Military History

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Cat. # Name Description
301 1990.44.0022 Bullet A few grooves cut around its nose. 3 bands on the shank.
302 1995.14.0034 Insignia, military U. S Army. Bears 1/2' letters "U.S.".Two gold posts on back withtwo brass snap-on clasps.
303 1984.6.0055 Insignia Non-fabric covered.
304 00.34.1.4.0010 Insignia For shoulders. a and b.
305 00.70.0100 Detonator Coil spring detonator from a Nazi booby-trap attached to knock-out German armored car in a field near Briquebec, France. The trap was rigged to be fired electrically off of the battery by the contact points in the coil spring
306 1989.43.0833 Insignia, military Bright gold hat insignia that is round and has a silver harp in the center. 1989.43.0833 (Insignia, military) image
307 1971.41.0062 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and rim on top. Color: GR
308 1993.42.0003 Insignia, military Second lieutenant's pin, insignia, rank officer, metal subdued, brass pin backings attached. One for each arm.
309 1984.6.0214 Print, photographic Landscape photograph of village in the mountains. Village is visible to the left, with a prominent building in the middle of the image. Pathway leads into the village, with a man standing near the where the path dissappears. Mountains are visible in the background. " Mountains of France" handwritten in black ink on the back of the print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. Hard to read text, possibly "P1253" underlined with a symbol beneath it handwritten in pencil on back of print. Print has uneven white border. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0214 (Print, photographic) image
310 00.34.1.6.0001 Metal fragment Circular piece, with a hole in the center.
311 1970.36.0089 Leggings Ribbon sewn on one end.
312 1989.43.0884 Patch, military Round blue with gold wings on a silver star with a red middle. Gold border all around the circle; "15" top center; gold pins.
313 1976.5.0001 Bullet Civil War era minnie bullet; conical lead; tri-grooved base; exterior white coating; collected from Chickamauga Battlefield, Tenn. (Battle of Chickamauga - September 19 -20, 1863).
314 00.70.0062 Sword Short sword, no marks or dates; iron blade and guard.
315 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.
316 1995.14.0035 Insignia, military U. S Coastal Artillary. Two artillery shells crossing each other. In the middle of the insignia is an artillery shell set in red. Two screw-on claps on back.
317 00.34.1.4.0011 Insignia For shoulders. a and b.
318 2017-19-2 Globe Large globe made of cardboard and plaster painted with chalkboard paint. A metal rod runs the length of the shpere on the inside. The Globe sits on a four-legged wooden base. The base has degree, mile, time, and date measurements along its diameter. A sticker on the bottom of the base reads "Property of Iowa Teachers College 9998". 2017-19-2 (Globe) image
319 00.70.0101 Shell, artillery Spanish; hole from top to bottom. Spanish shell, Cuba Battlefields. April 1942
320 1989.43.0836 Insignia, military "Marksman". Rectangular, dark.
321 1971.41.0063 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and rim on top.
322 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.
323 00.70.0103b Shell, artillery cap b. Apex or cap.
324 1984.6.0216 Print, photographic Photograph depicts eleven soldiers standing in front of a train. "General Petain and General Pershing somewhere in France." typed in black ink on the back of the print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." and " PLEASE CREDIT FRENCH-OFFICIALFROM PICTORIAL PRESS 220 WEST 42ND ST., N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. "OX-29" and an illegible symbol, possible an 8, handwritten in pencil on back of print. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0216 (Print, photographic) image
325 00.34.1.6.0002 Bullet Arrowhead shape. Civil War bullet picked up from the Bull Run battlefield on Sept. 19, 1883. Major W.C. Bryant. Teeth markings.
326 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.
327 1976.5.0002 Bullet Civil War era minnie bullet; conical lead; tri-grooved base; exterior white coating; collected from Chickamauga Battlefield, Tenn. (Battle of Chickamauga - September 19-20, 1863).
328 00.70.0063a Bayonet Two parts. a. Bayonet, wood handle and jagged edge.
329 1990.44.0024 Bullet Three bands on shank. Cylindral cone appearance. Minie ball.
330 1995.14.0036 Insignia, military U. S. Coastal Artillary. Two artillery shells crossing each other. In the middle of the insignia is an artillery shell set in red. Two screw-on claps on back.
331 00.34.1.4.0012 Insignia For shoulders. a and b.
332 2017-19-3A Micrometer A micrometer made by Central Scientific co chicago, Illinios. The object sits in a blue cardboard box with a sticker on its front that reads "One, 72655, 0-25cm, Micrometer Caliper, Central Scientific Co". A folded piece of paper in the box contains instructions for use. 2017-19-3A (Micrometer) image
333 00.70.0102 Shot, case Solid. Found at Dunbars Hill, PA.
334 1989.43.0837 Insignia, military Second Lt World War II pin. Rectangle, somewhat curved.
335 1971.41.0064 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and rim on top.
336 00.70.0104b Shell, artillery Apex b. Apex, brass.
337 1984.6.0217 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of two people, a man and a woman, in front of bombed out church. There is a large pile of fubble on the right of the image. "Mrs. Vincent Asher- in a ruined church- Aisne district." written in pencil on the back. Writing is illegible enough that the name Asher had to be assumed. "PLEASE CREDIT FRENCH-OFFICIAL FROM PICTORIAL PRESS 220 WEST 42ND ST., N.Y." and "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. Illegible text that looks like a series of letters and numbers and a symbol, possibly "D4642" written in pencil on back of print. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0217 (Print, photographic) image
338 00.34.1.6.0003 Bullet Slotted conical top, threaded base.
339 1989.43.0886 Handkerchief Peach, with "Ricordo d"Albania" and a red circle with a warrior and a bird in the right hand corner.
340 1976.5.0003 Bullet Civil War era minnie bullet; conical lead; tri-grooved base; exterior white coating; collected from Chickamauga Battlefield, Tenn. (Battle of Chickamauga - September 19-20, 1863).
341 00.70.0064a Bayonet Sword and sheath. a. Sword polished steel spike blade, spike blade is "+" shaped; brass handle & fittings; hinged thumb latch on base of handle; handle top is slotted for rifle lug; tubular scabbard.
342 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.
343 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.
344 1995.14.0037 Patch, military U. S. Army. Two small white triangles on front of patch surrounded by red. Green border. Makes the Roman numeral for ten.
345 00.34.1.4.0014 Insignia For shoulders. a and b.
346 2017-19-3B Micrometer A micrometer made by Central Scientific co Chicago, Illinios. The object sits in a blue cardboard box with a sticker on its top that reads "72655, Caliper, Micrometer, Metric, Central Scientific Company, Scientific, CENCO, Apparatus, J47, Boston, Chicago, Toront, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Montreal". A folded piece of paper inside the box contains instructions for use. A small metal adjustment tool sits along side the micrometer.  2017-19-3B (Micrometer) image
347 00.70.0103a Shell, artillery Two parts. a. Shell.
348 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
349 1971.41.0065 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and smooth surface.
350 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.
351 00.70.0104c Shell, artillery pellets c. 12 pellets, found inside.
352 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
353 00.34.1.6.0004 Bullet Rounded cone shape.
354 1989.43.0887 Mirror, hand In an envelope; three small holes around the edges.
355 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.
356 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
357 00.70.0065a Sword French gras model; polished steel blade; walnut wood grips; hooked metal handguard; brass pommel; blade stamped, "M, French inscription, 1875"; guard stamped, "g - 1722, M"; pommel stamped, "24". Both sword and sheath are labeled "a". Note: Discovered a second identical sword on 4/13/2015. The sword and sheaths of both had been switched (I was able to ID this by the serial number stampings) I switched the blades back but also noticed that both blades had been given the 00.70.0065 number at different times. This needs to be researched and fixed (For now, this number will include two swords) Nathan Arndt 4/13/2015
358 1989.43.0759 Insignia, military Yellow bar. Has red, white, and blue stripes on the sides. Rectangular.
359 00.34.1.4.0015 Insignia For shoulder. a.
360 2017-19-4 Clips A group of eight small metal clips bent at 90 degree angles. 2017-19-4 (Clips) image
361 00.70.0104a Shell, artillery Three parts. a. Shell, copper around it.
362 1989.43.0840 Insignia, military "US Coat of Arms". Golden eagle and a banner that says "E Pluribus Unum".
363 1971.41.0066 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and smooth surface.
364 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.
365 00.70.0091b Shell, artillery bottom b. Bottom of Shell 
366 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
367 00.34.1.6.0006 Bullet Flat; odd shape.
368 1989.43.0889 Clasp Very sharp teeth.
369 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.
370 00.70.0066 Bayonet Bayonet from the Civil War. 21" in length. Metal pitted from age and wear. 00.70.0066 (Bayonet) image
371 1989.43.0760 Insignia, military Gold, rectangular, dull and curved on the sides. a. - d. (within same bag)
372 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.
373 1995.14.0039 Patch, military U. S. Army. Circular; white stripe approximately 1 3/4" running across the middle. On one side is a blue stripe approximately 3/4" in the middle, tapering off at the ends. On the other side is a red stripe of similar size to the blue one. Patch is surrounded by a green border; white stitching on the back.
374 00.34.1.4.0016 Insignia, military World War II. a. and b.
375 2017-19-5A Hexagon Octagon Blade A hexagon/octagon blade made by The L.S. Starrett co, Athol, Mass. The object is made of one piece of metal with the word "Hexagon" on its right side and "Octagon" on its left side. The blade has two ends cut at sharp angles. 2017-19-5A (Hexagon Octagon Blade) image
376 00.70.0105 Shell, casing Milled brass construction; rimmed base; primer on center base; base stamped, "RS L57 16 S, 65 De VI, Ln"; cylindrical. 00.70.0105 (Shell, casing) image
377 1989.43.0842 Insignia, military "U. S." Round.
378 1971.41.0067 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and rim on top.
379 1993.42.0010 Patch, military Two flintlock rifle patterns sewn to green piece of cloth.
380 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
381 00.34.1.6.0007 Bullet Mushroom shape.
382 1989.43.0891a Patch, military Leather, rectangular, with a gold rectangle in the middle.
383 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
384 00.34.1.2.0013a Buckle Confederate States of America Civil War Issue (1861-1865); rectangular copper plate; embossed, "C.S.A. " (Confederate States of America); 1/8" raised border on face; three prong back for attachment to leather belt; slightly curved 00.34.1.2.0013a (Buckle) image
385 00.70.0068 Bayonet Two parts. a. 1875 French bayonet. b. Bayonet case. 21" in length 00.70.0068 (Bayonet) image
386 1989.43.0761 Insignia, military Gold, rectangular, very shiny, with designs on the back.
387 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.
388 1995.14.0040 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of soldier in uniform, standing in front of a house in the U.S. "Graham Jacobson" written in pencil on back of photo. "E14" stamped in black ink on back of photo. "1942' written on top border of front of photo in blue ink. Photo has a white border. Photo is of donor, Graham Jacobson. Color: BK,WH,BL 1995.14.0040 (Print, photographic) image
389 00.34.1.4.0017 Insignia For shoulder. b.
390 2017-19-5B Double Square A metal double square with sliding level attached. Object sits in a red cardboard box with a lable on its front that reads "No. 13, 6IN.1only". The square has "The L.S. Starrett co, Athol, Mass., U.S.A. Hardened No.4GRAD" etched into one side.  2017-19-5B (Double Square) image
391 1989.43.0845 Button "City Imperial Volunteers"; South African war. Picture of two dragons.
392 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.
393 1993.42.0011 Patch, military Two flintlock rifle patterns sewn to green piece of cloth folded and sewn.
394 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
395 00.34.1.6.0008 Bullet Hollowed bottom. Minie ball
396 1989.43.0893 Patch, military White eagle patch with a circle and a bomb in the middle. WWII U.S.A.F. Bombardier patch.
397 00.70.0070 Bayonet U. S. Army tri-blade from the Civil War, ringed clasp bayonet; stamped on right side of neck (base of blade) with star shaped design "*", no other markings or dates are visible. 00.70.0070 (Bayonet) image
398 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.
399 1971.41.0019 Puttee U. S. Army, Heel strap and buckle, brass fittings. a. Right leg. b. Left leg.
400 1992.22.0012 Protector, cap Single button hole each side of band with N. L. Hersey, NLHE. NLH stamped inside of band at back.
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