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swallowtail_guidon
Manufacturer: Humboldt Museum
Created by: Administrator

This "swallow-tail guidon" typifies the flags carried by mounted troops in the Western U.S. between 1862 and 1885. Sewn from silk, it has 35 stars.

wedding_day
Manufacturer: Humboldt Museum
Created by: Administrator

This beautifully preserved wedding dress from the mid-19th century is surprisingly small. Many museum visitors remark that it looks more like a child's dress. The size of the dress demonstrates how much smaller people were in that era.

outlaw_guns-sm
Manufacturer: Humboldt Museum
Created by: Administrator

The Museum's collection of outlaw guns was donated by local law enforcement agencies. The weapons were confiscated from sundry thieves, miscreants, and evil-doers. Some date back to the 19th Century.

cowboy_antiques
Manufacturer: Humboldt Museum
Created by: Administrator

The Humboldt Museum has an extensive collection of cowboy and western paraphernalia.