Exploring the stories behind artifacts and historical curiosities, with comments from academics and appraisers.
A Kit Carson biography that may have belonged to his family members; a saddle linked to Hollywood stuntman Yakima Canutt; "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" sheet music with a curious inscription; a basket that may have been woven by a pivotal player in the Modoc Indian wars.
s10e8 Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner
January 8, 2013
A bill of sale for a 17-year-old "negro girl" leads to a story of a person who went from being property to owning property; a powder horn is linked to a Revolutionary War soldier from Massachusetts. Also: a handwritten score for "The Star Spangled Banner"; a 1775 almanac that shows strained family ties during the Revolutionary War.
s9e11 St Valentine's Day Massacre; Society Circus Programme; Continental Club Card
September 27, 2011
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