Pitcher, stoneware, c1854. Given to donor's mother Mrs. Emma Tilton, widow of Alex Tilton, when she was a baby. At this date (November 20, 1950) it is 96 years old. Mrs. Emma Tilton died May 14, 1936, age 82 at her daughter's (Mrs. Walter Betts) home in West Des Moines.
Presented November 20, 1950
|Source||Betts, Julia M.|