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1. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy A rectangular glass slide depicting five children. The first looks at the viewer full face, wears a ruffled collar and holds a whip behind his back; the second, in profile, wears a long coat, a blue feathered...

2. 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.

3. Nigerian Offertory Bowl with Lid Nigerian Offertory Bowl with Lid Nigeria; Africa; Bowls (Tableware); Containers; Yoruban culture A decorative bowl carved from a single piece of wood in the form of a kneeling woman holding a lidded bowl in the shape of a rooster. The woman has large breasts and is unclothed. Four rings suggesting...

4. Sears Motor Buggy, Model P Sears Motor Buggy, Model P Automobiles; Cars; Motorized buggy; Land transportation; Transportation; Chicago, Illinois The Sears, Roebuck and Co. Motor Buggy Model 'P' automobile seats four passengers. It has carriage wheels and a tiller for steering. The spring wagon body is made of pressed steel. The two-cylinder engine...

5. 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...

6. Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888 Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888 Coins; U.S. Mint; Bimetallic; Gold Standard The Indian Head pennies show the profile of an Indian maiden wearing a feather crown.

7. 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....

8. Benz Velo Automobile Benz Velo Automobile Automobiles; Automobiles--Germany; Cars; Land transportation; Benz, Bertha; Benz, Carl, 1884-1929; Inventions; Motorized buggy; Transportation The Benz Velo is a motorized two-passenger buggy. Its engine is situated in a box behind the seats. The auto has four wheels with spokes, the back two are 35.5 and the front two are twenty-three inches....

9. Amet Magniscope Amet Magniscope Film projectors; Movie projectors; Motion picture projectors; Inventions; Cinematography; Cinema; Waukegan, Illinois Thirty-five millimeter film projector made of tin, galvanized metal and brass. It has two film reels and sits on a wood base.

10. 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...

11. Octave Chanute Glider Model Octave Chanute Glider Model Gliders; Aviation; Air transportation; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Transportation; Models; Aircraft The Octave Chanute Glider model is a one-quarter the scale prototype of a full sized glider. Its dimensions are: the height is eight inches high, thirty-six inches wide, forty-eight inches long. The glider...

12. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene Small camphene/kerosene lamp made out of tin. A saucer holds a small cylinder on top of which is a globular reservoir with a pronounced shoulder. This leads to a single wick channel. A conical cap is attached...

13. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene Small camphene/kerosene lamp made out of brass. A saucer holds a small cylinder on top of which is a globular reservoir with a pronounced shoulder. This leads to a single wick channel. A conical cap is...

14. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy Rectangular glass slide with four handpainted figures: a jockey riding a bucking rabbit, a man in a top hat, waistcoat and carrying an umbrella riding on a crow, a military man with a sword and tufted...

15. 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...

16. Be a Cadet Nurse, the Girl With a Future Be a Cadet Nurse, the Girl With a Future United States Cadet Nurse Corps--Recruiting, enlistment, etc. ; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States ; War posters, American; World War II; Health care Poster, color, 20 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

17. Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Railroads; Locomotives; Illinois Central Railroad; Steam locomotives; Rail transportation; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; A Century of Progress; Civil War; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; The 'Mississippi' is a relatively small locomotive, even for its day. The locomotive's smokestack is twelve feet high, seven feet wide, and fourteen feet long. Behind the locomotive's engine is a flatcar...

18. 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...

19. Enlist in a proud profession!; Join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Enlist in a proud profession!; Join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps United States Cadet Nurse Corps--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; War posters, American; World War II Poster, color, 28 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

20. Hobo camp Hobo camp United States--Social conditions; United States--Economic conditions; Depressions--1929--United States; Dust Bowl; Tramps--United States; Hobo jungle; Hoboes; Railroad tracks Photograph, b/w
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