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1. Local Indian Traditions Local Indian Traditions Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Bloomington, Illinois; Indians of North America Milo Custer's 1914 account of local indian traditions (7 pages).

2. 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

3. Spirit of America Racecar Spirit of America Racecar Racecars; Jet-powered racecars; Racing cars; Automobiles; World records; Speed records; Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah; Land transportation A jet-powered racecar. It has an elongated aerodynamic fuselage, which is supported by one large wheel in the front and two in back. The internal structure consists of welded tubular white metal welded...

4. Ancient Brick Collection Ancient Brick Collection Archaeology; Ur (Extinct City); Iraq; Mesopotamia; Middle East; Cuneiform; Cuneiform inscriptions; Sargon I; Sargon II; Sumarians A collection of eight ancient clay bricks. Each brick has a cuneiform inscription: 1. "To Nannar, eldest son of Enlil, his king, Urnammu, the mighty man, priest of Erech, King of Ur, King of Sumer and...

5. 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

6. Photograph of Mary Ann 'Mother' Bickerdyke Photograph of Mary Ann 'Mother' Bickerdyke United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Bickerdyke, Mary Ann, 1817-1901 A black and white photograph of Mary Ann Bickerdyke wearing a dark blouse with a shawl. On her blouse she is wearing two medals. Dimensions: 4.25"x6.5".

7. 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

8. Typical CCC youth enrollees Typical CCC youth enrollees Civilian Conservation Corps; Conservation Corps Photograph, b/w

9. Lamp, whale oil with double reflector Lamp, whale oil with double reflector Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Reflector; Tailor; Tailor's lamp This whale oil lamp is made of pewter. The foot holds a vertical cylindrical reservoir above which are held the typical parallel double wicks of the whale oil lamp. On either side of the wicks are two...

10. Lamp, whale oil with double reflector Lamp, whale oil with double reflector Whale; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Reflector; Tailor; Tailor's lamp This whale oil lamp is made of pewter. The foot holds a vertical cylindrical reservoir above which are held the typical parallel double wicks of the whale oil lamp. On either side of the wicks are two...

11. Lamp, whale oil with reflector Lamp, whale oil with reflector Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Tailor; Tailor's lamp; Reflector This whale oil lamp has a small rounded reservoir, a handle and the typical double and parallel wick holder. It also has a large glass reflector to broadcast the light.

12. Lamp, whale oil with reflector Lamp, whale oil with reflector Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Tailor; Tailor's lamp; Reflector This whale oil lamp has a small rounded reservoir, a handle and the typical double and parallel wick holder. It also has a large glass reflector to broadcast the light.

13. Kickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling) Kickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling) Kickapoo Nation; Housing; Indian reservations; Brown County, Kansas; Indians of North America Image of two bark winter huts built on the Kickapoo Reservation in Brown County, Kansas. People are possibly residents. Reverse side states, "Bark House of Andrew Magozee a [illegible] whose wife is Ahtseh,...

14. Printing Press, c. 1830 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.

15. Buzzard's Roost, Georgia Buzzard's Roost, Georgia United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Buzzard's Roost. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles...

16. Savannah, looking up the River Savannah, looking up the River United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works; Savannah (GA.)--History--Siege, 1864 Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Savannah, looking up the River. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the...

17. This is Nazi brutality This is Nazi brutality World War II; War posters, American; Propaganda, Anti-German--United States; World War, 1939-1945--United States; Poster, color, 28.3 x 38 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

18. Is your trip necessary? Is your trip necessary? World War II; War posters, American; Transportation--Energy conservation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation--United States; Poster, color, 28 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

19. James Terry McCollum and his mother, Vashti McCollum, who brought suit against Champaign School Board James Terry McCollum and his mother, Vashti McCollum, who brought suit against Champaign School Board for teaching religion in schools. Church & education; Freedom of religion; Champaign, Illinois James Terry McCollum and his mother, Vashti McCollum, who brought suit against Champaign School Board in the 1940s for teaching religion in schools.

20. Have you really tried to save gas by getting into a car club? Have you really tried to save gas by getting into a car club? World War II; War posters, American; Transportation--Energy conservation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States; Posters, color, 19.8 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
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