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1. 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).

2. Nigerian Ibeji Twin Figure Nigerian Ibeji Twin Figure Nigeria; Africa; Ritual objects; Sculptures; Figures A carved wooden male standing figure with short round base. The head is pointed with coiffure, scarification and facial features carved in low relief. The body is crudely articulated, probably because...

3. Elliston Pintail Drake Decoy 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...

4. 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...

5. ...Because Somebody Talked! ...Because Somebody Talked! World War, 1939-1945--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States ; National security; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 20 x 27.75 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

6. Disk-Tec Incorporated, Champaign, Illinois Disk-Tec Incorporated, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Industry; Technology Disk-Tec Incorporated, 1401 Interstate Drive, Interstate Research Park, Champaign.

7. University of Illinois Observatory, Champaign, Illinois University of Illinois Observatory, Champaign, Illinois Champaign, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Observatory 904 S. Mathews Avenue, Champaign.

8. The five Sullivan brothers 'missing in action' off the Solomons; They did their part The five Sullivan brothers 'missing in action' off the Solomons; They did their part Patriotism; War posters, American ; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--United States ; Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

9. Painting: Woods in Winter Painting: Woods in Winter Painting; Landscape; American Impressionism; Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926; Winter A painting with a stream running through a snow-covered landscape with a few tall trees near the banks and denser trees in the background. The stream extends from the center foreground towards the back...

10. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

11. 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.

12. Bernardi Automobile Bernardi Automobile Automobiles; Cars; Transportation; Land transportation; Engines; Verona, Italy The Bernardi is a two-passenger automobile painted black with red trim. It has three wheels, two in the front and one in the rear. The small steering wheel is on the right side next to the brake handle....

13. Cable Car Cable Car Chicago, Illinois; Cable cars; Trolley cars; Cable railroads; Rail transportation; Electric streetcars; Electric railroads The cable car is fifteen feet tall, eight feet wide, and twenty feet long. There are six two-person seats on each side. Its wooden seats are similar to bench seats found in a church. The cable car is made...

14. Concord Coach Concord Coach Land transportation; Road coach; Transportation; Mail coaches; Concord, New Hampshire; Passenger coaches; Mail delivery; Stagecoaches A nine passenger, Eastern-style Concord road coach. Originally the coach’s body was painted red and its carriage yellow, but the coach has been over painted with the exception of the door scenes. Its...

15. Milburn Electric Car Milburn Electric Car Automobiles; Cars; Electric automobiles; Transportation; Land transportation; Toledo, Ohio A black and blue two-passenger, two-door electric car. The car has a tiller for steering, two headlights, one taillight, and four rubber tires.

16. U-505 Submarine U-505 Submarine Submarines; Submarine warfare; Sea battles; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Transportation; Water transportation; German Navy The U-505 is 252 feet long, thirty-seven feet high at the conning tower and twenty-two feet wide at its widest point. Its maximum speed was 18.3 knots on the surface and 7.3 knots submerged. The submarine...

17. Palestine Soup Palestine Soup Food; Canned foods; Chicago, Illinois; Arctic expeditions; Greeley Expedition; North Pole A large four-pound red and white cylindrical tin can with sealed top and bottom. The can labels reads: 'Palestine Soup, four pounds, Libby, McNeil & Libby; Chicago, Illinois'

18. 1914 Model T Ford 1914 Model T Ford Automobiles; Cars; Land transportation; Detroit, Michigan A black, four-passenger, three-door car, with a black leather top, a two-piece folding windshield, and four black leather seats. On the exterior are two running boards, two headlights, one rear lantern-shaped...

19. Ancient Brick Collection Ancient Brick Collection Archaeology; Ur (Extinct City); Iraq; Mesopotamia; Middle East; Cuneiform; Cuneiform inscriptions; Sargon I; Sargon II; Sumarians A collection of eight ancient clay bricks. Each brick has a cuneiform inscription: 1. "To Nannar, eldest son of Enlil, his king, Urnammu, the mighty man, priest of Erech, King of Ur, King of Sumer and...

20. Duesenberg Roadster J-200 Duesenberg Roadster J-200 Land transportation; Automobiles; Cars; Racing cars; Racecars; Des Moines, Iowa; A 1929 Duesenberg Roadster J-200 convertible two door, two-passenger automobile. The auto body is black with stainless steel trim and bumpers. The convertible top and four spoked tires are tan. There are...
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