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1. Workman's lamp; Lamp, Whale oil Workman's lamp; Lamp, Whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Baker; Baker's lamp; Workman's lamp Oval lamp made of tin with a cone shaped handle area. A wooden handle would have made this useful for workmen who needed to see inside something.

2. 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).

3. 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.

4. Earrings, Antebellum jewelry Earrings, Antebellum jewelry Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Earring; Adornment; Antebellum; Hair; Victorian Metal and human hair pierced-ear loop earrings. Broad gold or brass hoop back with bands holding thick human hair braid; circle of metal at top, one part of which goes through the ear. L 1 3/8" x W 1 1/8"....

5. Fob, Antebellum jewelry Fob, Antebellum jewelry Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Timepiece; Jewelry; Adornment; Antebellum; Victorian; Hair Carved ivory pendant or charm; carved in shape of a long hoof. Bottom of gold with initials "GFHL" in circle, attatched to small braided hair loop. L 1 3/8".

6. Necklace, Antebellum jewelry Necklace, Antebellum jewelry Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Hair; Keepsake; Antebellum; Victorian; Adornment Locket containing human hair. Oval locket, surrounded by two strands of twisted thick wire. Front side of locket contains four plumes of hair; back side contains three plumes, all under glass. Broken-braided...

7. Stickpin, Antebellum jewelry Stickpin, Antebellum jewelry Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Victorian; Jewelry; Keepsake; Hair Single stone stickpin; setting has four molded roses and thistles on outer edge, rope around stone is braid of human hair, set under glass. Long sticker/ pin is twisted in middle. L 3" x W 5/8".

8. Bracelet, Antebellum jewelry Bracelet, Antebellum jewelry Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair; Art; Bracelet Bracelet of crocheted human hair band and stone clasp; stone is a square piece of glass over a black material. Stone set in brass, with draped design, engraving of plumes on brass; and engraved brass catches...

9. Shadow box, Antebellum keepsake 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...

10. Watch Chain from Early/Mid-Victorian Springfield, IL Watch Chain from Early/Mid-Victorian Springfield, IL Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Timepieces; Watch; Adornment; Keepsake; Victorian Choker-type chain made out of brown braided hair. Has brass hook and clasp at ends, and a mother-of-pear and brass piece in the middle. Brass pieces are heavily decorated. L 14 1/2".

11. 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.

12. Lighter, Cigar Lighter, Cigar Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; Cigar industry; Cigars; Cigar lighter An elaborately decorated small lamp in the shape of an ancient lamp, like the one like that which belonged to the legendary Aladdin. It has a single wick opening. This is, in fact a cigar lighter.

13. Lighter, Cigar Lighter, Cigar Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; Cigar industry; Cigars; Cigar lighter A small lamp in the shape of an ancient lamp, like the one like that which belonged to the legendary Aladdin. It has a single wick opening. This is, in fact a cigar lighter.

14. Lighter, Cigar Lighter, Cigar Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; Cigar industry; Cigars; Cigar lighter A elaborately decorated small lamp in the shape of an ancient lamp, like the one like that which belonged to the legendary Aladdin. It has a single wick opening. This is, in fact a cigar lighter.

15. 'Monta' Mower 'Monta' Mower Suburban life; Lawn mowing; Mowing machines; "Monta" mower. Long (48.25) inch wooden T-shaped handle attached to a metal cutting unit by one large bolt. Nine disk-shaped gears are mounted on a horizontal shaft and attached by two brackets, each with...

16. Poker Poker United States; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Ironwork; Wagon shops; Wagon box rod This is one end of a wagon box rod that has been crafted into a poker.

17. 8 Drawer Cabinet 8 Drawer Cabinet United States; Homemade furniture; Wooden cabinets; Horseshoe nail boxes; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths This is an 8 drawer cabinet made using horseshoe nail boxes as drawers. The drawers are furnished with white porcelain 1" diameter drawer pulls held with a bolt and nut. There is no back to the cabinet....
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