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Image of Barrel - 2011.014.283

Barrel - 2011.014.283

A steel 1/2 barrel with a brass pump and keg tapper. The barrel has "La Crosse Breweries Inc." embossed along the top of the barrel. In several other places, "P.S.T. 18-3 7/8-34 Pat. Pend." is embossed. The top of the barrel has a seperate steel placard welded onto the barrel. The placard says "Jos. Huber Brg. Co." The brass pump and tapper has "Milw.", "Pat. Pend.", and "Perlick" embossed on it.

Record Type: Object

Image of Basin, Medical - 2017.fic.087

Basin, Medical - 2017.fic.087

White enamelware kidney shaped dish with black trim.

Record Type: Object

Image of Basket - 1986.086.01

Basket - 1986.086.01

Basket of split willow, with wooden handle, originally painted with natural dyes.

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Image of Basket, Hanging - 2013.fic.017

Basket, Hanging - 2013.fic.017

Half-round basket, designed to be attached to a wall. Lidded, with scrolled decorative reed flourishes on each side. Two hanging loops in back. Front is mostly covered by a "skirt" of bead-covered cloth hanging over the front. Motif is two cornucopia or shell shapes with brown leaves and fuschia flowers coming out the big end. Scalloped edge has a fringe of beaded loops. Very late Victorian or Aesthetic Period in feel.

Record Type: Object

Image of Bayonet, Knife - 2017.053.07

Bayonet, Knife - 2017.053.07

World War I German M1898 short bayonet with a metal sheath, two small profiles at base of knife--one crowned figure and one helmeted, the grip is made from two halves of wood.

Record Type: Object

Image of Bear, Teddy - 1986.044.02

Bear, Teddy - 1986.044.02

Pale gold teddy bear with clothing. Bear is made of a fur-like fabric and has moveable limbs. Bear has yellow felt eyes with a black button in the center. Mouth is made of black yarn with a red felt tongue. Teddy bear is wearing a blue knit vest with three buttons down the front with red and black corduroy pants, and brown and tan knit shoes with small silver buttons. Bear has multiple repair patches. One down the back, one on each arm and one on ...

Record Type: Object

Image of Bear, Teddy - 2008.052.01

Bear, Teddy - 2008.052.01

Teddy bear, covered in beige mohair plush, with movable arms and legs. Plastic button eyes, nose and mouth are sewn on. Soles of feet and one hand have been patched with knit fabric. Left ear has a small metal button, possibly signifying this is a German "Steiff" bear, although any stamp on the button has worn off. The mouth is a straight-across line of dark thread, and does not look like the tedy bear mouths on other Steiff bears. It looks like i ...

Record Type: Object

Image of Beater, Food - 1965.001.910

Beater, Food - 1965.001.910

Rotary egg beater with wooden handle. Spinning gear has text "Pattern Improved Taplin's". Reverse of the gear has text " Made in U.S.A. PAT. Apr. 14, 03"

Record Type: Object

Image of Bedpan - 1987.051.046

Bedpan - 1987.051.046

Blue enamel bedpan with lid

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Image of Belt - 1943.001.04

Belt - 1943.001.04

Native American beaded belt or sash with red yarn fringe. Beadwork has background of tan and white with dark brown, light and dark blue geometric patterns, including arrows.

Record Type: Object

Image of Belt, Accessory - 1989.021.07

Belt, Accessory - 1989.021.07

U.S. Army web gear belt and accessories, heavy cotton web belt 2.5 inches wide with rows of metal rivets that accessories attach to, H-Suspendes, two canteen pouches with plastic canteens, two other pockets with steel cookware, two small arms ammunition pouches, small pouch taped to upper strap, extra small pouch unattached, small strips of burlap and canvas tide at various spots.

Record Type: Object

Image of Bicycle - 1982.053.01

Bicycle - 1982.053.01

1926 Child's Red Bicycle, Montgomery Ward Hawthorn Flyer. Has fake leather seat with springs underneath. Back wheel has a red reflector and a stand that can be flipped up and down. Pedals and grips on handlebars are plastic. Handle bars are a silver color. ...

Record Type: Object

Image of Blanket - 1982.065.01

Blanket - 1982.065.01

World War I Army blanket, olive green wool, large stamp in middle, "US," rather faint. Two selvedge ends and two with blanket stitch finish.

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Image of Blanket, Carriage - 2017.fic.530

Blanket, Carriage - 2017.fic.530

Wool carriage blanket with prickly plush angora two pieces with a dark brown backing handpainted front depicting a mirror image of a tiger skin surrounded by red flowers with a green background and an abstract red center where the two tigers meet. Chase tag is on the bottom corner.

Record Type: Object

Image of Blazer - 2015.014.044

Blazer - 2015.014.044

Collarless blazer ("tsho poj niam") in White Hmong tradition, hand stitched. Beaded embellishment panels on collar line and sleeve cuffs. "Dab tshos" along the collar line in the back, in applique, reverse-applique, and embroidery.

Record Type: Object

Image of Block, Alphabet - 1985.034.04

Block, Alphabet - 1985.034.04

26 wooden alphabet blocks, cubes, raised painted alphabet letters, stamped numbers and animals, all stamped "Poland".

Record Type: Object

Image of Blotter, Desk - 2017.019.01

Blotter, Desk - 2017.019.01

Two ink blotters from the La Crosse Rubber Mills Company "Rendezvous with Raiders". Picture on the left shows U.S. soldiers during WWII "Your war bonds help the gun crews to keep 'em falling"

Record Type: Object

Image of Blotter, Desk - 2017.019.02

Blotter, Desk - 2017.019.02

Two ink blotters from the La Crosse Rubber Mills Company "Protect Us By Thy Might". Picture on the left shows a bald eagle flying over a church.

Record Type: Object

Image of Blotter, Desk - 2017.019.03

Blotter, Desk - 2017.019.03

Two ink blotters from the La Crosse Rubber Mills Company "We Can! We Will! We Must! Let's work harder at our jobs and do them better". Picture on the left shows Uncle Sam and workers following him.

Record Type: Object

Image of Blotter, Desk - 2017.019.04

Blotter, Desk - 2017.019.04

Two ink blotters from the La Crosse Rubber Mills Company "Fighters on the Farms". Picture on the left shows a farmer holding produce over farmland.

Record Type: Object