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Navajo County Historical Society Collection Highlights
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    • Amethyst Rock

    • Amethyst Rock
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    • National History: Geology: Amethyst
    • Purple crystals and white base stone. Collection from Australia shipped to Jim Gray who donated object to NCHS.
    • Petrified rocks

    • Petrified rocks
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    • Natural History: Geology: Petrified Wood
    • Polished and grinded to shape. Shipped to rock shows or used in museums for display. One slab has red, gray white, yellow rainbow color. The other slab has white, brown, and tan colors. You can see the fossilized bark on both rocks.
    • Burrough 10 Key Machine

    • Burrough 10 Key Machine
    • Lixitzky Investment Co. Inc.
    • Technology and Equipment Communication: Data Processing Technology and Equipment: Calculator, Desk
    • Item was typically used by an accountant. All black metal with a green face plate. Has a black knob hand crank to move tape dispenser. Has 46 keys: 18 keys are white and 27 keys are black and one on the top left hand side unknown use.
    • Organ

    • Organ
    • Story & Clark
    • Technology and Equipment Communication: Musical Technology and Equipment: Organ
    • Used in churches or homes for entertainment. Made by Story & Clark in 1860 Chicago USA. All carved wood. Has two mirror cabinets on each side of the organ on top. Two shelfs by the mirror cainets. One big mirror with two shelfs. Music rack to...
    • Underwood typewriter

    • Underwood typewriter
    • Underwood Company
    • Technology and Equipment Communication: Written Communication Technology and Equipment: Typewriter, Manual; Building Furnishings: Furniture: Desk, School
    • The desk was used in elementary schools or homes. The typewriter was used in offices and schools. The school desk is all wood and has a hole on the top used for bottles of ink to set in for writing. Has a slanted wood top for writing on; the lid...
    • Underwood Typewriters

    • Underwood Typewriters
    • Underwood Company
    • Technology and Equipment Communication: Written Communication Technology and Equipment: Typewriter, Manual;
    • Office, Schools, Homes, Business used these typewriters for typing mult-purpose paperwork. Both are Underwood typewriters, black metal, standard, and are still in working condition.
    • Wooden Cash register

    • Wooden Cash register
    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Science and Technology: Merchandising Technology and Equipment: Register, Cash
    • Electric cash register. All light colored wood grain top with some dark wood color in the back and both sides. Has four wooden drawers. One metal lever adjusts the A-E keys; and the other metal lever adjusts the Cash, On Acc't, Charge, Paid Out....
    • Ladies' Hats

    • Ladies' Hats
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifacts: Clothing - Headwear: Hat
    • A variety of colors, sizes,shapes and designs of ladies' dress hats.
    • Katchina

    • Katchina
    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Art: Figurine
    • Made out of cotton wood from a tree bark. Painted all white. Wood cut outs for ears painted black and white. Has angle soft hair glued on top. Painted face and chest and black mocassins. Has a black leather material on wrist and around hips. ...
    • Pottery Vase

    • Pottery Vase
    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Art: Vase
    • Pottery vase with sand painting around object. Corn field on one side. Two sand paintings of Kachina dancers on the other side. Colorful black sand design on rim of vase; tan color background.
    • Vase Bowl

    • Vase Bowl
    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Art: Vase
    • Native American Hand made from clay. Heavy pottery bowl or vase. Tan and light brown painted and carved designs. Hand made.
    • Clay pottery

    • Clay pottery
    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Materials: Glas, Plastics, Clayworking Technology and Equipment: Pot
    • Two handmade clay pots with brown, red, and tan color designs.
    • Grinding Stone

    • Grinding Stone
    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Materials: Metalworking Technology and Equipment: Grinder
    • Grinding stone used to sharpen tools. Stone of rock brown color. Crack down center of stone when trying to make a square center piece in the middle and the rock broke in two pieces and has been glued together. This rock stone is being held by a...
    • Film projector

    • Film projector
    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Communication: Visual Communication Technology and Equipment: Projector, Film-strip
    • Black metal film projector was taken on the side. Three reels for the film to feed through while in motion. Has an area for light to shine through while film is rolling. Is Electric.
    • China Doll

    • China Doll
    • Unknown
    • Recreational Artifacts: Toy: Doll
    • Child's toy. Dark brown painted hair. Wearing a blue dress with red flowers. Has white lace around neck line and waistline as well as the arms. Blue ribbon tied at the waistline. Bottom of the dress has white material with lace edges.
    • Sombrero

    • Sombrero
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact: Clothing - Headwear: Sombrero
    • Made out of very fine straw with a cone shape top. On the cone shape is an embroidery of a man walking through the desert. On the rim inside the hat is embroidered "FIESTA"
    • Milk Can

    • Milk Can
    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Materials: Food Processing Technology and Equipment: Can, Milk
    • Farming industries used this to deliver milk. Very large white milk can with two big handles for lifting; a bit rusty.
    • Dolls

    • Dolls
    • Unknown
    • Recreational Artifacts: Toy: Doll
    • Five baby dolls in a straw basket with five different expressions on their faces. All are wearing different outfits and only two are wearing bonnets.

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