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Cat. # Name Description
201 00.34.1.5.0006 Box, cartridge Full exterior front flap; rear belt loops; interior flap pouch, with strap; large interior compartment, divided tin cartridge trays capable of holding forty (40) bullets. 00.34.1.5.0006 (Box, cartridge) image
202 1993.42.0004 Insignia, military Second lieutenant's bars, gold finish on front, brass color on back. Insignia of rank officer. a and b. one for each arm.
203 00.70.75.0003 Bullet Distorted.
204 1989.43.0885 Handkerchief Light blue, with "Ricordo d"Albania" and a red circle with a warrior and a bird in the right hand corner.
205 1995.14.0018 Belt U. S. Army. Solid brass buckle on one end and brass tip approximatley 1/2" wide on the other end.
206 00.34.1.7.0012 Corkscrew Mechanical type of World War II era; threaded steel screw, nickel plated with "T" handle; winged adjustment on threaded shaft; aluminum frame.
207 1971.41.0065 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and smooth surface.
208 00.34.1.2.0021 Helmet German World War I, 1914-1918. Camouflaged painted metal (handpainted), with side bolts. No chinstrap, liner in poor condition; serial number stamped on interior "RW 76" & "ET64".
209 1984.6.0218 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of men working on vehicle frames in a production Plant. They are possibly military transport vehicles. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. "P897" is written and underlined in pencil with illegible text below the line. The top right and lower left corners are folded over. There are several small tears along the edges. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0218 (Print, photographic) image
210 1990.44.0023 Bullet Three bands on its shank. Very deformed. The bottom is pushed together and there are many scrapes as well as a large divot on its sides.
211 00.70.0074 Shot, case None
212 2017-19-13A Sextant A metal sextant made by Lafayett Instruments INC. The sextant has a wooden handle, two relfecting mirrors and a bubble attachment. The sextant sits in a large wooden box with metal hook latches and a metal handle. A sticker that reads 'Yoder Instuments, East Plaestine, Ohio" is on the handle of the sextant and the top of the wooden box. A water mark on the side of the sextant reads "Sterling Die-Casting, Brooklyn, N.Y." A sticker that reads "Property of Iowa State Teachers College" sits on the metal arm of the sextant.  2017-19-13A (Sextant) image
213 1976.87.0006 Oilcan World War II; for M1 carbine and for Browning automatic rifle. in. d. Accessory strap to hold the chain. BackupEventLogA OpenBackupEventLogW OpenEventLogA OpenEventLogW OpenProcessToken OpenSCManagerA OpenSCManagerW OpenServi
214 1989.43.0837 Insignia, military Second Lt World War II pin. Rectangle, somewhat curved.
215 00.34.1.5.0007 Pouch, shot Full exterior front flap; metal knob on bottom for securing flap, strap broken; rear leather belt loops; interior flap, cushion fiber material attached; interior compartment to contain rifle or musket caps. Leather is quite worn. 00.34.1.5.0007 (Pouch, shot) image
216 00.70.90.0001 Bullet None
217 1989.43.0886 Handkerchief Peach, with "Ricordo d"Albania" and a red circle with a warrior and a bird in the right hand corner.
218 1995.14.0020 Insignia, military U. S. Army. 2 artillery cannons approximately 1 1/2" long crossing each other; 2 brass clasps on the back of insignia. Field Artillery officer's collar pin.
219 00.34.1.7.0013 Corkscrew World War II era; spiraled steel screw; shaped hardwood handle, "T" shape; metal rivet or pin in handle side; basic corkscrew used in opening wine bottles or other cork sealed containers.
220 1971.41.0066 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and smooth surface.
221 00.34.1.2.0022 Raincover For WW II US Army officer's service cap.
222 1984.6.0225 Print, photographic Photograph of 8 French officers outside of a building with two doors. One door is open and is marked 26. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. "1188" handwritten in blue crayon on back of print. Hard to read text, possibly "T 2601" and an illegible symbol handwritten in pencil on back of print. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0225 (Print, photographic) image
223 1990.44.0024 Bullet Three bands on shank. Cylindral cone appearance. Minie ball.
224 00.70.0076 Bullet Small lead musket ball with a dep gouge on one side. Color: GY Bullet from old Fort Garney, now Winnipeg Presented by: Hoffman
225 2017-19-13B Sextant Bubble Attachment A metal bubble attachment for a Yoder Instruments sextant. The object sits in a black cardboard box with a small envelope containing two transparent plastic lenses, one red and one blue. A hand written not on the envelope reads "Sun Shades for sextant". A Lable on the front of the box reads "Lafayette Instruments Incorperated, 140 North Market Street, East Palestine, Ohio, Metal sextant bubble attachemtn #12". 2017-19-13B (Sextant Bubble Attachment) image
226 1977.30.0004 Hat U. S. Navy flattopped. Dark blue wool. Outer black cloth headband bears the ship's name "U. S. S. SEATTLE" in gold lettering, and a bowed ribbon on the left side.
227 1989.43.0838 Pin World War I service pin with a gold eagle and a red and white rectangle dangling with three blue stars in the middle. 1989.43.0838 (Pin) image
228 00.34.1.5.0008 Nail Square nail, round head.
229 1993.42.0007 Pin, campaign With two brass pin backings set at each end, at back. Campaign colors follow in this order; red, white, blue, white, red, yellow, red, white, blue, white, and red.
230 00.70.90.0002 Bullet Springfield.
231 1989.43.0887 Mirror, hand In an envelope; three small holes around the edges.
232 1995.14.0021 Insignia, military U. S. Army. 2 artillery shells approximately 1 1/2" long crossing each other; 2 brass clasps on the back of insignia. Field Artillery officer's collar pin.
233 00.34.1.7.0014 Knife World War II period; double edged curved steel blade, razor sharp; hardwood handle; steel rivets; for use as a tool not a weapon.
234 2016-24-46 Holster Korean war era Colt '45 gun holster. Attaches to belt (2016-24-45). Bucheimer pressed into the back underneath two metal hook attachments. 2016-24-46 (Holster) image
235 1971.41.0067 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and rim on top.
236 1989.43.0758 Medal For "Good Conduct" and "Efficiency - Honor fidelity." round, gold, and has a picture of an eagle on the front and a star on the back. Red ribbon with white stripes on the sides.
237 1984.6.0227 Print, photographic Photograph of the damage done to a church in the aftermath of WWI. "CL 22" and "9" or illegible symbol, and "2228" handwritten in pencil on back of print. "L22" is handwritten in black ink on back of print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y.: stamped in blue ink on back of print. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0227 (Print, photographic) image
238 1990.44.0025 Bullet Three bands on the shank. Taller than the other bullets due to its elongated shank on its base. A few minor scars on its nose and the bands on its shank. Cleaning round.
239 1977.47.0102 Bayonet Two parts. a. Bayonet; 1880. b. Case (scabbard), French Gras model; blued metal scabbard; belt loop on top back; throat stamped: "T-98173". French scrpt on spine translated, "Manufactured at the Armory at Tulle 1880." 1977.47.0102 (Bayonet) image
240 1989.43.0840 Insignia, military "US Coat of Arms". Golden eagle and a banner that says "E Pluribus Unum".
241 00.34.1.5.0009 Spike Bent.
242 1993.42.0009 Patch, military Division "1"; green with red "1" sewn on front. Supplement to the Hibbs (93.31) uniform; similar to insignia held by the Hibbs family but not original to uniforms.
243 1969.33.0001 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of Tojo in military uniform of Japanese Army, heavily decorated with medals & badges. "Tojo, Supreme commander of all Japanese Armed Forces during World War II (air, sea, +land. He gace this photo to Riggs, who cared for him in U.S. army hospital" written in black ink on back of photo. Print has white border. Color: BK,WH 1969.33.0001 (Print, photographic) image
244 1989.43.0888 Wick Part of a lighter, wick. Orange cord with a metal holder on one side and a metal ball on the other.
245 1995.14.0022 Insignia, military Blue, red and white on front of insignia; insignia attaches to hat or clothing by pin on the back. Rectangular in shape. Montana National Guard Nobel Eagle ribbon.
246 00.34.1.7.0015 Medal St. Christopher. World War II era; silver plated brass medallion; profile on face, embossed figure on reverse; small loop on top.
247 2016-24-45 Belt Korean war era US military belt. Three metal eyelets through the length of the belt, occuring every 6 cm. 2016-24-45 (Belt) image
248 1971.41.0069 Insignia, military Brass eagle clutching arrows and leaves upporting banner of "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and has a lip pin clasp. Worn on hat by U.S. Army officers.
249 1989.43.0759 Insignia, military Yellow bar. Has red, white, and blue stripes on the sides. Rectangular.
250 1984.6.0228 Print, photographic Photograph of two soldiers and an small aircraft. One man is standing beside the plane, and the other is sitting in the cockpit. The plane bears a symbol that looks like a 9 and 2 combined. "Aisne-Aviation Camp" handwritten on the back of the photograph in pencil. "S. 3273" and "8" handwritten in pencil on back of print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0228 (Print, photographic) image
251 00.70.0078 Grenade U. S. Army practice type of World War I & II; one piece cast steel body; cross-sectioned body; hole drilled in bottom & top side; no markings. 00.70.0078 (Grenade) image
252 1989.43.0842 Insignia, military "U. S." Round.
253 1993.42.0010 Patch, military Two flintlock rifle patterns sewn to green piece of cloth.
254 1969.33.0002 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of Tojo in isolated hospital bed of U. S. Army Hospital."Tojo, supreme commander of all Japanese Forces in World War II (air, sea, +land) in U.S. army hospital after he tried to commit hari-kiri 1 week after Jap. defear, after American troops landed. 143 Field hospital, Yokohama. Riggs was in army medical corps." written in black ink on back of print. Photo has an uneven white border. Original World War II photograph. Color: BK,WH 1969.33.0002 (Print, photographic) image
255 1971.41.0019 Puttee U. S. Army, Heel strap and buckle, brass fittings. a. Right leg. b. Left leg.
256 1989.43.0889 Clasp Very sharp teeth.
257 1995.14.0023 Insignia, military U. S. Army. Circular, with raised letters, U. S. on front of pin. Letters are approximately 1/2' tall; threaded post on back with screw-on fastener to hold on to cap or jacket.
258 00.34.1.7.0016 Beads, rosary No crucifix. Black beads linked by fine metal chain; clip fastener on end.
259 2016-24-50D Hat US military garrison cap. Single metal eyelet on the left front side. Cotton sweat band stitched in on the inner brim. 2016-24-50D (Hat) image
260 1971.41.0071 Insignia, military U. S. Army captain. Nickel plated double bar. b. c. and d. b. Back pin gone. c. Copper or bronze plated. d. Back pin gone. (attached together)
261 1989.43.0760 Insignia, military Gold, rectangular, dull and curved on the sides. a. - d. (within same bag)
262 1984.6.0229 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of a French officer outside with a building, possibly a house in the background. "u" or "n", "3822", and "11" or "17" handwritten in pencil on back of print. "943" handwritten in blue crayon on back of print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0229 (Print, photographic) image
263 1992.22.0010 Hat U. S. Navy. Khaki brown fabric with navy elastic hat band trim with gold band. Eagle, shield, anchor emblem attached to center front. Black bill. Leather sweatband. No label. WWII U.S. Naval Officer's hat.
264 1977.60.0004 Bracelet M I A (Missing in Action) bracelet, from the Vietnam war.
265 1989.43.0845 Button "City Imperial Volunteers"; South African war. Picture of two dragons.
266 00.34.1.5.0011 Pouch, cap Double flap style; two belt loops on back, one torn; brass button on bottom, leather strap missing; sides, front & back of pouch stamped, "*"; pouch originally from Honolulu. Missing interior cushioning for caps. 00.34.1.5.0011 (Pouch, cap) image
267 1993.42.0011 Patch, military Two flintlock rifle patterns sewn to green piece of cloth folded and sewn.
268 1969.33.0003 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of a young Japanese girl in what appears to be a classroom, book opened before her. Japanese characters written in pencil on reverse. This photo found by Dixon Riggs (U.N.I biol-prof.) on body of dead Japanese soldier, World War II." written in black ink on back of photo. Color: BK,WH 1969.33.0003 (Print, photographic) image
269 1989.43.0891a Patch, military Leather, rectangular, with a gold rectangle in the middle.
270 1995.14.0024 Insignia, military U. S. Army Coast Guard. Two artillery shells crossing each other in the middle. Insignia is an artillery shell set in red. 2 screw-on clasps on back.
271 1971.41.0073 Ribbon, campaign White and tan with blue and red stripes at each end; pin back.
272 1989.43.0761 Insignia, military Gold, rectangular, very shiny, with designs on the back.
273 1984.6.0230 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of two men speaking, presumably a French soldier and an American soldier, on a dock. There are two men in the background. Some handwritten, illegible text is visible on the lower right corner of the image, perhaps written on the original film or on the print during developing with a chemical. On the back of the print, "Geril Seibert who accompanied the troops to France at a French dock" is handwritten in pencil. This sentence is also crossed out in pencil. Two more words are written in pencil, perhaps a signature, but are illegible. "3372" is handwritten in blue crayon on the back of the print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." and "PLEASE CREDIT FRENCH-OFFICIAL FROM PICTORIAL PRESS, N.Y." are stamped in blue ink on back of the print. This print was double exposed, either when shooting the film or in the darkroom. A faint image of men (soldiers?) in front of a train is visible in the white space of the dock image. 1984.6.0230 (Print, photographic) image
274 1992.22.0011 Protector, cap Single button hole each side of band with R. W. Reid stamped near on outside. NLHE stamped on inside front along hem.
275 00.70.0080 Bullet 33 cal. German rifle shell, 7.92 mm.
276 1978.23.0001a Bayonet a. Bayonet 1978.23.0001a (Bayonet) image
277 1989.43.0846 Button Dark copper with an eagle on the front and it says "E Pluribus Unum".
278 00.34.1.5.0013 Case Rusty metal container 5"x 4". Picked up at the Crater Battlefield on September 19, 1883. Major W.C. Bryant.
279 1993.42.0012 Patch, military Insignia of 2nd lietenant; gold bar pattern sewn on to green piece of cloth folded and sewn.
280 1969.33.0004a Medal For good conduct. Ribbon: maroon background with three white stripes on either side. a. The medal. On the front an eagle stands on a sword and book. Around them, these words, "Fidelity", "Efficiency", and "Honor". On the back, a star, a scroll surrounded by wreath of laurel and oak leaves, with these words, "For Good Conduct". b. The bar.
281 1989.43.0893 Patch, military White eagle patch with a circle and a bomb in the middle. WWII U.S.A.F. Bombardier patch.
282 1995.14.0025 Insignia, military Army insignia bears the letters U. S. Two gold posts on back with two brass snap-on clasps.
283 00.34.1.7.0024 Bugle Spanish Army isse of the Spanish-America War, 1898,; brass construction & brass mouthpiece; tone adjustment wing nut on mid-right side, stamped, "RE, DO"; brass ring on top & rear for securing leather shoulder strap; 1/4" brown leather shoulder strap attached; bell stamped, "HAAS, BARCELONA"
284 1971.41.0074 Pin U. S. Army 133 Infantry lapel button, brass, with screw back and marked "U. S., Iowa, 133"; white and with red and blue stripes.
285 1989.43.0762 Insignia, military Used for the Air Force. Has bird wings and in the middle a propeller. On the back there are two points, one one each wing. a - d.
286 1984.6.0231 Print, photographic Black and white photograph depicting a landscape of buildings sitting outside a stone fort wall. A large fortification tower is partially visible to the left. A second stone wall protects the houses built along the lower part of the hill. "1802" was written in the top left of the image during the developing process. Illegible text in lower right of image possibly reads " 86v8" (mirrored?), handwritten during developing process. "Saloniki: View of Northern front" is written on the back of the print in pencil. Possibly meant Solonika, Greece. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. "V1802 g" handwritten in pencil on back of print. World War I. 1984.6.0231 (Print, photographic) image
287 1992.22.0012 Protector, cap Single button hole each side of band with N. L. Hersey, NLHE. NLH stamped inside of band at back.
288 00.70.0081a Shell, bullet Type used in close combat to inflict disabling wounds; hardwood (oak) hollow core bullet; copper or copper alloy shell casing, necked; shell base stamped, "P154-IXal-1-92"; live primer in base; used in K98K Mauser rifles, cal. 8mm (7.92mm). a. Wooden bullet. b. Metal shell casing.
289 1978.23.0002a Bayonet Three parts. a. Wooden handles, steel blade, curved hand guard and pommel, serial number "I25462". Symbol stamped on blade.
290 1989.43.0848 Pin From the Spanish-American War. Flag with two white stripes and one star. Long point on the back. 1989.43.0848 (Pin) image
291 00.34.1.5.0014 Canteen Tin body, 3/4" pewter neck; metal lined cork stopper, linked metal chain; tin strap loops on sides & bottom; gray-brown wool cover, sewn closed at neck; white cotton shoulder strap. 00.34.1.5.0014 (Canteen) image
292 1993.42.0013 Loop, shoulder Green and red cord braided with gold colored toggle.
293 1969.33.0005a Medal From the American Campaign. Ribbon is blue with (left to right) white, black, red, white; blue, white, red; white, red, black, white stripes. a. The medal. On the front, a plane in flight, a ship coming to port and a sinking submarine. These words are across the top, "American Campaign." On the back, an eagle, the dates 1941-1945 and the words "United States of America." b. The bar. Issued between December 07, 1941 and March 02, 1946 for military service in the American Theater of Operations during WWII. Color: ML
294 1989.43.0894a Patch, military Navy blue felt patch with yellow bird wings over a white star with a red circle in the middle of the star. a - i.
295 1995.14.0026 Insignia, military U. S. Army captain's bars. Two silver rectangular bars approximately 1" in length; both bars are connected with small silver bars running across the middle. Pin back used to put insignia on hat or clothing. Color: SL
296 1971.41.0078 Pin U. S. Army lapel; brass, with "U.S." with straight pin back,
297 1984.6.0232 Print, photographic Black and white photograph depicts the Swiss Army camped out in the shadow of a rocky hill. Stone huts are visible to the left of the image. A board bridge crosses a wide stream that flows from the back to the front of the image. Four soldiers are visible. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. "K6042 g" handwritten in pencil on back of print. World War I. 1984.6.0232 (Print, photographic) image
298 1989.43.0849 Insignia, military Round pin with 2 rifles crossing.
299 00.34.1.5.0015 Scabbard, bayonet Brass ball on end. Lower portion of a combination brass-leather bayonet scabbard.
300 1993.42.0014 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of Medal of Honor, laid out in a display case of some sort. A ribbon and a pin sit above the medal in the v of the medal ribbon. A plaque sits below the medal with the words " MEDAL OF HONOR 2LT Robert J Hibbs Presented to Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Hibbs 26 January 1967". Print has a white border. Medal of honor presented to Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Hibbs on January 26, 1967, bestowed on Robert J. Hibbs. Robert J. Hibbs joined the Army from Des Moines and served as a second lieutenant in Company B, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. He earned his commission from the ROTC program at the University of Northern Iowa. 1993.42.0014 (Print, photographic) image
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