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  • Object: Sword

    Oct 04, 2018

    I-0230l Saber American 1860-1898 Materials: Leather, Metal, Wire This object is a US Model 1860 Light Cavalry Saber. This model of saber was used during the American Civil War and the Indian Wars by dragoons, mounted riflemen, and cavalry regiments [...]

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  • Object: Sword

    Oct 03, 2018

    I-0163a Sword Filipino Materials: Cloth/Metal This sword is a dress sword for the Philippine Constabulary, but was found here in Texas. This sword, though it is from the Philippines, represents an interesting time in American history, the Spanish American war [...]

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  • Object: Pike-halberd

    Oct 03, 2018

    I-0126a Pike-halberd 1970s replica of a 15th century halberd Materials: Cast iron Castle of Nideggen, exhibits in keep (pole arms, including halbred, voulge and pollaxe). Photo by Sir Gawain, via WikiMedia Commons This object is a replica of a halberd [...]

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  • Object: Helmet

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0178a Helmet (pickelhaube) Prussian Germany 1904 Materials: leather, brass, lacquer This object is a helmet, specifically a pickelhaube, from 1904. This helmet is believed to have been worn by the 67th infantry regiment of the Prussian army signified by the [...]

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  • Object: Insignia

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0118b Insignia African-American United States Mid-19th to early 20th Century Materials: Metal/Paint/Enamel This object is an insignia pin for the 10th Cavalry of the United States Army.  It was used to distinguish the members of the regiment.  The 10th Cavalry [...]

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  • Object: Draft Card

    Oct 02, 2018

    2016.2.1 WWI Draft Registration Card American San Antonio, Texas 1917 Materials: Paper, Ink This object is a World War I draft registration card for Ernst Fritz Schuchard of San Antonio, Texas. Born in 1893, Schuchard was twenty-four years old when he [...]

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  • Object: Coin

    Oct 01, 2018

    2015.9.4-6 & 2015.9.7 a-b Coin, Coin, Token, Card Polish, Russian & American 1831, 1861, & 1882 Materials:metal, paper, ink On June 1, 1882 a group of friends and family gathered at the laying of the foundation stone for the new [...]

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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: Print

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0364d Print Roy Crane American 1940s Materials: Paper, Pen, Ink Art played a significant role during World War II; it was used in the United States to bring people together against a common enemy and to show Americans what they [...]

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  • Object: Flag

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0416a Flag German Germany Late 20th Century (1980’s) Materials: Cloth This object is a replica of the National Flag of the Federal Republic Germany that was given to the Institute of Texan Cultures by the German Consulate in 1988. While [...]

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