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This wooden grain fork was used during the late 19th century. Wide tined pitch forks like this were used to pitch hay, grains, straw, and other agricultural products. Before the mechanization of harvesting by combines, reaping, threshing, and winnowing were done by hand with simple tools like thi
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Black felt, grosgrain ribbon, ostrich feathers, and gold cockade, which is a ribbon rose or knot.
Admiral Dewey is often pictured wearing his chapeau bras.
A chapeau bras is a type of hat made
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Students will learn how commerce on the Great Lakes, canals and rivers played an important role in the development of the country in this section of On the Water: Stories from Maritime America, an online exhibition. The country's vast system of rivers and lakes has helped