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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. Champaign County Fair Champaign County Fair Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Celebrations; Festivals; Fairs; Midway, Champaign County Fair, 1978.

3. Native American Bandolier Bag Native American Bandolier Bag Pouch; Bags; Native American; Indians of North America; Beads; Celebrations; Decorations; Bandoliers A bandolier bag is a large pouch with a long continuous strap. This one is made of deerskin. The panel between the strap and pouch is covered with black velvet. Along the bottom edge are wool yarn tassels...

4. Painting: Coastal Sunset and Mountains Painting: Coastal Sunset and Mountains Painting; Seascape; Oil on canvas; Folk art; Krans, Olof, 1838-1916; Immigrants A painting of a sun setting beyond a mountainous coastline with a number of boats hugging shore on right. Black and white birds perch on a group of large rocks extending into the picture from the left...

5. 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;...

6. Book, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Book, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Book; Literature; Books; Native American; History "The Life and Adventures of Black Hawk: with sketches of Keokuk, the Sac and Fox Indians and the late Black Hawk War." By Benjamin Drake. Cincinnati, OH; E. Morgan & Co., 1850. Tooled cloth binding. L...

7. Book, "Principles of Medical Jurisprudence" (owned by Abraham Lincoln) Book, "Principles of Medical Jurisprudence" (owned by Abraham Lincoln) Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Written Communication; Victorian; Antebellum; Book; Books; Publishing "Principles of Medical Jurisprudence." Albany. Gould, Banks & Gould, 475 Broadway. New York: Banks Gould & Co. 144 Nassau St. 1850. L 9 1/2" x W 5 7/8" x D 2".

8. Wheel, Spinning Wheel, Spinning Spinning; Norway; Flax; Emigration & immigration; Thread; Expansion; Clothing & dress; Women; Pioneers; Black painted wooden spinning wheel. Four turned legs mortised through a horizontal bench. Two turned poles support a large wheel with turned spokes. Two bobbin holders mounted on a flat bench. Hand forged...

9. Planter, Hand Planter, Hand Farming; Farmers; Appliances; Corn; Agriculture; Illinois; 1. Homemade corn planter, painted blue. No distinguishing marks. Has handle, seed hopper and hand-lever. 2. Wooden planter. Long square body, flat on one side and tapers to a blunt point on the front....

10. Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 2 (1846-1854) Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 2 (1846-1854) Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Home; Models; Household; Housing; On June 11, 1850, Lincoln wrote to Nathaniel Hay, a Springfield contractor, describing a brick retaining wall he wanted built: "I wish to build a front fence, on a brick foundation, at my house. I therefore...

11. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Ship; Iron Whale oil lamp. This iron standing lamp has an open cylindrical reservoir which cants (swings).

12. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Ship; Iron Whale oil lamp. This iron standing lamp has an open cylindrical reservoir which cants (swings).

13. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Ship; Chamber lamp; Wick; Double-wick Whale oil lamp. This canting brass chamber lamp has a double wick.

14. Lamp, Whale Oil Lamp, Whale Oil Whale; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Candlesticks Whale oil lamp with single wick, bulb reservoir for oil fitted into a reused candlestand.

15. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Ship; Chamber lamp; Wick; Double-wick Whale oil lamp. This canting brass chamber lamp has a double wick.

16. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Candlestick Whale oil lamp with single wick, bulb reservoir for oil fitted into a reused candlestand.

17. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Hand-blown glass; Glassware Whale oil lamp. It has a hand blown glass lamp reservoir pegged into a crude piece of wood.

18. Lamp, Whale Oil Lamp, Whale Oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Pressed glass; Glass; Sandwich glass; American glass Pressed glass lamp reservoir with intricate designs in an inverted pear shape. The reservoir is capped with a tin fixture holding the typical double wick of the whale oil lamp.

19. Lantern, Whale Oil Lantern, Whale Oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Lanterns Hexagonal glass lantern with tin reservoir below; vented lantern cap and handle above.

20. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Candlestick; Candlesticks Tall cylindrical chamber lamp with double wick.
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