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1. 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...

2. Become a Nurse, Your Country Needs You Become a Nurse, Your Country Needs You World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II; Health care Poster, color, 28 x 22 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

3. Wallpaper, used in restoration efforts of Lincoln Home Wallpaper, used in restoration efforts of Lincoln Home Victorian; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Wallpaper; Furnishings; Decorations Blue, white, and gold wallpaper with floral and fleur-de-lies pattern. Fair condition, very dirty. One of six sections (LIHO 5420-5425) removed from the south wall of the northwest bedroom of the Lincoln...

4. Serve those who served Serve those who served World War II; War posters, American; Nurses--Recruiting--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--United States Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Governmnet Printing Office

5. Save Your Cans, Help pass the Ammunition Save Your Cans, Help pass the Ammunition World War, 1939-1945--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies--United States ; United States; Salvage (Waste, etc.)--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 24.6 x 33.4 in. published by the United States Government Printing Office

6. 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).

7. James A. Stephens Farm James A. Stephens Farm McLean County, Illinois; Farmhouses; Gables; Fencing; Roofs James A. Stephens erected this brick farmhouse in Mount Hope Township in 1877.

8. William Goodfellow Farm William Goodfellow Farm McLean County, Illinois; Farms; Farmhouses; Bricks; Roofs; Gables William Goodfellow built this brick farmhouse in Dale Township.

9. James R. Holbert James R. Holbert McLean County, Illinois; Seed trade; James R. Holbert worked with the Funk Brothers in McLean County in developing many new plant products.

10. Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth's boot Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth's boot Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Civil War; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Assassinations; Ford's Theater; Petersen House John Wilkes Booth was wearing this boot the night that he shot Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater in Washington D. C. After shooting Lincoln and stabbing Major Rathbone, Booth leapt from the Presidential...

11. Printing Press, c. 1830 Printing Press, c. 1830 Abolition movement; Slaves; Newspapers; Abolition movement; Publishing industry; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; The noted abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy (1802-37) is believed to have owned this press, which is in the collection of the Chicago Historical Society.

12. Let's finish the job, experienced seamen needed Let's finish the job, experienced seamen needed World War II; War posters, American; Merchant Marine--United States; World War, 1939-1945--United States; Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

13. A message about food from the President of the United States A message about food from the President of the United States World War II; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States; Food conservation--United States; Truman, Harry, 1884-1972; Victory gardens Poster, color, 18.3 x 26 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

14. America calling, take your place in civilian defense America calling, take your place in civilian defense World War II; War posters, American; Civil defense; World War, 1939-1945--United States; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945 Poster, color, 40 x 30 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

15. United we win United we win World War II; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States; Soldiers; World War, 1939-1945--United States--African Americans Poster, color, 28.5 x 40 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

16. McLean County Map in Corn Exhibit McLean County Map in Corn Exhibit McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Exhibitions; Corn; Maps; Education; Schoolteachers A map of McLean County sits in the middle of a corn school exhibit at a December 17, 1909, Teacher's Institute in Normal, Illinois.

17. School Work Corn Exhibit of McLean County School Work Corn Exhibit of McLean County McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Exhibitions; Corn; Schoolteachers This boys corn exhibit of McLean County was shown at a Teacher's Institute on December 17, 1909, in Normal, Illinois.
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