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1. Marbles found on Lincoln Home site Marbles found on Lincoln Home site Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Marble; Games; Children Various glass and clay marbles, found during archaeological surveys of the Lincoln Home site. The marbles vary in age and appearance. Diam. 0.8-2.5 cm.

2. 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).

3. Three Liberty Dimes Three Liberty Dimes Pileus; Phrygian Cap; Liberty Cap; Coins; French Revolution; American Revolution; U.S. Mint; King Midas; Seated Liberty The 1864 dime has a wreath and says "United States of America." The other two coins just have the wreath. All three say "One Dime." The earliest dimes were called "dismes."

4. 'Lost Lake' Chert Blade 'Lost Lake' Chert Blade Archaic Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile; Blades This is a blade used by the Archaic Indians. Made of chert, it has a notch on either side.

5. 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.

6. Nigerian House of the Head Personal Shrine Nigerian House of the Head Personal Shrine Nigeria; Africa; Containers; Yoruban culture; Ritual objects The round leather container with flat bottom is made in the shape of a royal African crown. The inward sloping sides are covered with fabric onto which cowrie shells are stitched; four small framed mirrors...

7. Bank of Illinois, looking west from Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois Bank of Illinois, looking west from Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Banks 100 W. University Avenue, Champaign.

8. Cattle Bank, Champaign, Illinois Cattle Bank, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Houses; Cattle Bank, Northeast corner, First Street and University Avenue, Champaign. It is also known as Heimlicher's Drug Store.

9. Computer and Systems Research Laboratory, University of Illinois Computer and Systems Research Laboratory, University of Illinois Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Technology; Industry 1308 W. Main Street, Urbana.

10. Depot Theater Building, Urbana, Illinois Depot Theater Building, Urbana, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Theaters; Actors; 223 N. Broadway, Urbana. The Depot Theater Building in Urbana, February 1975, presented "Jacques Brel is alive and well and living in Paris".

11. Painting: Woods in Winter Painting: Woods in Winter Painting; Landscape; American Impressionism; Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926; Winter A painting with a stream running through a snow-covered landscape with a few tall trees near the banks and denser trees in the background. The stream extends from the center foreground towards the back...

12. Digital Computer, 'electronic brain' at the University of Illinois Digital Computer, 'electronic brain' at the University of Illinois Computers; Technology; Education; ILLIAC; International Business Machines (IBM); "In five hours [the ILLIAC] can complete problems which would take the working lifetime of a skilled mathematician. Shown working with it are Miss Ramona J. Russell, computer operator, and Jack O. Neuhaus,...

13. Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Cornerstones; Time capsules; Scientific experiments; Viruses; Bacteria; Chemistry; Physics; Duplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds,...

14. 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...

15. City Hall and Fire Department, Champaign, Illinois City Hall and Fire Department, Champaign, Illinois Champaign, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Fire; Fire engines & equipment; City government 102 N. Neil St., Champaign.

16. Illinois 34th Infantry Regiment Illinois 34th Infantry Regiment Illinois--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories; United States Army--Illinois Infantry Regiment, 34th (1861-1865); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories In 1901 the Illinois Adjutant General published revised reports about Illinois regiments in the Civil War. These regimental reports provide a detailed account of the men who served in the War; for example,...

17. Confederate Five Dollar Bill Confederate Five Dollar Bill Civil War; Currency; Money This five-dollar note is from The Augusta Insurance and Banking Company. The number 205 appears and "Will pay FIVE DOLLARS to bearer on demand." Then there is the word "Augusta," followed by an illegible...

18. Solon House, 503 S. State St., Champaign, Illinois Solon House, 503 S. State St., Champaign, Illinois Italianate; Cupola The Solon House is one of the finest examples of the Italianate style in Champaign-Urbana. It features a low-pitched hip roof with wide overhanging eaves and large brackets. The windows are arched, surmounted...

19. Inca sleeveless tunic Inca sleeveless tunic Incas; Inca textile fabrics; Textile fabrics--Peru Tunic, probably wool. Length 32.25 inches.

20. Maya Three-legged pot Maya Three-legged pot Mayas; Mayas--Pottery; Maya art; Pottery--Primitive Three-legged truncated cone pot, clay. Height 17.2 cm.
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