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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.
Electrical experiments; Scientific experiments; Electricity; Electric current; Galvani, Luigi, 1737-1798
This is a replica of Luigi Galvani’s 1780 apparatus. It includes a frictional electrostatic machine, insulating stand, a Leyden jar (a glass bottle coated inside with tinfoil and having a brass rod connected...
Food is a weapon, don't waste it!
Public health; Food conservation--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color, 16.1 x 22.6 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888
Coins; U.S. Mint; Bimetallic; Gold Standard
The Indian Head pennies show the profile of an Indian maiden wearing a feather crown.
Rationing means a fair share for all of us
World War II; War posters, American; Rationing--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States;
Poster, color, 21.9 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education; Housing; Students
Stadium Terrace, 1946: Temporary housing to accommodate post-war rush of students at the University of Illinois
University of Illinois Natural History Building, Urbana, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; History;
1301 W. Green Street, Urbana. Nathan C. Ricker was the architect. Since 1986, the building has been on the National Register of Historic Places.
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...
Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka'
Attack aircraft; Attack plane; Aircraft; Dive bombers; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; Airplanes; Air transportation;
The Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' is a large gullwing-shaped German dive-bomber used during World War II. Its sides and upper surfaces are painted dark forest green with tan sand patterns. Black and white...
Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists; Presidents; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington at Dorchester Heights, 1806
Guardian of water
United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Sculpture
Sculpture, granite, 12 feet in height
United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA
Frozen Charlotte Doll
American folk ballads; Frozen Charlotte; All-bisque dolls; Folklore; German dolls; German doll industry; European toy markets
A German "Frozen Charlotte" doll with painted black hair. The face has pink cheeks, red lips, and black eyes. The doll is enclosed in a pink cloth pouch adorned with attached green flowers. The doll also...
The New Capitol, Columbia, S.C.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works; Columbia, S.C., Burning of, 1865
Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the New Capitol, Columbia, S. C. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the...
Melcher and Jefferis Stair Building Advertisement
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Stairways; Advertisements
Melcher and Jefferis were local artisans who built custom staircases, like the spiral one in this ad, in the late 19th century.
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