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1. Bonus March demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Bonus March demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Bonus Expeditionary Force, 1932; Demonstrations--Washington (D.C.); Bonus Army; Riots--United States--History; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 Photograph, b/w

2. Concord Coach Concord Coach Land transportation; Road coach; Transportation; Mail coaches; Concord, New Hampshire; Passenger coaches; Mail delivery; Stagecoaches A nine passenger, Eastern-style Concord road coach. Originally the coach’s body was painted red and its carriage yellow, but the coach has been over painted with the exception of the door scenes. Its...

3. French Trade Bucket Bale/Ear French Trade Bucket Bale/Ear Fur trade; Bucket bale; French artifacts; Metalwork; Metallurgy; Explorers; Trade item; Kettles The diameter of the rim is 12.2 cm. The height of the bale ears is 5.7 cm. The bucket bale is made of iron. The bale ears are welded to the rim. The lower portion of the bucket would have been made out...

4. Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands In Tracts of Forty Acres and Upwards, to Suit Purchasers, on Long Credits, & At Low Rates of Interest, Situated on Each Side of Their Rail-Road, Extending All the Way From the Extreme North to the South of the State of Illinois Railroad Land Grants--Illinois; Illinois Central Railroad; Agriculture; Farming This Illinois Central Railroad Company pamphlet is an advertisement for selling land. The first half of the pamphlet contains information on the railroad route; location of lands; prices and terms of payment;...

5. Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1979 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.

6. Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education; Housing; Students Stadium Terrace, 1946: Temporary housing to accommodate post-war rush of students at the University of Illinois

7. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

8. U-505 Submarine U-505 Submarine Submarines; Submarine warfare; Sea battles; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Transportation; Water transportation; German Navy The U-505 is 252 feet long, thirty-seven feet high at the conning tower and twenty-two feet wide at its widest point. Its maximum speed was 18.3 knots on the surface and 7.3 knots submerged. The submarine...

9. All fuel is scarce, plan for winter now! All fuel is scarce, plan for winter now! Energy conservation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 20.2 x 28.5 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

10. Won't you give my boy a chance to get home?; Don't travel - unless your trip helps win the war Won't you give my boy a chance to get home?; Don't travel - unless your trip helps win the war Transportation; Energy Conservation; World War II; War posters, American ; Poster, color, 26.8 x 19.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

11. Your government warns, prepare for winter now! Your government warns, prepare for winter now! Energy conservation; Winter; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

12. Slave Sale Broadside Slave Sale Broadside Slavery; Civil War; Fugitive slaves; Auctions; "Credit Sale of a Choice Gang of Slaves, Comprising Mechanics, Laborers, etc." The sale, Tuesday, February 5, 1856, by J. A. Beard and Maj. J. a. Beard, auctioneer, was held for the settlement of a co-partnership...

13. Me Travel? Not This Summer, Vacation at Home Me Travel? Not This Summer, Vacation at Home World War, 1939-1945--United States; Transportation; War posters, American; World War II Poster, color, 18.5 x 26 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

14. Albert Lee House, Champaign, Illinois Albert Lee House, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education Albert Lee House, 605 N. Walnut, Champaign. This is the residence of Albert Lee, an African American man who served on the staff of the University of Illinois for fifty-two years.

15. University Place Christian Church, Champaign, Illinois University Place Christian Church, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Churches; University Place Christian Church, 403 South Wright Street, Champaign.

16. Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, Illinois Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, Illinois Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Theaters; Theatrical productions; The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, under construction at 500 S. Goodwin, Urbana, Illinois.

17. Millikan Oil Drop Apparatus Millikan Oil Drop Apparatus Physics; Nobel Prize; Nobel Laureate; Scientific experiments; Electrons A metal cylinder, approximately thirty-six inches tall and twenty-four inches in diameter with two internal horizontal plates and several openings used for lighting and viewing inside the cylinder.

18. I'll carry mine too!; Trucks and tires must last till victory I'll carry mine too!; Trucks and tires must last till victory Transportation--Energy conservation--United States; World war II; War posters, American ; Poster, color, 22 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

19. Don't shiver next winter... order coal now! Don't shiver next winter... order coal now! energy conservation; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 18.4 x 26 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

20. Needlework kit Needlework kit Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Clothing; Textiles; Needlework; Sewing; Kit; Supplies Roll-up case for sewing supplies; roll has two knobs of green velvet (most missing), one pulls out to serve as a pin cusion. Remainder of kit is silk (green, red and white) edged in green tooled leather....
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