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These three china buttons were recovered from the Baker Store in Morris County by Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) in 1973. Shown is a black and white calico button in a daisy pattern and two dish buttons with different shades of brown trim. All are 4-hole sew through type buttons. 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: 457478
Call Number: 14MO701 Store
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457478

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