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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).
Bank of Illinois, looking west from Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Banks
100 W. University Avenue, Champaign.
Champaign County Jail, Urbana, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Urbana, Illinois; Jails; Prisons
Champaign County Jail, 201 E. Main St., Urbana. Crowds toured the new Champaign County Jail and Sheriff’s Residence, March 1905. The residential portion fronted Main Street and the jail’s west entrance...
University of Illinois Library
Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Urbana, Illinois; Libraries
1408 with Gregory Drive, Urbana. The Library is more commonly known as the Main Library. The architect was Charles Adams Platt. Since 2000, the building has been listed on the National Register of Historic...
University of Illinois Woman's [Women's] Building, Urbana, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Women; Classrooms; Swimming pools
608 S. Wright Street, Urbana.
Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle
Castles; Movie stars; Films; Movies; Motion pictures; Architecture; Miniatures; Fairy tales; Fairies; Hollywood, California
Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle is 8 feet, 7 inches in length; 8 feet, 2 inches wide; with the tallest tower standing at 7 feet, 7 inches. It has intricate systems of running water and electricity. It is...
Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone
Cornerstones; Time capsules; Scientific experiments; Viruses; Bacteria; Chemistry; Physics;
Duplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds,...
Stereoscope, belonging to Abraham Lincoln's children
Toys; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln children; Scientific Instrument; Viewmaster; Photography; Patents
Wooden stereoscope for viewing stereographs (a.k.a. stereoptic cards), much like a modern "Viewmaster." Peering through the eye holes, the images would appear three-dimensional. Dimensions are 13.5", 11"...
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
Liberty Silver Dollar, 1895
Coins; U.S. Mint; Phrygian Cap; Morgan, George T.; Face Value
A left-facing portrait of Miss Liberty. She wears a crown on which is written LIBERTY. A few wheat leaves are stuck in the crown. At the back of her curly hair, she wears a Phrygian cap. Above her head...
Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois
Architecture; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844
Collection of views of the Pierre Menard Home.
100 West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois
Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Street railroads; Photographs
Photograph of Washington Street in Bloomington, Illinois in 1904. The image includes text describing each of the numbered items.
Tile Barn Remains
McLean County, Illinois; Tiles; Barns; Circular buildings; Silos
The remains of this round tile barn include the walls. It is located north of Normal, Illinois.
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
Save Waste Fats for Explosives
Salvage (Waste, etc.)--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Model A Ford Carburetor
United States; Ford Motor Company; Engine mechanics; Automobiles; Car repair; Wrenches
This is a cast iron, two piece carburetor with a gasket between the parts. Details include a choke paddle one end and an in and out switch on the other. The paddle has an open and close switch.
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