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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).
Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen in the Valley of The Kings, near Thebes, Egypt
Valley of The Kings (Egypt); Africa; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt
Black and white stereograph slide, T238 from Tour of the World series, vol 5 and 6.
Food; Canned foods; Chicago, Illinois; Arctic expeditions; Greeley Expedition; North Pole
A large four-pound red and white cylindrical tin can with sealed top and bottom. The can labels reads: 'Palestine Soup, four pounds, Libby, McNeil & Libby; Chicago, Illinois'
Cane, from Lincoln Home
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Thomas (Tad), 1853-1871; Victorian; Cane
Plain turned wood cane with paper label attatched certifying authenticity. Rounded top, tapers slightly to rounded end. End has 1 cm turning hole in center. Most of paper label has flaked off. Thin decorative...
Cane, made from a shoot of an apple tree which grew in the back yard of the Lincoln Home
Victorian; Antebellum; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Cane
Smooth-bark apple wood cane. Small limbs have been closely trimmed. Slightly curved at lower end.
Dinner Plate, from the Lincoln Home
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furnishings; Dinnerware; Ceramic; Transferware; Victorian
Deep-bowled, light blue transferware plate. 14-sided edge. Narrow band of leaves on rim, wide band of small parallel lines in ripple/wave effect. Central scene: tower surrounded by columned building, on...
Courthouses; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Cahokia, Illinois
Images of Cahokia Courthouse from different angles
Church of the Holy Family, Cahokia
Churches; Architecture; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; History; Cahokia, Illinois
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Angel of Mercy, Spanish Civil War
Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939; Nurses; Refugees; Health care
Black and white photograph, 6 x 10 inches; still from the film "Refugee." Text on the back of the photo reads: ANGEL OF MERCY: A nurse brings first aid to a refugee family in one of the first improvised...
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....
V18439--Great Union Stock Yards, Largest Live Stock Market on Earth, Chicago, Ill.
Chicago, Illinois; Great Union Stock Yards
Black and white stereograph slide showing cattle pens at the Stock Yards.
V18440--Loading a Whaleback Ship, Chicago, Ill.
Chicago, Illinois; Whalebacks
Black and white stereograph slide depicting the loading of grain into a whaleback boat.
U.S. Food Administration Advertisement
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; United States Food Administration; Advertisements; History
An ad for the United States Food Adminstration reads: Corn The Food of the Nation Serve Some Way Every Meal Appetizing Nourishing.
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Advertisements; Cattle; Cows; Farmers; Farming; Corn
A photograph for a Funk advertisement by James Holbert, one of the main men behind Funk's success. The photo shows a large cornfield in the background and and a farmer with cattle in the foreground. Text...
Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Dubois, Jesse K.
Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois, one of Lincoln's neighbors in Springfield, concerning the presidential election. DuBois served with Lincoln as Whig in the Illinois General Assembly, and...
Victoria Falls, South Africa
South Africa; Victoria Falls; Waterfalls
Black and white stereograph slide, T244 from Tour of the World, vol 5 and 6.
V23272--Evolution of the Sickle and Flail--33--Horse harvester at Walla Walla, Washington
Harvesting machinery; Stereographs; Agriculture; Equipment; Harvesting machinery; Horses
Black and white stereograph slide of a horse harvester in Walla Walla, Washington.
18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill.
Illinois River; Starved Rock State Park, Illinois; Kaskaskia Indians; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700; Indians of North America
Black and white stereograph slide showing the Illinois River.
Women removing dents from helmets
World War I; Orleans, France; Helmets;
Black and white photograph. Description in French reads, "Orleans Debosselage de casques."
French airplane factory--Salinson
Aeronautics; Women; World War I; Photographs; France
Black and white photograph, 4x7 inches. French caption reads "Usine francaise d'aviation - Salinson[.] Atelier des femmes, le fraisage"
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