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    • Wheeling Decorating Company: bowl vase

    • Wheeling Decorating Company: bowl vase

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery

    • This vase was made by Trenton Art Potteries. This pattern is Doves, Roses, and Daisies, D-11. It was the most popular Wheeling Decorating Company all-over-gold pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company: gold leaf plate

    • Wheeling Decorating Company: gold leaf plate

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery

    • This plate is decorated with double leafed plumes with windows pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned to make decorated ware in Czechoslovakia and Austria, before coming to Wheeling in 1893. Karl...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company gold coffee pot

    • Wheeling Decorating Company gold coffee pot

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery

    • This is a Homer Laughlin, eggshell theme coffee pot. The pattern is Doves, Roses, and Daisies, D-11. It was the most popular Wheeling Decorating Company all-over-gold pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company: bud vases

    • Wheeling Decorating Company: bud vases

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery

    • These bud vases are decorated with Doves, Roses, and Daisies pattern, D-11. It was the most popular Wheeling Decorating Company all-over-gold pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned to make decorated...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company: bird plate

    • Wheeling Decorating Company: bird plate

    • Porcelain; Pottery

    • This is a Siskin bird plate. A Siskin is a small finch type bird. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned to make decorated ware in Czechoslovakia and Austria, before coming to Wheeling in 1893. Karl...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company: decorative bowl

    • Wheeling Decorating Company: decorative bowl

    • Decorated glass; Glassware;

    • This bowl is decorated with the short flowered urns and multi-flowered panels pattern, D-67. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned to make decorated ware in Czechoslovakia and Austria, before coming to...
    • Campbell Mansion Artifacts; cradle

    • Campbell Mansion Artifacts; cradle

    • Children's furniture; Cradles; Domestic life;

    • John Brown, an accomplished carpenter and Alexander Campbell's father-in-law made the cradle. All fourteen Campbell children used this cradle. It was also loaned out to other people in the neighborhood when the Campbell's did not have an infant in...
    • Campbell Mansion Artifacts; new parlor, 1990

    • Campbell Mansion Artifacts; new parlor, 1990

    • Bethany College; Domestic life; Entertaining; Guests; Historic sites; Parlors;

    • The guest wing or Strangers' Hall was completed in 1840, the year that Bethany College was chartered. It was built to accomodate an increasing number of prominent visitors to the home. Three of its walls are covered with original wallpaper, by...
    • Campbell Mansion artifacts; clock reel

    • Campbell Mansion artifacts; clock reel

    • Domestic life; Knitting; Wool; Yarn;

    • A clock reel was used to wind skeins of yarn. Once a skein was wound, a mechanism called a "weasel" inside the reel popped. The clock reel is one of the possible origins for the liine in the song "Pop Goes the Weasel."
    • Quilts; Miniature Baltimore Album Quilt

    • Quilts; Miniature Baltimore Album Quilt

    • Festivals; Quilting; Quilts;

    • Sharon Whitecotton won Best of Show for this Miniature Baltimore Album Quilt at the Second Annual Mountainside Quilting Fest held at Bethany College in August, 2004. Sharon used intricate embellishments, brazilian embroidery, applique, hand...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company: candy dish

    • Wheeling Decorating Company: candy dish

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery

    • This candy dish is decorated with Doves, Roses, and Daisies pattern, D-11. It was the most popular Wheeling Decorating Company all-over-gold pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned to make decorated...
    • movie premiere003

    • movie premiere003

    • Motion picture premieres;

    • On January 27th, 1940 LMU held the Southern premiere of the film based on Sherwood Anderson's play "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" starring Mary Howard as Ann Rutledge and Raymond Massey as Abraham Lincoln. The film was nominated for 2 Oscars for best...
    • movie premiere001

    • movie premiere001

    • Motion picture premieres;

    • On January 27th, 1940 LMU held the Southern premiere of the film based on Sherwood Anderson's play "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" starring Mary Howard as Ann Rutledge and Raymond Massey as Abraham Lincoln. The film was nominated for 2 Oscars for best...
    • movie premiere002

    • movie premiere002

    • Motion picture premieres;

    • On January 27th, 1940 LMU held the Southern premiere of the film based on Sherwood Anderson's play "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" starring Mary Howard as Ann Rutledge and Raymond Massey as Abraham Lincoln. The film was nominated for 2 Oscars for best...

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