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This small wooden button blank would have been used to create shell buttons, most likely for use on infant's clothing. It was recovered during the excavations at the 2016 Kansas Archeology Training Program at the Last Chance Store in Council Grove. Shell buttons were most popular from the late 1800s until World War II, when plastic buttons began to dominate the market.

Date: 1857-1945

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Item Number: 318918
Call Number: 14MO367-1690-62
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 318918

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