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1. Women of Kickapoo Nation Women of Kickapoo Nation Kickapoo Nation; Women; Indian reservations; Kawkeasawkwa; Keepoakwa; Nubya Eshnoqua; Algonkian; Indians of North America; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Language; Kansas Photograph of three women in the Kickapoo tribe, taken at the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas to document McLean County, Illinois, Kickapoo descendants. Names identifying the three women featured in the...

2. 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.

3. 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...

4. Washington Quarter, 1994 Washington Quarter, 1994 Coins; U.S. Mint; Mint mark A left-facing profile with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST in tiny letters in front of Washington 19s image, and the date below. The Mint mark, D for Denver, appears on the right.

5. World's Columbian Exposition Transportation Building World's Columbian Exposition Transportation Building World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the "Golden Doorway" of the Transportation Building at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction...

6. World's Columbian Exposition Horticultural Building World's Columbian Exposition Horticultural Building World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the exterior of the Horticultural Building at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and...

7. World's Columbian Exposition Machinery Hall World’s Columbian Exposition Machinery Hall World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the interior of Machinery Hall at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress...

8. Book, "Acts and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress of the United States" Book, "Acts and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress of the United States" (used by Abraham Lincoln during his service as a Representative to the 30th Congress) Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Book; Books; Written Communication; Publishing "Acts and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress of the United States." Printed by Ritchie and Hess, printers, Washington. Published in 1848. Paper bound. Front cover missing,...

9. Book, "Revised Statutes of the State of Illinois" Book, "Revised Statutes of the State of Illinois" Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Book; Books; Publishing; Furnishings; Written communication "Revised Statutes of the State of Illinois". M. Brayman, 1845. L 9" x W 5 3/4" x D 2 3/8".

10. Men's beachwear Men's beachwear Fashion--History; Fashion industry Photograph, b/w

11. Chevrolet Utility Coupe 1922 Chevrolet Utility Coupe 1922 Automobiles--United States; Chevrolet--Automobile; Transportation; Cars; Advertisements; Advertising Drawing for an advertisement

12. Nelson Jones Home, South of Towanda, Illinois Nelson Jones Home, South of Towanda, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Dwellings; Towanda, Illinois; Jones, Nelson; Italianate farmhouses The Nelson Jones home, south of Towanda, was the first of several large Italianate farmhouses built in McLean County.

13. J.J. Ham House and Barn J.J. Ham House and Barn McLean County, Illinois; Livestock; Barns; An 1887 view of J.J. Ham's 1873 home south of Hudson.

14. A.E. Swap's Residence and Business, Weston, Illinois A.E. Swap's Residence and Business, Weston, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Merchants; Stores & shops; Farmers; Farming This drawing is of the small store of A.E. Swap in Weston, McLean County.

15. Views of the Sholty Homestead in Dale Township Views of the Sholty Homestead in Dale Township McLean County, Illinois; Corn cribs; Orchards; Farms; Barns The Sholty farmstead, built by Jacob Sholty, featured a corn crib, large barn, and his son's residence.

16. Plowing Contest Plowing Contest McLean County, Illinois; Festivals; Plowing; Celebrations; Tractors This 1914 plowing contest featured tractors that competed as hundreds of spectators watched.

17. Cornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail) Cornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail) McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Banks; After the great Bloomington fire of 1900, the Cornbelt Bank was rebuilt and featured corn ears on the pilaster capitals.
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