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1. 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).

2. Curta Calculator Curta Calculator Calculators; Mathematics; Mechanical tools Curta calculators were designed by Austrian, Curt Herzstark. They were only manufactured from 1948 through 1970. When new pocket calculators appeared in the seventies, Curta went out of business. Only...

3. Brooch, given by Mary Todd Lincoln to her niece Brooch, given by Mary Todd Lincoln to her niece Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Brooch; Jewelry; Adornment Round, flat-top, plain onyx brooch with gold clasp. Button-style, highly polished surface. Gold ring attached to back, not visible from top. Clasp & pin attached to ring, simple spiral clasp, pin soldered...

4. Cunningham Orphanage, Urbana, Illinois Cunningham Orphanage, Urbana, Illinois Urbana, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Orphanage; Orphans; Children; Childhood & youth; 1301 N. Cunningham Ave., Urbana.

5. Elliston Pintail Drake Decoy Elliston Pintail Drake Decoy Decoys; Carving; Illinois River; Ellison, Robert A., 1849-1942; Ducks; Hunting This pintail drake decoy is painted in shades of brown, beige and black. The areas of attachment are visible, the head and two sections of body. The wood is cracked in a few places. There is a lead keel...

6. 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,...

7. New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...

8. 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....

9. 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...

10. Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' Attack aircraft; Attack plane; Aircraft; Dive bombers; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; Airplanes; Air transportation; The Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' is a large gullwing-shaped German dive-bomber used during World War II. Its sides and upper surfaces are painted dark forest green with tan sand patterns. Black and white...

11. Burnham Library, Champaign, Illinois Burnham Library, Champaign, Illinois Champaign, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Libraries 306-308 W. Church St., Champaign.

12. Faneuil Hall, Boston Faneuil Hall, Boston American Revolution; Colonialists; Boston, MA; Faneuil, Peter, 1700-1743 One of the most popular attractions in Boston, Faneuil Hall has been extensively renovated, and is maintained by the National Park Service, which offers historical talks daily in the second floor meeting...

13. Table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Table Small table stand, two shelves, bracket feet. Side rails curve up to cornice-style support for top shelf. Bottom shelf solid, but narrower than top. Top shelf has two supports at inner side of rails, rectangular...

14. Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1979 Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1979 Coins; U.S. Mint; Women's Rights A right-facing profile of the suffragette is surrounded by a circle of thirteen stars the word LIBERTY, to the right, IN GOD WE TRUST, and below the date.

15. 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...

16. Cradle, used by Lincoln family Cradle, used by Lincoln family Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Cradle; Children Large cradle of black walnut on rockers. Sides have turned dowels, ends are solid with curved top. Slats hold mattress. H 31 1/2" x W 29 1/2" x L 48 3/8".

17. Examples of hobo signs Examples of hobo signs United States--Social conditions; United States--Economic conditions; Depressions--1929--United States; Dust Bowl; Trains; Tramps--United States; Signs and symbols; Hoboes Drawing, with text

18. Mohandas K. Gandhi as a lawyer Mohandas K. Gandhi as a lawyer Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948; India--Politics and government--1919-1947 Photograph, b/w

19. Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 3 (1855-1861) Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 3 (1855-1861) Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Home; Models; Household; Housing By 1855, the Lincoln home, little changed from the cottage purchased twelve years earlier, proved to be too small for the growing family. Lincoln hired local builders, Hannon and Ragsdale, to remodel the...

20. Advertisement of Detasselers Advertisement of Detasselers McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Advertisements; World War II; Women Advertisement and photograph of detasselers during World War II.
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