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  • Object: Safe

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0098g Safe Alamo Safe and Lock Co. American San Antonio, TX 19th Century Materials: Metal/Paint This object is a heavy metal safe, manufactured by Alamo Safe and Lock Co. in the late 19th- early 20th century.  It was owned by [...]

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  • Object: Shoes

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0601a Shoes Salvatore Ferragamo Shoes Italian 1960s Materials: Leather, Thread This object is a pair of black and white leather spectator pumps, designed by the Italian designer Salvatore Ferragamo and owned by Lady Bird Johnson.  They were loaned to the [...]

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  • Object: Pen

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-022a 1-16 Pens American Washington, DC 20th Century Materials: Plastic, Metal, Ink, Wood This object is a set of fifteen pens with Lyndon Baines Johnson’s name on each one. The pens are individually boxed in gold foil boxes with white lids [...]

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  • Object: Drawing

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0021b Drawing Jack “Herc” Ficklen American Texas 20th century Materials: paper, ink Known as one of the greatest commanders in U.S. history, this object is a drawing of Dwight D. Eisenhower also known as “Ike.” Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas [...]

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  • Object: Drawing

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0029d Drawing American Texas 20th century Materials: Paper, Pencil, Ink This object is a drawing done by Jack “Herc” Ficklen of the 38th Governor of Texas, John Connally. Connolly served as governor of the state of Texas from January 15, 1963-January 21, [...]

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  • Object: Shoes

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0574a Women’s exercise shoes American ca. 2001 Material: Rubber or synthetic material, leather Laura Bush There is a saying that  in order to truly understand someone you must first walk a mile in their shoes. This pair of Nike cross training shoes [...]

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  • Object: Drawing

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0029gDrawing Texan Texas Mid Twentieth Century Paper and Ink This is a drawing of Lyndon Baines Johnson by artist Jack “Herc” Ficklen of The Dallas Morning News. Jack “Herc” Ficklen was born in Waco, Texas and worked for The Dallas [...]

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  • Object: Boots

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0567a Boots Rocky Carroll American Texas 1989 Materials: Leather The boots pictured above are made from leather, dyed black, and have the State of Texas on them with the Texas Rangers‘ logo as well. These cowboy boots belonged to George [...]

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  • Object: Photograph

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0612a Photograph in Frame American San Antonio, TX November 21, 1963 Materials: Glass, Paper, Ink When looking at a photograph, many people will remember how they felt the exact moment it was taken. Since the invention of photography, photographs have [...]

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