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    • White Flint Warrior

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    • The following is found on handwritten description in artist file: White Flint Warrior This is a Navajo Indian sandpainting of the white flint warrior. It is made during the four days and five nights curative ceremony called ""The Male shooting""...
    • Waiting for the Train to Nowhere

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    • Waiting for the Train to Nowhere, 22"" x 14"", watercolor note: the ending date for the year range was placed at 1973, the year the piece was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Bible. The piece would have been made sometime during or before 1973.
    • Nephrite jade buckle

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    • Rubies, emeralds, sapphires inset in gold on a jade buckle. Nephrite jade was first used in India during the time of the Mogul emperors who had access to it from their wide-spread Central Asia possessions. Gemstones have been indigenous to and used...
    • Ivory carving of Zhongli Quan

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    • Ivory carving of Taoist Immortal, Zhongli Quan, holding a fan inscribed with 4 characters that loosely translate as ""pure breeze blows gently."" On wood base. Zhongli Quan is thought to have lived sometime during the Zhou Dynasty (1027-249 B.C.)....
    • Drum (Gendang rebana)

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    • This Gendang (a rope-tension drum) is a family heritage piece that dates from the first decade of the 20th century. It has a body made from thatch palm trunk (rumbia) with rattan for lacings. The drum-head is a goat skin. The Gendang drum is used...
    • Passing North Platte River flows

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    • Photo shows water passing through the penstock beneath Kingsley Dam during construction of the dam. North Platte River flows had to be passed through the construction site while the dam was under construction.
    • Dam site shortly after construction

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    • In an example of war-time security, soldiers can be seen in this picture guarding Kingsley Dam. While the threat of sabotage was not great, soldiers were nevertheless posted to guard the dam round the clock during WWII.
    • G. Johnson & R. Canaday

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    • Two of the most prominent promoters of the Tri-County Project, Ralph O. Canaday and George E. Johnson, survey activities during construction at Kingsley Dam. Canaday served as legal counsel and secretary of the District, while Johnson was chief...
    • photo of two fields

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    • Photo depicts two fields intersected by an irrigation lateral near Central's demonstration farm in 1942. The farmer on the right signed up for irrigation service during the first year of deliveries; the farmer on the left did not. Note the...
    • photo -- Jeffrey Hydroplant under construction

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    • Jeffrey Power House during early phases of its construction. Photo shows placement of scroll cases, piers for lower portion of twin penstocks, upper portion of the penstocks to be enclosed with concrete and partially constructed intake works at...
    • Georgetown work camp

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    • As the lake filled in the early 1940s, the water approached the site of the construction camp that housed hundreds of workers during the construction phase. Called 'Georgetown' after the many men named George who were associated with the project...
    • Kingsley Dam time capsule

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    • Mary Mecke and Jean Carter, 12-year-old daughters of resident engineer E.J. Mecke and assistant resident engineer George Carter cut a ribbon controlling a derrick which lowered the time capsule into the middle of Kingsley Dam during the dedication...
    • Secession. 1860-1861

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    • Map of the division between North and South during the Civil War. Wall map of the United States, showing 'forts held by loyal forces,' and forts, arsenals, branch mints and navy yards 'seized by seceding forces.' Free states and territories,...

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