Horseshoe Lake, 2016

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Frank Harles Soda Bottle Frank Harles owned a place called Soda Factory located in Edwardsville, Illinois on Main Street. Frank Harles began his business in 1871. This bottle was produced in his factory. On the bottle, it reads "Frank Harles Edwardsville Illinois."

This bottle was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Ella Reed.
1871 - 1900 March 4, 2020
Cross Necklace from 1960 Lexi Raker's Great Grandmother gave her a very valuable cross necklace soon before she passed away. It's a small, silver cross necklace with the top hook reading: "Amen." The necklace was made circa 1960 in Rome. The necklace is very thin so it is very fragile.

This necklace was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Lexi Rakers.
1960 March 4, 2020
1930-1950 Autograph Book Signed by Joe Dimaggio Thia is an autograph book from James Hino. It is bound with blue leather, and has gold lettering and a picture of a Greco-Roman figure on the front. Two brass bands hold it together on the left side. It is signed by Joe Dimaggio.

This book was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Jesse Phillips.
January 1, 1970 March 4, 2020
1975 Table Cloth with Rose Patches This table cloth was made by Kiymet Kulavuz in Turkey during the 1970's. She had originally embroidered the rose patches herself, and then sewn them onto a table cloth before she got married. She then retired it to her daughter, Derya Kulavuz-Onal (who currently posseses it as of 2020), as a wedding gift in 2005.

This tablecloth was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Pera Onal.
1970 March 4, 2020
1900s Suspension Insulator This suspension insulator separated the line conductors and supported them electrically. This object is very rusted and also is very corroded. The material on the top is ceramic, with the reason why they use ceramic being because it's a non-conductive metal.

This insulator was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Zachary Noga.
1920 - 1990 March 4, 2020
1870 Spring Flower Vase The metal vase is from 1870 and stands nine inches tall. It is undamaged and not rusted, leaving it in overall good condition.

This vase was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Colin Niepert.
1870 March 4, 2020
1999 Traditional Benin Mask This is a mask made of terracotta that is made to look like a man with head wear and markings. It was made in 1999 by the Urabic people of Benin.

This mask was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Mathias Moyegun.
1999 March 4, 2020
1988 Anita Baker-'Giving You the Best That I Got' Cassette Tape This is a cassette tape with the album "Giving You the Best That I Got" by Anita Baker. The front cover shows Anita Baker looking off into the distance while she is leaned against what appears to be a stone basin. The cassette case holds the cassette tape inside, as well as the cover paper. The cover paper shows the lyrics of all of the songs and the people who plays the instruments in each song.

This cassette tape was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Morgan Mackin.
October 17, 1988 March 4, 2020
Madison County Courthouse Telegraph A board with three small screws on the top rights to the middle a tapper that tapped out your message. On the receiver there is a wooden board with a metal trim and the actual metal receiver on top. Tristan Mackenzie's great grandfather came into possession of it when the court house officials discarded it for a telephone replacement. Dimensons of the receiver: Base 22 1/2in. Height 3in. Dimensons of the messenger: Base 28in. Height 1 1/2in.

This telegraph was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Trisran Mackenzie.
January 1, 1970 March 4, 2020
1998 Jack's 66 Service Station Photograph This photo was taken in 1998 at Jack's 66 Service Station in Edwardsville. This is a picture of Sadie Lippoldt's mom, Michelle, and her cousin, Chelsey. Her grandpa was the original owner of Jack's 66 Service Station, and they were celebrating a Route 66 event.

This photograph was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Liberty Middle School in spring 2020. It was brought to class by Sadie Lippoldt.
summer 1998 March 4, 2020