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Object ID # 1990.021.028ab
Object Name Boot
Title Work Boots
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Credit line In Memory of Edwin Miller
Date 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Pair of men's leather lace-up work boots with nailed-on soles and horse-shoe-shaped heel plates. No maker's identification is present.
Provenance Owned by twin brothers, Noah and Aaron Miller, two of the sons of Caroline and John Miller. The Millers lived in a farm house south of Hanover, Normanby Township, Grey County.

The last owner, Dorothy Miller (neƩ Miller), was married to Edwin Miller, a brother of the last two occupants of the Miller farmhouse - Noah and Aaron Miller. Born in December, 1902, Noah died in 1976, and Aaron died in 1978.
Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Men's
Material Leather/Fabric/Cord/Metal/Thread
Found Normanby Township (formerly), Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
People Miller, John & Caroline