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1. Nigerian House of the Head Personal Shrine Nigerian House of the Head Personal Shrine Nigeria; Africa; Containers; Yoruban culture; Ritual objects The round leather container with flat bottom is made in the shape of a royal African crown. The inward sloping sides are covered with fabric onto which cowrie shells are stitched; four small framed mirrors...

2. Race Track, Champaign County Fair, Champaign, Illinois Race Track, Champaign County Fair, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Fairs; Festivals; Celebrations; Horses; Horse racing Race Track, Champaign County Fair, July 31, 1940.

3. Wooden Water Pipe Wooden Water Pipe Water; Pipes; Water supply; Water system; Plumbing; Chicago, Illinois; This water pipe is two sections of hollowed-out wooden logs connected by a smaller wooden tube that bisects the center of each log. The dimensions of the two large wooden logs are ten inches in diameter....

4. Bernardi Automobile Bernardi Automobile Automobiles; Cars; Transportation; Land transportation; Engines; Verona, Italy The Bernardi is a two-passenger automobile painted black with red trim. It has three wheels, two in the front and one in the rear. The small steering wheel is on the right side next to the brake handle....

5. Americans! Share the meat as a wartime necessity Americans! Share the meat as a wartime necessity World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; Food conservation--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color (all lettered), 21 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

6. Winged Liberty Head Dime Winged Liberty Head Dime Coins; Liberty; IN GOD WE TRUST; Mercury Liberty is shown in a winged cap. The dime reads "In God We Trust." The date and "LIBERTY" also appear. This dime was also called the Mercury Dime.

7. Golden Dollar with Sacagawea, Obverse: 2000 Golden Dollar with Sacagawea, Obverse: 2000 Coins; U.S. Mint; Lewis and Clark; Native American Sacagewea, the Shoshone guide who was a guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition, is shown with her infant son, John Baptiste. Above is LIBERTY, to the left, IN GOD WE TRUST, and on the...

8. Aztec shield Aztec shield Aztecs; Aztec art; Shield, feather Shield, wood and leather, decorated with a feather mosaic. Height 29.5 inches.

9. 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...

10. Church of the Holy Family, Cahokia Church of the Holy Family, Cahokia Churches; Architecture; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; History; Cahokia, Illinois See individual images for descriptions.

11. Civil War Frock Coat Civil War Frock Coat United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Coat, Frock This navy blue frock coat is part of the uniform that belonged to Captain Benson Wood, 34th Illinois Infantry. Accompanying the coat are Captain Wood's blue wool pants. The captain's shoulder straps are...

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. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene Small camphene/kerosene lamp made out of tin. A saucer holds a small cylinder on top of which is a globular reservoir with a pronounced shoulder. This leads to a single wick channel. A conical cap is attached...

15. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene Small camphene/kerosene lamp made out of brass. A saucer holds a small cylinder on top of which is a globular reservoir with a pronounced shoulder. This leads to a single wick channel. A conical cap is...

16. Frederick Lutz letter to Louise Frederick Lutz letter to Louise Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939; Lutz, Frederick; Albacete, Spain; Soldiers Three page handwritten letter from Frederick Lutz to Louise, dated March 21, 1937. Lutz was an American volunteer during the Spanish Civil War. Letter from Frederick Lutz to Louise, dated March 21, 1937....

17. 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...

18. Steam Engine in McLean County about 1875 Steam Engine in McLean County about 1875 McLean County, Illinois; Steam engines; Railroads; Railroad locomotives; A steam engine in McLean County about 1875.

19. Laying Tile about 1940 Laying Tile about 1940 McLean County, Illinois; Tiles; Tractors; Farms Workers lay tile in a McLean County field about 1940. A large Buckeye machine is used in the process.

20. Good food means good work, eat the basic 7 every day! Good food means good work, eat the basic 7 every day! World War II; War posters, American; Public health; Nutrition; World War, 1939-1945--United States; Poster, color, 14 x 22 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
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