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These items are selected as important illustrative objects that can be used for hands-on teaching about various Historical topics and eras.   These are great for use in the classroom or for sale in museum gift shops.   Only a limited selection are currently available but many more are being selected.   Please  Contact Us  if you have a request for an Illustrative Item that isn't offered here.
   
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BEE COMB
Bee Combs are made out of wax that was often melted down to make candles.   Use this chunk of a bee comb to explain this principle to your students.

ITEM #HI001:  $15.00
CORK BARK
Cork bark has been an important material for making cork boards, bottle corks, and many other items.   Demonstrate with this item the original composition of this familiar material.

ITEM #HI002:  $7.00
RATION CARD
Ration Cards were important objects during wars, especially WWII.   Use this object to explain to your students how resources are rationed out during war.

ITEM #HI003:  $10.00
SLATE BOARD
Pieces of slate were the means of taking notes, doing problems, and answering tests in the classroom during the Pioneer and Colonial period.   Such objects were cheaper than the hard to obtain paper and could be reused almost indefinitely.   Use this object to allow your students to connect with the students of past eras.

ITEM #HI004:  $4.50
CHALK
This piece of natural chalk is a good opportunity to explain to your students how this useful rock is formed and obtained.

ITEM #HI005:  $3.00
COAL
These chunks of natural coal provide a good opportunity to explain to your students how this useful rock is formed and obtained.   The handling of the material also gives an understanding of the black lung danger to the miners.

ITEM #HI006:  $2.00
ILLUSTRATIVE BEADED STRANDS
Provided here are several beaded strands along with a sheet about beading.   These items allow the explanation of this important decorative craft.

ITEM #HI007:  $4.00
BUFFALO HIDE
A complete heavy buffalo hide that can allow the understanding of students concerning the usefulness of such materials for blankets and other uses by various Plains tribes.

ITEM #HI008:  $325.00
SAND DOLLARS
These sand dollars come with a reproducible sheet on the legend of the sand dollar, as well as a bagged selection of "doves".

ITEM #HI009:  $2.00
FULL COONSKIN CAP
A classic item suggesting the Pioneer Period of American History.   This is a full coonskin cap - all made out of fur - compared to the other coonskin caps available through this website.

ITEM #HI010:  $45.00
TRAP
This old piece of metal used to be a trap such as was used during the fur trading period of American History.

ITEM #HI011:  $28.00
DEERSKIN FULL HIDE
A full Hair-On Deerskin to allow students to connect with such an important source of food, clothing, and tools for people throughout history.

ITEM #HI012:  $75.00
FLINT and STEEL SET
The items needed to start fires that were carried by Pioneers.

ITEM #HI013:  $15.00
BEAVER PELT
A complete Beaver Pelt such as was the goal for the traders during the Fur Trading Period of North American history.

ITEM #HI014:  $65.00
COW HIDE - HAIR ON
A partial hair-on Cow Hide which will allow students to connect with this source of so much of our current food as well as the basis of the the early American Frontier period.

ITEM #HI015:  $60.00
RAWHIDE
A chunk of rawhide that can assist in explaining the basis of the early economy in the Rancho Period of California History.

ITEM #HI016:  $8.00
COW BELL
A simple item to engage your students in a discussion of the American frontier.

ITEM #HI017:  $12.00
BRANDING IRON
A basic item to engage your students in a discussion of the American frontier.

ITEM #HI018:  $35.00
USED SPURS
A simple item to engage your students in a discussion of the American frontier.

ITEM #HI019:  $20.00
BULL WHIP
A attention grabbing item to engage your students in a discussion of the American frontier.

ITEM #HI020:  $15.00
WOODEN TOY
An item to engage your students in a discussion of living as a child during the American frontier.

ITEM #HI021:  $7.00
CLAPPER STICKS
An simple item to engage your students in a discussion of living as a Native American child.

ITEM #HI022:  $30.00
DISHCLOTH DOLL
An item to engage your students in a discussion of living as a child on the American frontier.

ITEM #HI023:  $8.00
CORNHUSK DOLL
An item to engage your students in a discussion of crafting and living as a child on the American frontier.

ITEM #HI024:  $6.00
HORSESHOE
A simple item to engage your students in a discussion of the American frontier.

ITEM #HI025:  $5.00
GOLD VIAL
A simple item to engage your students in a discussion of the American Gold Rushes.

ITEM #HI026:  $9.00
GOLD PAN
A simple item to engage your students in a discussion of the American Gold Rushes.

ITEM #HI027:  $12.00
INK WELL and QUILL
With these items, engage your students in a consideration of the difficulties in keeping notes and recording history in the past.

ITEM #HI028:  $17.00
CALIFORNIA BEAR FLAG
A small handheld version of the classic state flag of California.

ITEM #HI029:  $6.00
MASON JAR
The classic method of canning fruit on the American Frontier can be explained and illustrated using this object.

ITEM #HI030:  $10.00
AUTOMOBILE WATER BAG
A unique item to allow a connection to the early days of automobile travel in the United States.

ITEM #HI031:  $35.00
METAL ARROWHEAD
During the contact period between the European immigrants and Native Americans, metal was acquired from European trash and worked into very efficient arrowheads.   A wonderful way in which to show the adaptability of the Native American people.

ITEM #HI032:  $4.00
BIT
A simple item to engage your students in a discussion of the American frontier.

ITEM #HI033:  $7.00
REED WOVEN MOCCASIN
A modern moccasin woven out of reed which can be used to lead to a discussion of Native American lifestyle.

ITEM #HI034:  $6.00
RAILROAD SPIKE
A simple item to engage your students in a discussion of the expansion of the Railroad across the American Frontier.

ITEM #HI035:  $4.00

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