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1. 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...

2. Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, Illinois Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, Illinois Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Theaters; Theatrical productions; The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, under construction at 500 S. Goodwin, Urbana, Illinois.

3. 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.

4. Simplex Open Touring Car Simplex Open Touring Car Automobiles; Cars; Land Transportation; Transportation The 1911 S & M Simplex Open Touring Car is a five-passenger convertible. The six-cylinder, water-cooled engine is located in the front. It has a four speed selective transmission and a double chain drive....

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Lamp, Oil Lamp, Oil Oil; Pioneers; Lamps; Lighting; Light; Labor; Mining; Whale; Coal; Tin whale oil miner's lamp. Small cylindrical shaped whale oil lamp with a removable cap and a wick tube in the center. The bottom of the lamp has a sharp "v" shaped point which has been soldered on to...

8. Lantern, Buggy Lantern, Buggy Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Buggy; Kerosene Rectangular buggy lantern. This rectangular lantern has a square footprint and has thin glass panes on three sides. One side opens via hinge to provide for igniting the lantern. The fourth side of the...

9. Lantern, Buggy Lantern, Buggy Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Buggy; Kerosene Rectangular buggy lantern. This rectangular lantern has a square footprint and has thin glass panes on three sides. One side opens via hinge to provide for igniting the lantern. The fourth side of the...

10. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene A pewter lamp with a circular saucer shaped base, a bulbous reservoir and a semicircular handle. The double wick holders are pointed away from one another, characteristic of the camphene lamp.

11. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene; Peg lamp This lamp has a double wick fixture made of tin, with the characteristically splayed camphene wick holders. It even holds its own wick covers to keep fuel from evaporating. The fixture is fitted onto a...

12. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene A pewter lamp with a circular saucer shaped base, a bulbous reservoir and a semicircular handle. The double wick holders are pointed away from one another, characteristic of the camphene lamp.

13. 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...

14. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Lighting device; Light; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; A tin lamp with a conical base upon which is mounted a larger conical reservoir. The single wick opening which comes from the top of the lamp has a chained conical cover. There is a whole in the back of...

15. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale oil; Whale; Whaling; Lighting device; Light; Camphene; Lamps A wooden base holds a pressed glass reservoir which has a square peg at the base to hold it into the wood. The glass is square with rounded shoulders and leads to a narrow mouth which has a threaded tin...

16. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale oil; Whale; Whaling; Lighting device; Light; Camphene; Lamps A trapezoidal wooden base holds a glass reservoir. The glass reservoir has a square peg at its base to hold it into the wood. The reservoir is globular and has a threaded tin wick fixture. The wicks are...

17. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene A cylindrical glass jar with a lid which transforms it into a lamp. The lid has two broad wick holders protruding from one side. A heavy C shaped cover with chain for the wick holders is attached and indicates...

18. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene Small camphene/kerosene lamp made out of tin. A saucer holds a small cylinder on top of which is a globular reservoir with a pronounced shoulder. This leads to a single wick channel. A conical cap is attached...

19. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene A tin lamp formed in a broad, short cylinder. Three upright cylindrical wick holders are mounted on top of the cylinder well separated from one another, indicating this is probably a camphene lamp.

20. Plow, Breaking Plow, Breaking Plowing; Champaign County, Illinois; Farming; Farmers; Prairies; Agriculture; Illinois; Wood and wrought iron plow. Long, tapered, and slightly curved wooden beam with "V" shaped handles attached to the back of the beam. Long dished iron blade held in place with a forged iron screw and iron...
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