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This rubber button has a back stamp stating "I. R. C. Co. Goodyear 1851," indicating it was manufactured by the India Rubber Comb Company. These types of buttons were most popular in the 1880s and 1890s. The button was recovered from the Martin Farmstead in Republic County. The site was the location of an archeological salvage project in 1992 due to impending highway construction and is representative of the lifestyle of rural Kansans and Americans of the late 19th- to early 20th-centuries.

Date: 1885-1900

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India Rubber Company Button from the Martin Farmstead, 14RP322 - 1

Item Number: 457441
Call Number: 14RP322-36-22
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457441

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