Object of the Month – July

July marks Independence Day in the United States, so our Object of the Month celebrates democracy in the form of an American flag. This particular flag flew over the Capitol during the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden. Learn more about the Biden Inauguration flag.

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Object of the Month – June

June is Pride Month, so our Object of the Month celebrates Pride and comes from our LGBTQ Collection.  This Gay Pride Protest Flag was used during a protest in San Francisco in the 1980s. Learn more about the Gay Pride Protest Flag

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Object of the Month – December

In a month that celebrates many holidays and religious traditions, December’s object of the month is a Torah Case. It features knotted carpet with silver borders of chased foliage and inscriptions, leaf-tip gallery, bells, fitted scroll and a top covered in damask. Learn more about the Torah Case

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Object of the Month – October

October is National Country Music Month, so our object of the month honors Elvis Presley. His contributions shaped not only country music but our national culture as well. This suede shearling jacket (Western Outdoor wear, Sears) was owned and worn by Elvis at his Circle G Ranch in Tennessee. Learn

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