelf and locking door; Masonic insignia on one side, open book on one side, a "V" in red
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Trinket box

Description: Hand-made gilt-edged cardboard box with pin cushion top made of velvet and decorated with stencils that say, "don't forget me" with a flower. There is a mirror on the inside of the lid.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Pottery

Description: Six-inch raku earthenware bowl; glazed inside, peach eggshell series. This bowl took 3rd prize in the Juried Pottery Show, November 1976.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Pottery

Description: Raku divided square bowl done in low-fired clay with a smooth texture. The outside of the bowl is done in shades of brown and orange; the inside of bowl is white. This bowl took 1st prize in a Juried Pottery Show, entry no. 3.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Pottery

Description: Raku slab piece of pottery. The bottom is charcoal black with a looped top, colored black with very little red; the bottom has cracks. This piece won 2nd prize in the Juried Pottery Show.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Ashtrays

Description: A small, smoky gray, square, glass ashtray with a picture of the George C. Childress monument. "George C. Childress, Author, Texas Declaration of Independence" is printed on it in gold lettering and a simple gold border surrounds the picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Cup plate

Description: Pressed lacy cup plate with center ray and scalloped edges; no stippling
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Ceramic vase

Description: Floral painted Victorian style ceramic vase with pot metal spout, handle, and foot
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Photograph of African American child in fur-lined chair

Description: Framed photograph of African American child in fur-lined chair; photo has been retouched to look like drawing; wooden frame backing with "Pearl Deadmond" "Ruz" or "Rug" "4 95" written on it in pencil; plaster decorated wood frame
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Mrs. C. C. Jensen's Insurance Policy]

Description: Insurance policy document belonging to Mrs. C. C. Jensen of Danevang, Texas. According to the content in the document, she applied for membership with the Danish Mutual Insurance Association for protection against any fire or lightening damage that could affect her home and furnishings. Signatures from the president and secretary of the organization can be seen at the bottom, by P. J. Petersen and Peter Harton, respectively. When folded, the back of the document acts as a pamphlet that lists the various bylaws and article of the insurance organization.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Revaluation Policy of Property

Description: Insurance policy document written in Danish. It was sent by Carl Harton in order to apply for membership to cover household goods against fire or lightning damages. When folded, the document acts as a pamphlet on the back, where much of its bylaws and fine print policies appear to be stated.
Date: August 23, 1930
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Perfume Bottle]

Description: Cylindrical bottle with a knobbed lid on top; it is used as a spray bottle for perfume.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Couple in Yard

Description: Copy negative of two photographs. The top photograph shows Frances Hicks John in a dark dress seated at a Steinway Grand piano. Hanging on the wall behind the piano is a large mirror and patterned curtains. The bottom photograph shows Arthur and Frances Hicks John standing in a garden. He is wearing a plaid shirt and holding a hat. She is wearing a skirt, blazer and hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman Before Gay Nineties Party

Description: Photograph of a portrait of an unidentified man and woman at the Gay Nineties Party. They are both dressed in historical costume; the woman is wearing a dress and bonnet, and the man is wearing a tuxedo and top hat, and is holding a cane. In the background, there is a chair, couch, and coffee table.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Picture of Paula Windham for Jubilee

Description: Photograph of Paula Windham sitting on the floor of a room during the Abilene Diamond Jubilee. She is wearing a satin and tulle gown. In the background is a chair.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

United Fund

Description: Photograph of two women hanging a window curtain. They are both in uniform and facing each other.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lamp

Description: 1 copy negative of a lamp. The lamp is decorated with designs and beads.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

United Fund

Description: Photograph of two women hanging a window curtain. They are both in uniform and facing each other.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library