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1. Delaware Village in Federal Land Survey Delaware Village in Federal Land Survey McLean County, Illinois; Villages; Maps; Measured drawings; The Federal Land Surveyors recorded a Delaware village near the Mackinaw River. The area west of the village is where John Thompson planted his first crop in 1829.

2. 18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill. 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.

3. Women of Kickapoo Nation Women of Kickapoo Nation Kickapoo Nation; Women; Indian reservations; Kawkeasawkwa; Keepoakwa; Nubya Eshnoqua; Algonkian; Indians of North America; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Language; Kansas Photograph of three women in the Kickapoo tribe, taken at the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas to document McLean County, Illinois, Kickapoo descendants. Names identifying the three women featured in the...

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

5. Lincoln Ox Yoke Lincoln Ox Yoke Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Yokes; Ox teams; Wooden ox yoke crafted by a young Abraham Lincoln during his years in New Salem. The frame is made of wood from the original flooring of Lincoln's Springfield home.

6. Cahokia Village Cahokia Village French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Agriculture; Cahokia, Illinois; Jarrot, Nicholas, 1764-1820; Winter Winter scene at Cahokia from a lithograph by J. S. Wild, published in 1841. Horses roam freely in the Commons. A couple in a sleigh are pulled by a horse. Another couple walks in the snow, the woman keeping...

7. Kickapoo Grand Village Monument Kickapoo Grand Village Monument McLean County, Illinois; Kickapoo Nation; Monuments & memorials; Indians of North America; A historical marker was placed at the site of the Grand Village of the Kickapoo in Ellsworth, Illinois, by the McLean County Historical Society in 1905.

8. Zimmerman Archaeological Site, near Utica, Illinois Zimmerman Archaeological Site, near Utica, Illinois Archaeology; Archaeological sites; Prehistory; Kaskaskia Indians; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700; Missions Archaeological dig at the Zimmerman Site

9. Presidential Box where Lincoln was shot, Ford's Theater Presidential Box where Lincoln was shot, Ford's Theater Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Theatrical productions; Assassinations; Civil War; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; The Presidential Box at Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. looks much the same today as it did on the night of April 14, 1865, when John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln.

10. 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).

11. Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education; Housing; Students Stadium Terrace, 1946: Temporary housing to accommodate post-war rush of students at the University of Illinois

12. Colonnade of the Great Hypostyle Hall in the Temple of Karnak, Thebes Colonnade of the Great Hypostyle Hall in the Temple of Karnak, Thebes Egypt; Temples; Thebes; Karnak Black and white stereograph slide, #T 236 from Tour of the World, vol. 5 and 6.

13. Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model Rail transportation; Transportation; Trains; Railroads; Model trains; Colter, May, 1869-1958; Pasadena, California; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; The Museum and Santa Fe Railroad exhibit consists of 1,200 feet of track running through a 3,000 square-foot landscape representing, the Great Plains, the Arizona desert and Grand Canyon, and California....

14. 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....

15. 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.

16. Illinois-Wabash Land Company manuscript Illinois-Wabash Land Company manuscript Indians of North America; Land tenure; Land grants; Illinois Several pages from a manuscript book that was used as a contract with Indians for land in Illinois. "A manuscript book, being a contract with Indians for land in the Illinois." "This manuscript ... is...

17. Kickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling) Kickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling) Kickapoo Nation; Housing; Indian reservations; Brown County, Kansas; Indians of North America Image of two bark winter huts built on the Kickapoo Reservation in Brown County, Kansas. People are possibly residents. Reverse side states, "Bark House of Andrew Magozee a [illegible] whose wife is Ahtseh,...

18. Map of Marquette and Jolliet Route Map of Marquette and Jolliet Route Discovery & exploration; French Colonial District; French Colonial Period; Missionaries; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700 Pierre Marquette and Louis Jolliet successfully located the Mississippi River and traveled down it in two birch bark canoes, accompanied by five voyageurs. On the return trip they chose the Illinois River...

19. Recovered Indian Corn Fragments Recovered Indian Corn Fragments McLean County, Illinois; Kickapoo; Archaeological sites; Corn; Indians of North America Fragments of corn recovered from the Grand Village of the Kickapoo in 1972.

20. Kickapoo Dwelling (Bark Hut) Kickapoo Dwelling (Bark Hut) McLean County, Illinois; Kansas; Kickapoo Nation; Dwellings; Indians of North America; After leaving McLean County, the Kickapoo fled westward. This dwelling was photographed in Brown County, Kansas, about 1906.
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