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These two suspender slides were recovered from the Baker Store in Morris County by the Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeology field school in 1973. These stylish and functional slides have faint lettering difficult to read. The one on the left may name the manufacturer "N M C." 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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Suspender Slides from the Baker Store, 14MO701 - 1

Item Number: 457615
Call Number: 14MO701-490-1 & 14MO701-921-1 Store
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457615

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