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1. End table, owned by Rev. Charles Dresser, a friend of the Lincoln family End table, owned by Rev. Charles Dresser, a friend of the Lincoln family Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Dresser, Rev. Charles; Furniture; Furnishings; Table Lamp table with removable marble top on walnut turned pedestal. Pedestal does not reach to the ground, and is supported by four incurved cut-out legs with ceramic castors connected to the center pedestal....

2. 18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill. 18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill. Illinois River; Starved Rock State Park, Illinois; Kaskaskia Indians; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700; Indians of North America Black and white stereograph slide showing the Illinois River.

3. V18439--Great Union Stock Yards, Largest Live Stock Market on Earth, Chicago, Ill. V18439--Great Union Stock Yards, Largest Live Stock Market on Earth, Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Illinois; Great Union Stock Yards Black and white stereograph slide showing cattle pens at the Stock Yards.

4. 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...

5. 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).

6. Perdew Mallard Drake Decoy Perdew Mallard Drake Decoy Decoys; Ducks; Perdew, Charles, 1874-1963; Illinois River; Carving; Hunting A mallard drake decoy made of polychromed carved wood with a lead keel weight on the bottom reading "HENRY ... PERDEW ... ILL". The head is green with a yellow beak, reddish brown chest, a white ring around...

7. Perdew Mallard Hen Decoy Perdew Mallard Hen Decoy Decoys; Carving; Illinois River; Ducks; Hunting; Perdew, Charles, 1874-1963; A mallard hen duck decoy of polychromed carved wood with a lead keel weight on the bottom that reads "HENRY...PERDEW...ILL". The hen is varying shades of brown with a blue patch on each wing. Dimensions...

8. Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Cornerstones; Time capsules; Scientific experiments; Viruses; Bacteria; Chemistry; Physics; Duplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds,...

9. Sofa belonging to the Abraham Lincoln family Sofa belonging to the Abraham Lincoln family Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Mid-Victorian; Mahogany; Horsehair; 19th Century; Rococo-revival style Rococo-revival style (ornately carved furniture popular in the mid 1800s) upholstered sofa that belonged to the Abraham Lincoln family. Sofa is covered in black horsehair (modern but based on original...

10. French Trade Bucket Bale/Ear 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...

11. Commemorative Ribbon Commemorative Ribbon Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Funeral; Assassinations White silk ribbon wound on round wooden core. Extremely fragile. Diam. 2 3/8".

12. Advertisement of Detasselers Advertisement of Detasselers McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Advertisements; World War II; Women Advertisement and photograph of detasselers during World War II.

13. Projectile Point Projectile Point Woodland Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile This projectile point is dark in color. It is slightly notched near the base. It was used by Woodland Indians for hunting.

14. Mussel Shell Hoe Mussel Shell Hoe Mississippian Indians; Equipment; Agriculture This mussel shell hoe was used in the cultivation of corn, beans and squash by the Mississippian Indians.

15. 'Madison' Projectile Points 'Madison' Projectile Points Mississippian Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile; Arms & armament; Illinois; Indians of North America; McLean County, Illinois; Cahokia, Illinois Four small to medium-sized thin triangular arrowheads. The points are usually like isosceles triangles in shape, or more rarely, equilateral triangles.

16. Bone Awls Bone Awls Mississippian Indians; Equipment; Awls Bone awls were commonly used by the Mississippian Indians. They were used to punch holes in skins, clay, etc. They were commonly made of turkey leg bone.

17. Stone celt (ungrooved axe) Stone celt (ungrooved axe) Woodland Indians; Agriculture; Equipment; Celts This is an ungrooved axe made of stone. It was used by the Woodland Indians. They often used them for girdling trees.

18. Projectile Point Projectile Point Woodland Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile; This wide projectile point has two distinct notches on either side. It was used by the Woodland Indians for hunting.

19. Grooved axe Grooved axe Archaic Indians; Axes; Equipment; The grooved axe was a tool used by the Archaic Indians. It was made of stone.

20. Chert Hoe Chert Hoe Woodland Indians; Equipment; Agriculture This chert hoe was used by Woodland Indians for farming. Woodland Indians grew corn, beans and squash, and hunted buffalo and deer. Chert is a very fine grained rock which can be shaped into arrowheads...
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