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1. Benz Velo Automobile Benz Velo Automobile Automobiles; Automobiles--Germany; Cars; Land transportation; Benz, Bertha; Benz, Carl, 1884-1929; Inventions; Motorized buggy; Transportation The Benz Velo is a motorized two-passenger buggy. Its engine is situated in a box behind the seats. The auto has four wheels with spokes, the back two are 35.5 and the front two are twenty-three inches....

2. Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' Airplanes; Biplanes; Air transportation; Aviation; Barnstorming; World's Fair; A Century of Progress The Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' is a single-engine biplane. The 'Jenny's' fuselage is painted black and silver, its propeller is black, and its wings are yellow. The plane's height is approximately ten feet,...

3. Harley-Davidson Sport Model Harley-Davidson Sport Model Motorcycles; Land transportation; Transportation; The Harley-Davidson 1919 Sport Model is a one-passenger motorcycle with a storage rack behind the seat. The gasoline tank is positioned between the chrome handlebars and seat. The cycle’s engine is two-cylinder...

4. Blickensderfer Typewriter No. 5 Blickensderfer Typewriter No. 5 Typewriters; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; Stamford, Connecticut; A portable manual typewriter (in original carrying case), 'Blickensderfer No. 5 Stamford Conn. U.S.A.' Ideal keyboard, with type-wheel, black keys with white letters. No. 58627.

5. Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education 2400 with Bradley Avenue, Champaign.

6. Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane Air transportation; Aircraft; Airplanes; Transportation; Airmail; Biplanes; Engines; Radial engine; Postal service A single-engine biplane. The fuselage is painted green and gray and its wings are red and gray. Wing construction consists of solid spruce wooden poles routed out for lightness, spruce ribs and a plywood...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. Doctors are scarce, one out of three has gone to war Doctors are scarce, one out of three has gone to war Civil defense; World War II; War posters, American ; World War, 1939-1945--United States ; Poster, color, 28 x 22.1 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

10. 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,...

11. C&A Shops, Locomotive C&A Shops, Locomotive McLean County, Illinois; Transportation; Railroad locomotives; Railroad passenger cars; A locomotive sits in the C&A shops in Bloomington, Illinois. C&A (Chicago and Alton) shops were the largest employer in McLean County. There, the first Pullman sleeper, the first commerical dining car,...

12. Asahel Gridley, businessman, McLean County, Illinois Asahel Gridley, businessman, McLean County, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Millionaires; Farming; Gridley, Asahel; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Farmers Asahel Gridley, McLean County's first millionaire, had much to say about early farming. Gridley is recognized as one of the first citizens to arrive in Bloomington, Illinois. He arrived there in 1831 and...

13. 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).

14. University of Illinois Airport University of Illinois Airport Airports; Airplanes; Buildings; Champaign County, Illinois; Champaign, Illinois; University of Illinois Willard Airport, Champaign.

15. Everitt Laboratory, University of Illinois Everitt Laboratory, University of Illinois Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Technology University of Illinois Electrical Engineering Building, 1406 W. Green Street, Urbana, with log periodic antenna.

16. Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Farming; Barns; Agricultural facilities; Agriculture; Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana.

17. Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education; Housing; Students Stadium Terrace, 1946: Temporary housing to accommodate post-war rush of students at the University of Illinois

18. University of Illinois Library 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...

19. Torpedo the Axis! Torpedo the Axis! World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II Poster, color, 20 x 30 in., issued by The Admiralty and printed for H. M. Stationery Office.

20. 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.
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