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1. Cloth Diana Jemima Doll Cloth Diana Jemima Doll Advertising; Rag dolls; R.T. Davis Mill Company; African American; Stereotypes; American pop culture This is a printed cloth African American girl doll that is holding a smaller doll. The larger doll has printed dark eyes and red lips. She wears a polka-dotted coverall. "Diana Jemima" is written near...

2. New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...

3. Palace of Fine Arts Palace of Fine Arts Art; Artwork; Oil on canvas; Architecture; Buildings; Paintings; Impressionism; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois An oil painting on canvas by Childe Hassam of the Palace of Fine Arts building at the World’s Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893. The painting measures thirty-five inches by forty-one inches....

4. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

5. Stereoscope, belonging to Abraham Lincoln's children Stereoscope, belonging to Abraham Lincoln's children Toys; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln children; Scientific Instrument; Viewmaster; Photography; Patents Wooden stereoscope for viewing stereographs (a.k.a. stereoptic cards), much like a modern "Viewmaster." Peering through the eye holes, the images would appear three-dimensional. Dimensions are 13.5", 11"...

6. Settee, built specially for Abraham Lincoln Settee, built specially for Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Outdoor living; Windsor-style Hardwood brown painted bench with arm rests, shaped seat and slightly curved backrest designed for comfort. Simple design on backrest resembles Windsor chairs. It is 81" long, 20" wide, and 32" high.

7. Sofa belonging to the Abraham Lincoln family Sofa belonging to the Abraham Lincoln family Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Mid-Victorian; Mahogany; Horsehair; 19th Century; Rococo-revival style Rococo-revival style (ornately carved furniture popular in the mid 1800s) upholstered sofa that belonged to the Abraham Lincoln family. Sofa is covered in black horsehair (modern but based on original...

8. Fragment of Envelope free-franked by Abraham Lincoln Fragment of Envelope free-franked by Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; U.S. Congress; U.S. Mail; Franking privilege Fragment of white envelope, free-franked by Abraham Lincoln. Sent to Mrs. Sprigg, Lincoln's Washington DC landlady for the room he rented while serving as a U.S. Representative from 1847-1849. Also legible...

9. State Capital, Boston State Capital, Boston Boston, MA; Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844; Architecture The elegant State House, seat of Massachusetts government was designed by self-taught architect, Charles Bulfinch.

10. Old North Church, Boston Old North Church, Boston Boston, MA; Revere, Paul, 1734-1818; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882; Midnight ride; One if by land; American Revolution; Tories The Old North Church was built in 1723. It is the oldest church building in Boston.

11. Old South Meeting House, Boston Old South Meeting House, Boston American Revolution; Boston Tea Party; taxes The Old South Meeting House was built in 1729. At the time of the Revolution it was the largest public building in Boston.

12. Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands In Tracts of Forty Acres and Upwards, to Suit Purchasers, on Long Credits, & At Low Rates of Interest, Situated on Each Side of Their Rail-Road, Extending All the Way From the Extreme North to the South of the State of Illinois Railroad Land Grants--Illinois; Illinois Central Railroad; Agriculture; Farming This Illinois Central Railroad Company pamphlet is an advertisement for selling land. The first half of the pamphlet contains information on the railroad route; location of lands; prices and terms of payment;...

13. Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston American Revolution; Bunker Hill; 'Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes.' An 18th century burying ground in Boston, which contains many old tombstones.

14. Secretary, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Secretary, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Victorian; Antebellum; Furnishings Tall secretary desk with glass front, four bookcases on top, enclosed bottom cupboard, fold-out desk tray. Bookcase has double doors wtih six panes of glass in each door, desk tray which is covered with...

15. Scientific Poultry Feeding and Management Scientific Poultry Feeding and Management Eggs--Production; Poultry--Feeding and Feeds; Poultry--Housing Trade catalog from the Grain Marketing Company entitled "Scientific Poultry Feeding and Management." Dimensions: 5.25"x8.5".

16. D.S. Morgan and Co. Agricultural Machinery and Novelties in Implements D.S. Morgan and Co. Agricultural Machinery and Novelties in Implements Agricultural implement industry; Agricultural innovations; Morgan, D.S. Trade catalog from D. S. Morgan and Company. Dimensions: 8" x 5.5".

17. Wm. Deering and Co. Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery Wm. Deering and Co. Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery Agricultural implement industry; Agricultural innovations; Deering, William Trade catalog from Wm. Deering and Company. Dimensions: 7.5 x 10.25

18. Swift Illustrated Swift Illustrated Meat industry and trade; Packing-houses; Beef packers; Margarine; Lard; Cleaning compound industry; Soap factories; Swift and Company Trade catalog from Swift and Company. Dimensions are 4.25" x 6".

19. Framed print of Henry Clay Framed print of Henry Clay Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Prints; Art; Decor; Decoration; Clay, Henry Deep rectangular wooden frame contains print of Henry Clay. He wears a dark suit and large bow tie with a high-collared white shirt. L 15" x W 13 1/2".

20. Buick 1934 Buick 1934 Automobiles--United States; Buick--Automobile Photograph, b/w
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