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School bell

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Description Hand bell used by a schoolteacher in Scotch Grove, Iowa during the 1860s. The cast brass bell has an iron clapper and a turned wooden handle; the handle is bolted to the bell. The top of the handle is stamped with the date 1864.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 1/2 inches height
4 5/8 inches diameter
Nomenclature Bell (idiophone)
Subjects Used in Scotch Grove, Jones County, Iowa, United States
Education. School Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: Exactly 1864
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8962.12

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