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  • Chest of drawers, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageLate Empire-style bureau with upper tier of three small drawers, on body of four drawers. Upper tiers are concave, small knobs for handles, center one does not match others. Main body has upper drawer with ogee molded front, lower three are recessed and bracketed by applied S-scrolls in 3/4 relief down outer edges, resting on square plinth at bottom of last drawer. Each draw...
  • Chest of drawers, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageSheraton-style walnut bureau, with walnut burl veneer on bowed drawer fronts and drawer separators. Fluted-front side columns and four identically turned Sheraton-style legs. H 39 3/8" x W 41" x D 21".
  • Chest of drawers, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
    ImageClassic Empire-style chest of drawers. Square feet, four drawers, with wooden knobs. Top drawer overhangs lower drawers. Two modified bun-shaped turning just below overhang on either side, on casters. L 43" x H 40 1/2" x W 19".
  • Chest of drawers, used in the home of Abraham Lincoln
    ImageEmpire classical-style bureau. Overhanging top drawer supported by two smooth columns, three drawers underneath. Top plain, back legs have bun feet. Large knobs. Large wooden sides have panel effect. L 44" x H 47" x W 22".
  • Chevrolet Master DeLuxe Business Coupe 1938
    ImageDrawing for an advertisement
  • Chevrolet Utility Coupe 1922
    ImageDrawing for an advertisement
  • C.H. Freeman Advertisement
    ImageC.H. Freeman was a watchmaker and engraver on North Main St. in Bloomington.
  • Chicago and Alton train
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • The Chicago Fire
    Multi-Page Item | 14 pagesThe Chicago Fire, October 8th & 9th, 1871, by Dr. A. Strickland, Chicago, 1872. Includes "a true and graphic account of the most terrible calamity by fire ever known".
  • Chicago Stock Yards
    ImageCattle are stored in pens at the Chicago stock yards.
  • Child's chair, owned by Abraham Lincoln, used by his fourth son, Thomas (Tad)
    ImageLow small Empire-style caned seat side chair. Modified shield-shaped seat, two back splats w/outlined carved, bowed back legs. Slightly cyma curved front legs, front stretcher curved and flat, two round stretchers at each side, round stretcher at back. H 26" x W 15" x D 13 1/2".
  • Chinch Bug
    ImageThe chinch bug in this drawing -- actual size is 1/16" -- destroyed millions of dollars worth of the corn in the 1930s.
  • Chinch Bug Barriers
    ImageThis farmer with his tractor erected barriers in his fields to prevent chinch bugs from destroying crops.
  • Chisel Plowing
    ImageA 45 Cat Challenger pulls a Landall plow in a cornfield early in the season.
  • Choose for victory: try a V-dish to-day
    ImagePoster, color, 14.75 x 19.75 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by Chromoworks Ltd., London.
  • Church and State Streets, Champaign, Illinois
    ImageChurch and State Streets, Champaign, 1957
  • Church of the Holy Family, Cahokia
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pagesSee individual images for descriptions.
  • Circus performers on trapeze
    ImageTrapeze artists fly through the air in Bloomington, Illinois.
  • Civil War Frock Coat
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesThis navy blue frock coat is part of the uniform that belonged to Captain Benson Wood, 34th Illinois Infantry. Accompanying the coat are Captain Wood's blue wool pants. The captain's shoulder straps are sewn at the shoulders. Nine gold colored metal buttons are stamped with eagle and the letter 'I', indicating Infantry unit. A hook-and-eye is sewn on the stand-up collar. The...
  • Clay Pot
    ImageThis clay pot was used by the Mississippian Indians. An important use was food storage.
  • Cleopatra's Temple at Erment
    ImageBlack and white photograph of the smaller of two temples on the site. 1857.
  • Cloth Diana Jemima Doll
    ImageThis is a printed cloth African American girl doll that is holding a smaller doll. The larger doll has printed dark eyes and red lips. She wears a polka-dotted coverall. "Diana Jemima" is written near the bottom of her backside. The smaller doll she is holding has a less realistic quality and is similar to a rag doll. It wears a red dress and a red bow in the hair.
  • Cloth 'Mama Bear' Doll
    Image(second to left) A cloth cut-out and sew "Mama Bear" doll from "Goldilocks and the Three Bears". She wears a striped print dress with an apron. The doll holds a bowl of Kellogg's cornflakes and is eating from the bowl. The back of the doll continues to depict the striped print of the front.
  • Cloth Soldier Doll
    ImageThe cloth soldier doll has a stiffened felt head with painted brown hair, black eyes, white teeth, and pink cheeks. The doll is costumed in a brown felt cap with a brass button in front. The brown velvet uniform also has brass buttons as well as pocket flaps and a belt with a buckle. The doll comes complete with black velvet shoes and a cloth label that reads, "Made in Engla...
  • Coin from the Sassanian Empire
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesAR drachm (drachma). The coin is from the King Khusru I (Khosrow I) reign. Obverse side has a crowned bust facing right wearing an "artichoke" crown. The reverse has a fire altar with two attendants. 30 mm diameter.
  • Coin from Venice
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesAR grosso. Antonio Veneri as Doge, 1382-1400 AD. Obverse: Christ enthroned. Reverse: Doge and St. Mark. 21 mm diameter, weak strike.
  • Cole Hospital, Champaign, Illinois
    ImageCole Hospital, 809 West Church Street, Champaign, opened in 1947.
  • Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle
    Imagewith the tallest tower standing at 7 feet, 7 inches. It has intricate systems of running water and electricity. It is constructed of aluminum, gold, quartz, rose, jade, walnut, bronze, alabaster, mother-of-pearl, crystal, silver, glass, and ivory. Contained within the castle are miniatures such as tapestries, frescoes, paintings, books, manuscripts, gems, and silver and gold...
  • College of Agriculture, Champaign, Illinois
    Image607 S. Matthews Ave., Champaign [Urbana].
  • Colonnade of the Great Hypostyle Hall in the Temple of Karnak, Thebes
    ImageBlack and white stereograph slide, #T 236 from Tour of the World, vol. 5 and 6.
  • Columbia, S.C., from the Capitol
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of Columbia taken from the Capitol. 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".
  • Colwell Systems, Champaign, Illinois
    Image201 Kenyon Road, Champaign, became the Colwell Systems company's new address in 1960.
  • Comb, Hair
    ImageDark brown and gold streaked hair comb. Eight long teeth, ornately carved crest with pierced and carved dragon design which wraps around itself. Scroll-vine design around the edge.
  • Combine on Murphy Farms
    ImageA 930 Pixall Combine harvests corn and throws it into a wagon at Murphy Farms in 1995.
  • Combining corn
    ImageIn a John Deere 4400 combine, Darrell Beehn harvests corn near Shirley, Illinois, in September 1995.
  • The Comet' Airship
    ImageThe photos shows the dirigible "The Comet" on top of the Klemm building. It was piloted by Captain George Yager. It was the first controllable aircraft to appear in McLean County.
  • Come then, let us to the task...
    ImagePoster, color, 19.5 x 29.5 in., printed by Fosh & Cross Ltd., London.