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These three bone buttons were recovered during the 1990 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Cottonwood Ranch in Sheridan County. Shown are two 2-hole pants buttons and a recessed 4-hole sew through button. The ranch was established by Abraham Pratt from Yorkshire, England, in 1878 to raise sheep. Pratt's son, John Fenton Pratt and his family continued to raise sheep at the ranch until 1904. Cottonwood Ranch is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a State Historic Site.

Date: 1878-1920

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Bone Buttons from Cottonwood Ranch, 14SD327 - 1Bone Buttons from Cottonwood Ranch, 14SD327 - 2

Bone Buttons from Cottonwood Ranch, 14SD327 - 1

Item Number: 474290
Call Number: 14SD327-1339
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 474290

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