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ca. 1930

Throughout the year, a number of holidays and celebrations include noisemaking traditions. Firecrackers on the Fourth of July, party horns for birthdays or New Year's Eve, and spooky sounds and pranks on Halloween all contribute to the experience of those special days. For more than a century, makers of holiday paraphernalia have assisted by producing inexpensive and colorful noisemakers like this one.

Materialprinted metal | painted wood
Object ID111.1712
Credit LineGift of Ronald K. Smeltzer

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