Historical Objects

Park Ranger Hat
Stetson Ranger Hat

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Belonged to James Lindsay, former Chief Ranger at Hawai'i National Park, Haleakalā Section/ Haleakalā National Park. Gift from son, David Lindsay, 2013.

Artist/Maker: JB Stetson Co.
Description: Size 7 long oval felt hat with leather hatband embossed with Sequoia cones and foliage. USNPS impressed in front.
Color: "Belly"
Dimensions: L 36.5 cm, W 33.2 cm, ~12.1 cm crown height
Catalog Number: HALE 5721


Park Ranger Pants

Park Ranger pants

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Belonged to Eugene Barton, former Assistant Superintendent of Hawai'i National Park, Haleakalā Section. Gift from Eugene Barton, 1993.

Artist/ Maker: American Woolen Mills
Description: Riding breeches, flared at the hip and snug-fitting from just below the knee to about halfway down the calf, with seven buttons in the calf section
Color: Shade No. 168, Forestry Green
Dimensions: L 86 cm, Waist 84 cm
Catalog Number: HALE 200

Badge

Badge

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Belonged to Clifford "Mac" McCall Jr., former Chief of Maintenance at Haleakalā National Park. Gift from Clifford McCall Jr., 1991.
Artist/Maker: General Merchandising Co.
Description: Department of the Interior, National Park Service, U.S. Park Ranger Badge. Part of a 1946-1960 series, one of five different badges that were issued. Dapped, silver-plated brass, oxidized finish.
Color: Silver
Dimensions: H 4.2 cm, L 3.2 cm, Thickness 0.1 cm
Catalog Number: HALE 201


Telephone

telephone

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Used in the crater cabins from 1942-1976.

Artist/Maker: Automated Electric Company
Description: ATM Monophone with the hand receiver attached and internal components present. A wooden wall extension set without ringer and dial. Made of wood, plastic and metal.
Dimensions: H 23 cm, L 20 cm, Thickness 13 cm
Catalog Number: HALE 213

Telephones

Telephones

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Portable analog field telephones designed for use throughout WWII on either local or common battery telephone systems.

Artist/Maker: Unknown
Description: EE-8-A and EE-8-B U.S. Army portable field phones in leather bags with hand crank operation. Made of metal, plastic and leather.
Dimensions: H 25 cm, W 19 cm, Thickness 9 cm
Catalog Number: HALE 2511


Hammer

hammer

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Found behind canec wall in kitchen of HQ-12, ranger quarters built in 1939 by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Artist/Maker: Unknown
Description: Metal head stamped with inscriptions "made in USA," "CCC" and "drop forged" and wood handle stamped with inscription "hickory" and carved "E.V."
Dimensions: L 33.5 cm, Head width 12 cm, Head thickness 2.5 cm
Catalog Number: HALE 2506


Nail

Nail

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From the rest house at Kalahaku which was the first facility built near the summit of Haleakalā in 1894. The rest house was demolished in 1957 and the Kalahaku Overlook built in 1966.

Artist/Maker: Unknown
Description: Hand-beaten nail with oval-shaped head and square end.
Dimensions: L 8.5 cm, Head width 3 cm
Catalog Number: HALE 2507


Kanekane spur and bob

kanekane spur and bob

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Found in Haleakalā Crater. Manufactured in the early 1900s.

Artist/Maker: Unknown
Description: Features a large rowel (wheel) and two plummet-shaped bobs of metal, one detached. Made of metal.
Dimensions: L 13 cm, Heel width 10 cm
Catalog Number: HALE 2509

Bottle

Coca-Cola bottle

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Found in Haleakalā National Park. This bottle was produced for Maui around 1957.

Artist/Maker: Coca-Cola
Description: Embossed Automatic Bottle Machine (ABM) Hobbleskirt coke bottle. Average color green. Base marks include "Wailuku T.H.," letter "I" in the center and number "0" above it. 6 fluid ounce capacity.
Dimensions: H 19 cm, W 5.5 cm in diameter at base, 2.5 cm in diameter at neck
Catalog Number: HALE 3997


Bottle

Maui Soda Works bottle

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Found in Haleakalā National Park. This bottle was manufactured around 1942.

Artist/Maker: Maui Soda and Ice Works LTD
Description: Embossed Automatic Bottle Machine (ABM) Hawaiian crown top clear soda bottle. Base marks include "W" and Owens-Illinois trademark, diamond and O (oval) entwined with an indistinct "I" in the center. 6.5 fluid ounce capacity.
Dimensions: H 21 cm, W 4.5 cm in diameter at base, 2 cm in diameter at neck
Catalog Number: HALE 297


Last updated: April 23, 2015

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