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These three black glass buttons were recovered during excavations in 1973 by the Kansas State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeological field school at the Baker Store in Morris County. The decorated buttons have loop style attachments and may have been made for ladies clothing. 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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Item Number: 457475
Call Number: 14MO701 Store
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457475

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