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1. Millions of troops are on the move...is your trip necessary? Millions of troops are on the move...is your trip necessary? Transportation--Energy conservation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

2. Could this be you?; Don't travel - unless your trip helps win the war Could this be you?; Don't travel - unless your trip helps win the war Transportation--Energy conservation--United States; World War II; War posters, American ; Transportation--Energy conservation--United States; Poster, color, 25.9 x 18.4 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

3. Paper Boy Doll Paper Boy Doll Paper dolls; Mass consumer market; McLaughlin's Coffee; American pop culture; Advertising; History This is a paper boy doll dressed in gray knee pants and a white blouse with a wide, frilly collar and a big red bow. He is carrying a toy whip behind him.

4. War Traffic Must Come First, Don't Waste Transportation War Traffic Must Come First, Don't Waste Transportation Transportation--Energy conservation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 14 x 18 in., published by the Association of American Railroads in cooperation with the Office of Defense Transportation

5. Paper Girl Doll Paper Girl Doll United States; Advertising; Mass consumer market; Paper dolls; McLaughlin's Coffee; American pop culture This is a girl paper doll identified as 'Violet.' Over a petticoat, she wears a white dress with thin pink stripes and blue ribbons.

6. Looking up at the Great Pyramid Looking up at the Great Pyramid Egypt; Africa; Pyramids; Pharaohs Black and white stereograph slide, #T234 in "Tour of the World" series, v. 5 and 6.

7. 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,...

8. Millikan Oil Drop Apparatus Millikan Oil Drop Apparatus Physics; Nobel Prize; Nobel Laureate; Scientific experiments; Electrons A metal cylinder, approximately thirty-six inches tall and twenty-four inches in diameter with two internal horizontal plates and several openings used for lighting and viewing inside the cylinder.

9. 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...

10. 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

11. Zouave Civil War Frock Coat Zouave Civil War Frock Coat United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Coat, Frock This dark blue wool coat is part of a Zouaves Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, 5th NY Volunteer Infantry and the 2nd Battalion 165th NY Volunteer Infantry. It has two rows of seven round,...

12. General Sherman's Frock Coat General Sherman's Frock Coat United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Coat, Frock This dark blue, double-breasted frock coat was worn by an U. S. Army Officer above the rank of lieutenant. According to G.A.R. records, this coat was worn by General William T. Sherman (1820-1891). The...

13. Japanese Bisque Happifat Doll Japanese Bisque Happifat Doll Japan; United States; Happifat dolls; American pop culture; Nippon dolls; Glandular diseases; Japanese doll industry Bisque molded doll. It is all one piece except for the moveable detached arms. The arms are moveable by means of a connected elastic thread. The face has painted eyes with eyelashes. The smiling open mouth...

14. Cloth Diana Jemima Doll Cloth Diana Jemima Doll Advertising; Rag dolls; R.T. Davis Mill Company; African American; Stereotypes; American pop culture This is a printed cloth African American girl doll that is holding a smaller doll. The larger doll has printed dark eyes and red lips. She wears a polka-dotted coverall. "Diana Jemima" is written near...

15. Wrench, Automotive Wrench, Automotive Ford; Industrialization; Wrenches; Assembly-line methods; Automobiles; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop; Blacksmithing; Model T; Two headed wrench, marked "Ford" on the obverse, "1917" on the reverse. Probably used for a Model T. Found in the Chesebro blacksmith shop.

16. Flat Bottom Drain Tile Flat Bottom Drain Tile McLean County, Illinois; Tiles; Drainage; This drain tile was made of clay and used for drainage of fields. It has a flat bottom and is 2-4 inches in diameter.

17. Chinch Bug Chinch Bug McLean County, Illinois; Insects; Corn The chinch bug in this drawing -- actual size is 1/16" -- destroyed millions of dollars worth of the corn in the 1930s.

18. Chinch Bug Barriers Chinch Bug Barriers McLean County, Illinois; Insects; Corn; Croplands; This farmer with his tractor erected barriers in his fields to prevent chinch bugs from destroying crops.

19. 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.

20. Automatic Vacuum Cleaners Advertisement Automatic Vacuum Cleaners Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Vacuum cleaners; Advertisements The Automatic Vacuum Cleaner Company's failure in the early 1910s was a result of competition from nationally marketed brands.
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