Military

Spurs

Iron spurs with leather straps and braided gold hat cord, c.1865, worn by Horatio C. King, class of 1858, who served in the Union Calvary during the U.S. Civil War.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00442

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Military, Civil War

Format: Miscellaneous

U. S. Navy Identification Tags, c.1965

Silver metal dog tag inscribed with identification information for Herbert Orenstein from his time as a member of the U. S. Navy, on a chord with a wooden bead carved in a tiki-face shape.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00220

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Military, Dog Tags

Format: Jewelry

USNR Dog Tag, 1943

A United States Navy Reserve (USNR) Dog Tag with a chain necklace attached and engraved with the text "COUTTS ALAN 647 43 68 TYPE-O T/11/43 USNR-P."

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00449

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-422, 00448, 00484, 00488, 00541)

Subject: Dog Tags, Military

Format: Jewelry

World War I Victory Medal, 1919

A gold medal attached to a rainbow colored ribbon pin. On the front is the image of an angel holding a sword and a shield. On the reverse side is the image of the United States crest with an eagle. The engraved text around it reads "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION FRANCE ITALY SERBIA JAPAN MONTENEGRO RUSSIA GREECE GREAT BRITAIN BELGIUM BRAZIL PORTUGAL ROMANIA CHINA" and six stars aligned on the bottom edge of the medal. This object belonged to Albert Louther Demaree, class of 1923.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2010.4_1

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Award Medals, Military, World War I

Format: Currency/Medallions

World War II Victory Medal, c.1945

A gold medal attached to a rainbow and red colored ribbon pin. On the front there is an image of woman holding a broken sword in each hand and one foot standing on a helmet and the text "WORLD WAR II". On the reverse is the image of a piece of grain and the text "UNITED STATES OF AMERICAN 1941 - 1945". This object belonged to Albert Louther Demaree, class of 1923. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2010.4_3

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Award Medals, Military, World War II

Format: Currency/Medallions

WWI Allied Service Medal and Certificate, 1919

A medal from World War I with a rainbow-colored ribbon attached. The medal is attached to a certificate, written in French, that recognized military service. The filled in line reads "John Zug Steese Captain, Chemical Warfare Service." John Zug Steese is a member of the Class of 1904.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_6

Location: OC 2002.4 - Box 1, Folder 1

Subject: World War I, Military, Award Medals

Format: Currency/Medallions

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