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Browsing items in: Navajo County Historical Society Collection Highlights

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    • 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....
    • Voting Stand

    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Science and Technology: Regulative and Protective Technology and Equipment: Booth, Voting
    • Blue suitcase opens up to display a voting table and three plastic wall for coverage around area while voting. Four aluminum legs attach underneath the blue suitcase for standing.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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"
    • Rubber Stamps

    • Unknown
    • Technology and Equipment Communication: Written Communication: Stamp
    • Schools, homes, churches, used these rubber stamps as a teaching tool for children. Printing set used in grade schools which has a variety of rubber stamps pads and with an ink pad. It is inside the original brown wooden case that holds all the...
    • 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.
    • Pitcher with bowl

    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifacts: Toilet Article: Pitcher
    • Household item that was used to pour water into bowl to wash-up. Cream color ceramic pitcher and bowl. Hand-made. Both are in exellent condition.
    • 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.
    • Painting of Petrified Forest National Park

    • Deby, Buck
    • Communication Artifact: Art: Painting
    • Petrified wood log sitting on top of a log or rock. Has the Petrified Forest National Park in the background on a sunny day.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Ladies' Hats

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

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