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  • 8 Drawer Cabinet
    ImageThis is an 8 drawer cabinet made using horseshoe nail boxes as drawers. The drawers are furnished with white porcelain 1" diameter drawer pulls held with a bolt and nut. There is no back to the cabinet.
  • 85 million Americans hold war bonds
    ImagePoster, color, 10 x 14 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • 100 West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois
    ImagePhotograph of Washington Street in Bloomington, Illinois in 1904. The image includes text describing each of the numbered items.
  • 1778, 1943: Americans will always fight for liberty
    ImagePoster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • 1914 Model T Ford
    ImageA black, four-passenger, three-door car, with a black leather top, a two-piece folding windshield, and four black leather seats. On the exterior are two running boards, two headlights, one rear lantern-shaped taillight, four tires, and a hand crank for the engine.
  • 1947 Corn Bowl Parade
    ImageA float from the City of Bloomington depicting a mill wheel travels in the 1947 Corn Bowl Parade.
  • 1947 Corn Bowl Parade Pioneers Float
    ImageA float from Union Auto Insurance, depicting an old covered wagon, pulled by horses, travels in the 1947 Corn Bowl Parade.
  • 1948 Corn Bowl program
    ImageThis program for the 1948 Corn Bowl football game in Bloomington pitted the Illinois Wesleyan Titans against the Eastern Illinois Panthers.
  • 18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill.
    ImageBlack and white stereograph slide showing the Illinois River.
  • Action! Men of 18 and 19, choose your combat branch
    ImagePoster, color, 25 x 38 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Address to the Farmers
    Multi-Page Item | 12 pagesAn Address to the Farmers of Great Britain: with an Essay on the Prairies of the Western Country: by Morris Birkbeck: to which is amended The Constitution of the State of Illinois, London, 1822. This address is written from Wanborough, Illinois, March 31, 1822. Published in London by J. Ridgway, 1822.
  • Adjusting belt on combine in October 1995
    ImageDarrell Beehn, Jr. adjusts a belt on a John Deere 4400 combine in October 1995.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 Report
    ImageThe report from the Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 in Heyworth in 1932 shows the number of acres devoted to each crop and their growing condition. Adlai E. Stevenson was a Democratic Party politician and dipolomat. He was elected Governor of Illinois in 1948 by a larger majority than any other candidate in the history of Illinois. He was the Democratic Party's candidate for Pre...
  • Advertisement of Detasselers
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesAdvertisement and photograph of detasselers during World War II.
  • A.E. Swap's Residence and Business, Weston, Illinois
    ImageThis drawing is of the small store of A.E. Swap in Weston, McLean County.
  • Aircraft of the R. A. F.: some famous types - I
    ImagePoster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross Ltd., London.
  • Aircraft of the R. A. F.: some famous types - II
    ImagePoster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross Ltd., London.
  • Albert Lee House, Champaign, Illinois
    ImageAlbert Lee House, 605 N. Walnut, Champaign. This is the residence of Albert Lee, an African American man who served on the staff of the University of Illinois for fifty-two years.
  • Allatoona Pass, Georgia
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of the Allatoona Pass. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  • Allatoona Pass, Georgia, from the Etawah
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of Allatoona Pass, from the Etawah. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  • Allatoona Pass, Georgia, looking North
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of the Allatoona Pass looking North. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  • All-Bisque German Infant Doll
    Image(right) This is an all-bisque German swivel-neck infant with moveable arms and legs. It has painted light brown hair, blue eyes, and red lips. It has marks on the back of the head that read '682/10 1/2 Germany.'
  • All-Bisque Japanese Baby Doll
    ImageThis is an all-bisque baby doll that has moveable arms. The doll has a painted face with features including black eyes, pink cheeks, red lips, and light colored hair.
  • All-Bisque Japanese Baby Doll
    ImageThis is an all-bisque baby doll that has moveable arms. The doll has a painted face with features including black eyes, pink cheeks, red lips, and light colored hair.
  • All-Bisque Kewpie Doll - Original
    Image(Right) This is a Kewpie doll with an all-bisque body. It has light brown hair down the center and back of the head. There are blue wings on each side of the shoulder. The cheeks, stomach, and knees are highlighted in pink over a light beige body. It has black "googley eyes" that look to the right. This doll has one arm missing and one arm unattached and is also broken below...
  • All-Bisque Kewpie Doll - Reissued Version
    ImageThis is a Kewpie doll with an all-bisque body. It has blue wings on each side of the shoulders. The arms are missing and there is light brown hair painted down the center and back of the head. The cheeks, stomach, feet, and knees are highlighted in pink over light beige . The doll has black "googley eyes" that look to the right.
  • All fuel is scarce, plan for winter now!
    ImagePoster, color, 20.2 x 28.5 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Champaign, Illinois
    Image405 E. John St., Champaign.
  • Altgeld Hall, Urbana, Illinois
    Image1409 W. Green Street, Urbana. Built in 1897, the architects for Altgeld Hall were Nathan C. Ricker and James M. White.
  • Ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 26 pagesVarious ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln
  • Ambulance Unit, Spanish Civil War
    Imageman on the far left identified as Mark Straus [from back of the photograph].
  • America calling, take your place in civilian defense
    ImagePoster, color, 40 x 30 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Americans! Share the meat as a wartime necessity
    ImagePoster, color (all lettered), 21 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Americans suffer when careless talk kills!
    ImagePoster, color, 20 x 14 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Amet Magniscope
    ImageThirty-five millimeter film projector made of tin, galvanized metal and brass. It has two film reels and sits on a wood base.
  • Amoureaux House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesThe Amoureaux House, built in 1785, is a French vernacular post in ground (poteaux-enterre) construction. It is one of three in Ste. Genevieve and only five in the U.S. In the bedroom, on the fireplace mantel are candlesticks, goblets, and a mantel clock.
  • Ancient Brick Collection
    ImageA 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 Akkad, has built Etemennigur, his beloved house, and restored it to its place." (Third dynasty of Ur, 2300-2180 B.C.) 2. "Urnammu, king of Ur, builder of the house of Nannar." ...
  • Angel of Mercy, Spanish Civil War
    Imagestill from the film "Refugee." Text on the back of the photo reads: ANGEL OF MERCY: A nurse brings first aid to a refugee family in one of the first improvised hospitals in France. In the background is the HERMAN F. REISSIG travelling dispensary which regularly visits the sick and wounded in the camps and hospitals. From REFUGEE...
  • Announcement, from the Logan and Lincoln law office
    ImageWritten 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 faded), signed by Lincoln as "Logan & Lincoln, P.G." L 9 1/4" x W 7 3/8".