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1. 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...

2. Letter from Charlotte Opler to Edwin Rolfe Letter from Charlotte Opler to Edwin Rolfe World War II; Opler, Charlotte; Women; Relocation camps; Tule Lake; Klamath Falls; War Relocation Authority; Rolfe, Edwin, 1909-1954 Letter from Charlotte Opler to Ed Rolfe, written January 30, 1944. Rolfe was a poet and journalist who began publishing newspaper artitcles attacking Nazism in 1934. He was the Lincoln Battalion's poet...

3. Benz Velo Automobile 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....

4. Front Parlor, Petersen House, the house where Lincoln died Front Parlor, Petersen House, the house where Lincoln died Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Civil War; Assassinations; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Petersen House; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Stanton, Edwin M. (Secretary of War), 1814-1869 The front parlor of the Petersen House is restored to its appearance on the night of April 14-15, 1865. The house is operated by the National Park Service and is open to the public.

5. Columbia, S.C., from the Capitol Columbia, S.C., from the Capitol United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works; Columbia, S.C., Burning of, 1865 Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Columbia taken from the Capitol. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the...

6. Coverlet Coverlet Bedcovering; Weaving; Coverlet This fancy coverlet was woven from red, navy blue, green and undyed wool. The centerfield pattern is made of five rows of a large four-leaf cluster design alternating with an eight petal flower with diamond...

7. Coverlet Coverlet Bedcovering; Bedcovers; Weaving; Coverlet This coverlet was woven with red, dark blue and yellow colored wool and cotton yarns. Two mirror-image panels are stitched together at the long sides. There are five horizontal rows of large abstract daisy...

8. Great Sphinx of Gizeh Great Sphinx of Gizeh Gizeh, Egypt; Africa; Sphinx Black and white stereograph slide, #T 233 from Tour of the World, vol 5 and 6.

9. Print: Fertility Print: Fertility Iowa; Landscape; Prints; American Regionalism; Wood, Grant, 1891-1942; Lithographs; Farm life; Corn; Barns; Silos; Farmhouses A print of a black and white stylized view of a farmstead including ripening rows of corn, a large barn with silo and a small farmhouse. Dimensions are 9" x 12".

10. Indian Head/Buffalo Nickel, Obverse and Reverse: no date Indian Head/Buffalo Nickel, Obverse and Reverse: no date Coins; U.S. Mint; Indian; Bison; Native American On the obverse, an Indian shown in profile. Above is written LIBERTY. Below the date has been worn off. On the reverse is the image of a bison. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E Pluribus Unum, and below...

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. 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.

13. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted groups. The first three groups go together and tell the story of a boy who stole a man's cigar; the fourth and fifth tell the story of a boy who stole some...

14. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy Rectangular glass slide with five handpainted figures, all of them appear to be Asian men. A man in the center wears a flat straw hat and holds a sword. On either side of him are men captured in portable...

15.  Lincoln Life Mask Lincoln Life Mask Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Volk, Leonard Wells, 1828-1895 Douglas, Stephen A., 1813-1861 Life mask of Abraham Lincoln created by the sculptor Leonard Wells Volk in 1860. In 1855, Stephen A. Douglas introduced Volk to Lincoln, who sat for a life mask by Volk in 1860, shortly before the presidential...

16. Letter from Jean K. Friedman to Edwin Rolfe Letter from Jean K. Friedman to Edwin Rolfe Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939; Friedman, Jean K.; Friedman, Laurence M.; Rolfe, Edwin, 1909-1954; Albacete, Spain Letter dated October 18, 1937 from Mrs. Jean K. Friedman to Ed Rolfe regarding the death of her son Laurence. Rolfe was a poet and journalist who began publishing newspaper artitcles attacking Nazism in...

17. Letter from Winifred to Edwin Rolfe Letter from Winifred to Edwin Rolfe Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939; Spain; New Republic; Refugees; War; Rolfe, Edwin, 1909-1954; Bates Butleigh, Winifred Letter from Winifred to Ed Rolfe, dated December 21, 1939. Rolfe was a poet and journalist who began publishing newspaper artitcles attacking Nazism in 1934. He was the Lincoln Battalion's poet laureate...

18. Kickapoo Wahkwahpoakuk Kickapoo Wahkwahpoakuk Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Indians of North America Wahkwahpoakuk was a Kickapoo Indian who lived on the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas. He was photographed by Milo Custer who visited there between 1906 and 1911.

19. Slave Shackles, c. 1850 Slave Shackles, c. 1850 Slavery; Handcuffs; Stocks (Punishment); Fugitive slaves; Collars; Civil War Plantation owners and overseers used heavy iron shackles to punish and humiliate defiant slaves, both men and women and especially those who tried to run away. Slaves who had been sold were also shackled...

20. Reward Broadside Reward Broadside Slavery; Fugitive slaves; Civil War This notice states: "100 DOLLAR REWARD. Rannaway from the subscriber, on Monday, June 15, a negro woman, NELLY FORREST. She is about 45 years old, chunky built, large pouting mouth, good teeth, high cheekbones,...
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