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  • Photo of Richard M. Nixon signing Bill for Lincoln Home National Historic Site
    ImagePhoto of President Richard M. Nixon, signing the Bill creating the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, as part of the National Park Service, on August 18, 1971.
  • Piano owned by Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln
    ImageSquare grand piano. 80 keys, rectangular shape, four solid legs, chamfered on front two sides, keys in curved recess. Marks: "Enshcerr" in fancy gold script, "Philadelphia" in gold caps. Surrounded by scrolling. Music stand consists of four sticks attached to top stick, folds into piano. L 80" x H 37 1/2" x W 36".
  • Picnic at Funk Farms
    ImagePeople gather at Funk Farms for a picnic. Cars are seen in the background.
  • Pierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois
    ImageThe vertical log construction of the Pierre Martin house was revealed when the exterior clapboard was removed. The vertical walnut timbers are anchored at top and bottom by wooden pegs, a technique called mortise and tendon, which requires great skill. The spaces between the logs, which were groved along their narrow edges, were filled with stone nogging, or "pierrotage.
  • Pierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois (detail)
    ImageThe roof support system has diagonal wind braces, a characteristic that shows a transitional building style as the French culture in the area became "Americanized" following the end of the American Revolution.
  • Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 8 pagesCollection of views of the Pierre Menard Home.
  • Pier table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageEmpire-style marble topped table. Scroll-top legs and lower shelf, terminating in scroll feet and white porcelain casters. Front legs are canted at 45 degree angle, back legs parallel to wall. White marble top w/ bevelled edge. L 36 1/8" x W 18 1/2" x H 29 1/2".
  • Pine Mountain
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of Pine Mountain. 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".
  • Pioneer Zephyr
    ImageA 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.
  • Plank Fence
    ImageThis plank fence at the Karr Homestead has a wide range of planks used, and a snake fence with riders or braces in the center.
  • Plant a victory garden, our food is fighting
    ImagePoster, color, 22 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Planter, Hand
    Image1. Homemade corn planter, painted blue. No distinguishing marks. Has handle, seed hopper and hand-lever. 2. Wooden planter. Long square body, flat on one side and tapers to a blunt point on the front. Tin panel on the nose. Single handle with a turned grip which raises and lowers to release seed through the nose. Wakefield Patent, Patent Date July 25, 1854.
  • Planting Osage Orange
    ImageFarmers planted Osage orange on the large Sibley Farms in neighboring Ford County.
  • Plaque, depicting Abraham Lincoln
    ImageBronze relief plaque of Abraham Lincoln attatched to wood panel. Lincoln penny is embedded in lower right hand corner of wood panel. Card tacked to back of panel gives information on the artist and the work. One of three cast from the original plaster mold. Relief is L 30" x W 22".
  • Plate of Three Civil War Soldiers dressed in Zouave uniforms
    ImageA full color plate of Major Felix Agnus, Colonel Harmon D. Hull, and an unknown officer from the 165th New York Volunteer Infantry (also known as the Second Battalion, Duryee Zouaves). This plate shows the variety of dress for Duryee Zouave soldiers. The first and third officers have the typical short, colorful Zouave coat. Colonel Hull has a more traditional military froc...
  • Plow, Breaking
    ImageWood and wrought iron plow. Long, tapered, and slightly curved wooden beam with "V" shaped handles attached to the back of the beam. Long dished iron blade held in place with a forged iron screw and iron straps. The cutting blade is mounted to the beam and extends downwards to the tip of the blade. 132" long.
  • Plowing
    ImageTwo men and their horses plow fields near Bloomington, Illinois.
  • Plowing, about 1917
    ImageA team of horses plows sod in McLean County about 1917.
  • Plowing Contest
    ImageThis 1914 plowing contest featured tractors that competed as hundreds of spectators watched.
  • Plowing with Two Horses
    ImageA sketch of a farmer, with overalls, a beard, and straw hat, plowing behind two horses in a field with weeds.
  • Plow Sketch
    ImageA sketch of an early plow, probably hitched to oxen or horses. A hook at the front provides for the hitch. At the back are handles for the farmer to guide the plow. A wheel in the middle provides movement.
  • P.M. Stubblefield Homestead in 1887
    ImagePhineas M. Stubblefield built this farm and home in 1887.
  • Poker
    ImageThis is one end of a wagon box rod that has been crafted into a poker.
  • Political medallions, depicting ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin
    ImageHollow metal ring around ferrotype images of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Ring embossed with vine design, hole for hanging at top. Black and white ferrotypes, beardless Lincoln, both in dark suits, white shirts. Obverse: "Abraham Lincoln". Reverse: "Hannibal Hamlin". Diam 1 1/8" x H 1/8".
  • Political Medallions, depicting ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin
    ImageBrass raised ring encircling back-to-back ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Ring has hole at top for hanging, cross-hatching and raised letters & edges. Ferrotypes: unbearded Lincoln (taken Feb. 1860 - Cooper Union), Hamlin in dark suit. Obverse: "Abram Lincoln Free Soil & Free Men" Reverse: "Hannibal Hamlin Free Speech" Diam 1 1/8" x H 1/16".
  • Portable desk, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageMahogany writing box with brass plate in center of hinged top. Back folds down into flat surface on bottom. Slanted on top for writing. Hinged compartments on both sides, covered with fabric. Several compartments in front, one long with lid, one each inkwell with bottle and one square with circular well and ringed brass circular lid. L 14" x W 8 1/4" x H 4 5/16" cm (closed)....
  • Portable Elevator Company
    ImageA worker at the Portable Elevator Co. pours iron in this 1935 photograph.
  • Portrait of Jacques Marquette
    ImageThis well-known image of Father (Pere) Marquette is from a painting by an unknown artist.
  • Postcard, depicting Lincoln Home
    ImageBlack and white photo postcard showing white-painted Lincoln Home with black shutters. Large flagpole on corner, two plaques on either side of gate. One corner are a fire hydrant, mailbox, and sign saying "Lincoln Home". In background, two smokestacks can be seen. On front steps is house number "430", and a black mailbox is seen on the door frame. L 5 1/2" x W 3 1/2".
  • Postcard featuring Lincoln Home at dusk (southwest view)
    ImageNumber 2 in a set of 7 full-color, glossy finish postcards, featuring the Lincoln Home. Shows Lincoln Home exterior from the southwest at dusk. L 15.1 W 10.6 cm.
  • Postcard of Abraham Lincoln's Home
    ImagePostcard featuring a view of the Lincoln Home between 1895 and 1906. The postcard was created in California in 1920. A large elm tree with only one main branch is in front of the home. A striped awning covers the front door and a plaque is visible just to the right of the door. Heavy vegetation and an urn decorate the front yard. Unused. L 5 1/2" x W 3 1/2".
  • Postcard of Abraham Lincoln's Log Cabin
    Imagetaken to Chicago during the World's Fair by the Abraham Lincoln Log Cabin Association". This postcard was mailed August 14, 1910 from Chicago to El Paso, Illinois. On the reverse is a note and a cancelled one cent stamp.
  • Postcard of American troops, Paris, France
    ImagePostcard of American troops parading in Paris on July 4, 1918. The color guard carrying an American flag has just made a left turn. Spectators are on the right side. This card is an American Red Cross Post Card. It was never sent.
  • Postcard of photo taken during Abraham Lincoln's funeral
    ImageSepia-tone postcard of photo taken during Lincoln's funeral in 1865. Home is decorated with black flags and drapes at windows, white swags at roofline and vines in corners, for mourning. Large group of people in front and around yard. L 14.1 W. 8.8 cm.
  • Postcard of the Lincoln Home (southwest view)
    ImageBlack and white photograph of the Lincoln Home from the southwest. House is white with black shutters. Large flagpole in corner behind fence. Lattice-type porch encloses front door. Square metal plaque mounted on front fence, with a sign to the right marked "Lincoln's Home". L 13.6 W 8.6 cm.
  • Postcard showing Lincoln Home
    ImageColor postcard circa 1950's, showing Lincoln Home from the direction of the Dean House (west-northwest). Cannon and lightpost in foreground. L 14 W 9 cm.
  • Postcard showing the Lincoln Home (north view)
    ImagePostcard showing the Lincoln Home, looking north.
  • Post Office, Champaign, Illinois
    ImageN.E. corner of Columbia and Neil Streets, Champaign.
  • Potter House, Atlanta
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of the Potter House in Atlanta. 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".