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1. Rebel Works in front of Atlanta, No. 1 Rebel Works in front of Atlanta, No. 1 United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works; Atlanta Campaign, 1864 Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the Rebel Works in front of Atlanta, No. 1. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville,...

2. Foucault's Pendulum Foucault's Pendulum Pendulum; Mechanical tools; Equipment; Astronomy; Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543; A Century of Progress; World's Fair; The Foucault Pendulum hangs suspended via a sixty-four foot, six inch length of thin cable, has a sixteen-inch diameter brass sphere, filled with lead shot and weighs 650 pounds. Situated underneath the...

3. Samuel J. May Anti-slavery Collection Samuel J. May Anti-slavery Collection Web site; May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871; Abolition movement; Slavery; Slaves Web site from Cornell University. The Reverend Samuel J. May was an American abolitionist and friend of one of the founders of Cornell University, who in 1870 donated his collection of anti-slavery materials...

4. Printing Press, c. 1830 Printing Press, c. 1830 Abolition movement; Slaves; Newspapers; Abolition movement; Publishing industry; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; The noted abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy (1802-37) is believed to have owned this press, which is in the collection of the Chicago Historical Society.

5. Jack wagon Jack wagon Jack wagon; Covered wagons; Distribution & Transportation Accessory; Westward movement; Carved wooden wagon jack. Painted red. Forged base with two pronged feet and a plate on the side with a cogwheel and a twisted-shank handle. Forged bar inside the jack raises and lowers on the cog wheel...

6. 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...

7. Print: Landscape in Evening Light Print: Landscape in Evening Light Prints; Lithographs; Landscape; Butler, James D., 1945-; Farms; Cows; Cattle; A print of a bird's-eye view of rolling farmland with a group of cows grazing near the foreground. Dimensions are 27" x 36".

8. Painting: Untitled (Illinois River) Painting: Untitled (Illinois River) Painting; Landscape; Oil on canvas; Waycott, Hedley, 1865-1938; Illinois River; A painting of an autumnal view of the Illinois River as seen from a grassy bluff in the Prospect Avenue area of Peoria, with the river in the background, three tall trees extending beyond the picture frame...

9. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

10. 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,...

11. CivilWar@Smithsonian; Collecting, Preserving, Remembering the National Experience CivilWar@Smithsonian; Collecting, Preserving, Remembering the National Experience Web site; Civil War; Slavery; Abolition movement; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Weapons; Cavalry; Web site from the National Portrait Gallery dedicated to examining the Civil War through the collections at the Smithsonian Institution.

12. Civil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy Civil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy King, Martin Luther, Jr. 1929-1968; United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964; Civil rights; Civil rights movement--United States; Young, Whitney M., 1921-1971; Prinz, Joachim, 1902-; Randolph, A. Phillip, 1889-; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970; Wilkins, Roy, 1901-; Civil rights workers--United States; March on Washington Photograph, b/w

13. March on Washington March on Washington King, Martin Luther, Jr. 1929-1968; Civil rights; Civil rights movement--United States; African Americans--Civil rights; Civil rights workers--United States; March on Washington Photograph, b/w

14. Bedkey and Folding Bed Bedkey and Folding Bed Bed, Folding; Log cabins; Bedkey; Pioneers; Settlers; Westward movement; Sleep tight! Bedkey and folding rope bed

15. Granger Protest Meeting Granger Protest Meeting McLean County, Illinois; Farmers' groups; Farming; Protest movements; Railroads; Sketches This sketch shows a protest meeting of Grangers shown in the History of the Grange Movement.

16. South Bank of the Chattahoochie South Bank of the Chattahoochie United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the South Bank of the Chattahoochie. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville,...

17. Battlefield of New Hope Church, GA., No. 1 Battlefield of New Hope Church, GA., No. 1 United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the battlefield of New Hope Church, GA., No. 1. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of...

18. Rebel Works in front of Atlanta, No. 3 Rebel Works in front of Atlanta, No. 3 United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works; Atlanta Campaign, 1864 Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the Rebel Works in front of Atlanta, No. 3. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville,...

19. Here's a war job for you Here's a war job for you World War II; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation--United States; Poster, color, 13.9 x 17.9 in., published by the Railroad Manpower Mobilization Committee

20. Plow Sketch Plow Sketch McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Plows; Sketches A sketch of an early plow, probably hitched to oxen or horses. A hook at the front provides for the hitch. At the back are handles for the farmer to guide the plow. A wheel in the middle provides movement....
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