Wooden top made in June of 1983 by Sying Yang, a Hmong immigrant to St. Paul, when he was 13 years old.
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Pleating iron consisting of two elements: a handled roller and a base. Pleating or fluting irons were used during the nineteenth century to press permanent, decorative pleats into cloth. Made in Geneva, Illinois in 1866.
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Set of clothespin dolls (the Pinn family) designed by Emily T. Myers of Mahtomedi, Minnesota in the 1930s. The dolls’ heads are made of wooden balls and their bodies are wooden blocks. Their arms and legs are round wooden clothespins.
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Mrs. Melvin Schumeister and Mrs. Herbert Garelick make Hannukah decorations at St. Paul’s Temple of Aaron on December 12, 1960. Hannukah, the eight-day Jewish festival of lights, begins tonight at sundown.
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Arts and Crafts-style copper table lamp. The coach-type lantern has frosted green glass and is suspended at an angle by a rod over a heavily weighted base. There are a pull chain, cord and socket inside the lantern. Made by hand circa 1920-1929.
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