Artifacts of Significance

An Archive of Some Objects of Some Importance

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 1

Bust of a youth in the age of Tiberius (192414)

This marble bust, which is a funerary portrait of a young boy, dates to the 1st Century A. D., Tiberian period. It was given to Lyndon B. Johnson by His Excellency Antonio Segni, President of Italy. The artist is unknown. The bust measures 11-3/4" x 6-1/4" x 6-3/4".

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 4

Aquamarine, platinum, and diamond brooch/pendant (192417)

This brooch is made of a tear drop-shaped, very fine aquamarine held in the setting of a platinum wire with two pins and loops for hanging as a pendant. The narrow end of the setting has five brilliant cut diamonds in a group and four baguette diamonds set at angles. On either side a ribbon of white gold set with nine diamonds curves to the back of the setting. The brooch was worn by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson during the presidency of her husband and was a gift to her from His Excellency Arthur da Costa e Silva, President-elect of Brazil.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 7

The Bronco Buster (192420)

This heroic-size bronze sculpture was created by Frederic Remington in 1909. It is number 17 of an edition of 20. It was given to the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum by Dr. Armand Hammer.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 10

Portrait of Lyndon Baines Johnson (192423)

This oil painting is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson wearing the jacket he wore on Vietnam tours. It was commissioned for the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum by the University of Texas at Austin. Artist Elizabeth Shoumatoff completed it in 1969.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 14

Portrait of Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson (192427)

This painting depicts Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson standing in a field of wildflowers with the LBJ Ranch in the background. It was painted from life on April 19th through the 29th, 1978, at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum by Aaron Shikler.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 17

Tangle of objects from a backpack

Chapstick and Apple Earbuds found in J. Henderson's backpack.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 29

Windshield Removed from the Presidential Limousine that Carried President John F. Kennedy During the Assassination (305143)

S10, Close up of the cracks in the windshield circled in red and

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 37

Fragment of the Base of a Bullet Found in the Front of the Presidential Limousine Following the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (305150)

S01, Photograph shows side with no markings. Filmed at high magni

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 49

Box ("Box C") Found on the Sixth Floor of the Texas School Book Depository Following the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (305163)

S03, Narrow side of box with seal and "6/29/62" on it.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 61

Government Exhibit Number 60: Uher 5000 Reel-to-Reel Tape Recorder (595593)

This item is a tape recorder that was operated by President Richard Nixon's White House secretary Rosemary Wood as part of the Nixon White House taping system. Wood used this recorder to create the tape of June 20, 1970, containing the infamous "18 1/2 minute gap."

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 67

Flour Sack (2387518)

This artifact is an Economic Cooperation Administration, China Aid Division flour sack, used in 1948 when the United States helped China during its hunger crisis.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 70

Fog in Baffin Bay, Canvas #33 (4491043)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 74

Navy Board Inlet, Canvas #22 (4491047)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 81

Ice Berg Clear Night, Canvas #16 (4491056)

This file unit contains an arctic landscape painting that was produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 85

Mountains 77’ Lat. 99’ Long., Canvas #10 (4491059)

This file unit contains an arctic landscape painting that was produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 89

Ice Berg, Canvas #13 (4491063)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 93

Glacial Channel Daytime, Canvas #17 (4491067)

This file unit contains an arctic landscape painting on canvas. This painting was produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 292

Seed Pack

This packet of seeds was purchased by J. Henderson and saved in his top dresser drawer for years. The seeds have yet to be planted.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 294

Seed Pack

This packet of seeds was purchased by J. Henderson and saved in his top dresser drawer for years. The seeds have yet to be planted.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 297

Surgical Instruments (5753009)

This file unit contains eight surgical instruments manufactured by the companies George Tiemann & Co. and Henry Schively for use in amputations during the Civil War. The tools included in this file unit are a petit tourniquet, a pair of dressing forceps, a tenaculum, two amputation knives, a catlin, and a catheter.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 300

Amputation Knife (5753442)

This item is an amputation knife that was used by surgeons during the Civil War. The item also bears the name of Schively, a manufacturer of surgical tools from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The knife also has an ebony wood handle.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 303

Tenaculum (5753445)

This item is a tenaculum that was used by surgeons during the Civil War. The item also bears the name of Schively, a manufacturer of surgical tools from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The tool also has an ebony wood handle.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 319

Letter from A. M. Briggs, Chairman of the National Directors of the American Protective League, to J. S. Smith, Chief of the Wilmington, North Carolina American Protective League (7222181)

This letter transmits the lieutenant badge and operative card of John E. Boone of the Wilmington, North Carolina American Protective League. The lieutenant badge and operative card are also included.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 325

Pins, Buttons and Cufflinks (7268455)

These are various pins, buttons, and cufflinks that belonged to William H. Rudy. Included is a pin from the Fourth Sunday School Convention of 1904.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 334

Pumpkin Papers Canisters (7797870)

These canisters contained film rolls known as the Pumpkin Papers, which were used in the House Committee on Un-American Activities investigation of Alger Hiss. The canisters and film stored inside were found on the farm of Whittaker Chambers in Maryland. Each canister was assigned and marked with a Grand Jury number (48, 49, 50, 51), and has dates (12-2-48 and 12-13-48) etched on their surface.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 338

Door Signed by the Home Builders Auxiliary of Jackson Mississippi (7865667)

This artifact is a white door signed by members of the Builders Auxiliary of Jackson, Mississippi. The message on the door reads, " Dear Mr. President: To our keys you did not respond; Our customers can reach this door; But financially they cannot go beyond; We have sent you this door to keep you aware of the critical situation that exists with home builders in Mississippi. We need your help immediately. Nov 23 81." Gift of Home Builders Auxiliary of Jackson Mississippi.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 342

Autographed Plaque of the 63rd Infantry Division (16411730)

This plaque with the symbol of the 63rd Infantry Division, whose motto was "Blood and Fire," bears the signatures of: Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, General George C. Marshall, Field Marshal Alan Brooke, Fleet Admiral Ernest King, Admiral of the Fleet Dudley Pound, Marshal of the Royal Air Force Charles Portal, General H. H. Arnold, Admiral of the Fleet Louis Mountbatten, and General Hastings Ismay.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 344

Chinese Cocktail Set (16917407)

This artifact is a Chinese silver cocktail set with an bamboo relief theme. The set consists of a 3-piece cocktail shaker and six cups. Each piece has bamboo motif and unidentified Chinese characters appear on the bottoms. The pieces are in a fitted maroon leather box with blue velvet lining.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 1

Plastic statue of St. ?

This plastic statue was purchased at Good Will, spray painted white and used as an award for a contest that the owner can no longer remember.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 5

Two terra cotta tomb sculptures of men on horses (192418)

Each figure is made of glazed and unglazed terra cotta. They were excavated near Sian, capital of Shensi Province and given to President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson from President and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek of the Republic of China. The artist is unknown.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 7

Silver Lion

This silver lion was inherited by J. Henderson from her uncle David who got it in Egypt while working on an archeological excavation. The eyes are turquoise.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 11

Mural of Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and John F. Kennedy (192424)

This mural is constructed of five acid-etched magnesium plates, each eight feet high and ten feet long. It was created by Naomi Savage in 1971 on commission from the University of Texas at Austin for the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 15

Portrait of Ulysses S. Grant (two-sided) (192428)

This two-sided painting depicts Ulysses S. Grant in two poses: side A shows Grant as president, sitting at a table and side B shows him as a soldier on horseback. The painting was purchased from the Winter Associates Auction in Plainville, Connecticut, in 1984 by the LBJ Foundation. The artist is unknown.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 46

Box ("Box A") Found on the Sixth Floor of the Texas School Book Depository Following the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (305160)

S01, Box side with "Box A" and Dallas Police Department initials

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 71

Thule Bay, Canvas #24 (4491044)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 75

Lancaster Sound, Canvas #20 (4491048)

This file unit contains an arctic landscape painting held within a black wood frame. This painting was produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 78

Cape Warrender Moonlight, Canvas #14/15 (4491053)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 82

Lancaster Sound Ice Breaking Up, Canvas #9 (4491057)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 86

Woman, Child, and Baby, Canvas #37 (4491060)

This file unit contains a portrait painting of an Inuit woman, child, and baby. This painting was produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 90

Thule August 1st, Canvas #30 (4491064)

This file unit contains an arctic landscape painting on canvas. This painting was produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 94

Thirty-Three Carved Bone Pieces (4727148)

This file unit contains 33 carved and drawn on bone pieces worked on by Paul Siple. Many of the drawings show penguins. The bone pieces may be from a cow, seal, or penguin.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 298

Catlin (5753440)

This item is a catlin that was used by surgeons during the Civil War. The item also bears the name of Schively, a manufacturer of surgical tools from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The catlin also has an ebony wood handle.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 301

Bone Saw (5753443)

This item is a bone saw that was used by surgeons during the Civil War. The item also bears the name of Schively, a manufacturer of surgical tools from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The saw also has an ebony wood handle.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 316

Apollo Lunar Module Scale Mode (6922350)

This artifact is a scale model of the Apollo XI Lunar Module. It was presented to President Richard Nixon by the Grumman Aerospace Corporation.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 328

Money Tin

This tin contains "off the books cash" that can be used guiltlessly on special expenditures like clothes.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 335

Cowboy Boots Made by Tony Lama for President George H. W. Bush (7850225)

These boots were made by Tony Lama and presented to President George Bush in the Oval Office. The cowboy boots are black leather with tooled Presidential Seal on shaft front and “George Bush” in silver horseshoe on back of shaft. There is decorative stitching on shaft, vamp, and pull straps. Tony Lama's logo is on the bottom of the heel.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 339

The Right to Keep and Bear Arms Pocketknife (12011216)

This artifact is a pocket knife given to President Ronald Reagan though Arkansas Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt. This pocket knife was designed in the state of Arkansas. The knife was handcrafted by Clifton Polk, scrimshaw by Mrs. Polk, wooden case by J. R. Mack and engraving on the wooden case by Max Kissler. The scrimshaw depicts an American eagle motif lettered 'the right to keep and bear arms' and the blade is marked Polk.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 2

Wooden ceremonial headdress (192415)

This wooden carving is a ceremonial headdress made to be worn by the principal performer in an Efe/ Gelede ritual. The artist is Etobe of Ketu in the Republic of Benin. The lower part is a face with a complex headdress structure, topped with two birds facing front and back, each with a diamond-patterned snake in its beak. Four sheathed knives, elaborately patterned, hang from the encircling band. The mask was a gift to Lyndon B. Johnson from His Excellency Leopold Sedar Senghor, President of Senegal.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 6

Malachite box with hinged lid (192419)

This malachite box has a gilt bronze frame and base with a velvet interior. It also includes a gold key with two faceted stones. The box was given to Lyndon B. Johnson by His Excellency Aleksey N. Kosygin, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. It was presented at the Glassboro Conference in New Jersey, June 23-25, 1967. The maker is unknown.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 8

Portrait of George Washington (192421)

This oil painting was done by Thomas Sully in 1820. It was acquired by Long & Co. from Hirschl & Adler, New York City, then sold to Mr. and Mrs. George Brown. It was later given to Lyndon B. Johnson.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 12

Ceremonial garden shovel and trowel used by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson (192425)

The trowel, shown on the left, was used by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson during these beautification plantings in Washington, D.C.: the Natural History Building, March 9, 1965; Charles Young School, November 8, 1966; and the Lady Bird Johnson Park, October 20, 1967. It was made by Red Hawk. The shovel, shown on the right, was presented to Mrs. Johnson by The Commissioners, D.C. on Arbor Day, April 30, 1965. It was made by Union Fork & Hoe Co.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 16

U.S. vs. Julius & Ethel Rosenberg and Martin Sobell, Government Exhibit 10, brown paper wrapper which contained $4,000 Julius Rosenberg gave to David Greenglass to leave the country (278755)

After the February 1950 arrest of Klaus Fuchs, Julius Rosenberg contacted David Greenglass and told him to leave the country because Fuchs's arrest would lead to the arrest of Harry Gold. When Gold was arrested in May, Rosenberg allegedly gave his brother-in-law $1,000 for expenses to leave the United States and a few days later gave him an additional $4,000 in this brown wrapper along with instructions on how to escape to Czechoslovakia with the aid of the Soviet Government.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 23

Bag Made Out of Wrapping Paper Found on the Sixth Floor of the Texas School Book Depository Building after the Assassination (305137)

S01, "A" Side - photographed as in photograph of CE 142 in Volume

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 39

Clip from the Mannlicher-Carcano Rifle Owned by Lee Harvey Oswald (305153)

S01, Close up of the bottom of the clip, which contains information. Access scan of 120mm Transparency

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 47

Box ("Box D") found on the Sixth Floor of the Texas School Book Depository Following the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (305161)

S01, Close up of top flap with writing.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 59

Batman Comic Book (595420)

This comic book was an exhibit in the case titled Fox Publications Inc. v. Detective Comics Inc., Independent News Co. Inc. and Interborough News Co.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 65

Girl Charm

This charm was inherited by J. Henderson from her grandmother Dorothy when the family divided her jewelry after her death.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 72

Morning Fog in Tay Bay, Canvas #25 (4491045)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 76

Tay Bay III, Canvas #29 (4491049)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 79

Tay Bay Twilight, Canvas #8 (4491054)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 83

Lancaster Sound Ice Breaking Up, Canvas #9 (4491057)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 87

Ice Berg Clear Day, Canvas #12 (4491061)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 91

Dundas Harbor, Canvas #31 (4491065)

This file unit contains an arctic landscape painting on canvas. This painting was produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 279

Advance Division Insignia (5711955)

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National Archives Identifier: 5711955
Creator(s): War Department. American Expeditionary Forces. Office of the Commander in Chief. 2/16/1918-8/31/1920 (Most Recent)
From: File Unit: Insignia Album, 1917 - 1920
Series: General Correspondence, 1917 - 1920
Record Group 120: Records of the American Expeditionary Forces (World War I), 1848 - 1942
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Level of Description: Item
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Artifacts
The creator compiled or maintained the series between:1917 - 1920
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Scope & Content
Included in this item is an embroidered patch.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 291

Yellow Silk Wrapper for Scroll from the Kuang-hsü Emperor of China to the President of the United States, Grover Cleveland (5716519)

This item is a yellow silk wrapper with two long yellow silk ties for the "Scroll from the Kuang-hsü Emperor of China to the President of the United States, Grover Cleveland, March 2, 1896" (ARC Identifier 5716517). The wrapper is solid yellow, with no embroidery or embellishment.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 293

Seed Pack

This packet of seeds was purchased by J. Henderson and saved in his top dresser drawer for years. The seeds have yet to be planted.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 295

Seed Pack

This packet of seeds was purchased by J. Henderson and saved in his top dresser drawer for years. The seeds have yet to be planted.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 299

Amputation Knife (5753441)

This item is an amputation knife that was used by surgeons during the Civil War. The item also bears the name of Schively, a manufacturer of surgical tools from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The knife also has an ebony wood handle.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 304

Dressing Forceps (5753446)

This item contains a pair of dressing forceps that were used by surgeons during the Civil War. The item also bears the name of Tiemann, a manufacturer of surgical tools. The tool also has an ebony wood handle.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 307

Pedigree of the Most Illustrious General George Washington, first President of the United States of America (5928225)

This illustrated lineage chart was presented by genealogist James Phillippe of London, England to President Ulysses S. Grant in 1873.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 323

Bird Whistle

This bird whistle was purchased at the Como Zoo for the Henderson boys, Walker and Davis, by their Papa, Doug Kuehn.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 332

Impression of a Dinosaur Trace Fossil Footprint (7787788)

This artifact is a fiberglass replica of an impression of a 200 million-year-old Eubrontes giganteus dinosaur track that was discovered in 1970 in a Roseland, New Jersey quarry by two high school students. The impression was given as a gift by the students, Paul Olsen and Anthony Lessa, to President Richard Nixon in 1972.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 340

Brass Tags (12491745)

This item contains five sample brass tags for use among the Tonto, San Carlos, Coyotero, Yuma, and Mojave American Indians as requested by Captain John L. Bullis. These were included in the letter from Captain Bullis to the Assistant Adjutant General Department of Arizona.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 343

Do Your Bit, Repeal the Eighteenth Amendment, Elect Franklin D. Roosevelt President (16917335)

This is a campaign poster from the 1932 election. It was distributed by the Laundry Owners Publicity Bureau, New York City.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 3

"Naturaliza Muerta, 1915" (Still life, 1915) (192416)

This oil painting is a cubistic still life, painted by Diego Rivera in 1915. It was given to Lyndon B. Johnson by His Excellency Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, President of Mexico.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 6

Wooden Jewelry Box

This wooden box was made by Jon Henderson's father, Roger. It is made of black walnut--wood from a tree that lived on Jon Henderson's grandparent's property in Iowa and is the same wood used by Roger to make Jon and Jessica's bed frame. This box is used to hold old credit cards, chapstick and ear plugs.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 13

Evening gown worn by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson (192426)

This evening gown was designed by Roxanne of Samuel Winston, under the Neiman Marcus label. It is made of white peau-de-soie with a bodice of white bugle and crystal beads. The gown was worn by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson at the Inaugural Gala, 1965; the visit of His Excellency Ayub Khan, President of Pakistan, December 14, 1965; the visit of Prime Minister Aldo Moro of Italy, April 20, 1965; and the visit of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, February 14, 1967.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 17

Government Exhibit 133: Chapstick Tubes with Hidden Microphones (304967)

E. Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy, who lead the Watergate break-in team, were stationed in a Watergate Hotel room while the burglary was underway. A lookout was posted across the street at the Howard Johnson Hotel. During the break-in, they would remain in contact with each other and with the burglars by radio. These Chapstick tubes outfitted with tiny microphones were discovered in Hunt's White House office safe.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 20

Mannlicher-Carcano Rifle Owned by Lee Harvey Oswald and Allegedly Used to Assassinate President John F. Kennedy (305134)

S01, Side view, bolt in front. Access scan of 120mm Transparency

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 24

.38 Caliber Revolver Belonging to Lee Harvey Oswald Allegedly Used to Shoot Dallas Policeman J. D. Tippit (305138)

S01, Side view of revolver with barrel facing to the right. Photo

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 36

Fragment of the Nose of a Bullet Found in the Front of the Presidential Limousine Following the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (305150)

S01, One view of two parts on a white background. Filmed at high

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 48

Box ("Box B") Found on the Sixth Floor of the Texas School Book Depository Following the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (350162)

S01, Wide side of the box with the Commission Exhibit label

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 66

National Bicentennial Time Capsule (2108434)

This item is the National Bicentennial Time Capsule. The National Bicentennial Time Capsule was created as an officially recognized American Revolution Bicentennial Administration project. The National Bicentennial Time Capsule was one of 56 time capsules developed and manufactured by Reynolds Metal Company as a bicentennial gift to the United States. It is to remain in the National Archives and to be opened on July 4, 2075. The engraving on the capsule states, "The Reynolds Metal Company Bicentennial Time Capsule to be presented to the Governors of 50 States, 4 Territories, and Our Nation's Capital to be opened July 4, 2075."

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 69

Storm at Thule Bay, Canvas #21 (4491042)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 73

Southeast Devon Island, Canvas #23 (4491046)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 77

Receding Glaciers, USS Norton Sound in Foreground, Canvas #4b (4491052)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 80

Tay Bay Winter Night, Canvas #6 (4491055)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 84

Tay Bay- Winter Twilight, Canvas #7 (4491058)

This file unit contains an arctic landscape painting that was produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 88

Ice Berg Foggy Day, Canvas #11 (4491062)

This file unit contains a painting produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 92

Thule Bay, Canvas #34 (4491066)

This file unit contains an arctic landscape painting on canvas. This painting was produced while Captain Dayton Brown was on a field survey of northeastern Greenland and the east coast of Ellesmere Island.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 296

Embroidered Satin Wrapper (5723123)

This item is an embroidered satin wrapper, most likely used to wrap ceremonial records from China. A repeated, circular dragon design is embroidered on the wrapper, in gold, blue, pink, red, and white thread. Included are two ties, approximately 40.5 inches in length, also embroidered with dragon designs. Also included are sheets of newspaper from 1925, which have no apparent connection to the wrapper.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 299

Mysterious Butter Knife

This mysterious butter knife was left at the Henderson's house, at some point, after a dinner party. They aren't sure who it actually belongs to so it just sits in the silverware drawer.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 311

Rainbow Flint Dent Hybrid Corn Kernels (6920816)

This item includes six kernels of hybrid corn sent to Henry Wallace, the Secretary of Agriculture, to watch their growth and development.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 314

NASA Goodwill Messages Silicone Disc in Presentation Box (6922348)

This artifact is a duplicate of the NASA silicone disc containing goodwill messages that was left on the moon by the Apollo XI astronauts.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 333

Lyndon B. Johnson Autopen Signature Matrix (7788253)

This autopen matrix is of Lyndon B. Johnson's signature. It was used in the White House during Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency. It is 1 of 6 autopen matrices and is dated 2/22/1967.

National Archives's Collection

Object #: 337

Los Angeles Lakers Polo Shirt Signed by the Team (7865657)

This artifact is a Los Angles Lakes Polo shirt autographed by team members: Michael Cooper, Tony Campbell, Magic Johnson, Mike Smrek, Byron Scott, Kurt Rambis, James Worthy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wes Matthews, Milt Wagner, A.C. Green, Mychal Thompson, and Jerry West. It is yellow, with purple and white stripes on short sleeves and the bottom edge of the shirt, snap button front closures. It was presented in the Oval Office. Gift of Pat Riley, Head Coach, Los Angeles Lakers.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 343

Tract

A tract from the collection of J. Henderson, gathered at small churches in Northern Minnesota.

Henderson's Collection

Object #: 345

Wine Glesses

These wine glasses were received as a wedding gift and are usually reserved for the guest of honor at parties due to their large size.