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1. Map of Marquette and Jolliet Route Map of Marquette and Jolliet Route Discovery & exploration; French Colonial District; French Colonial Period; Missionaries; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700 Pierre Marquette and Louis Jolliet successfully located the Mississippi River and traveled down it in two birch bark canoes, accompanied by five voyageurs. On the return trip they chose the Illinois River...

2. Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston American Revolution; Bunker Hill; 'Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes.' An 18th century burying ground in Boston, which contains many old tombstones.

3. Secretary, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Secretary, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Victorian; Antebellum; Furnishings Tall secretary desk with glass front, four bookcases on top, enclosed bottom cupboard, fold-out desk tray. Bookcase has double doors wtih six panes of glass in each door, desk tray which is covered with...

4. Maya Three-legged pot Maya Three-legged pot Mayas; Mayas--Pottery; Maya art; Pottery--Primitive Three-legged truncated cone pot, clay. Height 17.2 cm.

5. Inca piece of handbag Inca piece of handbag Incas; Inca textile fabrics; Textile fabrics--Peru Woven piece of handbag, llama wool, design of human figure, bird, insect on red ground. 11 x 17 cm.

6. Hall chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Hall chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs; Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926; Spool-turned hall chair on castors. Chair arms, back, and seat upholstered. Back is straight with two beaded rods next to back. The rods are topped with spindles. Back of chair is topped with "s" turned...

7. Page 414 of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper for Nov. 17, 1860 Page 414 of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper for Nov. 17, 1860 Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Newspaper; Newspapers; Illustration; Home; Images Page 414 of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper for Nov. 17, 1860. Top left three columns (of four) contain drawing of Lincoln Home from southwest corner. Titled, "The Residence of Abraham Lincoln, President-elect...

8. Ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln Ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Photographs; Ambrotypes; Daguerrotypes Various ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln

9. Public Lands in Illinois Public Lands in Illinois Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Public lands; Illinois; Report by Abraham Lincoln from the Committee on Finance read on January 17, 1839 during the 11th Assembly of the Illinois House of Representatives. Mr. Lincoln recommended a proposal to purchase all unappropriated...

10. Tile, Drainage Tile, Drainage Drainage; Farming; Farmers; Agriculture; History; Champaign County, Illinois Long Ceramic Field Tile. Trumpet-shaped with flared end at the bottom. Tapererd with an enlarged ring and narrow fitting rim on the other end. Hand thrown.

11. Women of Kickapoo Nation Women of Kickapoo Nation Kickapoo Nation; Women; Indian reservations; Kawkeasawkwa; Keepoakwa; Nubya Eshnoqua; Algonkian; Indians of North America; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Language; Kansas Photograph of three women in the Kickapoo tribe, taken at the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas to document McLean County, Illinois, Kickapoo descendants. Names identifying the three women featured in the...

12. A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Bloomington, Illinois; Indians of North America; Vocabulary; Numbers; Colors; Animals This is a 5-page document, "A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer on the Kickapoo Reservation, Brown County, Kansas, 1906, from information furnished by Bertha Weeweenas, Minnie Wawawsek (?),...

13. 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).

14. The Great Temple, Abu Simbel The Great Temple, Abu Simbel Africa; Ancient Egypt; Abu Simbel; Temples; Statues; Frith, Francis, 1822-1898 Black and white photograph showing the colossal statues flanking the entrance to the temple. 1857. Francis Frith, the photographer, was a world-wide traveler. He made a series of trips to the Nile region...

15. Looking up at the Great Pyramid Looking up at the Great Pyramid Egypt; Africa; Pyramids; Pharaohs Black and white stereograph slide, #T234 in "Tour of the World" series, v. 5 and 6.

16. Penguins on Dassen Island, near Capetown, South Africa Penguins on Dassen Island, near Capetown, South Africa Dassen Island; Africa; Penguins Black and white stereograph slide T245 from series "Tour of the World".

17. Sculpture from the Outer Wall, Dendera Sculpture from the Outer Wall, Dendera Dendera, Egypt; Africa; Hieroglyphics; Flinders Petrie, William, 1853-1942; Archaeology; Temples Black and white photograph of a section of the wall of the temple at Dendera, Egypt. 1857.

18. Road to the Pyramids--Westward Toward Gizeh Road to the Pyramids--Westward Toward Gizeh Gizeh, Egypt; Africa; Pyramids Black and white stereograph slide, #T232 from Tour of the World series, vol 5 and 6.

19. Victoria Falls, South Africa Victoria Falls, South Africa South Africa; Victoria Falls; Waterfalls Black and white stereograph slide, T244 from Tour of the World, vol 5 and 6.

20. Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen in the Valley of The Kings, near Thebes, Egypt Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen in the Valley of The Kings, near Thebes, Egypt Valley of The Kings (Egypt); Africa; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt Black and white stereograph slide, T238 from Tour of the World series, vol 5 and 6.
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