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  • Silver' Penny, 1863
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesThe profile of an Indian maiden wearing a headdress, with "United States of America," around the edge, and the date, 1863, underneath.
  • Simberger women
    Imagetwo of my family members from a long time ago
  • Simplex Open Touring Car
    ImageThe 1911 S & M Simplex Open Touring Car is a five-passenger convertible. The six-cylinder, water-cooled engine is located in the front. It has a four speed selective transmission and a double chain drive. The car has four whitewall rubber tires and one spare tire stored on the running board. It has a two-piece folding windshield and a collapsible canvas cover top. The seats ...
  • Single Pen Corn Crib
    ImageMany corn crib forms were possible for corn storage. This is a single crib.
  • Single Row Corn Picker about 1935
    ImageA single row corn picker machine helps harvest the crop in a McLean County field about 1935.
  • Skinner School, Hudson Township, Illinois (exterior)
    ImageThe children of Skinner School, Hudson Township, Illinois, pose with their schoolteacher in front of their schoolhouse.
  • The sky's the limit, keep buying war bonds
    ImagePoster, color, 20 x 27 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Slatted Corn Crib bins
    ImageBins at either side of corn cribs were designed to hold ear corn.
  • Slave Sale Broadside
    ImageCredit Sale of a Choice Gang of Slaves, Comprising Mechanics, Laborers, etc. The sale, Tuesday, February 5, 1856, by J. A. Beard and Maj. J. a. Beard, auctioneer, was held for the settlement of a co-partnership of railroad contractors. The description of the sale of "A Very Valuable Gang of Slaves," is: "Belonging ot a co-partnership and sold to close the same. The said slav...
  • Slave Shackles, c. 1850
    ImagePlantation owners and overseers used heavy iron shackles to punish and humiliate defiant slaves, both men and women and especially those who tried to run away. Slaves who had been sold were also shackled while being moved to another location. Arm and leg shackles were the most common type of restraints, but stocks, neck collars, and the ball and chain were also used. This pa...
  • Sleigh bed, owned by Abraham Lincoln
    ImageMahogany sleigh bed. Top rail of headboards rolled, incised carving at sides, panel effect for posts. Side rails paneled, with rolled plain carved top at ends. Incised carved modified bulb feet, on casters. Bed very plain, overall. L 78" x H 44 1/2" x W 60".
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageRectangular glass slide with four handpainted figures: a jockey riding a bucking rabbit, a man in a top hat, waistcoat and carrying an umbrella riding on a crow, a military man with a sword and tufted helmet riding a frog, and a farmer with a pitchfork riding a rooster.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with five scenes of people hunting in roundels framed in black background.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    Imagethe fourth and fifth tell the story of a boy who stole some paint.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with handpainted figures of men in various occupations: a sailor, a butcher, a baker are included.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene of four groups enjoying spring and summer activities: two people flying a kite, a man and his dog setting off on a hunt, two girls picking flowers, a boy chasing butterflies with a net.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with five handpainted roundels framed in a black background. All of the scenes appear to be of Venice, but the slide is in poor condition.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide depicting four scenes of far off lands. A scene from Asia, Africa and two from Europe.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with five handpainted animal heads in roundels surrounded by a black background. They include: a bulldog, a monkey, a lion, a bear and another dog.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with five handpainted animals: a rabbit, a deer, a bear, a wild boar and a fox.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    Imagechildren had toy magic lanterns as well.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageRectangular glass slide with five handpainted figures, all of them appear to be Asian men. A man in the center wears a flat straw hat and holds a sword. On either side of him are men captured in portable stocks who are being dragged or led by a rope. The men who hold the rope are also whipping them, or threatening to whip them.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    Imagea pig and a donkey. The boys are wearing the attire of well dressed men.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with five men in various foolish activities.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with handpainted scenes of ships along a coastline. This slide is damaged from exposure to humidity.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with handpainted figures depicting five children in modes of dress from far-off lands.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with five busts of adults floating in a blue background. The slide is cracked in half.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with four scenes of far off places.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    Imagea fourth figure--a boy--wears a yellow double breasted coat, a round hat and carries an umbrella. A fifth figure, a girl wears a bonnet, a blue scarf and has her hands in her pockets.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene depicting circus performers. On the left is a man training a black horse. On the right are two acrobatic clowns performing stunts with papered hoops.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with handpainted scenes of winter activities. People are engaged in ice-skating, making snowmen, sleigh-riding.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide depicting four dogs in human dress. The background is black and the dogs faces appear in roundels. The dogs are all wearing the headgear of well dressed men.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene of four groups of people enjoying winter activities: two sets of boys having a snowball fight, a girl riding in a sleigh chair across a frozen lake, and an old man smoking a pipe in an icy doorway.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with handpainted faces of children. A black background is painted with the children's faces shown in roundels with a clear background.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with handpainted figures of children. The background is black and the children, mostly babies are highlighted in clear roundels. One child is shown taking a bath, another, playing with a pull toy.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene which includes a cityscape, a steam engine in the background, people walking in the middle ground and a postman in the foreground.
  • Slide, Magic Lantern
    ImageA rectangular glass slide with five handpainted figures one of whom appears to be Santa Claus.
  • Smash Japanese aggression!
    ImagePoster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed in England by James Haworth & Brother Ltd.
  • Snowbirds
    ImageSurvivors of the severe winters called themselves "Snowbirds", and they would meet annually to relive their memories.
  • Soapstone Block, from Victorian/Antebellum Springfield, IL
    ImageRectangular soapstone block. Hewn rectangular iron at sides near top. H 17" L 9" D 2".