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1. Old State House, Boston Old State House, Boston American Revolution; Colonialists; Colonial America The Old State House was a merchants exchange and a general meeting place. It was the symbol of royal authority in the colony.

2. Old South Meeting House, Boston Old South Meeting House, Boston American Revolution; Boston Tea Party; taxes The Old South Meeting House was built in 1729. At the time of the Revolution it was the largest public building in Boston.

3. 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,...

4. 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).

5. Champaign County Courthouse, Urbana, Illinois Champaign County Courthouse, Urbana, Illinois Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Courthouses; Government facilities; Champaign County Courthouse, Urbana, Broadway between Elm and Main Sts.

6. University Place Christian Church, Champaign, Illinois University Place Christian Church, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Churches; University Place Christian Church, 403 South Wright Street, Champaign.

7. Old North Church, Boston Old North Church, Boston Boston, MA; Revere, Paul, 1734-1818; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882; Midnight ride; One if by land; American Revolution; Tories The Old North Church was built in 1723. It is the oldest church building in Boston.

8. Commemorative ribbon, originally used on Lincoln's catafalque during his funeral at the Old State Capitol Commemorative ribbon, originally used on Lincoln's catafalque during his funeral at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, IL Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Funeral; Assassinations; Ribbons; White silk grosgrain ribbon. Extremely fragile, rapidly disintegrating. L 21 1/2" x W 2 3/4".

9. Scrimshaw whale teeth Scrimshaw whale teeth Whaling; Scrimshaw; Folk art; Folk art--United States; Whales; Whale; Ink; Engraving Photograph, b/w

10. Eliot Indian Bible Eliot Indian Bible Indians of North America; Language; Massachusetts; Indian imprints; Religion; Myths; Mythology; Eliot, John, 1604-1690; Bible The Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament and the New translated into the Indian Language and ordered to be printed by the Commissioners of the United Colonies in New England, for the propogation of...

11. Trimmed Hedge in Old Town Township Trimmed Hedge in Old Town Township McLean County, Illinois; Hedges (Plants); Fencing This hedge in Old Town Township, McLean County, is one of the few surviving examples of traditional trimming in the county.

12. University of Illinois Airport University of Illinois Airport Airports; Airplanes; Buildings; Champaign County, Illinois; Champaign, Illinois; University of Illinois Willard Airport, Champaign.

13. 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".

14. Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education; Housing; Students Stadium Terrace, 1946: Temporary housing to accommodate post-war rush of students at the University of Illinois

15. Illini Union, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Illini Union, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Housing; Hotels The Illini Union, 1401 W. Green Street, Urbana, opened February 8, 1941.

16. Cunningham Orphanage, Urbana, Illinois Cunningham Orphanage, Urbana, Illinois Urbana, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Orphanage; Orphans; Children; Childhood & youth; 1301 N. Cunningham Ave., Urbana.

17. University of Illinois Armory (Kenney Gym Annex), Champaign, Illinois University of Illinois Armory (Kenney Gym Annex), Champaign, Illinois Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Armory; Dormitories 1402 with Springfield Avenue, Urbana. Kenney Gym was also known as the Military Drill Hall and Men's Gymnasium. The architect were Nathan C. Ricker and Nelson Strong Spencer. Since 1986, it has been listed...

18. Ancient Brick Collection Ancient Brick Collection Archaeology; Ur (Extinct City); Iraq; Mesopotamia; Middle East; Cuneiform; Cuneiform inscriptions; Sargon I; Sargon II; Sumarians A collection of eight ancient clay bricks. Each brick has a cuneiform inscription: 1. "To Nannar, eldest son of Enlil, his king, Urnammu, the mighty man, priest of Erech, King of Ur, King of Sumer and...

19. High School, Champaign, Illinois High School, Champaign, Illinois Champaign, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Schools; Students 306 W. Green St., Champaign.

20. Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston American Revolution; Bunker Hill; 'Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes.' An 18th century burying ground in Boston, which contains many old tombstones.
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