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  • Boeing 727 Jetliner
    Imageat full capacity with crew, passengers, and cargo, it weighs 160,000 pounds. The airplane has three rear-mounted engines. This Boeing 727-100 has had its left wing and left rear stabilizer removed so it could be suspended from the balcony as a permanent part of the Museum of Science and Industry's 'Transportation Zone.'
  • Bolduc House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesThe Bolduc House has a stockade or property fence (pieux debouts), typical of many French homes, which encloses its yard and backyard garden, as well as outbuildings. This provided security and kept domestic animals from straying off the property.
  • Bone Awls
    ImageBone awls were commonly used by the Mississippian Indians. They were used to punch holes in skins, clay, etc. They were commonly made of turkey leg bone.
  • Bonus marchers eating in camp
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • Book, "A Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Lee, 1856)
    ImageA Compilation of the Statutes of the State of Illinois, N.H. Purple, Part II (Chicago: Keen & Lee, 1856). Stamped with ink on inside back cover page, "Property of O.H. Oldroyd". Binder torn but still complete. L 9 3/4" x W 6 11/16" x D 2 1/4".
  • Book, "Acts and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress of the United States" (used by Abraham Lincoln during his service as a Representative to the 30th Congress)
    ImageActs and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress of the United States. Printed by Ritchie and Hess, printers, Washington. Published in 1848. Paper bound. Front cover missing, first pages darkly discolored and fragile. Four signatures, all "A. Lincoln", on front page, following page at top, on binding, and back. L 8 5/8" x W 5 1/2" x D 1".
  • Book, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageE. Morgan & Co., 1850. Tooled cloth binding. L 7 1/2" x W 4 1/2" x D 1".
  • Book, leatherbound Bible
    Imagered, green, & brown ribbons sewn down the spine. Main page: "Butler's Edition, The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments..." Family births, deaths, & marriages on special pages between Apocrypha and New Testament. L 11 1/2" x W 10 3/8" x H 4".
  • Booklet, "E.E. Meredith's Show Book for Theater Professionals
    ImageE.E. Meredith's Show Book for Theater Professionals. Lists Frank E. Davidson as Treasurer of the Strollers Organization. Cover is discolored, yellow, with black and red print "For 1916 E.E. Meredith's Show Book A Digest of Dependable Information Price 25 Cents". L 15 1/2" x W 10 13/16".
  • Booklet, patriotic lyrics from the Civil War
    ImageThin, softcover booklet of patriotic lyrics from the Civil War (1861-1865). Pink cover with picture of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Inner cover 38-star flag, back cover features eagle, shield, and flag. Lyrics illustrated with insignia and pictures. Cover: "The Good Old Songs/We Used To Sing./Price Ten Cents/Published BY O.H.Oldroyd/..." Titles include "Marching Through Georgia", ...
  • Booklet, recovered from Lincoln Home
    ImageBooklet. "Speech of M ____ Wilson, of N. Hampshire,/ The Political Influence of Slavery..." Printed on the last leaf is "16", providing pages in length. L 3 1/2" x W 6 5/8".
  • Book, "Livingston's Law Register" (copy owned by Abraham Lincoln)
    ImageLivingston'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. Printed by Neal and Pate. L 9" x W 5 7/8" x D 1".
  • Book, "Principles of Medical Jurisprudence" (owned by Abraham Lincoln)
    ImagePrinciples of Medical Jurisprudence. Albany. Gould, Banks & Gould, 475 Broadway. New York: Banks Gould & Co. 144 Nassau St. 1850. L 9 1/2" x W 5 7/8" x D 2".
  • Book, "Queens of England
    ImageBook, "Queens of England", published in New York City by D. Appleton & Co., 1861. Tooled leather binding, frontpiece. Book is signed by "Mary Lincoln 1860". 323 pages incl. illustrations and list of plates. L 11 3/4" x W 7 1/4" x H 1 1/2".
  • Book, "Revised Statutes of the State of Illinois
    ImageRevised Statutes of the State of Illinois. M. Brayman, 1845. L 9" x W 5 3/4" x D 2 3/8".
  • Books cannot be killed by fire; Books are weapons in the war of ideas
    ImagePoster, color, 20 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Bowl
    ImageRound wooden bowl. Made from a burl of a tree. Has been carved out -- not turned. There is a repair made with tin on one side which covers a crack which extends over the lip and to the base.
  • Box, Ballot
    ImageWooden ballot box with a padlock and keys. One single wire and wooden handle on the front of the box. Slot cut in top of the box for a handle. 20.75" high.
  • Bracelet, Antebellum jewelry
    Imageand engraved brass catches on either side of stone. Crocheted band has two open bands with double crocheted band in the middle. L 6 3/4" x W 3/4".
  • Bric-a-brac (Mold-cast ceramic figurine of the Lincoln Home)
    ImageHighly detailed mold-cast ceramic figurine of the Lincoln Home. Home is set in a very abbreviated back yard, surrounded by brown picket fence and white board fence. Brick sidewalk in front, boardwalk on side. Two small trees surrounded by support cages balance the front. L 13.3 W 11 H 8.5 cm.
  • Bric-a-brac (Red clay brick with raised Lincoln profile)
    ImageRed clay brick, pressed into mold to create a raised Lincoln profile. Bearded Lincoln looks right. Bust stands approx. 1/2" above brick face. L 16 W 10.2 D 6.7 cm.
  • Bric-a-brac (Small-handled cup featuring image of Lincoln Home)
    Imageuneven scalloped border has gilt, as does front half of handle. Peach irridescence surrounds scene on front half. Back half is white with gilt smears. H 7.2 Diameter with handle 8 cm.
  • Brick, part of north chimney of Lincoln Home
    ImagePainted chimney brick located May 1986. Stretcher and header on one side painted light chocolate brown with some mortar remnants. Very dirty, some chips. L 8 1/2" x W 4 1/16" x D 2".
  • Bringing corn to the elevator in the 1950s
    ImageSeveral full grain trucks line the street on their way to the grain elevator.
  • Brokaw Plow Shop
    ImageThe Brokaw Plow Shop perfected the 'Bloomington Clipper Plow,' an effective tool for turning prairie soil.
  • Brooch, given by Mary Todd Lincoln to her niece
    ImageRound, flat-top, plain onyx brooch with gold clasp. Button-style, highly polished surface. Gold ring attached to back, not visible from top. Clasp & pin attached to ring, simple spiral clasp, pin soldered to opposite side of ring. Diam 3/4" x W 1/4".
  • Brown Composition Baby Doll
    ImageThis is a baby doll made of brown composition. She has moveable arms and legs and the eyes and lips seem to have been repainted. The body is clothed in a dress of light weight cotton. The skirt of the dolls costume has a toy patternand there is a matching coronet on the head. She also wears a diaper which is safety pinned in the front.
  • Brown's Corn Planter
    ImageThis example of a corn planter shows how two people were required to work the machinery.
  • Buckingham Fountain, Chicago
    ImagePoster, color, 56 x 36 cm.
  • Buen Ventura Savannah
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of Buen Ventura Savannah. 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".
  • Buggy rims
    ImageThese are three half buggy rims attached to a slat for transportation and storage. They are tacked to the slat across the ends and are chamfered except where eight evenly spaced holes are drilled. The slat originally had four rims attached but one is missing.
  • Buick 1934
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • Buick Four 1923
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • Bundles for Berlin
    ImagePoster, color, 28.3 x 40 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Burnham Library, Champaign, Illinois
    Image306-308 W. Church St., Champaign.
  • Busey First National Bank, Urbana, Illinois
    Image201 West Main Street, Urbana.
  • Bust of Abraham Lincoln as a young man by James J. Nance, 1994
    Imageon base, "Sculptor/James J. Nance" Numbered 3/100. H 26 x W 18" x D 8 1/2".
  • Bust of Abraham Lincoln by James J. Nance, 1994
    Imagetorso sculpted to resemble jacket, vest, shirt and tie. Bronze tinted in varying shades. Raised letters, "'Immortal Conscience'/President Abraham Lincoln". Base: "Sculptor/James J. Nance". Numbered 3/100. H 66.04 W 45.72 D 22.86 cm.