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1. Remember December 7th! Remember December 7th! Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 ; Patriotism; World War, 1939-1945--United States ; War posters, American; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945 Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office. The quote "...we here highly resolve ..." comes from The Gettysburg Address given by Abraham Lincoln in Gettysburg,...

2. Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle Castles; Movie stars; Films; Movies; Motion pictures; Architecture; Miniatures; Fairy tales; Fairies; Hollywood, California Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle is 8 feet, 7 inches in length; 8 feet, 2 inches wide; with the tallest tower standing at 7 feet, 7 inches. It has intricate systems of running water and electricity. It is...

3. IBM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator or Harvard Mark I IBM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator or Harvard Mark I Computers; Calculators; Technology; Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (ASCC); Harvard Mark I; International Business Machines (IBM) Considered to be the first digital computer, Howard Aiken's Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (the IBM ASCC) or Mark I, was developed between 1937-1944. When it was completed it had many functions:...

4. Avenge December 7 Avenge December 7 Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 ; Political posters; Propaganda, Anti-Japanese--United States; Patriotism; World War, 1939-1945--United States ; World War II; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945 Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

5. Postcard of photo taken during Abraham Lincoln's funeral Postcard of photo taken during Abraham Lincoln's funeral Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Postcards; Mail; Home; Souvenirs; Memorabilia Sepia-tone postcard of photo taken during Lincoln's funeral in 1865. Home is decorated with black flags and drapes at windows, white swags at roofline and vines in corners, for mourning. Large group of...

6. 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

7. Mississippi (A Tone Journey); A Descriptive Suite in four movements Mississippi (A Tone Journey); A Descriptive Suite in four movements Sheet music; Mississippi Sheet music containing four movements: 1. Father of Waters 2. Huckleberry Finn 3. Old Creole Days 4. Mardi Gras

8. 8 Drawer Cabinet 8 Drawer Cabinet United States; Homemade furniture; Wooden cabinets; Horseshoe nail boxes; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths This is an 8 drawer cabinet made using horseshoe nail boxes as drawers. The drawers are furnished with white porcelain 1" diameter drawer pulls held with a bolt and nut. There is no back to the cabinet....

9. Assembly Hall, University of Illinois Assembly Hall, University of Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois The University of Illinois Assembly Hall at Fourth Street and Florida Avenue, Champaign, is a center for sports, entertainment and convention. It was opened on Honors Day, May 3, 1963. It was designed...

10. Illini Union, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Illini Union, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Housing; Hotels The Illini Union, 1401 W. Green Street, Urbana, opened February 8, 1941.

11. Graves Mallard Drake Decoy Graves Mallard Drake Decoy Decoys; Ducks; Carving; Hunting; Illinois River; Graves, G. Bert, 1887-1956 A carved and painted mallard drake decoy; a lead keel weight on the bottom reads "B GRAVES DECOY CO". The decoy has a green head with a yellow-green beak, a white ring around the neck and a brown chest....

12. Digital Computer, 'electronic brain' at the University of Illinois Digital Computer, 'electronic brain' at the University of Illinois Computers; Technology; Education; ILLIAC; International Business Machines (IBM); "In five hours [the ILLIAC] can complete problems which would take the working lifetime of a skilled mathematician. Shown working with it are Miss Ramona J. Russell, computer operator, and Jack O. Neuhaus,...

13. Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' Airplanes; Biplanes; Air transportation; Aviation; Barnstorming; World's Fair; A Century of Progress The Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' is a single-engine biplane. The 'Jenny's' fuselage is painted black and silver, its propeller is black, and its wings are yellow. The plane's height is approximately ten feet,...

14. Bernardi Automobile Bernardi Automobile Automobiles; Cars; Transportation; Land transportation; Engines; Verona, Italy The Bernardi is a two-passenger automobile painted black with red trim. It has three wheels, two in the front and one in the rear. The small steering wheel is on the right side next to the brake handle....

15. 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...

16. Foucault's Pendulum Foucault's Pendulum Pendulum; Mechanical tools; Equipment; Astronomy; Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543; A Century of Progress; World's Fair; The Foucault Pendulum hangs suspended via a sixty-four foot, six inch length of thin cable, has a sixteen-inch diameter brass sphere, filled with lead shot and weighs 650 pounds. Situated underneath the...

17. Duesenberg Roadster J-200 Duesenberg Roadster J-200 Land transportation; Automobiles; Cars; Racing cars; Racecars; Des Moines, Iowa; A 1929 Duesenberg Roadster J-200 convertible two door, two-passenger automobile. The auto body is black with stainless steel trim and bumpers. The convertible top and four spoked tires are tan. There are...

18. 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

19. 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;...

20. Cake Stand, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln Cake Stand, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Dinnerware; Dessert Glass cake plate on stand, pedestal base, turned stem, fluted column effect at top of stem. Plate has rim side, base is hollow, but stem is solid. H 8", Diam. 11".
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