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Object Name Belt
Catalog Number 1977.47.36cd
Creator Meyering, N.S.
Maker Meyering, N.S.
Date 1948-1952
Material(s) Cotton; brass;
Dimensions H-2.25 W-32 inches
Description This is a buckle (c) and belt (d) from a cadet uniform. The buckle is made of brass and has two parts. One is rectangle shaped in a slight curve with an open are for the belt to thread through and a hook on the back. "N.S. Meyering \ New York" is stamped on the back The other end has an eye for the hook and a bar to hold the belt. The belt is white cotton canvas with two buttons that correspond to a breastplate strap. "JAMES E. KURZ" is stamped near one button.
Notes This belonged to Kentucky Military Institute cadet James E. Kurz. The institute was located in Lyndon, Ky.
Collection Eckherdt Kurz Collection
People Meyering, N.S.
Kurz, James E.
Subjects Belts (Clothing)
Military education
Military training
Schools, Boarding
Search Terms Kentucky Military Institute (KMI)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS