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Harley-Davidson Sport Model
Motorcycles; Land transportation; Transportation;
The Harley-Davidson 1919 Sport Model is a one-passenger motorcycle with a storage rack behind the seat. The gasoline tank is positioned between the chrome handlebars and seat. The cycle’s engine is two-cylinder...
Eisenhower Bicentennial Dollar, 1976
Coins; U.S. Mint; Bicentennial; Apollo XI; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
A left-facing profile of the WWII general and two-time President bears the words LIBERTY and IN GOD WE TRUST. Below are the Bicentennial dates, 1776-1976.
Washington Quarter, 1994
Coins; U.S. Mint; Mint mark
A left-facing profile with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST in tiny letters in front of Washington 19s image, and the date below. The Mint mark, D for Denver, appears on the right.
Coal; Natural resources; Mining; Environment; Miners; Light;
Wrought iron miner's candlestick with adjustable candle holder and spike for driving into the wall of a mine.
Syrian Coin from the Seleucid Empire
Coins; Money; Currency; Syria; Trade; Silver; Romans
AR tetradrachm. Roman Imperatorial government by Nero as Augustus (AD 54-68). Regnal year 7 and year 109 of the Caesarian Period; 60-61 AD. Obverse side: laureate bust of Nero. Reverse: Eagle facing left...
McLean County, Illinois; Raking (Sweeping); Farming; Farmers; Equipment;
This 19th century stalk rake was used to remove stalks in the field from the previous year's corn.
McLean County, Illinois; Chisels & mallets; Plowing; Plows;
A 45 Cat Challenger pulls a Landall plow in a cornfield early in the season.
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).
University of Illinois Airport
Airports; Airplanes; Buildings; Champaign County, Illinois; Champaign, Illinois;
University of Illinois Willard Airport, Champaign.
Urbana High School, Urbana, Illinois
Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Schools
Urbana High School, 1002 South Race Street, Urbana.
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
Station Theater, Urbana, Illinois
Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Theaters; Theatrical productions; Actors
223 N. Broadway, Urbana.
Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education
2400 with Bradley Avenue, Champaign.
Print: Our Good Earth
Prints; Lithographs; Landscape; American Regionalism; Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946; Farmers; Farm life; Children; Childhood & youth
A print of a brawny farmer standing in a wheat field on a windy day, flanked by a young girl and boy and grasping three wheat stalks in his right hand. His head is turned toward his left. Two buildings...
Perdew Mallard Drake Decoy
Decoys; Ducks; Perdew, Charles, 1874-1963; Illinois River; Carving; Hunting
A mallard drake decoy made of polychromed carved wood with a lead keel weight on the bottom reading "HENRY ... PERDEW ... ILL". The head is green with a yellow beak, reddish brown chest, a white ring around...
Perdew Mallard Hen Decoy
Decoys; Carving; Illinois River; Ducks; Hunting; Perdew, Charles, 1874-1963;
A mallard hen duck decoy of polychromed carved wood with a lead keel weight on the bottom that reads "HENRY...PERDEW...ILL". The hen is varying shades of brown with a blue patch on each wing. Dimensions...
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....
Seiko Television Watch
Watches; Wristwatches; Timekeeping tools and equipments; Television; Japan; Digital technology
A wristwatch with a rectangular face and a stainless steel band. The face is divided into two sections. Across the top is a narrow digital time and date readout. The remainder of the face is the television...
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....
Sears Motor Buggy, Model P
Automobiles; Cars; Motorized buggy; Land transportation; Transportation; Chicago, Illinois
The Sears, Roebuck and Co. Motor Buggy Model 'P' automobile seats four passengers. It has carriage wheels and a tiller for steering. The spring wagon body is made of pressed steel. The two-cylinder engine...
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