“What Is It Wednesday” Revealed – every Wednesday we post an unusual artifact from our collections and encourage viewers to guess the object. While this object is not on display, please visit the newly-renovated Nebraska History Museum to see interesting Nebraska history like this on exhibit now!
What Is It Wednesday – July 27
9210-53 Collar hook Used to button men’s stiff collars. This one is advertising Barker Collars and Magees, a Lincoln clothing store. This one comes from the Cosgrave family collection and was likely used by Judge Patrick James Cosgrave of Lincoln. It probably dates from the 1910s.