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These four shell buttons were recovered from the Baker Store in Morris County by Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeology field school in 1973. Shown is a 4-hole sew through button with a floral motif, a plain 2-hole sew through button, and two plain 2-hole sew through buttons that have been burned. The Baker Store artifact collection was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. The Baker Store and nearby house, situated along the Santa Fe trail, were burned in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts. The owner, A. I. Baker, was murdered at that time.

Date: 1862

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Shell Buttons from the Baker Store, 14MO701 - 1

Item Number: 457471
Call Number: 14MO701 Store
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457471

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