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1. Print: Loading Corn Print: Loading Corn Prints; Lithographs; Landscape; American Regionalism; Benton, Thomas H., 1889-1975; Corn; Harvesting; Carts & wagons A print of two workers loading harvested corn onto a mule drawn wagon amidst five shocks of corn stalks, probably late afternoon. A stream is visible in the right foreground. More fields rise in the middle-ground...

2. Painting: Lady in a Garden Painting: Lady in a Garden American Impressionism; Painting; Oil on canvas; Palmer, Pauline, 1867-1938 A painting of a woman seated in a shaded part of a garden setting. She holds an Oriental parasol and wears a multi-color Oriental robe over a white gown. A table and another chair is beyond her. Dimensions...

3. Galvani's Apparatus Galvani's Apparatus Electrical experiments; Scientific experiments; Electricity; Electric current; Galvani, Luigi, 1737-1798 This is a replica of Luigi Galvaniā€™s 1780 apparatus. It includes a frictional electrostatic machine, insulating stand, a Leyden jar (a glass bottle coated inside with tinfoil and having a brass rod connected...

4. Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle Castles; Movie stars; Films; Movies; Motion pictures; Architecture; Miniatures; Fairy tales; Fairies; Hollywood, California Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle is 8 feet, 7 inches in length; 8 feet, 2 inches wide; with the tallest tower standing at 7 feet, 7 inches. It has intricate systems of running water and electricity. It is...

5. 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...

6. Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands In Tracts of Forty Acres and Upwards, to Suit Purchasers, on Long Credits, & At Low Rates of Interest, Situated on Each Side of Their Rail-Road, Extending All the Way From the Extreme North to the South of the State of Illinois Railroad Land Grants--Illinois; Illinois Central Railroad; Agriculture; Farming This Illinois Central Railroad Company pamphlet is an advertisement for selling land. The first half of the pamphlet contains information on the railroad route; location of lands; prices and terms of payment;...

7. Book, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Book, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Book; Literature; Books; Native American; History "The Life and Adventures of Black Hawk: with sketches of Keokuk, the Sac and Fox Indians and the late Black Hawk War." By Benjamin Drake. Cincinnati, OH; E. Morgan & Co., 1850. Tooled cloth binding. L...

8. Cabinet Photograph, showing the Lincoln Home draped in mourning Cabinet Photograph, showing the Lincoln Home draped in mourning Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Photo; Photography; Victorian; Oldroyd, Osbourne H. (Osborn Hamline), 1842-1930; Funeral Sepia-toned photoprint mounted on cardboard. Original photo is oval & shows Lincoln Home draped in mourning with a delegation of men & one boy in front. Other people and Carrigan house visible in background....

9. Book, "A Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Book, "A Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Lee, 1856)" Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Oldroyd, Osbourne H. (Osborn Hamline), 1842-1930; Antebellum; Book; Books; Publishing; Legal; Text "A Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Lee, 1856)." Stamped with ink on inside back cover page, "Property of O.H. Oldroyd". Binder torn but still...

10. Bonus March demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Bonus March demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Bonus Expeditionary Force, 1932; Demonstrations--Washington (D.C.); Bonus Army; Riots--United States--History; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 Photograph, b/w

11. Walter W. Waters, Commander of the Bonus Expeditionary Force Walter W. Waters, Commander of the Bonus Expeditionary Force Waters, Walter W., 1898-; Bonus Expeditionary Force, 1932; Bonus Army Photograph, b/w

12. American Numismatic Association American Numismatic Association Money; Coins; Tokens; Medals; Numismatics Web site of the American Numismatic Association. The Association's mission is to "advance and promote the study of coins, paper money, tokens, medals and related numismatic items as a means of recording...

13. Brown Composition Baby Doll Brown Composition Baby Doll Composition dolls; African American history; American cloth dolls; American pop culture; This is a baby doll made of brown composition. She has moveable arms and legs and the eyes and lips seem to have been repainted. The body is clothed in a dress of light weight cotton. The skirt of the...

14. Public Lands in Illinois Public Lands in Illinois Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Public lands; Illinois; Report by Abraham Lincoln from the Committee on Finance read on January 17, 1839 during the 11th Assembly of the Illinois House of Representatives. Mr. Lincoln recommended a proposal to purchase all unappropriated...

15. Slave Sale Broadside Slave Sale Broadside Slavery; Civil War; Fugitive slaves; Auctions; "Credit Sale of a Choice Gang of Slaves, Comprising Mechanics, Laborers, etc." The sale, Tuesday, February 5, 1856, by J. A. Beard and Maj. J. a. Beard, auctioneer, was held for the settlement of a co-partnership...

16. Cartoonist View of Tractor Contest Cartoonist View of Tractor Contest McLean County, Illinois; Tractors; Cartoons (Commentary); Gasoline; Demonstrations This cartoon depicts a 1916 tractor contest and demonstration.

17. Letter from A.S. Coe to Samuel A. Jones Letter from A.S. Coe to Samuel A. Jones Civil War; Gettysburg; Jones, Samuel A., 1834-1912; Coe, A.S.; Culpepper, Pennsylvania; Medicines Letter from A.S. Coe to Samuel A. Jones dated September 29th, 1863 describing the battle of Gettysburg. Samuel A. Jones was a homeopathic physician and scholar of American Transcendentalism. He served...
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