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    • 35 star US flag

    • 35 star US flag
    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Ceremonial Artifact: Flag
    • The 35 star flag of the U.S. represents the admission of the state of West Virginia as the new star. The two Presidents to serve under this flag were Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865), and Andrew Johnson (1865-1869).
    • "Balangandas" Necklace

    • "Balangandas" Necklace
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Necklace
    • A cast silver metal frame with two birds on a vine and dangles of hollow fruit, gourds and a wooden hand. This necklace is known as "balangandas" - originally a chain of amulets or charms (teeth, bells, horn, shell, etc.) worn by slaves as...
    • "Nueva Cadiz" Beads

    • "Nueva Cadiz" Beads
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Bead
    • Six "Nueva Cadiz" beads from Chan Chan, Peru, thought to date from the 15th-16th centuries. These are distinctive square tubular blue glass beads, some twisted, originally found only in South America. They get their name from Nueva Cadiz,...
    • A newspaper photograph of moving the TB cabin

    • A newspaper photograph of moving the TB cabin
    • Zeno, Jim
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Newspaper
    • A newspaper photograph of the TB cabin being moved by trailer from a lot near the Horny Toad Restaurant to the Cave Creek Museum where it is to be a permanent display. The cabin's move was paid for by Humana Hospital and Jack and Martha Arnold....
    • A photograph of a pitcher and basin, pot with lid and quilt

    • A photograph of a pitcher and basin, pot with lid and quilt
    • Vermillion, Dan
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • A photograph of a pitcher and basin as well as a pot and quilt. These are some of the items used to furnish the cabin. Cabins were grouped around an administrative house where meals were served and bathroom facilities were provided, so there was...
    • A photograph of Desmount Sanitarium

    • A photograph of Desmount Sanitarium
    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • A photograph of the area known as Desmount Sanitarium. Desmount Sanitarium was located at the Cave Creek/Carefree border near the present site of the Horny Toad Restaurant. It was a haven for an unknown number of tubercular occupants. The colony...
    • Acothley, Mary Lou

    • Acothley, Mary Lou
    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifacts; Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • Photo of Mary Lou Acothley taken in the 1940s when she was competing in a contest.
    • African Trade Beads

    • African Trade Beads
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Bead
    • Nine strands of African Trade Beads. African Trade Beads are usually made in Venice, some as early as 1600. They were traded for goods and services in Africa and then traded around the world until they eventually became known as African Trade...
    • Airplane at Kaibito Air Strip.

    • Airplane at Kaibito Air Strip.
    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • Kaibito's air strip was on a bluff near the post. These visitors are all unidentified. The taller little girl is Elizabeth Anne Jones, daughter of the traders.
    • Amulet necklace

    • Amulet necklace
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment -Necklace
    • A necklace of assorted silver amulets, coins, bracteats, beads and stones strung on twisted black cords with a larger diamond shaped silver prayer box at the center. Two of the amulets are stylized "Hands of Fatima" symbols. Amulets are thought...
    • Ancient Glass Mixed Bead Necklace

    • Ancient Glass Mixed Bead Necklace
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Necklace
    • A combination of Ancient glass beads dating from the Roman to Islamic Period, 63BC - 1400AD. Detail: The detail shows the bottom beads on the necklace strands and closeups of design motifs such as trailed lines are easy to see.
    • Ancient Glass Pendant

    • Ancient Glass Pendant
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Necklace
    • A pear-shaped Islamic black glass pendant with trailed white lines. The pendant hangs from a chain, which is not ancient. The bead dates from the Islamic Period 622 -1400.
    • Apache Water Jar

    • Apache Water Jar
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Apache; Apache baskets; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • The origin of this artifact is unknown. It was acquired by the Cochise College Library in the 1970's through a Title II grant. The jar is 38 cm high, 28 cm diameter and has a 18 cm lipped openning. The water jar is a basket made of sotol leaves and...

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