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1. Cost of living, 1918-1945 Cost of living, 1918-1945 World War, 1939-1945--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; Price regulation--United States; Cost & standard of living; War posters, American; World War II; Cost & standard of living Poster, color, 19.5 x 14.2 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

2. Cost of living in two wars Cost of living in two wars World War II; War posters, American; Price regulation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; Cost & standard of living Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

3. 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).

4. Nigerian Ibeji Twin Figure Nigerian Ibeji Twin Figure Nigeria; Africa; Ritual objects; Sculptures; Figures A carved wooden male standing figure with short round base. The head is pointed with coiffure, scarification and facial features carved in low relief. The body is crudely articulated, probably because...

5. 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".

6. 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...

7. Print: Fertility Print: Fertility Iowa; Landscape; Prints; American Regionalism; Wood, Grant, 1891-1942; Lithographs; Farm life; Corn; Barns; Silos; Farmhouses A print of a black and white stylized view of a farmstead including ripening rows of corn, a large barn with silo and a small farmhouse. Dimensions are 9" x 12".

8. 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,...

9. Settee, built specially for Abraham Lincoln Settee, built specially for Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Outdoor living; Windsor-style Hardwood brown painted bench with arm rests, shaped seat and slightly curved backrest designed for comfort. Simple design on backrest resembles Windsor chairs. It is 81" long, 20" wide, and 32" high.

10. Shadow box from Antebellum Springfield, IL Shadow box from Antebellum Springfield, IL Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furnishings; Art; Keepsake; Memorabilia; Hobby; Hair Shadow box containing human hair wreath. Hair is braided and made into three branch wreath w/bows and flowers and cones. Frame has flowers applied at compass points, molded using paper ache in part. Box...

11. Carte-de-Visite of Lincoln Home draped in mourning Carte-de-Visite of Lincoln Home draped in mourning Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Funeral; Mourning; Carte-de-visite; Images; Home; Springfield, IL Sepia-toned print of Lincoln Home draped in mourning with the simple Tilton (renters living in Lincoln Home in 1865) draping. View from SW corner, with a group of men standing in front and behind fence....

12. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Chamber lamp A cone shaped chamber lamp made of tin with the double wick fixture of a whale oil lamp.

13. Kickapoo Bear Chief (Mkopahmah) Kickapoo Bear Chief (Mkopahmah) Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Indians of North America; McLean County, Illinois; Kansas; Clothing & dress Bear Chief (Mkopahmah) was a Kickapoo Indian living on the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas. He was photographed by Milo Custer, who visited there in 1906 and 1911.

14. German Day, Bloomington, Illinois German Day, Bloomington, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; German Day; Entertainment; Parades & processions; Fairs; The streets of Bloomington, Illinois, are shown decorated for German Day. By 1870, 13% of the population of Bloomington was of German descent or born in Germany. The Germans in Bloomington held their own...

15. Reward Broadside Reward Broadside Slavery; Fugitive slaves; Civil War This notice states: "100 DOLLAR REWARD. Rannaway from the subscriber, on Monday, June 15, a negro woman, NELLY FORREST. She is about 45 years old, chunky built, large pouting mouth, good teeth, high cheekbones,...

16. 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...

17. Kickapoo Words for the Corn Plant Kickapoo Words for the Corn Plant McLean County, Illinois; Kickapoo Nation; Maize; Tassel; Plants; Indians of North America The Kickapoo used various words in the diagram to identify parts of the corn plant.

18. Conner Prairie Living History Museum Interpreter Conner Prairie Living History Museum Interpreter Nineteenth Century; Open-air museums; Farming; Linen; Flax; Costumed interpreter combing flax, part of the process to prepare the fibers for spinning into linen.

19. Stamp out black markets with your ration stamps Stamp out black markets with your ration stamps World War II; War posters, American; Price regulation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; Poster, color, 27.1 x 20.8 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

20. We'll take care of the rising sun, you take care of rising prices We'll take care of the rising sun, you take care of rising prices World War II; War posters, American; Price regulation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; Poster, color, 22.7 x 16.2 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
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