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Accession number 2002.60
Catalog Number 2002.60.9
Object Name Matchbook
Description Col-lee, Cherokee chief, matchbook with biography. Copyright 1979, Ohio Match Company, Wadsworth, Ohio U.S.A. 44281.

The matchbook has the bust of Col-lee on the closing flap printed in brown, yellow, green, black and orange on a yellow background. He is labeled, "Col-lee" and "Cherokee Chief". The text panel on the back has a "CWY" design in the top left corner and reads, "Col-lee was known as the dignified chief of the Cherokees, originally from the south-eastern part of the country. They were the most advanced Indians and the first Indians to have a written alphabet."

The flat matches have black fronts and backs with blue sulfur tips.
Date 1979
Dimensions W-2 L-2 inches
Collection Plastic & Composite Objects
Imagefile 008\2002609.JPG