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front Shirred Rug depicting the Sheldon House
Arabella Sheldon (1812-1874) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, designed and made this rug to represent the house where she grew up.
front The Rose
Cross-stitched embroidery by the Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework.
front Sewing Machine
This small sewing machine may have been produced locally by one of the many small area sewing machine companies in the 19th century.
front African-American woman sewing
Like his other drawings of slave and southern plantation life, this interior sketch of slave quarters by George Fuller (1822-1884) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, carefully details the spaces in which slaves worked and lived.
front Hoyt family register
This family register was embroidered with silk threads on a linen ground by Nancy Hoyt (1788-1870) about 1804 to record the vital statistics of her immediate family.
Cover "Learning By Doing At Hampton"
Boarding schools like the Hampton Institute sought not merely to educate but also to indoctrinate young Native and African American students in the values and customs of white society.
front Wallhanging-Rose Tree
This Japanese-inspired hanging depicting a rose tree was produced by the Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework and exhibited in arts and crafts shows.
front Sunburst and stars album quilt
This commemorative quilt was made for Israel Arms of Brighton, Michigan, by his sisters.
Page 1 Indenture of Sarah Green
Nov 28, 1797
This indenture, or contract, between three citizens of Deerfield, Massachusetts, members of the local Overseers of the Poor, and Ebenezer Hinsdale Williams, also of Deerfield, concerns the future welfare of eight-year-old Sarah Green.
Cover Excerpts from the Diary of Ellen Louisa Arms (Sheldon)
Twelve-year-old Ellen Louisa Arms (1847-1913) began her diary with the notation that an eleven-year-old neighbor boy, John Sheldon (1848-1908), was coming to visit.


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