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1. Nigerian Offertory Bowl with Lid Nigerian Offertory Bowl with Lid Nigeria; Africa; Bowls (Tableware); Containers; Yoruban culture A decorative bowl carved from a single piece of wood in the form of a kneeling woman holding a lidded bowl in the shape of a rooster. The woman has large breasts and is unclothed. Four rings suggesting...

2. 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,...

3. Octave Chanute Glider Model Octave Chanute Glider Model Gliders; Aviation; Air transportation; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Transportation; Models; Aircraft The Octave Chanute Glider model is a one-quarter the scale prototype of a full sized glider. Its dimensions are: the height is eight inches high, thirty-six inches wide, forty-eight inches long. The glider...

4. Sculpture from the Outer Wall, Dendera Sculpture from the Outer Wall, Dendera Dendera, Egypt; Africa; Hieroglyphics; Flinders Petrie, William, 1853-1942; Archaeology; Temples Black and white photograph of a section of the wall of the temple at Dendera, Egypt. 1857.

5. Nigerian Drum Nigerian Drum Nigeria; Africa; Sculptures; Musical instruments Carved wooden male figure kneels on short disk and supports a cylindrical hollow drum on his head and hands. Large eyes, a wide nose and closed mouth are carved on the face. The figure wears a simple loincloth....

6. We Have Just Begun to Fight We Have Just Begun to Fight World War, 1939-1945--United States ; Patriotism; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 28 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

7. Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana; Africa; Sculptures; Dolls; Asanti culture Carved wooden female figure is an abstraction, with a disproportionally large head. The cylindrical body stands on a short base and the tapering arms extend straight out from the body. The head is a nearly...

8. Altgeld Hall, Urbana, Illinois Altgeld Hall, Urbana, Illinois Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Libraries; Mathematics 1409 W. Green Street, Urbana. Built in 1897, the architects for Altgeld Hall were Nathan C. Ricker and James M. White.

9. Perdew Fancy Duck Call Perdew Fancy Duck Call Ducks; Decoys; Hunting; Perdew, Charles, 1874-1963; Carving; Illinois River A wooden duck call with carved decoration of three ducks (one hen and two drakes) in flight around the body. The initials DGB (Donald G. Beste) are carved in strong relief on one end. A light green plastic...

10. 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,...

11. 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....

12. Women's History Month Women's History Month Web site; Women; History; Travel; Houses; Web site from the National Register of Historic Places on important women in American history.

13. Candlestick, Miner's Candlestick, Miner's Coal; Natural resources; Mining; Environment; Miners; Light; Wrought iron miner's candlestick with adjustable candle holder and spike for driving into the wall of a mine.

14. 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

15. Old State House, Boston Old State House, Boston American Revolution; Colonialists; Colonial America The Old State House was a merchants exchange and a general meeting place. It was the symbol of royal authority in the colony.

16. Patriotic ribbon Patriotic ribbon Patriotism; Celebrations; Fourth of July celebrations; Gifford, Illinois; Patriotic ribbon in red, white, and blue. Bow at the top with one white, red, and blue streamer. Red streamer has the following inscription: "July 4th 1908, Daisy Hickman, Gifford, '08".

17. Wallpaper, used in restoration efforts of Lincoln Home Wallpaper, used in restoration efforts of Lincoln Home Victorian; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Wallpaper; Furnishings; Decorations Blue, white, and gold wallpaper with floral and fleur-de-lies pattern. Fair condition, very dirty. One of six sections (LIHO 5420-5425) removed from the south wall of the northwest bedroom of the Lincoln...

18. Buick 1934 Buick 1934 Automobiles--United States; Buick--Automobile Photograph, b/w

19. Art class at WPA/FAP Negro Art Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida Art class at WPA/FAP Negro Art Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal aid to the arts--United States; Federal Arts Project; WPA; Photograph, b/w

20. Children's art class at the University Settlement House, New York City Children's art class at the University Settlement House, New York City United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Children; Childhood & youth Photograph, b/w
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