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Centennial Coin, 1889
Coins; U.S. Mint; U.S. Constitution; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Profile of George Washington, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above and IN GOD WE TRUST below. There is a hole near the top edge.
Washington Quarter, 1994
Coins; U.S. Mint; Mint mark
A left-facing profile with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST in tiny letters in front of Washington 19s image, and the date below. The Mint mark, D for Denver, appears on the right.
Springer Recreational Center (Post Office, Champaign, Illinois)
Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Post office
301 N. Randolph Street, Champaign. James Taylor Knox, U.S. Treasury Surveying Architect, was the architect of record for the 1903 Beaux-Arts-style post office.
Amoureaux House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
French Colonial Period; vertical log construction; French Colonial District; Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
The Amoureaux House, built in 1785, is a French vernacular post in ground (poteaux-enterre) construction. It is one of three in Ste. Genevieve and only five in the U.S. In the bedroom, on the fireplace...
White House portico
United States; Government facilities; Politics & Government; White House; Washington, D.C.;
Visitors to the White House are seen exiting by way of the north portico.
Printing Press, c. 1830
Abolition movement; Slaves; Newspapers; Abolition movement; Publishing industry; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
The noted abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy (1802-37) is believed to have owned this press, which is in the collection of the Chicago Historical Society.
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois
Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Technology
University Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
Old State House, Boston
American Revolution; Colonialists; Colonial America
The Old State House was a merchants exchange and a general meeting place. It was the symbol of royal authority in the colony.
Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists; Presidents; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington at Dorchester Heights, 1806
Boston; American Revolution; Presidents; Colonialists
John Adams is shown in his later years. He appears to be holding a cane in his hand.
Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists
Portrait of Samuel Adams by John Singleton Copley, c. 1772.
Boston; American Revolution; Declaration of Independence; Colonialists
John Hancock shown seated at a desk with writing materials. Portrait by John Singleton Copley, 1765.
Paul Revere House
Boston; Midnight ride; American Revolution; Colonialists; Patriot
Built about 1660, this house is the oldest building in downtown Boston. Paul Revere lived in it from 1770 to 1800.
John F. Kennedy Half-Dollar, 1964
Coins; U.S. Mint
The left-facing profile of President Kennedy is shown in a simple design with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST just under the President's image, and the date along the bottom edge.
Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1979
Coins; U.S. Mint; Women's Rights
A right-facing profile of the suffragette is surrounded by a circle of thirteen stars the word LIBERTY, to the right, IN GOD WE TRUST, and below the date.
WDWS Radio Station, Route 45 and Windsor Road, Champaign
Buildings; Communication; Radio stations
South Neil Street and Windsor Road, Champaign.
Three Liberty Dimes
Pileus; Phrygian Cap; Liberty Cap; Coins; French Revolution; American Revolution; U.S. Mint; King Midas; Seated Liberty
The 1864 dime has a wreath and says "United States of America." The other two coins just have the wreath. All three say "One Dime." The earliest dimes were called "dismes."
Two Nickels, Obverse and Reverse: no date
Coins; U.S. Mint; 'V'
The reverse reads "United States of America," and has a number "5" and "cents." There are thirteen stars for the colonies. The other coin shows a wreath with an indefinable shape in the middle, possibly...
Liberty Head Nickels, Reverse and Obverse: 1888
Coins; U.S. Mint; E PLURIBUS UNUM; Reeding
The coin with the reverse reads "V" "Cents", "United States of America," and in small letters, "E Pluribus Unum." There is also a wreath. The coin with the obverse side show a Grecian profile of Liberty...
Indian Head Cent, Obverse: 1882
Coins; U.S. Mint; Native American; Branch Mint
A left-facing Indian maiden wears a feathered crown. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and below is the date.
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