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1. Tile, Drainage Tile, Drainage Drainage; Farming; Farmers; Agriculture; History; Champaign County, Illinois Long Ceramic Field Tile. Trumpet-shaped with flared end at the bottom. Tapererd with an enlarged ring and narrow fitting rim on the other end. Hand thrown.

2. Nigerian Drum Nigerian Drum Nigeria; Africa; Sculptures; Musical instruments Carved wooden male figure kneels on short disk and supports a cylindrical hollow drum on his head and hands. Large eyes, a wide nose and closed mouth are carved on the face. The figure wears a simple loincloth....

3. Perdew Fancy Duck Call Perdew Fancy Duck Call Ducks; Decoys; Hunting; Perdew, Charles, 1874-1963; Carving; Illinois River A wooden duck call with carved decoration of three ducks (one hen and two drakes) in flight around the body. The initials DGB (Donald G. Beste) are carved in strong relief on one end. A light green plastic...

4. Model of Newcomen's Atmospheric Steam Engine 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...

5. X-Ray Vacuum Tube X-Ray Vacuum Tube X-Rays; Vacuum tubes; Physics; Radiation; Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943; Nobel Prize A long glass tube with a large spherical center. At one end of the tube is an anode and at the other end is a cathode.

6. Cane, from Lincoln Home Cane, from Lincoln Home Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Thomas (Tad), 1853-1871; Victorian; Cane Plain turned wood cane with paper label attatched certifying authenticity. Rounded top, tapers slightly to rounded end. End has 1 cm turning hole in center. Most of paper label has flaked off. Thin decorative...

7. Latch assembly, believed to have been installed by Abraham Lincoln, circa 1849 Latch assembly, believed to have been installed by Abraham Lincoln, circa 1849 Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Shutters; Hardware; Window frames; Windows; Shutter blind sill keeper for double latching shutter locks. J-shaped iron with one screw hole opposite lip end. Upper lip end forms a tooth-like protrusion in center bottom, top. The assembly has lost...

8. Pennant, souvenir of Lincoln Home Pennant, souvenir of Lincoln Home Souvenir; Memorabilia; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Springfield, IL; Souvenirs; Blue felt triangle with gold trim and blue tassels at end. Same end has silk-screened image of Lincoln Home in florescent colors. House is white with hot pink shutters, matching the brick retaining wall....

9. B.F. Harris, II House, Champaign, Illinois - a selection of images B.F. Harris, II House, Champaign, Illinois - a selection of images Cattle; Railway; Banks; Household; Houses; Housing; Champaign, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois Different views of the B.F. Harris II House.

10. Mississippi (A Tone Journey); A Descriptive Suite in four movements Mississippi (A Tone Journey); A Descriptive Suite in four movements Sheet music; Mississippi Sheet music containing four movements: 1. Father of Waters 2. Huckleberry Finn 3. Old Creole Days 4. Mardi Gras

11. 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).

12. Ghana Asipim (Chief's Chair) Ghana Asipim (Chief's Chair) Ghana; Africa; Ceremonies; Festivals; Furniture; Chairs; Seat furniture; Akan culture Low chair made of wood with short, straight legs, four stretchers, a straight but slightly angled short back. The top rail of the back rises to a high curve; there are tall brass finials at each end. All...

13. Next! 6th War Loan Next! 6th War Loan Savings bonds; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945 Poster, color, 14 x 10 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

14. Let 'em have it, buy extra bonds Let 'em have it, buy extra bonds Savings bonds; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945 Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

15. Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana; Africa; Sculptures; Dolls; Asanti culture Carved wooden female figure is an abstraction, with a disproportionally large head. The cylindrical body stands on a short base and the tapering arms extend straight out from the body. The head is a nearly...

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

17. Painting: Illinois Landscape #90 Painting: Illinois Landscape #90 Painting; Landscape; Photo realism; Panorama; Gregor, Harold, 1929- A painting of a panoramic view of gently rolling, rich farmland in early springtime. Hedgerows of trees along some field edges, clumps of trees at other places, farmhouse in background towards right end...

18. The sky's the limit, keep buying war bonds The sky's the limit, keep buying war bonds Savings bonds; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American; World War II; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945 Poster, color, 20 x 27 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

19. Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Railroads; Locomotives; Illinois Central Railroad; Steam locomotives; Rail transportation; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; A Century of Progress; Civil War; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; The 'Mississippi' is a relatively small locomotive, even for its day. The locomotive's smokestack is twelve feet high, seven feet wide, and fourteen feet long. Behind the locomotive's engine is a flatcar...

20. Give war bonds, the present with a future Give war bonds, the present with a future World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; World War, 1939-1945--United States; World War II; Savings bonds; War posters, American; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945 Poster, color, 20 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
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