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1. Dodge Business Sedan 1922 Dodge Business Sedan 1922 Automobiles--United States; Dodge--Automobile; Transportation; Cars; Advertising; Advertisements Drawing for an advertisement

2. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale oil; Whale; Whaling; Lighting device; Light; Camphene; Lamps A wooden base holds a pressed glass reservoir which has a square peg at the base to hold it into the wood. The glass is square with rounded shoulders and leads to a narrow mouth which has a threaded tin...

3. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale oil; Whale; Whaling; Lighting device; Light; Camphene; Lamps A brass camphene lamp. The saucer base holds an elaborately molded columnar stand which leads to a reservoir with a cup shaped bottom and a broad shouldered top portion. The wick holders are splayed as...

4. 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.

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Photograph of Pauline Cushman Photograph of Pauline Cushman United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Cushman, Pauline, 1835-1893; Garfield, James, 1831-1881 A black and white photograph of Pauline Cushman wearing what appears to be a Union frock coat. Dimensions: 4"x6.5".

8. 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...

9. The Travel Air Model R 'Mystery Ship' Texaco No. 13 monoplane The Travel Air Model R 'Mystery Ship' Texaco No. 13 monoplane A monoplane, which set hundreds of cross country flight records in the 1930s. The pilot was Frank Hawks. It competed in the 1930 Chicago National Air Races. 'Texaco 13' was originally purchased by the...

10. George Washington George Washington Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists; Presidents; Washington, George, 1732-1799 Portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington at Dorchester Heights, 1806

11. Samuel J. May Anti-slavery Collection Samuel J. May Anti-slavery Collection Web site; May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871; Abolition movement; Slavery; Slaves Web site from Cornell University. The Reverend Samuel J. May was an American abolitionist and friend of one of the founders of Cornell University, who in 1870 donated his collection of anti-slavery materials...

12. Buick Four 1923 Buick Four 1923 Automobiles--United States; Buick--Automobile; Photograph, b/w

13. First diesel engine of the Chicago and Alton Railroad First diesel engine of the Chicago and Alton Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and Alton Railroad; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives; Chicago; St. Louis; Kansas Photograph, b/w

14. Chicago and Alton train Chicago and Alton train Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and Alton Railroad; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives; Chicago; St. Louis; Kansas Photograph, b/w

15. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene A pewter lamp with a circular saucer shaped base, a bulbous reservoir and a semicircular handle. The double wick holders are pointed away from one another, characteristic of the camphene lamp.

16. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene; Peg lamp This lamp has a double wick fixture made of tin, with the characteristically splayed camphene wick holders. It even holds its own wick covers to keep fuel from evaporating. The fixture is fitted onto a...

17. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene A pewter lamp with a circular saucer shaped base, a bulbous reservoir and a semicircular handle. The double wick holders are pointed away from one another, characteristic of the camphene lamp.

18. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene A small glass lamp, bell-shaped, which has a small semicircular glass handle. The pewter cap and wick fixture is fastened to the top of the glass. This lamp which is very similar to 68.1.1150, is different...

19. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Lighting device; Light; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; A tin lamp with a conical base upon which is mounted a larger conical reservoir. The single wick opening which comes from the top of the lamp has a chained conical cover. There is a whole in the back of...

20. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale oil; Whale; Whaling; Lighting device; Light; Camphene; Lamps A trapezoidal wooden base holds a glass reservoir. The glass reservoir has a square peg at its base to hold it into the wood. The reservoir is globular and has a threaded tin wick fixture. The wicks are...
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