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front Pot Hook

The iron pot hook, made by a blacksmith of wrought iron, was used to hang pots and kettles over the cooking fire.
Title page Graham Bread Recipe from "The New Hydropathic Cook-Book"
Sylvester Graham believed that a vegetable diet and eating bread made from coarsely ground "graham flour" would prevent or cure alcoholism.
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 Carving Fork
c. 1905
This carving fork was made by Lamson & Goodnow Company of Shelburne Falls, the largest cutlery producer in the U.S. in 1860.
front Knife Sharpener
c. 1905
This knife sharpener was made by Lamson & Goodnow Company of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, the largest cutlery producer in the U.S. in 1860.
front Mason Jar
The Mason Jar, invented by John L. Mason in 1858, was a triumph of 19th century inventiveness. With it, people could store food for months or years when before it would have gone bad.
front Mason Jar
The Mason jar was patented in 1858 and brought a greater reliability to the household food preservation process.
front Stoneware Jug
This stoneware jug with handle was made in Whately, Massachusetts, and was used for food storage.
Page 1 WWI letter to Emily Gladys Bartlett
May 25, 1918
Edward Wirt's unit, the 76th "Liberty Bell" Division, was in the midst of its brief period of training at Camp Devens in Ayers, Massachusetts, when he wrote this letter. He is anxious to know when they will be shipped overseas.
Page 1 WWI letter to Emily Gladys Bartlett
Jul 13, 1918
Edward Wirt's unit arrived uneventfully in England. Wirt briefly describes the conditions in wartime England, where the civilians were clearly suffering from shortages.


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