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Indian Head/Buffalo Nickel, Obverse and Reverse: no date
Coins; U.S. Mint; Indian; Bison; Native American
On the obverse, an Indian shown in profile. Above is written LIBERTY. Below the date has been worn off. On the reverse is the image of a bison. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E Pluribus Unum, and below...
Eisenhower Dollar, Obverse, 1974 and Reverse, 1977
Coins; U.S. Mint; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Apollo XI; Mint mark
The obverse view shows a left-facing profile of the late President with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST to the lower left, and below, the date. The reverse view shows an eagle with an olive branch of...
Liberty Half-Dollar, 1857
Coins; U.S. Mint; Liberty Cap
The seated Liberty is show with her right hand resting on a shield; in her left hand is a pole with the liberty cap on the end. Overhead are thirteen stars representing the thirteen colonies, and below...
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.
Road to the Pyramids--Westward Toward Gizeh
Gizeh, Egypt; Africa; Pyramids
Black and white stereograph slide, #T232 from Tour of the World series, vol 5 and 6.
Victoria Falls, South Africa
South Africa; Victoria Falls; Waterfalls
Black and white stereograph slide, T244 from Tour of the World, vol 5 and 6.
Assembly Hall, University of Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois
The University of Illinois Assembly Hall at Fourth Street and Florida Avenue, Champaign, is a center for sports, entertainment and convention. It was opened on Honors Day, May 3, 1963. It was designed...
Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana
Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Farming; Barns; Agricultural facilities; Agriculture;
Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana.
University of Illinois Armory
Champaign County, Illinois; Armory; Buildings; Education
505 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign.
Elliston Pintail Drake Decoy
Decoys; Carving; Illinois River; Ellison, Robert A., 1849-1942; Ducks; Hunting
This pintail drake decoy is painted in shades of brown, beige and black. The areas of attachment are visible, the head and two sections of body. The wood is cracked in a few places. There is a lead keel...
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...
Millikan Oil Drop Apparatus
Physics; Nobel Prize; Nobel Laureate; Scientific experiments; Electrons
A metal cylinder, approximately thirty-six inches tall and twenty-four inches in diameter with two internal horizontal plates and several openings used for lighting and viewing inside the cylinder.
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...
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".
Indian Head Cent, Obverse: 1882
Coins; U.S. Mint; Native American; Branch Mint
A left-facing Indian maiden wears a feathered crown. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and below is the date.
Golden Dollar with Sacagawea, Obverse: 2000
Coins; U.S. Mint; Lewis and Clark; Native American
Sacagewea, the Shoshone guide who was a guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition, is shown with her infant son, John Baptiste. Above is LIBERTY, to the left, IN GOD WE TRUST, and on the...
Liberty Quarter Dollar, 1876
Coins; U.S. Mint; Liberty; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Seated Liberty, with staff and cap. Overhead are stars for the thirteen colonies.
Centennial Coin, 1889
Coins; U.S. Mint; U.S. Constitution; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Profile of George Washington, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above and IN GOD WE TRUST below. There is a hole near the top edge.
John F. Kennedy Half-Dollar, 1964
Coins; U.S. Mint
The left-facing profile of President Kennedy is shown in a simple design with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST just under the President's image, and the date along the bottom edge.
Standing Liberty Half-Dollar, 1945
Coins; U.S. Mint
Liberty is shown striding towards the left wearing a flowing gown and enfolded in a representation of the Stars and Stripes flying in the breeze. She walks towards a rising sun, symbolic of a new day....
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