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    [Washington State PTA pin]
    Creation Date: 2011-2012
    Catalog ID: 2014.6.67
    Pinback button for the President of the Parent Teacher Association, 2011-2012. Rectangular; made of silver tone metal with post backing and squeeze fastener. Pin has acrylic covering over front. Front is dark blue with border decoration of hands in many colors. Printed in white letters at center: Washington State PTA / LEADERSHIP / 2011-2012.
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    [lapel pin supporting High 5]
    Creation Date: ca. 1980s - 2016
    Catalog ID: 2016.24.173
    Lapel pin supporting High Five achievement, ca. 1980s - 2016. Washington State shaped pin with open hand shape is made of gold color metal with enamel with butterfly clutch and post backing. Pin is green, gold color, and white. Printed on surface inside: HIGH 5
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    [ballpoint pen and case], Still Visioning....
    Creation Date: 2014-2016
    Catalog ID: 2016.3.18
    Ballpoint pen (a) and case (b) from the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center, located at the Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, 2014-2016. Pen made of light brown/tan colored wood with gold metal fixtures. Pen has black ink. Inscribed on lower side of pen: The Longhouse / Education and Cultural Center. Inscribed on upper side of pen: at The Evergreen / State College. Case made of similar wood with darker wood ends. Top is curved and hinged with a brass pin. Inscribed on top of case is a brown hand with illustration of a house at center. It is made in Northwest Coast Indian art style. Inscribed across top in brown letters: Still Visioning... Lid opens to show hollowed out curved interior. Long shallow depression at center interior of case holds pen.
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    [IOOF ornament]
    Creation Date: 1890-1940
    Catalog ID: 1999.40.109
    Ornament or plaque of silver-color metal, designed to be pinned with nails to front of something. Made in the shape of a scroll with the 3-link chain & pointing hand, decorated with folliage on 4 sides.
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    [drum stick/beater]
    Creation Date: early 20th century?
    Catalog ID: 1993.0.1017
    Large drumstick/beater made of leather (chamois?) and wood handle, Plains culture area (?), early 20th century? The beater is stuffed with a soft material and is sewn with leather strips around the outside. Black stainining on the white skin. The beater is flattish on sides and somewhat oval shaped. It is tied to a handle with black leather strips. The handle is slightly curved at center. The ends are carved to tapering on either end. The lower end is carved into the shape of a human fist. A hole is drilled through it; attached with short leather strip are two small hawk type feathers which are dark brown and white. The handle is stained or burned black.
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    [ceremonial IOOF banner]
    Creation Date: 1900-1950
    Catalog ID: 1998.22.663
    Ceremonial banner, used by Independent Order of Odd Fellows, 1900-1950. Manufacturer unknown. Made of dark blue polished cotton and backed with maroon cloth. All edges decorated with gold metallic thread lace which leaves a scalloped edge. Lower edge has additional gold metallic fringe with pair of tassels hanging from higher points of scalloped end. Painted on surface in gold are several designs. Beginning at top is a hand with heart form at center, then a pair of angels kneeling on a coffin like structure. Below is an ax and a Christian cross with snake wrapped around it. At lower end is a depiction of Earth showing the western hemisphere. Intertwined around illustrations is scroll design in narrow green lines.
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    Creation Date: 1880-1910
    Catalog ID: C1952.1.6
    Rectangular basket, coiled and imbricated. The base has cedar root stitching over flat slats, probably cedar wood. The sides are fully imbricated with a bear grass background and cedar bark desugbs, There are two "hand" motifs on each side of the basket. Nisqually?
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    [t-shirt showing support for Solidaridad con El Salvador]
    Creation Date: 1980s
    Catalog ID: 2013.131.5
    Small t-shirt worn by Valerie J. Sammons, ca.1980s, showing support for solidarity with El Salvador (The Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador). Manufactured in China for Red Lantern, 1980s. Size is unknown but small. Shirt made of 100% cotton cloth. Cloth is white with some light blue bleeding on shirts and lower section of shirt. Printed on front in circle and in black letters: Solidaridad con El Salvador. Lower section of circle consists of line of abstract hands in black. At center is larger black hand holding a pair of pink flowers with black stems (carnations?).
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    St. Patrick's Day greetings
    Creation Date: 1912
    Catalog ID: 2009.
    Color illustrated postcard (14x9 cm.) featuring two hands clasped. One sleeve is in green, while the other shows stars and stripes. Irish harp and shamrocks in background. Published in 1912. "Printed in Germany." Ephemera.
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    [back scratcher]
    Creation Date: ca. 1900
    Catalog ID: C1943.111.31
    Back scratcher, made in Philippines, ca. 1900? Handmade of carabao horn. The lower black handle is conical with tip carved to narrower tip. Wider end has four raised rings. the upper area that is tan in color is opened and curved. The end is carved into a hand with long fingers.