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Object Name: Officer roster board: Protection 5 Engine Co....
Date: 1800-1850
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Medium: Wood, metal, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 30 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 1 in. ( 77.5 x 47 x 2.5 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
Description: Rectangular wooden sign with "PROTECTION / 5 / ENGINE CO. / B. A. OF MELROSE" painted on arched top; six slots below with sliding metal strips listing names of "REC. SEC.," "FIN. SEC.," "TREASURER," "SERGT.-AT-ARMS," "TRUSTEES," and "SICK-COM."; with metal hardware for hanging.
Object Number: INV.9154
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Marks: painted: on obverse: "PROTECTION / 5 / ENGINE CO. / B. A. OF MELROSE. / FOREMAN / PETER J. GECKS. . . / . . . / G. K. ACKERMAN JOHN. A. . . / REC. SEC. - FIN. SEC. / W. S. GROESBECK. / TREASURER: SERGT.-AT-ARMS / . . . / TRUSTEES / W. CHELT / SICK-COM. / . . ."