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  • Cyclists' Ten Commandments & ID Card
    ImageThe ID card and Ten Commandments contain personal information about Lyman R. Tay. Interpretation Text includes: Copyright 1897 "THE CYCLIST'S TEN COMMANDMENTS" Thus spoke the wheel: I am thy friend in need, thy friend indeed. Thou shalt have no other wheel but me . . . Thou shalt not take me in rain, nor on the wrong path. Remember the road to keep it wholly,...
  • Cyclotron
    ImageA cyclotron, developed by Ernest Lawrence. A cyclotron is an accelerator of subatomic particles. Lawrence won the Nobel Prize in 1939. During World War II Lawrence and others of his machines took part in the Manhattan Project, which produced the first atomic bombs.
  • Daybed, belonging to Lincoln Family
    ImageCaned day bed. Two caned round arms fit onto bed with screw key. Ring-turned legs and supports, opens up and has 13 round supports for mattress, etc. The mattress is missing. L 54" H 28" x W 26 1/2".
  • Defenses of the Etawah Bridge
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of the defenses of the Etawah Bridge. 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".
  • Delaware Village in Federal Land Survey
    ImageThe Federal Land Surveyors recorded a Delaware village near the Mackinaw River. The area west of the village is where John Thompson planted his first crop in 1829.
  • Delivering grain at Shirley elevator
    ImageDarrell Beehn, Jr. delivers grain to the elevator near Shirley, Illinois, in the fall of 1995.
  • DeLuxe Plymouth Sedan 1934
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • Dennis Kenyon Farmstead in 1874
    ImageThis sketch of the Dennis Kenyon farm appeared in the 1874 Atlas of McLean County.
  • Dennis Kenyon Home in the 1970s
    ImageThe Dennis Kenyon home in the early 1970s.
  • Depot Theater Building, Urbana, Illinois
    Image223 N. Broadway, Urbana. The Depot Theater Building in Urbana, February 1975, presented "Jacques Brel is alive and well and living in Paris".
  • Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue for 1865, of Plows and Other Agricultural Implements and Machinery
    Multi-Page Item | 25 pagesTrade catalog from Furst and Bradley. Dimensions: 8.75" x 5.75".
  • Desk, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageDark stained pine desk. Two rows of open cubbyholes above desk lid. Lid has hinges and lifts up. Slant-top lid and writing area. Very plain, crude craftsmanship. H 74 13/16" x W 11 1/4" x L 26".
  • Desk chair, used in legal office of Abraham Lincoln and John Logan
    ImageCaned seat Hitchcock-style side chair, with faint stenciled gold lines. Slightly shelled seat, rolled front seat rail, rounded back with slightly flattened supports, and incised lines below flattened part. Legs rounded, slightly turned, with series of small band turnings/incised lines below front stretchers. Front legs have small bun feet. Front stretcher flat and curved...
  • Dessert dish, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageLeaf-shape ironstone dish. Leaf has 11 lopes. Bottom turns back at both sides, forming handles. Impressed into underside: "J. Clementson" at top of circle. Inner circle reads "Ironstone China." Of English design/manufacture. L 9 3/8 x W 6 3/4".
  • Destruction of Hood's Ordinance Train
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of the Destruction of Hood's Ordinance Train. 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. Dimensio...
  • Detasselers During World War II
    ImageA group of female detasselers during World War II at Funk's farm including Gretchen Gottschalk, Barbara Benjamin, Marcella Pierson, unknown, Bessie Gottschalk, Phyllis Bender, Mary Johnston, Betty Belle Alverson, Isabel Gottschalk, Barbara Zook, Louise Gottschalk, May Johnson, and Alice Johnston.
  • Diagram of Funk hybrids
    ImageThis detailed diagram shows the steps involved in cross corn to make Funk's hybrids.
  • Diamond Star Groundbreaking
    ImageThe groundbreaking ceremony for Diamond Star Motors factory in Bloomington-Normal on April 16, 1986.
  • Digital Computer, 'electronic brain' at the University of Illinois
    ImageIn five hours [the ILLIAC] can complete problems which would take the working lifetime of a skilled mathematician. Shown working with it are Miss Ramona J. Russell, computer operator, and Jack O. Neuhaus, research assistant in Psychology. The ILLIAC I was the first computer which was built and owned by a university. It went online on September 22, 1952. It had the same co...
  • Digital Computer Laboratory addition, University of Illinois
    ImageComplete in 1990, the new addition to the Digital Computer Laboratory provides room for instructional and research laboratories.
  • Digital Computer Laboratory, University of Illinois
    Image1304 W. Springfield Avenue, Urbana.
  • Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageHitchcock-style chair with rush seat. Black-painted with gilded lines and stencils, top rail has a stenciled tulip, middle rail stencil has grapes. Knees have leaves, turned bulbous stretcher in front, two stretchers on sides, one in back. W 18" x D 14" x H 34".
  • Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageHitchcock-style chair with rush seat. Black with gold lines and stenciling. Top rail has stenciled tulip, middle rail has stenciled grapes, knees have stenciled leaf. Turned bulbous stretcher in front, two stretchers side, one in back. L 34" x W 18" x D 14".
  • Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageEmpire-style gondola chair. Side stiles and crest rail are joined to appear as one sweeping piece, bottom edge of crest rail cut out to form scrolls. Splat is vase-shaped - no shoe where joined to seat rail. Serpentine front seat rail with protruding convex molding on bottom edge, front cabriole legs perpendicular to rail. Back-curved saber legs angle out from body. Slip sea...
  • Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageHitchcock-style chair, painted black with gilt stencilings, turned side rails, top rail and middle splat stenciled. Front legs and front stretcher turned, single side and back stretchers. H 35" x W 14" x D 14".
  • Dining table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    ImageDrop-leaf, gate-leg, walnut Empire style dining room table. Gate legs hinged on left side, folding into right side of base. Six legs, turned, with rings at various intervals. Rounded turning near foot, with rounded feet. H. 28" L. 40" W. 43 1/2", Leaves W. 17", Center W. 19".
  • Dinner Plate, belonging to the Lincoln Family
    ImageChina dinner plate of English manufacture. Gray transfer pattern of a castle scene in center. Rim has repeated pattern of a different castle. Numeral 20 is impressed into bottom of plate. Diam. 10 1/4".
  • Dinner Plate, belonging to the Lincoln Family
    ImageChina dinner plate. In center is hand-painted small floral bouquet. On rim, at horizontal compass points is red flower sprigg. Diam. 9 1/2".
  • Dinner Plate, from the Lincoln Home
    ImageDeep-bowled, light blue transferware plate. 14-sided edge. Narrow band of leaves on rim, wide band of small parallel lines in ripple/wave effect. Central scene: tower surrounded by columned building, on lake with two sailboats & one rowboat. Back has English registry mark (diamond) & trademark eagle & shield. Some discoloration. Diam 10 7/16" x D 1 3/8".
  • Diorama of Mississippian Culture
    ImageIn this picture of a diorama at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield, Illinois, two Indians, one male and one female, gather corn for food. The male wears a decoration around his neck and a small cloth around his waist. The female wears only a skirt around her waist. Corn grows nearby. It illustrates early Mississippian culture.
  • A Discourse Concerning Currencies of the British Plantations in America Especially With Regard to their Paper Money
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pagesDiscourse concerning the currencies of the British plantations in America, published in London, 1751. The full-text of this document is available at http://www.people.virginia.edu/~rwm3n/webdoc2.html
  • Disk-Tec Incorporated, Champaign, Illinois
    ImageDisk-Tec Incorporated, 1401 Interstate Drive, Interstate Research Park, Champaign.
  • Display of Corn and Signs
    ImageThis display of corn and McLean County's growing methods informs visitors of the many techniques used by farmers.
  • D.L. White Farmhouse and English Barn
    ImageThe D.L. White farmhouse is a central hall I-House.
  • Doctors are scarce, one out of three has gone to war
    ImagePoster, color, 28 x 22.1 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office