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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
Painting: Illinois Landscape #90
Painting; Landscape; Photo realism; Panorama; Gregor, Harold, 1929-
A painting of a panoramic view of gently rolling, rich farmland in early springtime. Hedgerows of trees along some field edges, clumps of trees at other places, farmhouse in background towards right end...
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).
Nigeria; Africa; Sculptures; Musical instruments
Carved wooden male figure kneels on short disk and supports a cylindrical hollow drum on his head and hands. Large eyes, a wide nose and closed mouth are carved on the face. The figure wears a simple loincloth....
Print: Landscape in Evening Light
Prints; Lithographs; Landscape; Butler, James D., 1945-; Farms; Cows; Cattle;
A print of a bird's-eye view of rolling farmland with a group of cows grazing near the foreground. Dimensions are 27" x 36".
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,...
Plant a victory garden, our food is fighting
World War, 1939-1945--United States ; Victory gardens; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color, 22 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Going our way? Be a victory farm volunteer for the U.S. Crop Corps
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States ; World War II; War posters, American ;
Poster, color, 18.4 x 25.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Jar, typically used during Abraham Lincoln's residence in Springfield, IL 1844-1861
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furnishings; Kitchenware; Storage, food; Pottery; Earthenware
Pottery jar with round base and slightly flared sides. Has nip in rounded flare lip. Yellowish glaze on outside, but does not cover all the way to bottom. Inside is ridged, lightly glazed. H 6 3/4" Diameter...
Your victory garden counts more than ever!
Victory gardens; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color, 19 x 26. in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Centennial Coin, 1889
Coins; U.S. Mint; U.S. Constitution; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Profile of George Washington, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above and IN GOD WE TRUST below. There is a hole near the top edge.
Print of Lincoln's funeral procession in Chicago, IL
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Funeral; Image; Print; Lithograph; Chicago, IL
"Funeral Service of President Lincoln at Chicago, Illinois. May 1- Removing the Coffin From the Funeral Train to the Catafalque- From a Photograph by Alschuler." Lithograph on newsprint, mounted on white...
; On the Way to Paris; Passant par Paris
Voyageurs; Music; Audio; French Colonial Period; Fur trade
Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
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
Walter W. Waters, Commander of the Bonus Expeditionary Force
Waters, Walter W., 1898-; Bonus Expeditionary Force, 1932; Bonus Army
Passenger train, Chicago and North Western Railway
Railroads--Illinois; Chicago and North Western Railway Company
Mohandas K. Gandhi drafting the 'Quit India' resolution
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948; India--Politics and government--1919-1947
Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 2 (1846-1854)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Home; Models; Household; Housing;
On June 11, 1850, Lincoln wrote to Nathaniel Hay, a Springfield contractor, describing a brick retaining wall he wanted built: "I wish to build a front fence, on a brick foundation, at my house. I therefore...
Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene; Chamber lamp
A small glass lamp, bell-shaped, which has a small semicircular glass handle. The pewter cap and wick fixture is fastened to the top of the glass. This lamp has a single wick.
Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene; Workman's lamp
A tin cylindrical lamp with a single wick channel in the center of the top of the lamp. At the bottom of the lamp is a triangular projection, probably for fastening it to a wall or wooden structure.
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