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1. 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...

2. Yoked Oxen, G.P. Davis Farm Yoked Oxen, G.P. Davis Farm Ox teams; Farming; Farmers; Davis, G.P. The oxen in this photograph were used to farm the prairie on the G.P. Davis Farm, McLean County, Illinois.

3. World's Columbian Exposition Agricultural Building World's Columbian Exposition Agricultural Building World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the Agricultural Building at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the...

4. World's Columbian Exposition Ferris Wheel World's Columbian Exposition Ferris Wheel World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the Ferris Wheel at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World’s...

5. Announcement, from the Logan and Lincoln law office Announcement, from the Logan and Lincoln law office Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Legal Document; Law; Paper; Communication Written document from the Logan and Lincoln law office, giving details of legal case. Filman Hornbuckle v. John Parkepile in Menard County, regarding a stolen black horse. Written in black ink (slightly...

6. Civil War Frock Coat Civil War Frock Coat United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Coat, Frock This navy blue frock coat is part of the uniform that belonged to Captain Benson Wood, 34th Illinois Infantry. Accompanying the coat are Captain Wood's blue wool pants. The captain's shoulder straps are...

7. Zouave Civil War red wool trousers Zouave Civil War red wool trousers United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Trousers This pair of red wool trousers with gold metal thread embroidery is part of a Zouave Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, Duryee Zouaves (5th NY Volunteer Infantry) and the 2nd Battalion Duryee...

8. General Sherman's Frock Coat General Sherman's Frock Coat United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Coat, Frock This dark blue, double-breasted frock coat was worn by an U. S. Army Officer above the rank of lieutenant. According to G.A.R. records, this coat was worn by General William T. Sherman (1820-1891). The...

9. U.S. Army artillery officer's tailcoat U.S. Army artillery officer's tailcoat United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Coatee This U.S. Army artillery officer's tailcoat was worn only on special occasions. It is made of dark blue wool with red wool trim on its standing collar, cuffs, tails, one side of the jacket opening and...

10. Sherman and his Generals Sherman and his Generals United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works; Generals--United States--History--19th Century Reproduction of black and white photograph of Sherman and his Generals. From left to right: Major General O. O. Howard, Major General J. A. Logan, Major General Wm. T. Sherman, Major General Jeff. C. Davis,...

11. Printing Press, c. 1830 Printing Press, c. 1830 Abolition movement; Slaves; Newspapers; Abolition movement; Publishing industry; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; The noted abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy (1802-37) is believed to have owned this press, which is in the collection of the Chicago Historical Society.

12. Letter from A.S. Coe to Samuel A. Jones Letter from A.S. Coe to Samuel A. Jones Civil War; Gettysburg; Jones, Samuel A., 1834-1912; Coe, A.S.; Culpepper, Pennsylvania; Medicines Letter from A.S. Coe to Samuel A. Jones dated September 29th, 1863 describing the battle of Gettysburg. Samuel A. Jones was a homeopathic physician and scholar of American Transcendentalism. He served...

13. Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Dubois, Jesse K. Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois, one of Lincoln's neighbors in Springfield, concerning the presidential election. DuBois served with Lincoln as Whig in the Illinois General Assembly, and...

14. 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...

15. A Discourse Concerning Currencies of the British Plantations in America Especially With Regard to their 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

16. Altgeld Hall, Urbana, Illinois Altgeld Hall, Urbana, Illinois Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Libraries; Mathematics 1409 W. Green Street, Urbana. Built in 1897, the architects for Altgeld Hall were Nathan C. Ricker and James M. White.

17. Blickensderfer Typewriter No. 5 Blickensderfer Typewriter No. 5 Typewriters; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; Stamford, Connecticut; A portable manual typewriter (in original carrying case), 'Blickensderfer No. 5 Stamford Conn. U.S.A.' Ideal keyboard, with type-wheel, black keys with white letters. No. 58627.

18. Illustration of work in the United States Arsenal at Watertown, Massachusetts Illustration of work in the United States Arsenal at Watertown, Massachusetts United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women Reproduction of the cover of Harper’s Weekly from July 20, 1861. Dimensions: 10"x15.5".

19. An engraving of Kady Brownell in Army Clothing An engraving of Kady Brownell in Army Clothing United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women; Brownell, Kady A black and white engraving of Kady Brownell from the book: Moore, Frank. "Women of the War: Their Heroism and Self-Sacrifice." Hartford, Conn.: S.S. Scranton & Co., 1866. She is wearing an army costume...

20. 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;...
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