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A Buffalo Bill Center of the West Virtual Exhibit
Curated by: Esjay


NA.704.16
ration card | paper | ink
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NA.704.16 | 1905 | L: 3.875 in, width: 1.875 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | face: Weekly Rations / 4 Qtr. 1905 / Name of Family: Chest Harris | Communication and Media of Exchange: Media of Exchange. Paper with inscription stamped, with red ink and pencil markings | NA.704.16.JPG | ration card | paper | ink

NA.603.32
Unknown | tobacco | tobacco ...
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NA.603.32 | unknown | L: 18 in, width: 5 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Sheath of dried tobacco leaves with stem. | NA.603.32.jpg | tobacco | tobacco leaves | Unknown

1.69.6508
belt buckle | silver | wood
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1.69.6508 | L: 2.375 in, width: 1.625 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: Cuy [illegible] | Rectangular-shaped belt buckle wood with silver buffalo inlay. | 1.69.6508.JPG | belt buckle | silver | wood

NA.704.21
ration card | paper | ink
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NA.704.21 | 1905 | L: 3.875 in, width: 1.875 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | face: Weekly Rations / 4 Qtr. 1905 / Name of Family: Hagel Talwau | Communication and Media of Exchange: Media of Exchange. Paper with inscription stamped, with red ink and pencil markings | NA.704.21.JPG | ration card | paper | ink

1.69.6467
belt buckle | silver
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1.69.6467 | L: 3 in, width: 1.875 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: STERLING NAKAI | Rectangular-shaped handmade sterling silver belt buckle with pieces of turquoise. | 1.69.6467.JPG | belt buckle | silver

2014.2.10
Ruger, Newport, NH USA | fi...
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2014.2.10 | L: 19 in, Barrel length: 10 in, H: 5.75 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | left side of frame: 490-00008 RUGER .22 CHARGER TM .22 LR / CAL. top of barrel: BEFORE USING GUN READ WARNINGS IN INSTRUCTION MANUAL FREE FROM / RUGER, NEWPORT, NH, USA. bottom of barrel: WARNING - FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITS THE / USE OF BARRELS LESS THAN 16" ON RIFLES | .1 - NIB, pistol; .2 - cloth carry case, .3 - factory packaged bipod, .4 - mounting devise for bipod, .5 - cardboard box, .6 - factory packaged firearms lock | Charger | .22 cal | 490-00008 | 2014.2.10.v1.JPG | 2014.2.10.v2.JPG | firearm | wood | steel | pistol | Ruger, Newport, NH USA

NA.704.12
ration card | ink | paper
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NA.704.12 | 1905 | L: 3.875 in, width: 1.875 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | face: Weekly Rations / 4 Qtr. 1905 / Name of Family: Henry S. Gunnison | Communication and Media of Exchange: Media of Exchange. Paper with inscription stamped, with red ink and pencil markings | NA.704.12.JPG | ration card | ink | paper

2014.6.1
Ethan Allen & Co., Worcester...
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2014.6.1 | 1840-1850 | L: 5.25 in, Barrel length: 1.825 in, wide at widest point: 3 in, depth: .875 in | Gifted by Thomas L. Borg, United States Marine Corps, Wakefield, Nebraska, August, 2015. | Ethan Allen & Co., Worcester, Mass. Allen's Pat's. Sept. 7 - Nov. 9 -1858 Sept. 24, 1861 | One (1) Ethan Allen .22 caliber Side Hammer Revolver, eighth issue, not serially numbered. | Side Hammer Revolver | .22 | none | 2014.6.1.v1.JPG | 2014.6.1.v2.JPG | revolver | Ethan Allen & Co., Worcester, Mass.

Deadwood Stage
model | tin
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1.69.6463 | H: 4 in, depth: 3.25 in, width: 18 in | Deadwood Stage | Hand painted tin models, 1/32 scale of Buffalo Bill's Wild West. Manufactured by William Hooker, Berkeley, CA. Box (set): Deadwood Stage (234). 8 models (1 is 3 parts), 3 part box. | 1.69.6463.v1.JPG | 1.69.6463.v2.JPG | model | tin

1.69.6501
BTS Brass Works | belt buckl...
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1.69.6501 | L: 2.5 in, width: 1.625 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: SOLD BRASS / BTS / MADE IN U.S.A. / [COPYRIGHT SYMBOL] 1978 BTS | Oval-shaped belt buckle with wood inlay | 1.69.6501.JPG | belt buckle | brass | wood | BTS Brass Works

1.69.6471
Hoyungowa, Manuel | belt buc...
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1.69.6471 | L: 3 in, width: 2.375 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: [raining cloud] | Oval-shaped handmade sterling silver belt buckle with dancing musicians motif (kokopelli?) | 1.69.6471.JPG | belt buckle | silver | Hoyungowa, Manuel

1.69.6470
Zuni | Edaakie, Nichelle | E...
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1.69.6470 | L: 2.625 in, width: 2.125 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: Derrick & Nichelle / Edaakie | Rounded Rectangle-shaped handmade sterling silver belt buckle with clown motif. | 1.69.6470.JPG | belt buckle | silver | abalone | turquoise | Zuni | Edaakie, Nichelle | Edaakie, Derrick

1.69.6488
belt buckle | metal | stone
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1.69.6488 | L: 3.25 in, width: 2.125 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | Oval-shaped cut stone belt buckle | 1.69.6488.JPG | belt buckle | metal | stone

1.69.6477
belt buckle | silver
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1.69.6477 | L: 3.125 in, width: 2.375 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: [rain cloud with rain] | Oval-shaped handmade sterling silver belt buckle with mudhead kachina motif | 1.69.6477.JPG | belt buckle | silver

1.69.2032
John B. Stetson Company, Phi...
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1.69.2032 | ca. 1935 | crown: 6.375 in, brim: 3.5 in, overall height: 6.375 in | Gift of Mrs. J.A. (Marie) Vanderweile | in gold on leather sweatband: 3X BEAVER QUALITY/LONDON NEW YORK PARIS/(coat of arms)/STETSON/JOHN B. STETSON COMPANY/PHILADELPHIA [in gold on right side:] BUY IF OF/DAVE JONES/CODY, WYOMING [in crown on left side, written:] U.S. SENATOR E.V. ROBERTSON [on paper tag in center back:] STETSON/1/4 | 3x beaver velour silverbelle Stetson hat. Belonged to U.S. Senator E.V. Robertson and bears his crease. Silk hat band plus German silver studded black leather band. | 1.69.2032.JPG | cowboy hat | beaver | paper | felt | ribbon | leather | metal | grosgrain | velour | John B. Stetson Company, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.

2014.2.9
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., So...
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2014.2.9 | L: 43.75 in, Barrel length: 22 in, H: 7 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | left side of receiver: 710-00008 RUGER M77 HAWKEYE. left side of barrel: .375 RUGER top of barrel: BEFORE USING GUN READ WARNINGS IN INSTRUCTION MANUAL FREE FROM / STURM, RUGER & Co., INC., SOUTHPORT, CONN. USA. bottom of barrel: WARNING - FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITS THE / USE OF BARRELS LESS THAN 16" ON RIFLES | .1 - NIB, rifle; .2 - cardboard box, .3 - factory packaged scope ring, .4 - factory packaged scope ring, .5 - bolt, .6 - factory packaged firearms lock, .7 - cardboard box for lock and bolt | HM77RS Model 77 Hawkeye bolt action rifle | .375 cal | 710-00008 | 2014.2.9.JPG | firearm | steel | wood | rifle | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., Southport, Connecticut

1.69.6494
belt buckle | stone | metal
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1.69.6494 | L: 2.625 in, width: 2 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | Oval-shaped belt buckle with cut stone face | 1.69.6494.JPG | belt buckle | stone | metal

1.69.6472
Hopi | belt buckle | silver
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1.69.6472 | L: 2.875 in, width: 2.125 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: BK02 / 248-- / STERLING / [half sun] [human or snake head] | Oval-shaped handmade sterling silver belt buckle with turtle motif | 1.69.6472.JPG | belt buckle | silver | Hopi

1.69.6475
belt buckle | silver
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1.69.6475 | L: 2 in, width: 1.625 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: [star] / BK90 / 138.-- / [vertical lines with square with dot at center] / STERLING | Square-shaped handmade sterling silver belt buckle with bear and bear paw motif | 1.6.6475.JPG | belt buckle | silver

NA.704.10
ration card | paper | ink
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NA.704.10 | 1905 | L: 3.875 in, width: 1.875 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | face: Weekly Rations / 4 Qtr. 1905 / Name of Family: Allen C. Hair | Communication and Media of Exchange: Media of Exchange. Paper with inscription stamped, with red ink and pencil markings | NA.704.10.JPG | ration card | paper | ink

1.69.6466
Singer, William | belt buckl...
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1.69.6466 | L: 3.25 in, width: 2 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: SD | Rectangular-shaped handmade sterling silver belt buckle with pieces of turquoise and red branch coral. Possibly made by William Singer | 1.69.6466.JPG | belt buckle | silver | Singer, William

2014.2.8
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., So...
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2014.2.8 | L: 38.5 in, Barrel length: 18 in, H: 7 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | left side of receiver: 680-00008 RUGER GUNSITE SCOUT. left side of barrel: .308 WIN. top of barrel: BEFORE USING GUN - READ WARNINGS IN INSTRUCTION MANUAL AVAILABLE FREE FROM / STURM, RUGER & Co., INC., SOUTHPORT, CONN. USA. bottom of pistol grip: GUNSITE SCOUT RIFLE | .1 - NIB, rifle; .2 - bolt; .3 - magazine; .4 - butt extension; .5 - butt extention; .6 - scope ring, .7 - scope ring, .8 - firearms lock, .9 - factory packaged sling mount kit; .10 - Allen wrench; .11 - cardboard box with Styrofoam insert | Ruger Gunsite Scout .308 bolt action rifle | .308 caliber | 680-00008 | 2014.2.8.v1.JPG | 2014.2.8.v2.JPG | firearm | wood | steel | rifle | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., Southport, Connecticut

1.69.2093
Stetson | hat | tooled | lea...
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1.69.2093 | brim: 3.5 in, crown: 6 in | Inside sweat band: Stetson, Handwritten in two places inside: Larry Larom | Stetson, very well worn, 1/4" tooled leather band with silver buckle and tips. Nutria felt has a silk edge. | 1.69.2093.JPG | hat | tooled | leather | silk | silver | buckle | Stetson

1.69.6492
belt buckle | brass | wood |...
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1.69.6492 | L: 2.25 in, width: 1.75 in | Gift of Mr. William M. A. Swafford | reverse: SOLID BRASS | Rounded rectangular-shaped belt buckle with wood and turquoise inlay | 1.69.6492.JPG | belt buckle | brass | wood | turquoise