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1. Hand written letter by Abraham Lincoln Hand written letter by Abraham Lincoln Lincoln-Douglas Debates Republican Party Cunningham, Joseph O. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Yours of the 18th. signed as Secretary of the Rep. Club, is received. In the matter of making speeches I am a good [deal] pressed by invitations from almost all quarters; and while I hope to be at Urbana...

2. 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).

3. 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...

4. Book, "Livingston's Law Register" (copy owned by Abraham Lincoln) Book, "Livingston's Law Register" (copy owned by Abraham Lincoln) Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Book; Books; Written Communication; Publishing "Livingston's Law Register, For 1852, containing the Post Office address of every lawyer in the United States. Published in New York, entered according to an act of Congress in the year 1851 by John Livingston."...

5. Announcement, from the Logan and Lincoln law office Announcement, from the Logan and Lincoln law office Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Legal Document; Law; Paper; Communication Written document from the Logan and Lincoln law office, giving details of legal case. Filman Hornbuckle v. John Parkepile in Menard County, regarding a stolen black horse. Written in black ink (slightly...

6. 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...

7. We sink the fascist pirates We sink the fascist pirates World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II Poster, color, 19.75 x 30 in., printed in England by Sanders, Phillips & Co., Ltd.

8. John Luneen Souvenir Scrapbook John Luneen Souvenir Scrapbook Postcards; Scrapbooks; Columbian Exposition; World's Fair; Ferris wheels; Souvenirs; The John Luneen journal and souvenir scrapbook has forty-four pages. The front and back covers are covered with marbleized paper. The journal is filled with postcards, maps, and commercial fliers from...

9. Photograph of 104th United States Colored Infantry Photograph of 104th United States Colored Infantry United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; African American Soldiers U. S. 104th Colored Infantry at Ft. Tillinghast, South Carolina, F. Guard. There is a hand written inscription in the negative signed with initials "W.M.S." which are those of William M. Simons, 2nd Lieutenant...

10. Photograph of 104th United States Colored Infantry Photograph of 104th United States Colored Infantry United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; African American Soldiers U. S. 104th Colored Infantry at Ft. Tillinghast, South Carolina, F. Guard. There is a hand written inscription in the negative signed with initials "W.M.S." which are those of William M. Simons, 2nd Lieutenant...

11. Franklin W. Fuller's Civil War Diary, February 15-March 26, 1864 Franklin W. Fuller's Civil War Diary, February 15-March 26, 1864 United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal Narratives; Fuller, Franklin William This Civil War diary measures 14.2 cm x 9 cm, is bound in leather and is in fair condition. The entries, which cover 35 pages, were written in ink and in pencil. The complete diary is represented in 20...

12. Winged Liberty Head Dime Winged Liberty Head Dime Coins; Liberty; IN GOD WE TRUST; Mercury Liberty is shown in a winged cap. The dime reads "In God We Trust." The date and "LIBERTY" also appear. This dime was also called the Mercury Dime.

13. 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...

14. Eisenhower Dollar, Obverse, 1974 and Reverse, 1977 Eisenhower Dollar, Obverse, 1974 and Reverse, 1977 Coins; U.S. Mint; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Apollo XI; Mint mark The obverse view shows a left-facing profile of the late President with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST to the lower left, and below, the date. The reverse view shows an eagle with an olive branch of...

15. Liberty Half-Dollar, 1857 Liberty Half-Dollar, 1857 Coins; U.S. Mint; Liberty Cap The seated Liberty is show with her right hand resting on a shield; in her left hand is a pole with the liberty cap on the end. Overhead are thirteen stars representing the thirteen colonies, and below...

16. Indian Head Cent, 1863 Indian Head Cent, 1863 Coins; U.S. MInt; Civil War The profile of an Indian Maiden wearing a feather bonnet, which probably has LIBERTY written across the band, although coin is so worn it's hard to see. Around the maiden is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and...

17. Confederate Five Dollar Bill Confederate Five Dollar Bill Civil War; Currency; Money This five-dollar note is from The Augusta Insurance and Banking Company. The number 205 appears and "Will pay FIVE DOLLARS to bearer on demand." Then there is the word "Augusta," followed by an illegible...

18. Standing Liberty Half-Dollar, 1945 Standing Liberty Half-Dollar, 1945 Coins; U.S. Mint Liberty is shown striding towards the left wearing a flowing gown and enfolded in a representation of the Stars and Stripes flying in the breeze. She walks towards a rising sun, symbolic of a new day....

19. Liberty Silver Dollar, 1895 Liberty Silver Dollar, 1895 Coins; U.S. Mint; Phrygian Cap; Morgan, George T.; Face Value A left-facing portrait of Miss Liberty. She wears a crown on which is written LIBERTY. A few wheat leaves are stuck in the crown. At the back of her curly hair, she wears a Phrygian cap. Above her head...

20. Solon House, 503 S. State St., Champaign, Illinois Solon House, 503 S. State St., Champaign, Illinois Italianate; Cupola The Solon House is one of the finest examples of the Italianate style in Champaign-Urbana. It features a low-pitched hip roof with wide overhanging eaves and large brackets. The windows are arched, surmounted...
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