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  • World's Columbian Exposition Transportation Building
    ImageA black and white photograph of the exterior of the Transportation Building at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World's Columbian Exposition. 1893. Dimensions: 10"x13".
  • World's Columbian Exposition Transportation Building
    ImageA black and white photograph of the "Golden Doorway" of the Transportation Building at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World's Columbian Exposition. 1893. Dimensions: 10"x13".
  • World’s Columbian Exposition Woman’s Building
    ImageA black and white photograph of the exterior of the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World's Columbian Exposition. 1893. Dimensions: 10"x13".
  • World’s Columbian Exposition Woman’s Building
    ImageA black and white photograph of the main entrance to the Woman’s Building at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World’s Columbian Exposition. 1893. Dimensions: 10"x13".
  • World War II German Submariner Uniform
    ImageA World War II German submariner leather uniform. Black leather jacket and pants with gold anchor buttons. Pants have leather suspenders buttoned to the pants at four points. The inside of the jacket is lined with black wool and the pants are lined with heavy insulated fabric.
  • Worm Fence
    ImageThis zigzag, or worm, fence was common for pioneer fields, although such fencing took up valuable land.
  • Wreckage of the Bloomington Fire
    ImageThe damaged Bloomington skyline is visible beyond the courthouse square. A streetcar and a crowd of people are visible in the foreground. June 19, 1900, much of the center of Bloomington was destroyed by a fire that started in the Model Laundry. Flames spread rapidly and destroyed many buildings in a four square block area of the city. No businesses failed because of the fir...
  • Wrench, Automotive
    ImageTwo headed wrench, marked "Ford" on the obverse, "1917" on the reverse. Probably used for a Model T. Found in the Chesebro blacksmith shop.
  • Wright Brothers Model B Airplane Engine
    ImageThe Wright Brothers Model B Airplane Engine is a vertical, four-cylinder, water-cooled, inline, reciprocating engine [a reciprocating engine converts energy from fuel to mechanical motion by driving the pistons back and forth]. The Wright Brothers airplane engine drives two chain-driven propellers. The engine's four cylinders are bolted to the top of the engine block. The en...
  • X-Ray Vacuum Tube
    ImageA long glass tube with a large spherical center. At one end of the tube is an anode and at the other end is a cathode.
  • The 'Y' Brick Yard Advertisement
    ImageS.B. Rankin was the proprietor of The 'Y' Brick Yard on Bunn St.
  • Yellow Dent Corn
    ImageYellow Dent corn was well known to McLean County's earliest white settlers. This is Reid's Yellow Dent, a later development.
  • Yoked Oxen, G.P. Davis Farm
    ImageThe oxen in this photograph were used to farm the prairie on the G.P. Davis Farm, McLean County, Illinois.
  • You can help build me a gun
    ImagePoster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd., London.
  • You can't afford to miss either! Buy bonds every payday
    ImagePoster, color, 11 x 13.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • A Young Man's Opportunity
    ImagePoster, color, 56 x 36 cm.
  • Youngsters with corn
    ImageThree young children sit amongst corn piled on the sidewalk, spilling out of a basket, and housed in two crates.
  • Your government warns, prepare for winter now!
    ImagePoster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Your victory garden counts more than ever!
    ImagePoster, color, 19 x 26. in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Zimmerman Archaeological Site, near Utica, Illinois
    ImageArchaeological dig at the Zimmerman Site
  • Zouave Civil War Frock Coat
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesThis dark blue wool coat is part of a Zouaves Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, 5th NY Volunteer Infantry and the 2nd Battalion 165th NY Volunteer Infantry. It has two rows of seven round, gilt buttons sewn on the front. Each button is stamped with the national U. S. Eagle symbol and the letter 'I,' indicating Infantry unit. The backs of the buttons are stamp...
  • Zouave Civil War red wool trousers
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesThis pair of red wool trousers with gold metal thread embroidery is part of a Zouave Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, Duryee Zouaves (5th NY Volunteer Infantry) and the 2nd Battalion Duryee Zouaves (165th NY Volunteer Infantry). Unlike most Civil War uniforms these Zouave trousers are baggy with pleats front and back just below the waistband. The trousers ar...