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These 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 shank 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 owner, A. I. Baker, was murdered in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts, who also burned the store and a nearby house.

Date: 1862

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Item Number: 505326
Call Number: 14MO701-933-1 store
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 505326

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