Mouse Nest, recovered from Lincoln Home restoration
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Artifacts recovered from mouse nest during 1987-88 Lincoln Home restoration, including the mice. Newspaper, wood, grass, plaster materials; white satin ribbon; newspaper; two square-cut nail heads; paper and carpet bits; various wallpaper patterns; book/magazine pages; lime-green knit fabric; string/twine; dated newspaper (1871 76 milled lumber chunks. Shows the great variety of items that can be stored by industrious mice. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities 16 History
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865|
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