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1. Wooden Water Pipe 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....

2. Patent Model of device to refloat boats (reproduction) Patent Model of device to refloat boats (reproduction) Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Patent; Boat; Sandbar; Invention; Wood Reproduction of model boat with system of accordian bellows on sides and seven long poles to work system extending along sides of boat from base to well above deck. Model is stained in red oak stain. Bellows...

3. Spirit of America Racecar Spirit of America Racecar Racecars; Jet-powered racecars; Racing cars; Automobiles; World records; Speed records; Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah; Land transportation A jet-powered racecar. It has an elongated aerodynamic fuselage, which is supported by one large wheel in the front and two in back. The internal structure consists of welded tubular white metal welded...

4. Ancient Brick Collection Ancient Brick Collection Archaeology; Ur (Extinct City); Iraq; Mesopotamia; Middle East; Cuneiform; Cuneiform inscriptions; Sargon I; Sargon II; Sumarians A collection of eight ancient clay bricks. Each brick has a cuneiform inscription: 1. "To Nannar, eldest son of Enlil, his king, Urnammu, the mighty man, priest of Erech, King of Ur, King of Sumer and...

5. Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888 Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888 Coins; U.S. Mint; Bimetallic; Gold Standard The Indian Head pennies show the profile of an Indian maiden wearing a feather crown.

6. Maya numerical system Maya numerical system Mayas; Mayas--Mathematics; Numeration, Maya A depiction of the Maya numerical system (with Arabic number equivalents) and related glyphs.

7. Be With Him at Every Mail Call Be With Him at Every Mail Call V-mail; World War, 1939-1945--United States; War posters, American; World War II Poster, color, 28 x 21 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

8. We'll Have Lots to Eat this Winter, Won't We Mother?; Grow Your Own, Can Your Own We'll Have Lots to Eat this Winter, Won't We Mother?; Grow Your Own, Can Your Own Canning and preserving--United States ; Food conservation--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II; Winter Poster, color, 16 x 22.6 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

9. Bank of Illinois, looking west from Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois Bank of Illinois, looking west from Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Banks 100 W. University Avenue, Champaign.

10. The downfall of the dictators is assured The downfall of the dictators is assured World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; Fighter planes Poster, color, 19.75 x 29.75 in., printed by Thomas Forman Ltd., Nottingham, England.

11. Painting: Lady in a Garden 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...

12. Cable Car Cable Car Chicago, Illinois; Cable cars; Trolley cars; Cable railroads; Rail transportation; Electric streetcars; Electric railroads The cable car is fifteen feet tall, eight feet wide, and twenty feet long. There are six two-person seats on each side. Its wooden seats are similar to bench seats found in a church. The cable car is made...

13. Blickensderfer Typewriter No. 5 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.

14. Home Insurance Building Window Frame Home Insurance Building Window Frame Window frames; Steel; Cast ironwork A window frame from between the third and fourth floors of the Home Insurance Building. It is made of steel and cast iron.

15. Americans! Share the meat as a wartime necessity Americans! Share the meat as a wartime necessity World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; Food conservation--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color (all lettered), 21 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

16. Stereoscope, belonging to Abraham Lincoln's children Stereoscope, belonging to Abraham Lincoln's children Toys; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln children; Scientific Instrument; Viewmaster; Photography; Patents Wooden stereoscope for viewing stereographs (a.k.a. stereoptic cards), much like a modern "Viewmaster." Peering through the eye holes, the images would appear three-dimensional. Dimensions are 13.5", 11"...

17. Champaign County Plat Book Champaign County Plat Book Champaign County, Illinois; Champaign, Illinois; Maps; Plat book; 1930 Champaign County Plat Book

18. Examples of hobo signs Examples of hobo signs United States--Social conditions; United States--Economic conditions; Depressions--1929--United States; Dust Bowl; Trains; Tramps--United States; Signs and symbols; Hoboes Drawing, with text

19. Typical CCC youth enrollees Typical CCC youth enrollees Civilian Conservation Corps; Conservation Corps Photograph, b/w

20. Sweeper, Carpet Sweeper, Carpet Houses; Housework; Women; Bissel; Suburban life; Sweeping & dusting; Wooden long handled carpet sweeper with wooden handle. Rotating brush system attached to a steel roller. Four wheels in rotating assembly. Marked: "Bissel's Grand Rapids Cycoball Bearing".
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