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Over 1,000,000 tons of Axis shipping sunk in the North Sea and English Channel
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--North Sea--Naval operations; Warships--North sea; World War, 1939-1945--English Channel--Naval operations
Poster, color, 19.5 x 30 in., printed by Chromoworks Ltd., London.
Old North Church, Boston
Boston, MA; Revere, Paul, 1734-1818; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882; Midnight ride; One if by land; American Revolution; Tories
The Old North Church was built in 1723. It is the oldest church building in Boston.
Paul Revere House
Boston; Midnight ride; American Revolution; Colonialists; Patriot
Built about 1660, this house is the oldest building in downtown Boston. Paul Revere lived in it from 1770 to 1800.
Cloth Soldier Doll
Wellings, Norah, 1893-1975; Historic dolls; Soft toys; English toymakers; World War II; Memorabilia
The cloth soldier doll has a stiffened felt head with painted brown hair, black eyes, white teeth, and pink cheeks. The doll is costumed in a brown felt cap with a brass button in front. The brown velvet...
Eliot Indian Bible
Indians of North America; Language; Massachusetts; Indian imprints; Religion; Myths; Mythology; Eliot, John, 1604-1690; Bible
The Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament and the New translated into the Indian Language and ordered to be printed by the Commissioners of the United Colonies in New England, for the propogation of...
D.L. White Farmhouse and English Barn
McLean County, Illinois; Hedges (Plants); Farmhouses; Windmills;
The D.L. White farmhouse is a central hall I-House.
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 (?),...
A Discourse Concerning Currencies of the British Plantations in America Especially With Regard to their Paper Money
Currency; Money; Colonial America; Paper money; British plantations
Discourse concerning the currencies of the British plantations in America, published in London, 1751. The full-text of this document is available at http://www.people.virginia.edu/~rwm3n/webdoc2.html
Web site: Connecting California's Classrooms to the World
Web site; Mathematics; History; Science; Language; Social science; Primary source materials; Lesson plans
Web site sponsored by the California Technology Assistance Project and the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association. Includes links to lesson plans for different grade levels...
University of Illinois Stock Pavilion, Urbana, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Stockyards
1402 with Pennsylvania Avenue, Urbana.
University of Illinois Woman's [Women's] Building, Urbana, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Women; Classrooms; Swimming pools
608 S. Wright Street, Urbana.
We sink the fascist pirates
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II
Poster, color, 19.75 x 30 in., printed in England by Sanders, Phillips & Co., Ltd.
Model of Newcomen's Atmospheric Steam Engine
Steam engines; Industrial Revolution; Coal mines; Steam power; Inventions; Newcomen, Thomas, 1663-1729; Innovation; Power production; Patents;
This is a model of Newcomen’s Atmospheric Steam Engine. Newcomen’s steam engine consisted of a metal boiler with a cylinder mounted above. Inside the cylinder is a piston, sealed as closely as possible...
Telegraph; Telegraph cable; Scientific inventions; Communication; Hammersmith, England; Inventions; Electric telegraph
A twelve-inch length of wire with two sections of glass tubing used as insulation. The glass tubes are sealed at the joints with wax.
Inman Hotel, Champaign, Illinois
Champaign, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Hotels; Residence; Senior citizens; National Academy of the Arts
17 E. University Ave., Champaign. The Inman Hotel was also known as the National Academy of Arts. The architects were Spencer and Temple and the builders were the English Brothers.
Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Illinois
Champaign, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Stadiums; Athletics
200 E. Florida Ave., Champaign.
French Trade Bucket Bale/Ear
Fur trade; Bucket bale; French artifacts; Metalwork; Metallurgy; Explorers; Trade item; Kettles
The diameter of the rim is 12.2 cm. The height of the bale ears is 5.7 cm. The bucket bale is made of iron. The bale ears are welded to the rim. The lower portion of the bucket would have been made out...
Old State House, Boston
American Revolution; Colonialists; Colonial America
The Old State House was a merchants exchange and a general meeting place. It was the symbol of royal authority in the colony.
Faneuil Hall, Boston
American Revolution; Colonialists; Boston, MA; Faneuil, Peter, 1700-1743
One of the most popular attractions in Boston, Faneuil Hall has been extensively renovated, and is maintained by the National Park Service, which offers historical talks daily in the second floor meeting...
Old South Meeting House, Boston
American Revolution; Boston Tea Party; taxes
The Old South Meeting House was built in 1729. At the time of the Revolution it was the largest public building in Boston.
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