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1. 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...

2. A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Bloomington, Illinois; Indians of North America; Vocabulary; Numbers; Colors; Animals This is a 5-page document, "A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer on the Kickapoo Reservation, Brown County, Kansas, 1906, from information furnished by Bertha Weeweenas, Minnie Wawawsek (?),...

3. 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).

4. The Great Temple, Abu Simbel The Great Temple, Abu Simbel Africa; Ancient Egypt; Abu Simbel; Temples; Statues; Frith, Francis, 1822-1898 Black and white photograph showing the colossal statues flanking the entrance to the temple. 1857. Francis Frith, the photographer, was a world-wide traveler. He made a series of trips to the Nile region...

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

6. Ten years ago the Nazis burned these books; ... but free Americans can still read them Ten years ago the Nazis burned these books; ... but free Americans can still read them Propaganda; Political posters; Book burning; Reading; War posters, American ; Censorship; World War, 1939-1945--United States ; Poster, color, 28 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

7. Choose for victory: try a V-dish to-day Choose for victory: try a V-dish to-day World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--Great Britain; Food conservation--Great Britain Poster, color, 14.75 x 19.75 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by Chromoworks Ltd., London.

8. 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,...

9. Benz Velo Automobile Benz Velo Automobile Automobiles; Automobiles--Germany; Cars; Land transportation; Benz, Bertha; Benz, Carl, 1884-1929; Inventions; Motorized buggy; Transportation The Benz Velo is a motorized two-passenger buggy. Its engine is situated in a box behind the seats. The auto has four wheels with spokes, the back two are 35.5 and the front two are twenty-three inches....

10. Cyclotron Cyclotron Inventions; Mechanical tools; Cyclotron; Atomic energy; Physics; Nuclear weapons program A cyclotron, developed by Ernest Lawrence. A cyclotron is an accelerator of subatomic particles. Lawrence won the Nobel Prize in 1939. During World War II Lawrence and others of his machines took part...

11. Paul Revere House Paul Revere House Boston; Midnight ride; American Revolution; Colonialists; Patriot Built about 1660, this house is the oldest building in downtown Boston. Paul Revere lived in it from 1770 to 1800.

12. Books cannot be killed by fire; Books are weapons in the war of ideas Books cannot be killed by fire; Books are weapons in the war of ideas World War, 1939-1945--United States ; Books; Reading; War posters, American ; Book burning; Censorship; Poster, color, 20 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

13. Use it up, wear it out, make it do!; Our labor and our goods are fighting Use it up, wear it out, make it do!; Our labor and our goods are fighting World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 16 x 22.5 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

14. Liberty Quarter Dollar, 1876 Liberty Quarter Dollar, 1876 Coins; U.S. Mint; Liberty; Washington, George, 1732-1799 Seated Liberty, with staff and cap. Overhead are stars for the thirteen colonies.

15. Chest of drawers, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Chest of drawers, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Furniture; Furnishings; Empire style; Chest of drawers Late Empire-style bureau with upper tier of three small drawers, on body of four drawers. Upper tiers are concave, small knobs for handles, center one does not match others. Main body has upper drawer...

16. Cradle, used by Lincoln family Cradle, used by Lincoln family Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Cradle; Children Large cradle of black walnut on rockers. Sides have turned dowels, ends are solid with curved top. Slats hold mattress. H 31 1/2" x W 29 1/2" x L 48 3/8".

17. Examples of hobo signs Examples of hobo signs United States--Social conditions; United States--Economic conditions; Depressions--1929--United States; Dust Bowl; Trains; Tramps--United States; Signs and symbols; Hoboes Drawing, with text

18. Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois Architecture; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 Collection of views of the Pierre Menard Home.

19. 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.

20. 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...
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