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Field Telephone

Manufacturer:
American Electric Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 24.5 cm x 9 cm x 19.5 cm; 9 5/8 in x 3 9/16 in x 7 11/16 in
Object Name:
telephone
Other Terms:
telephone; Equipment, Organizational; Signal Corps; Field
Used:
Europe
Subject:
M*A*S*H  Search this
Related event:
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Twentieth Century Fox
ID Number:
1985.0335.22
Catalog number:
1985.0335.22
Accession number:
1985.0335
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-326d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1081464

Violin

User:
Conn, Solomon  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 24 in x 8 in x 4 in; 60.96 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
violin
Purchased:
United States: Tennessee, Nashville
Associated place:
United States: Indiana
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Battle of Chickamauga, 1863  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, 1864  Search this
Credit Line:
S. Jackson Conn and William M. Conn
ID Number:
1988.0716.01
Accession number:
1988.0716
Catalog number:
1988.0716.01
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Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-311f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Braddock Pistol

User:
Washington, George  Search this
Associated Name:
Braddock, Edward  Search this
Associated person:
Braddock, Edward  Search this
Washington, George  Search this
Maker:
Gabbitas  Search this
Gabbitas  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in; 36.83 cm
overall: 6 in x 16 in x 5 in; 15.24 cm x 40.64 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
pistol
Other Terms:
Firearms; Flintlock; .71 In; Muzzle Load; 00; Sa
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Associated Place:
North America
Date made:
c. 1752
Date made:
ca 1750
Subject:
Firearms  Search this
Related event:
Revolution and the New Nation  Search this
Credit Line:
William G. Renwick
ID Number:
AF.245168.126
Accession number:
245168
Catalog number:
245168.126
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9b2d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Major Lemuel Montgomery's Pistol

User:
Montgomery, Major L. P.  Search this
Associated person:
Jackson, Andrew  Search this
Manufacturer:
Bellah, J.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 5 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 45.72 cm x 13.335 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
pistol
Other Terms:
pistol; Firearms; Flintlock; .38 In; Rifled; Muzzle Load; Sa; P
Place Made:
United States: Tennessee
Date made:
ca 1812
Subject:
Firearms  Search this
Related event:
Horseshoe Bend  Search this
Creek War  Search this
Expansion and Reform  Search this
ID Number:
AF.16090
Catalog number:
16090
2322
Accession number:
13152
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Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a53b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676661

U.S. Marine Corps Utility Cap for Enlisted Soldier

Associated institution:
United States Marine Corps  Search this
Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 9 in x 7 in; 11.43 cm x 22.86 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
cap, utility
Place Made:
United States
Date made:
1970
Related event:
Vietnam War  Search this
Postwar United States  Search this
ID Number:
AF.59817-N
Catalog number:
59817-N
Accession number:
315362
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1365-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676875

Union Mounted Greatcoat

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wool (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 49 1/2 in x 31 in x 24 in; 125.73 cm x 78.74 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
great coat
Other Terms:
great coat; Infantry; Enlisted
Used:
United States
Date made:
1858-1865
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
Charles Bremner Hogg Jackson
ID Number:
1997.3044.277
Nonaccession number:
1997.3044
Catalog number:
1997.3044.277
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1422-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_685814

Man-in-Service Flag

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in; 44.45 cm x 28.575 cm
Object Name:
flag
Used in:
United States
Subject:
Flags  Search this
Related event:
World War I  Search this
World War II  Search this
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
ID Number:
1979.0445.42
Catalog number:
1979.0445.42
Accession number:
1979.0445
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0378-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_686498

Lipstick Case

Maker:
Revlon Products Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 4.8 cm x 1.6 cm; 1 7/8 in x 5/8 in
Object Name:
lipstick case
Date made:
1942
Subject:
Cosmetics  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Rita M. Pleet
ID Number:
1997.0109.01
Accession number:
1997.0109
Catalog number:
1997.0109.01
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0a5d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687177

Safe Conduct Pass

User:
Munson, Corporal George E.  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
silk (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 13 in; 22.86 cm x 33.02 cm
Object Name:
safe conduct pass
User:
1950-1952
Related event:
Korean War  Search this
Postwar United States  Search this
Credit Line:
George E. Munson
ID Number:
1997.0150.03
Accession number:
1997.0150
Catalog number:
1997.0150.03
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0141-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687182

Resolution to Raise Troops

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 8 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
sheet of paper
Referenced:
United States: Massachusetts
Date made:
1778
Associated date:
1778-04-23
Related event:
American Revolution  Search this
Revolution and the New Nation  Search this
ID Number:
AF.77870M
Catalog number:
77870M
Accession number:
314560
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-554a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_435003

Draft Letter

Associated institution:
Provost Marshal's Office  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 in; 26.67 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
letter, draft
Place Made:
United States: New York, Yonkers
Date made:
1864
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
ID Number:
1980.0028.01
Accession number:
1980.0028
Catalog number:
1980.0028.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-524b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_435142
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Jewish Welfare Board Uniform

Physical Description:
green (overall color)
wool (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 32 in x 20 in; 81.28 cm x 50.8 cm
overall (mounted): 32 in x 20 in x 20 in; 81.28 cm x 50.8 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
coat
Other Terms:
coat; Woman; Jewish Welfare Board
Used:
United States
Associated date:
1914-1918
Related event:
World War I  Search this
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
ID Number:
1998.0165.25.01
Catalog number:
1998.0165.25.01.01
1998.0165.25.01.02
1998.0165.25.01
Accession number:
1998.0165
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Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-4f94-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_435533

French Halberd

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 32 1/2 in x 12 in x 2 in; 82.55 cm x 30.48 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
halberd
Other Terms:
halberd; Edged Weapons
Place made:
France
Associated place:
Europe
Related event:
Revolution and the New Nation  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. John Oliver La Gorce
ID Number:
AF.66750M
Catalog number:
66750M
Accession number:
229198
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-5d87-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_436928

Song and Service Book for Ship and Field, Army and Navy

Printer:
U.S. Government Printing Office  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 5 in x 1/2 in; 17.145 cm x 12.7 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
book
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1942
Related event:
World War II  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Douglas A. Carr
ID Number:
1982.0372.01
Accession number:
1982.0372
Catalog number:
1982.0372.01
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-64a3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438462

French Charleville Model 1763 Flintlock Musket, Surcharged "US"

Maker:
Charleville  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 59 1/2 in; x 151.13 cm
Object Name:
musket
Other Terms:
musket; Firearms; Army; Flintlock; .70 In; Smooth Bore; Muzzle Load; Sa
Place made:
France
Made at:
France
Used:
United States
Associated place:
United States
Subject:
Firearms  Search this
Related event:
Revolution and the New Nation  Search this
Credit Line:
Adriana Scalamandre Bitter and Edwin Ward Bitter for the Bitter Family Collection
ID Number:
1985.0783.21
Accession number:
1985.0783
Catalog number:
1985.0783.21
Collector/donor number:
M4L
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-d52b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438624
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Andrew Jackson's Sword and Scabbard

User:
Jackson, Andrew  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
total: 37 1/4 in x 5 in x 3 1/4 in; 94.615 cm x 12.7 cm x 8.255 cm
scabbard: 32 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 82.55 cm x 8.89 cm x 3.175 cm
blade: 32 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 82.55 cm x 3.175 cm
hilt: 5 in x 3 1/4 in; x 12.7 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
sword
Other Terms:
sword; Edged Weapons
Associated place:
France
Used:
United States: Alabama
Used date:
1812
Subject:
National Guard  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Related event:
War of 1812  Search this
Creek War  Search this
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Department of State
ID Number:
AF.32012
Catalog number:
32012
Accession number:
68016
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-6582-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438732
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Confederate Bowie Knife and Scabbard

Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 17 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 45.085 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
knife
Other Terms:
knife; Edged Weapons; CSA, Army; Bowie
Found in:
United States: Kentucky
Associated Date:
1862
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
ID Number:
AF.32398
Catalog number:
32398
Accession number:
68826
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-a61d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438749
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General William T. Sherman's sword and scabbard

User:
Sherman, William Tecumseh  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 39 in x 4 in; 20.32 cm x 99.06 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
sword
Other Terms:
sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Foot Officer; Officer
Used:
United States: Tennessee
Date made:
ca 1850-1862
Used date:
1862-04-06 through 1862-04-08
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Battle of Shiloh, 1862  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
Hon. P. Tecumseh Sherman
ID Number:
AF.15926
Catalog number:
15926
Accession number:
59388
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-65ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438751
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AK-47 Automatic Rifle

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 34 1/4 in x 3 in; 26.67 cm x 86.995 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
rifle
rifle, automatic
Other Terms:
Mgsb; rifle, automatic; Firearms; Center Fire; 7.62 Mm; Rifled
Place made:
China
Subject:
Firearms  Search this
Related event:
Vietnam War  Search this
Postwar United States  Search this
ID Number:
AF.74476M
Catalog number:
74476M
Accession number:
292533
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-62b1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_439260
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Regimental Uniform Coat of Colonel Peter Gansevoort Jr.

User:
Gansevoort, Peter  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 40 in x 24 in; 101.6 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
coat
Other Terms:
coat; Man; Officer
Used:
United States: New York
Date made:
ca 1776
Associated date:
1777
Related event:
American Revolution  Search this
Revolution and the New Nation  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Abraham Lansing
ID Number:
AF.12806
Catalog number:
12806
Accession number:
53757
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-5fb7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_439538

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