Military History

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Cat. # Name Description
601 1993.42.8.0001 Insignia, military Two flintlock rifles crossed with two brass pin backings on back.
602 1993.42.8.0002 Insignia, military Two flintlock rifles crossed with two brass pin backings on back.
603 1994.10.0011 Pin Two parts. a. Cursive V-shaped, red and white. b. The paper says "WEAR A" along the top and "FOR VICTORY" along the bottom. Three diagonal stripes, one each red, white, blue. Red, white and blue color scheme.
604 1995.14.0008 Cap, service U. S. Army dress officer's cap; leather bill with leather strap. gold colored buttons with eagle on each end of leather strap; eagle with olive branch and arrows in claws on front of cap. Light green fabric approximately 2 inches wide goes all around hat; lined with leather cushion inside hat.
605 1995.14.0009 Cap, service U. S. Army Dress officer's cap (khaki); leather bill with leather strap; gold colored buttons with eagle on each end of leather strap. Eagle with olive branch in one claw and arrows in the other claw; lighter khaki strip approximately 2 inches wide goes all around the cap; plastic lining on inside of the hat; leather lining.
606 1995.14.0012 Cap, field U. S. Army field cap. Pleated near the front on top and in the back. Short fabric bill; darker green trim.
607 1995.14.0018 Belt U. S. Army. Solid brass buckle on one end and brass tip approximatley 1/2" wide on the other end.
608 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.
609 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.
610 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.
611 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.
612 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.
613 1995.14.0025 Insignia, military Army insignia bears the letters U. S. Two gold posts on back with two brass snap-on clasps.
614 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
615 1995.14.0027 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.
616 1995.14.0028 Insignia, military U. S. Army 1st lieutenant bar. Rectangular, smooth in middle. Beveled on all sides. Pin closure on back. Color: GD
617 1995.14.0029 Insignia, military U. S. Army 2nd lieutenant bar. Rectangular, smooth in middle with sides beveled all around. Pin closure on back.
618 1995.14.0030 Insignia, military U. S. Army 2nd lieutenant bar. Rectangular; smooth in middle with sides beveled all around. Pin closure.
619 1995.14.0031 Insignia, military U. S. Army 2nd lieutenant bar. Rectangular; smooth in the middle and beveled on all sides. Pin closure.
620 1995.14.0032 Insignia, military U. S. Army. Has 1/2' letters, "U.S.". Two gold posts on back withtwo brass snap-on clasps.
621 1995.14.0033 Insignia, military U. S.military. Bears 1/2" letters "U.S.". Two gold posts on back with two brass snap-on clasps.
622 1995.14.0034 Insignia, military U. S Army. Bears 1/2' letters "U.S.".Two gold posts on back withtwo brass snap-on clasps.
623 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.
624 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.
625 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.
626 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.
627 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
628 1995.14.13 Cap, Garrison U. S. Army. Red trim all around the middle; another piece of red trim goes down at a 45' angle near the front, on the right side. There is a white tag on the inside on the left side. Red piping denotes service in an artillery unit.
629 1995.14.14 Cap, Garrison U. S. Army. Red trim all around the middle; another piece of red trim goes down at a 45' angle near the front, on the right side. There is a white tag on the inside on the right side. Red piping denotes service in an artillery unit.
630 1995.14.15 Cap, Garrison U. S. Army. has polyester lining on inside of the cap. A leather strap 1" wide around the inside of the cap - outside of cap is all green. Has stitiching that goes down at 45 degree angle near the front of the cap on the right side. Dispatched enlisted mens hat.
631 1995.14.16 Cap, Garrison U. S. Army. Black and gold trim all the way around the middle of the cap. Another piece of black and gold trim goes down at a 45 degree angle near the front on the right side. There is a silver pin on the left near the front of the cap. Black/Gold piping denotes a commissioned officer. Silver bar denotes 1st Lieutenant.
632 1995.14.17 Cap, Garrison U. S. Army. Black and gold trim all the way around the middle of the cap. Another piece of black and gold trim goes down at a 45 degree angle near the front on the right side. There is a silver pin on the left near the front of the cap. Black/Gold piping denotes commissioned officer. Silver bar indicates 1st lieutenant.
633 1995.14.38 Patch, military U. S. Army. Two red A's stitched into the middle of the patch, surrounded by a circle of white fabric which is bordered by blue fabric. The patch is circular with white stitching on back around entire patch. 1995.14.38 (Patch, military) image
634 1995.32.0011 Pin, campaign Front features a 7/16" blue circle in the center, surrounded by a thin red line that trails off to the upper left. In the center of the blue circle is a white airplane and surrounding the circle, the remainder of the front is white with red lettering that proclaims "Defend America" at the top, and is separated from the bottom phrase, "Aid the Allies", by stars. Back of the button is silver, with a pin.
635 2016-13-1 Mask A Navy green extreme cold weather mask that has stiched felted wool inside. The outside of the mask has both removable nose and mouth pieces. The pieces that remove the nose and mouth are from stamped metal buttons. The front of the mask is made out of vinyl where the straps on the back of the head are canvas. There are two big straps, but the top strap has three pieces; side and top strap. Bottom strap goes around the lower portion of the head. The extreme cold weather mask was used in WWII. 
636 2016-24-41 Holster Korean war era M1911 leather hip holster. "205 DB 4" pressed into the back. Two metal clasps attach along the front. 2016-24-41 (Holster) image
637 2016-24-42 Holster '38 Smith and Wesson hip gun holster. Two metal clasps attach on the front and a loop for a belt on the back. 2016-24-42 (Holster) image
638 2016-24-43 Holster Korean war era M1911 leather shoulder gun holster. Shoulder strap attaches on left side middle and top right corner. 2016-24-43 (Holster) image
639 2016-24-44 Belt Tan artillery belt that can hold nine magazines. Each magazine pocket has a copper button with the US army insignia engraved in relief. 2016-24-44 (Belt) image
640 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
641 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
642 2016-24-47A Magazine Pouch Korean war era 2-clip magazine holder. Metal clasp attaches in the center of the front. Two metal clasps attach to the belt (2016-24-45) on the back. 2016-24-47A (Magazine Pouch) image
643 2016-24-47B Magazine Empty Korean war era '45 magazine. 2016-24-47B (Magazine) image
644 2016-24-48 Clip M1 garand 30 ot 6 clip of 8 crimped blanks from the American Legion in Mapleton, Iowa. 2016-24-48 (Clip) image
645 2016-24-49 Clip M1 garand clip with 8 30 ot 6 blank paper wad bullets from the American Legion in Mapleton, Iowa. 2016-24-49 (Clip) image
646 2016-24-50C Hat US military service (alpha) barrack's cover. 2016-24-50C (Hat) image
647 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
648 2016-9-2 Medal A government contract medal given to Chamberlain Manufacturing Company in Waterloo, Iowa. Medal is dated November 1984 and commemorates the successful technology, fabrication, test transfer effort, and transition to production in record time of the 120 MM Tank Ammunition made at the factory. 
649 2016-9-3 Medal A government contract medal given to Chamberlain Manufacturing Company in Waterloo, Iowa. Medal, dated November 1984, is commemorating the successful technology, fabrication, and test transfer effort and transition to production in record time. Chamberlain was making 120 mm tank ammunition.
650 2016-9-4 Medal A government contract medal given to Chamberlain Manufacturing Company in Waterloo, Iowa. Medal, dated November 1984, is commemorating the successful technology, fabrication, and test transfer effort and transition to production in record time. Chamberlain was making 120 mm tank ammunition.
651 2016-9-5 Medal A government contract medal given to Chamberlain Manufacturing Company in Waterloo, Iowa. Medal, dated November 1984, is commemorating the successful technology, fabrication, and test transfer effort and transition to production in record time. Chamberlain was making 120 mm tank ammunition.
652 2016-9-6 Plaque 2 engraved gold plaques given to Chamberlain Manufacturing with medals Presented to: Chamberlain Manufacturing Production Division First Production Deliveries: 120 mm tank ammunitions Details why they won the awards
653 2017-10-1 Helmet American M1 Helmet from the Vietnam War. Outside is textured with scuffs and scratches. Chin strap buckeled on back rim, buckles and fasteners are rusted. Inside, second layer undermetal is plastic with light and dark brown geometric shapes that form a six sided star at crown. Fabric netting missing. Headband of leather attatched to plastic layer with fabric by metal fasteners and rivets. At very back, where the head would be, fabric is attatched with metal and oxidized rivets. Thin aluminum band around rim.
654 2017-10-2 Helmet American British made M1917 Helmet, short with baout 3.5 cm brim. Textured on top with scratches and scuffs. Rivets on center top and centered on right and left side on brim. Inside, chin strap fasteners have some oxidation, signed Sgt. (indistinguishable) vey L or F (indistinguishable), and black paint smudge on underside. Head netting, ring of leather with slits every 2.5 cm stitched to fabric that partly covers the string weaved netting that is discolored to blue in some places. Tag on iinside bottom, under the nut for the rivet says Tighten Cord, the rest is either gone or indistinguishable.
655 2017-10-3 Helmet French M15 Adrian Helmet. Outside, top has vent with raised covering, rivets on sides of covering missing. Rim portrudes in front and back more than sides. Emblem on front is a cicle with 'RF' raised, and wavey plume coming from top, all is a seperate piece of metal. Dent on wearer's right side with 'U' shaped scratch that is .5 cm in width. Inside has aluminum perferated strips between the outside metal and leather headband. Netting is six triangular pieces of leather with oxidized eyelets, string for them is only still attatched to one. Chinstrap is thin one piece of leather that is doubled.
656 2017-10-4 Helmet WWI German Model 1918 Droop-bill helmet. Outside hand painted with geometric shapes in light and dark brown and green with black outlines. On left, of wearer, a painted feather and lightning bolt with an arrow at bottom. Two rivets on both sides at temple and top of ear. Fastener on both sides above templ and slightly back used for sniper shield, wear on paint suggested use of one and flipping it up and down. Other scratches all around. Inside, chin strap has two adjusters that move to center. 3 piece leather netting with two peaks on each with a hole for the string, two eyelets torn, string not broken or untied. On inside of leather netting each has a pouch for a wool pad for cushioning. Signed on back inside bring as R. Müller. 2017-10-4 (Helmet) image
657 2017-10-5 Helmet WWI German model 1918 Droop-bill helmet. Surface if 90% rusted on outside. Inside is 95% rusted, only some of brim has paint.
658 2017-10-6 Pin Nazi Party Pin. All but some red around outside circle is left, and a small bit of black in swastika. On outside band after circle around swastica says National-Sozializtiche-D.A.P Back has item number of M1/27, and a trade mark circle with RZ and M under the first two letters.
659 2017-10-7 Pin Triangular National Socialist Women's League Pin, point facing down. Outsines all in gold (color not material). At top is a white band with Nat. Soz. Franenschaft. Below that is a white cross over black at center of the cross is a red swastika. On left branch of cross is a gold fancy lettered G, on right a H(possibly another letter), and at bottom of cross an L. Fastener is at top on back, slightly below in the middle is Ges. Gesch. Damage on front top right corner, scratches and paint chipped.
660 2017-19-1 Sextant Metal sextant in a black cardboard box. The sextant has a broken reflecter on its front. Sextant has the words "Bronxville, N.Y.' etched on its frame. Black cardboard box contains directions for use and a sticker on its top that reads "Central Scientific co". 2017-19-1 (Sextant) image
661 2017-19-10A Hyposmeter Hyposmeter made Yoder Instrumsnets in East Palestine, Ohio. The object sits in a cardboard box with a thin cardboard insert. The box contains two books,"The Hypsometer for Action Mathematics" and "Manipulating mathematics laboratory and surveying equipment". The box also contains a small metal pendulum and a metal bolt with a washer and wingnut attached. The hypsometer has a slopped grid on it with a metal circle in the top center of the board. A small graphic depicting the proper use of the hypsometer in the upper left corner of the board.  2017-19-10A (Hyposmeter) image
662 2017-19-10B Hypsometer Hyposmeter made Yoder Instrumsnets in East Palestine, Ohio. The object sits in a cardboard box with a thin cardboard insert. The box contains two books,"The Hyposmeter for Action Mathematics" and "Field work in Mathematics-Manual-How to use the graphic hypsometer". The box also contains a small metal pendulum and a metal bolt with a washer and wingnut attached. The hypsometer has a slopped grid on it with a metal circle in the top center of the board. A small graphic depicting the proper use of the hypsometer in the upper left corner of the board.  2017-19-10B (Hypsometer) image
663 2017-19-11 Hall Level A small hall level filled with green liquid made by Hall Level and Manufacturing Works. The level sits in a cardboard sleeve with the words " Hall Level and Manufacturing Works, General Offices & Factory, 119E 4th ST. Austin, Texas". The level has the words "Hall Level No.1 U.S.A." etched into the metal on one side. 2017-19-11 (Hall Level) image
664 2017-19-12 Observoscope A plastic observoscope held together by metal screws. The object has the words "Observoscope, Millar Instruments co. INC., Newark, N.J." on one side of it. A sticker on the objects underside reads "Observoscope REG.US.OFF.Star Finder, 1945, I.A. Millar, Newark N.J." The Object sits in a cardboard box with a lable that reads "58070 Observoscope Scient. Instr., Central Scientific Company, Laboratory Supplies Apparatus Chemicals-New York, BOston, Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco". A folded instrunctional book and informational chart sit within the box. Hour, Angle, and date measurments run along the top diameter of the object.  2017-19-12 (Observoscope) image
665 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
666 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
667 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
668 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
669 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
670 2017-19-4 Clips A group of eight small metal clips bent at 90 degree angles. 2017-19-4 (Clips) image
671 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
672 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
673 2017-19-6 Chalkboard Tool A handmade wooden board with half circles cut out of two sides. A small wooden square in the center of each circle has a hole drilled in it. A small woode handle is attached to on side with a screw.  2017-19-6 (Chalkboard Tool) image
674 2017-19-7 Caliper A sliding metal clipers made by Central Scientific co. The Object sits in a long leather sheath with a black finish on the outside.  2017-19-7 (Caliper) image
675 2017-19-8A Triangulator A metal measuring devise with three sides that slide to increase or decrease size. The object has six protractors mounted on it. One on each corner and one in the senter of each bar. One inch measurements are marked along the top of each bar. 2017-19-8A (Triangulator) image
676 2017-19-8B Triangulator A metal measuring devise with three sides that slide to increase or decrease size. The object has six protractors mounted on it. One on each corner and one in the senter of each bar. One inch measurements are marked along the top of each bar. 2017-19-8B (Triangulator) image
677 2017-19-8C Triangulator A metal measuring devise with four sides that slide to increase or decrease size. The object has eight protractors mounted on it. One on each corner and one in the senter of each bar. One inch measurements are marked along the top of each bar. 2017-19-8C (Triangulator) image
678 2017-19-9A Plane Table A portable plane table made by Gurley Engineering Instuments. The tableis made of wood with a built in metal level at on end. The table sits in a green canvas bag with a leather strap for carrying. Two pieces of scrap paper were found inside the bag. 2017-19-9A (Plane Table) image
679 2017-19-9B Alidade A metal alidade made by Gurley Engineering Instruments. The object sits in a long leather sheath  with a metal snap at one end. The alidade has one inch measurments along one side. The object has the words "W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y. U.S.A." etched on its surface.  2017-19-9B (Alidade) image
680 2017-31-1 Shoes None
681 2017-31-10 Medal Korean Service Medal awarded to Donald Ackman. A: pendant with a gateway and "Korean Services" written around the top. B: Blue ribbon pin with vertical shite stripes on both ends in middle, and a black star in between both sides of the middle stripe. 
682 2017-31-11 Medal National Defense medal awarded to Donald Ackman from Korean War service. A: Pendant with an Eagle holding leaves, with "National Defense" at the top. B: Red ribbon with vertical stripes with a wide yellow stripe in the middle, thin white stripes on either side, and very thin stripes in the center of the white stripes.
683 2017-31-12 Medal United States Marine Corps good Conduct medal awarded to Donald Ackman for service in Korean War. A. Pendant hanging from rifle. Around border is chain; between next ring that is rope it says United States Marine Corps. In middle is soldier holding rope in profile with naval gun; below is ribbon with “Semper Fidelis,” or “always faithful.” B. Ribbon is red with vertical black strip in middle.
684 2017-31-13 Jacket Khaki jacket made of green wool, lapel pins of eagle, anchor, and globe. Patches on shoulders two chevrons with third attached to curving bottom. Single diagonal line by wrist next to strap with eagle on anchor buttons. Number in left sleeve.
685 2017-31-14 Hat Beret with five eyelets; two parallel to each other and one on its own. Button hole on opposite side to the single eyelet.
686 2017-31-15 Hat Casual Navy hat. Front left, if worn, is a Navy medal; the globe with anchor behind it, and eagle on top
687 2017-31-16 Pin Eight screw-on pins; eagle, anchor, and globe.
688 2017-31-17 Pin Five pins with double needle backs; eagle, anchor, and globe.
689 2017-31-18 Pin Large screw-on pin, washer between nut and pin; eagle, anchor, and globe.
690 2017-31-19 Button Shiner Metal implement used to cover jacket to shine buttons. Eyelet on opposite end of “N.S. Meyer Inc., New York, Patent Pending.” Used to fold and unfold.
691 2017-31-2 Medal U.N. Korean Services medal awarded to Donald Ackman. Blue and white vertical stripes on fabric. A: Pin with medal labelled Korea, and top down look of Earth from the North Pole, with simplistic olive branches around it. B: Ribbon to go with medal.
692 2017-31-20 Belt Buckle Korean belt buckle; no longer attached to belt. Two spots of corrosion on large flat area that holds connecting belt to buckle.
693 2017-31-21 Patch Two chevron gold bands on red, one for both right and left sides of Marine uniform. Ordered from Officer’s Equipment Company.
694 2017-31-22 Pants Navy blue dress uniform pants from Korean War. Red vertical stripe on sides.
695 2017-31-24 Shirt Navy summer shirt from Korean War. Rank patches on shoulders. Size number on inside of collar 15½ x 33.
696 2017-31-25 Tie Tan Navy tie with D.D. Ackman printed on middle back of tie. Discolored from previous storage used.
697 2017-31-26 Belt Tan belt with metal buckle and metal end. From Korean War.
698 2017-31-27 Belt None
699 2017-31-28 Gloves White Navy gloves in medium size ordered from Marine Corps Association by Joanne Ackman.
700 2017-31-29 Belt Buckle Belt buckle; called “officer waistplate” of Navy from Korean War. Gold rectangle with eagle, anchor, and globe.
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