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The five Sullivan brothers 'missing in action' off the Solomons; They did their part
Patriotism; War posters, American ; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--United States ;
Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Blickensderfer Typewriter No. 5
Typewriters; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; Stamford, Connecticut;
A portable manual typewriter (in original carrying case), 'Blickensderfer No. 5 Stamford Conn. U.S.A.' Ideal keyboard, with type-wheel, black keys with white letters. No. 58627.
Engraving of the Lincoln family
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Engraving; Art; Image; Family; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926; Lincoln, William; Lincoln, Thomas (Tad), 1853-1871; Print; Prints
Engraved print "Lincoln and His Family." Shows Tad, Mr. Lincoln, Robert & Mrs. Lincoln gathered around a table at the White House. In the background is an ornately framed portrait of Willie, marble bust...
Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; Kerosene; Kerosene lamp
This lamp has a tall cylindrical reservoir which is white glass, handpainted with autumn colored leaves. There is a wheel handle for moving the wick upwards. The base of the lamp is heavy cast iron sporting...
Peeler; Food; Fruit; Mail order; Apples; Cookery; Kitchens; Gadgets;
Apple Peeler. All iron with a wooden handle. Has a springloaded cutting device and turn handle. Attached to wooden base. 15.75" long. Has no patent date or marks.
J.W. Bowles and Company Advertisement
Normal, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Patent medicines; Advertisements
J.with Bowles and Company manufactured the National Kidney and Liver Cure, a popular patent medicine, in Normal, Illinois.
Everybody should use Dr. Howe's Medicines Advertisement
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Advertisements; Patent medicines; Balsam
Honey Balsam and Blackberry Balsam were two of the popular medicines of Dr. Howe. Dr. Howe and his partner, Dr. Woodard, produced a variety of patent medicines in Bloomington. Their medicines were later...
Ideal Composition Doll
United States; Composition dolls; American pop culture; Ideal Toy Company; Popular doll materials; U.S. toy industry
This doll is comprised of a composition head and hands on a cloth body which contains a squeeze mechanism. The head has brown glued on hair. The face has sleeping blue eyes, painted on eyebrows, pink tinted...
Bedcovering; Bedcovers; Weaving; Coverlet
This coverlet was woven with red, dark blue and yellow colored wool and cotton yarns. Two mirror-image panels are stitched together at the long sides. There are five horizontal rows of large abstract daisy...
Race Track, Champaign County Fair, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Fairs; Festivals; Celebrations; Horses; Horse racing
Race Track, Champaign County Fair, July 31, 1940.
Nigerian Offertory Bowl with Lid
Nigeria; Africa; Bowls (Tableware); Containers; Yoruban culture
A decorative bowl carved from a single piece of wood in the form of a kneeling woman holding a lidded bowl in the shape of a rooster. The woman has large breasts and is unclothed. Four rings suggesting...
If (after Rudyard Kipling)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic History;
Poster, color, 10 x 15 in., composed by the Hon. Secretary of the Savings Group in an aircraft factory. Water stains have been removed from this digital image.
Hit back with your war savings
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--Great Britain;
Poster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd., London.
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...
Painting: Lady in a Garden
American Impressionism; Painting; Oil on canvas; Palmer, Pauline, 1867-1938
A painting of a woman seated in a shaded part of a garden setting. She holds an Oriental parasol and wears a multi-color Oriental robe over a white gown. A table and another chair is beyond her. Dimensions...
Painting: Prairie Landscape
Painting; Landscape; Peyraud, Frank, 1958-1948; Oil on canvas
A painting of flat fields under a blue sky with large white clouds, three large haystacks by a tall tree in the center and trees along the distant horizon. Sight dimensions are 31-1/4" x 39-1/4"; framed...
New York Central Steam Locomotive #999;
Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records
The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...
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.
Milburn Electric Car
Automobiles; Cars; Electric automobiles; Transportation; Land transportation; Toledo, Ohio
A black and blue two-passenger, two-door electric car. The car has a tiller for steering, two headlights, one taillight, and four rubber tires.
Duesenberg Roadster J-200
Land transportation; Automobiles; Cars; Racing cars; Racecars; Des Moines, Iowa;
A 1929 Duesenberg Roadster J-200 convertible two door, two-passenger automobile. The auto body is black with stainless steel trim and bumpers. The convertible top and four spoked tires are tan. There are...
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