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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....
Albert Lee House, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education
Albert Lee House, 605 N. Walnut, Champaign. This is the residence of Albert Lee, an African American man who served on the staff of the University of Illinois for fifty-two years.
University Place Christian Church, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Churches;
University Place Christian Church, 403 South Wright Street, Champaign.
Second overpass from Champaign on the I-74, Champaign, Illinois
Champaign, Illinois; Interstate network; Transportation; Highways
Construction of an overpass over the I-74 in Champaign.
Station Theater, Urbana, Illinois
Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Theaters; Theatrical productions; Actors
223 N. Broadway, Urbana.
Elliston Pintail Drake Decoy
Decoys; Carving; Illinois River; Ellison, Robert A., 1849-1942; Ducks; Hunting
This pintail drake decoy is painted in shades of brown, beige and black. The areas of attachment are visible, the head and two sections of body. The wood is cracked in a few places. There is a lead keel...
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.
Wooden Water Pipe
Water; Pipes; Water supply; Water system; Plumbing; Chicago, Illinois;
This water pipe is two sections of hollowed-out wooden logs connected by a smaller wooden tube that bisects the center of each log. The dimensions of the two large wooden logs are ten inches in diameter....
Harley-Davidson Sport Model
Motorcycles; Land transportation; Transportation;
The Harley-Davidson 1919 Sport Model is a one-passenger motorcycle with a storage rack behind the seat. The gasoline tank is positioned between the chrome handlebars and seat. The cycle’s engine is two-cylinder...
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...
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...
Schacht Model K Runabout
Automobiles; Cars; Land transportation; Transportation; Cincinnati, Ohio
The Schacht Model K Runabout is a two-passenger automobile with a carriage body. The engine is in the rear of the vehicle. A hand crank starts engine. The steering wheel is located on the right side. The...
Ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Photographs; Ambrotypes; Daguerrotypes
Various ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln
Wreckage of the Bloomington Fire
McLean County, Illinois; Transportation; Street railroads; Fire;
The damaged Bloomington skyline is visible beyond the courthouse square. A streetcar and a crowd of people are visible in the foreground. June 19, 1900, much of the center of Bloomington was destroyed...
McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Seed trade; Portrait photographs; Farms; Funk, Eugene Duncan, 1867-1944
This is a portrait of Eugene Funk, who began breeding and selling corn seed. He was a noted seedsman who pioneered the use of hybrid corn. He was the son of LaFayette Funk, co-founder and director the...
1948 Corn Bowl program
McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Football; Festivals;
This program for the 1948 Corn Bowl football game in Bloomington pitted the Illinois Wesleyan Titans against the Eastern Illinois Panthers.
1947 Corn Bowl Parade Pioneers Float
McLean County, Illinois; Parades & processions; Corn; Horses; Carts & wagons; Floats (Parades); Football
A float from Union Auto Insurance, depicting an old covered wagon, pulled by horses, travels in the 1947 Corn Bowl Parade.
Feasting on Sweet Corn at the Corn Bowl
McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Eating & drinking; Festivals; Football
During the Corn Bowl, patrons sit at long tables and dine on sweet corn in celebration.
1947 Corn Bowl Parade
McLean County, Illinois; Parades & processions; Corn; Floats (Parades); Football
A float from the City of Bloomington depicting a mill wheel travels in the 1947 Corn Bowl Parade.
Cultivating Soybeans with Horses
McLean County, Illinois; Soybeans; Farmers; Farming; Horses; Croplands
A farmer, pulled by two horses, cultivates his soybean crop about 1930.
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