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1. 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...

2. World's Columbian Exposition Machinery Hall World's Columbian Exposition Machinery Hall World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the exterior of Machinery Hall at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of...

3. Me Travel? Not This Summer, Vacation at Home Me Travel? Not This Summer, Vacation at Home World War, 1939-1945--United States; Transportation; War posters, American; World War II Poster, color, 18.5 x 26 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

4. Model of Newcomen's Atmospheric Steam Engine Model of Newcomen's Atmospheric Steam Engine Steam engines; Industrial Revolution; Coal mines; Steam power; Inventions; Newcomen, Thomas, 1663-1729; Innovation; Power production; Patents; This is a model of Newcomen’s Atmospheric Steam Engine. Newcomen’s steam engine consisted of a metal boiler with a cylinder mounted above. Inside the cylinder is a piston, sealed as closely as possible...

5. Water Vapor Turbine Water Vapor Turbine Water; Turbines; Water vapor; Evaporation; A Century of Progress; World's Fair; Hydraulic turbines; Energy production; Power production This water vapor turbine has two sets of horizontal spiral glass tubes connected by three straight vertical tubes and two glass globes. The small turbine is located in the top globe.

6. 1914 Model T Ford 1914 Model T Ford Automobiles; Cars; Land transportation; Detroit, Michigan A black, four-passenger, three-door car, with a black leather top, a two-piece folding windshield, and four black leather seats. On the exterior are two running boards, two headlights, one rear lantern-shaped...

7. 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...

8. I'll carry mine too!; Trucks and tires must last till victory I'll carry mine too!; Trucks and tires must last till victory Transportation--Energy conservation--United States; World war II; War posters, American ; Poster, color, 22 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

9. Schoenheider Standing Mallard Drake Ice Decoy Schoenheider Standing Mallard Drake Ice Decoy Decoys; Ducks; Carving; Hunting; Illinois River; Schoenheider, Charles, Sr., 1854-1944 A standing mallard duck ice decoy with a painted two part body, glass eyes and supported by a single iron leg with splayed foot. The head is green with a long yellow beak, the body is painted brown with...

10. Illustration of work in the United States Arsenal at Watertown, Massachusetts Illustration of work in the United States Arsenal at Watertown, Massachusetts United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women Reproduction of the cover of Harper’s Weekly from July 20, 1861. Dimensions: 10"x15.5".

11. Won't you give my boy a chance to get home?; Don't travel - unless your trip helps win the war Won't you give my boy a chance to get home?; Don't travel - unless your trip helps win the war Transportation; Energy Conservation; World War II; War posters, American ; Poster, color, 26.8 x 19.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

12. Screwdriver Screwdriver Equipment; Hand forged; Screwdriver; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop; Blacksmithing; Iron; Hand made screwdriver with 5" oval handle. Painted black with a twisted head. 13" long.

13. Indian Head/Buffalo Nickel, Obverse and Reverse: no date Indian Head/Buffalo Nickel, Obverse and Reverse: no date Coins; U.S. Mint; Indian; Bison; Native American On the obverse, an Indian shown in profile. Above is written LIBERTY. Below the date has been worn off. On the reverse is the image of a bison. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E Pluribus Unum, and below...

14. Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888 Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888 Coins; U.S. Mint; Bimetallic; Gold Standard The Indian Head pennies show the profile of an Indian maiden wearing a feather crown.

15. Machine, Sewing Machine, Sewing Sewing; Clothing & dress; Sewing machine; Economics; Singer; Technology; Women; Black cast iron Singer brand sewing machine in an oak vaneered case with a lid and two drawers per side. Cast iron bracket legs and treadle. Leather drive belt on the drive wheel at the side.

16. World's Columbian Exposition Horticultural Building World's Columbian Exposition Horticultural Building World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the exterior of the Horticultural Building at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and...

17. Drawing of the Sitting Room of the Lincoln Home Drawing of the Sitting Room of the Lincoln Home Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Decorations; Appearance; Style; Drawing; 1860; 1861 Drawing of the Sitting Room of the Lincoln Home, facing south, as it appeared in late 1860 or early 1861. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on March 9, 1861.

18. Mohandas K. Gandhi in Britain Mohandas K. Gandhi in Britain Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948; India--Politics and government--1919-1947; Great Britain; Passive resistance--India Photograph, b/w

19. Dodge Business Sedan 1922 Dodge Business Sedan 1922 Automobiles--United States; Dodge--Automobile; Transportation; Cars; Advertising; Advertisements Drawing for an advertisement

20. All-Bisque Japanese Baby Doll All-Bisque Japanese Baby Doll Japanese doll industry; American pop culture; Patent laws; All-bisque dolls; Japanese exports; World War I This is an all-bisque baby doll that has moveable arms. The doll has a painted face with features including black eyes, pink cheeks, red lips, and light colored hair.
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