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Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba)
Ghana; Africa; Sculptures; Dolls; Asanti culture
Carved wooden female figure is an abstraction, with a disproportionally large head. The cylindrical body stands on a short base and the tapering arms extend straight out from the body. The head is a nearly...
University High School, Urbana, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Schools; Schoolteachers;
School of Education, 1212 with Springfield Avenue, Urbana.
Iowa; Landscape; Prints; American Regionalism; Wood, Grant, 1891-1942; Lithographs; Farm life; Corn; Barns; Silos; Farmhouses
A print of a black and white stylized view of a farmstead including ripening rows of corn, a large barn with silo and a small farmhouse. Dimensions are 9" x 12".
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,...
1914 Model T Ford
Automobiles; Cars; Land transportation; Detroit, Michigan
A black, four-passenger, three-door car, with a black leather top, a two-piece folding windshield, and four black leather seats. On the exterior are two running boards, two headlights, one rear lantern-shaped...
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...
Native American Cradle Board
Native American; American Indian; Indians of North America; Baby; Cradle; Infant
Baby cradle board made of pine wood. Curved wood at the top is attached in three places with leather strips. One end is square, the other is scalloped with 6 scallops. Carvings on both sides of scalloped...
Lounge, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Victorian; Antebellum; Furnishings
Serpentine back, one-armed upholstered sofa, modified Late Empire style. Couch has sloped arm, headrest, curved upholstered ends, 3/4th low serpentine back, extra-length, and four turned legs with bun...
Page 414 of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper for Nov. 17, 1860
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Newspaper; Newspapers; Illustration; Home; Images
Page 414 of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper for Nov. 17, 1860. Top left three columns (of four) contain drawing of Lincoln Home from southwest corner. Titled, "The Residence of Abraham Lincoln, President-elect...
Shadow box, Antebellum keepsake
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Decorative art; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair
Deep oval shadow box, containing flower arrangement made from human hair. Rectangular box is set into oval frame, with small gilt band with carving and high-molded ridge in center. Frame and outside of...
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Clothing; Textiles; Needlework; Sewing; Kit; Supplies
Roll-up case for sewing supplies; roll has two knobs of green velvet (most missing), one pulls out to serve as a pin cusion. Remainder of kit is silk (green, red and white) edged in green tooled leather....
Bonus March demonstrators on the steps of the U.S. Capitol
Bonus Expeditionary Force, 1932; Demonstrations--Washington (D.C.); Bonus Army; Riots--United States--History; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Fashion--History; Fashion industry
Fashion--History; Fashion industry; Clothing
Mohandas K. Gandhi as a lawyer
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948; India--Politics and government--1919-1947
This is Nazi brutality
World War II; War posters, American; Propaganda, Anti-German--United States; World War, 1939-1945--United States;
Poster, color, 28.3 x 38 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Letter from A.S. Coe to Samuel A. Jones
Civil War; Gettysburg; Jones, Samuel A., 1834-1912; Coe, A.S.; Culpepper, Pennsylvania; Medicines
Letter from A.S. Coe to Samuel A. Jones dated September 29th, 1863 describing the battle of Gettysburg. Samuel A. Jones was a homeopathic physician and scholar of American Transcendentalism. He served...
Harvesting Corn with Horses
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Harvesting machinery; Horses
Piles of corn ears lie on the ground of a harvest row. A team of horses stands at the end of the row of harvested corn and the rest of the unharvested field is on the left.
Horses harvesting cornfield
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Harvesting; Horses; Ox teams;
A team of horses stands at the end of a row of harvested corn and the rest of the unharvested field is on the left. Two horses stand opposite on the other side of a fence.
Can of Paint Brushes
United States; Wagon shops; Early American transportation; Wheelwrighting; Buggy; Paint brushes; Blacksmiths
This is a metal can with paint brushes. The paint brushes are covered with paint and varnish, causing the brushes to be stuck to the can.
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