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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.
    • 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.
    • Campbell's Coffee House Dishes

    • Campbell's Coffee House Dishes
    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Materials: Food Service Technology and Equipment: Glass Soda Fountain; Technology and Equipment Materials: Food Service Technology and Equipment: Plate, Dinner; Technology and Equipment Materials: Food Service Technology...
    • Campbell Coffee House Restaurant in Holbrook, AZ that was opened in the late 1940's. Eight pieces of soda fountain glassware, several dinner plates and a coffee mug that Shirley Bradley donated to Mary Barker to use for her Campbells Coffee House. ...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Dentist Chair

    • Dentist Chair
    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Science and Technology: Medical and Psychological: Chair, Dentist
    • All Metal. Black cushion arm rest, and black cushion head rest. There is no seat cushion or pad backing due to restoration.
    • 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.
    • Fabric Banner

    • Fabric Banner
    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Personal Symbol: Banner
    • Hand-made banner designed to hang on a wall. Black Corderoy material. Embroidery colorful flowers in a brown vase; with a table outline with embroidery. Five cut straps for stick to slide through for hanging on a wall. On the bottom of material it...
    • Filing Cabinet

    • Filing Cabinet
    • Unknown
    • Building Furnishings: Furniture: Cabinet, Filing
    • Offices used this filing cabinent to store away index cards, paper work or brochures. Army green color. Has 48 narrow filing drawers. Has metal pull-handles with labeling slots to name each drawer. White paint on the left hand corner of cabinet.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Grocery Scale

    • Grocery Scale
    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Science and Technology: Weights and Measure Technology and Equipment: Scale
    • Scale was used in a local Holbrook, AZ grocery store. All white metal with a ceramic plate to put items on to weigh. Rust is evident. Narrow window displays item weight.
    • Iron

    • Iron
    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Materials: Textileworking Technology and Equipment: Press, Cloth
    • Hand held small electric iron with two big prongs for the cord to attach to iron and plug into the wall. Has a black iron handle with a metal base made out of cast iron.
    • 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. ...
    • Ladies' Hats

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

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