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These shell buttons were collected during an excavation in 1988 by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and crew members at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. The buttons include a recessed 4-hole button, decorated 4-hole buttons, a 4-hole dish button, and 2-hole buttons. The Hall, in Lecompton, was designated a National Historical Landmark for its role in the 1857 Lecompton Constitution. The building is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The hall was constructed in 1855 and functioned in a variety of different roles.

Date: 1856-1940

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Item Number: 508065
Call Number: 14DO321-4179; -4681; -5145; -9212; -10968; -11745
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508065

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