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  • Saybrook, Illinois, 1900
    ImageThis photograph shows the snow-covered streets of Saybrook, Illinois, in the winter of 1900.
  • Scene of General McPherson's Death
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of the scene of General McPherson's death. 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:...
  • Schacht Model K Runabout
    Imagethere are two headlights. The vehicle is painted fire engine red with black trim and its seat is upholstered black leather.
  • Schneider's Bakery Advertisement
    ImageJohn A. Schneider's Bakery at 301 S. Center St. manufactured bread, cakes, and pies from the 1880s to the 1920s.
  • Schoenheider Standing Mallard Drake Ice Decoy
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesA standing mallard duck ice decoy with a painted two part body, glass eyes and supported by a single iron leg with splayed foot. The head is green with a long yellow beak, the body is painted brown with PEORIA CS stencilled on the bottom in black paint. The wood is cypress or white pine. Dimensions are 13-1/4" h x 5-5/8" with The length from tail to tip of beak is 18".
  • School Work Corn Exhibit of McLean County
    ImageThis boys corn exhibit of McLean County was shown at a Teacher's Institute on December 17, 1909, in Normal, Illinois.
  • Scientific Poultry Feeding and Management
    Multi-Page Item | 59 pagesTrade catalog from the Grain Marketing Company entitled "Scientific Poultry Feeding and Management." Dimensions: 5.25"x8.5".
  • Scissors
    ImageThese iron scissors were manufactured by white settlers and traded with the Kickapoo.
  • Screwdriver
    ImageHand made screwdriver with 5" oval handle. Painted black with a twisted head. 13" long.
  • Scrimshaw whale teeth
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • Scrimshaw whale tooth
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • Sculpture from the Outer Wall, Dendera
    ImageBlack and white photograph of a section of the wall of the temple at Dendera, Egypt. 1857.
  • Sculpture, "The Council of War
    ImagePainted plaster sculpture, "The Council of War" by John Rogers from 1868. Shows Abraham Lincoln seated in a draped chair, reading a document held in both hands. Ulysses S. Grant stands over Lincoln's right shoulder, pointing at the document. Edwin Stanton, the Secretary of War, stands to Lincoln's left, cleaning his glasses. A second document lays ignored on the floor. Title...
  • Sears Motor Buggy, Model P
    ImageThe 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 is located under the middle of the buggy. For cover it has a fringed surrey top. The automobile is painted black, and dark blue with white trim.
  • Seashell, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
    ImageAbalone seashell. One half of seashell, outside has encrustations, five holes, mother-of-pearl lining inside. L 7 1/2" W 5 3/4".
  • Second overpass from Champaign on the I-74, Champaign, Illinois
    ImageConstruction of an overpass over the I-74 in Champaign.
  • Secretary, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageTall 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 green felt, rests on two pullout sticks with small gold knobs. Bottom cupboard has double doors with two rectangular wooden panels. Dimensions: Bookcase H. 54 1/2" L. 48"...
  • Seibel Brothers Millinery Building
    ImageThe Seibel Brothers Wholesale and Retail Millinery in downtown Bloomington.
  • Seiko Television Watch
    ImageA 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 screen. A long cable connects the watch to a television and FM stereo receiver. The headphones also connect to the receiver.
  • Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Advertisement
    ImageRalph with Sellman's blacksmith shop was at 107 S. Madison in Bloomington.
  • Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Building
    ImageThe building of Ralph with Sellman's blacksmith shop was at 107 S. Madison in Bloomington.
  • Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Inside
    ImageHorses stand in waiting as horseshoes hang on the wall inside Ralph with Sellman's blacksmith shop.
  • Send her along; Envoyons de l'avant
    AudioSung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  • Serve our fighting men abroad, conserve these services at home
    Imageer, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Serve those who served
    ImagePoster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Governmnet Printing Office
  • Settee, built specially for Abraham Lincoln
    ImageHardwood 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.
  • Sewing table, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
    ImageVeneered work table. Rectangular base with carved scroll bracket feet, pedestal supporting top is rectangular post, narrowing toward top. Two drawers under nearly square top, each drawer is concave with two circular wooden knobs. Drawers are stacked to form box under top, while top projects over box slightly. L 19 3/4" x W 19" x H 26 5/8".
  • Sewing table, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
    ImageTwo-drawer small sewing table. Pedestal rectangular post, rectangular base, four modified feet. L 24" x H 27 1/2" x W 20".
  • Shadow box, Antebellum keepsake
    ImageDeep oval shadow box, containing flower arrangement made from human hair. Rectangular box is set into oval frame, with small gilt band with carving and high-molded ridge in center. Frame and outside of box painted black, back unfinished, inside of box lined with yellow material. Part of the flower arrangement is crocheted, and the rest is plain hair. L 15" x H 4" x W 13".
  • Shadow box from Antebellum Springfield, IL
    ImageShadow box containing human hair wreath. Hair is braided and made into three branch wreath w/bows and flowers and cones. Frame has flowers applied at compass points, molded using paper ache in part. Box measure: L 19 1/2" x W 16 1/2".
  • Shawl, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
    ImageCrocheted white wool shawl. Very large, rectangular with rounded corners, scalloped edges, ribbon run through before border. Very soft wool. L 83" W 72".
  • Sheriff's Residence and Jail, Urbana, Illinois
    ImageSheriff's Residence and Jail, E. Main St., Urbana
  • Sherman and his Generals
    ImageReproduction of black and white photograph of Sherman and his Generals. From left to right: Major General O. O. Howard, Major General J. A. Logan, Major General Wm. T. Sherman, Major General Jeff. C. Davis, Major General H. W. Slocum, Major General J. A. Mower, Major General F. P. Blair. Dimensions: 8" x 10". Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaig...
  • Shirley Corn and Horse Show
    ImageThe entrance to the main tent at the 1912 Shirley Corn and Horse Show was decorated with cornstalks. Hundreds came to celebrate the corn harvest.
  • Shocked Corn
    ImageThis field of shocked corn in McLean County was tied up by farmers for drying purposes during the harvest.
  • Shocked Corn
    ImageShocked corn as it appears in a farmer's field with a farmer looking on.
  • Shock Frame
    ImageInstructions for how to shock corn, compete with diagrams from Rural Affairs.
  • Side Weight Horseshoes
    ImageOne side of the shoe was longer than the other, either the left or the right depending on which hoof of the horse it was placed on. The long side of the side weight shoe was always closest to the inside of the horse's leg.
  • Sierra Leone Sowei Helmet Mask
    ImageDark wooden carved helmet mask with long braids of human hair attached with string to holes along the lower edge. A small, diamond-shaped face with almond-shaped eyes is carved in relatively low relief over a stock neck. There are three scarification marks at each temple. Hair is indicated with incised cross-hatched lines and a head-piece indicated by five bulging projection...