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  • Men's suit
    ImageDrawing, pen and ink
  • Merna Grain Elevator 1997
    ImageThis Merna grain elevator, photographed in 1997, is no longer in operation.
  • Meskawki Lodge
    ImageTraditional house form utilized by Woodland Indians of the Great Lakes Region. Meskwaki settlement near Tama, Iowa. 1905.
  • Meskawki Lodge, Reproduction
    ImageFree-lanced design, based on a study of Meskawki lodges
  • A message about food from the President of the United States
    ImagePoster, color, 18.3 x 26 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • A message to our tenants from the government; Help stop fuel waste
    ImagePoster, color, all lettered, 14 x 20 in., published by the United State Government Printing Office
  • Metal Corn Bins
    ImageMetal corn bins for the Ever-Normal Granary store corn of a Funk's hybrid.
  • Metal Wheeled Tractor
    ImageThree farmers in overalls look over the engine of a metal wheeled tractor in the 1930s as a well-dressed man sits on the machine with a jug.
  • Me Travel? Not This Summer, Vacation at Home
    ImagePoster, color, 18.5 x 26 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Meyer Brewing Company
    ImageMeyer Brewing Company, located where Highland Golf Course is today, brewed beer from 1862 until Prohibition closed the business.
  • Meyer Brewing Company Advertisement
    ImageMeyer Brewing Company, located where Highland Golf Course is today, brewed beer from 1862 until Prohibition closed the business. This advertisement proclaims, "Not the largest brewery in the world, but the one that spends most money in Bloomington and does things for Bloomington.
  • Milburn Electric Car
    ImageA black and blue two-passenger, two-door electric car. The car has a tiller for steering, two headlights, one taillight, and four rubber tires.
  • Military pass
    ImagePass, dated May 25, 1863 for Samuel Jones. Samuel A. Jones was a homeopathic physician and scholar of American Transcendentalism. He served as a Civil War surgeon.
  • Millikan Oil Drop Apparatus
    ImageA metal cylinder, approximately thirty-six inches tall and twenty-four inches in diameter with two internal horizontal plates and several openings used for lighting and viewing inside the cylinder.
  • Millions of troops are on the move...is your trip necessary?
    ImagePoster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Mission Ridge, from Orchard Knob
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of Orchard Knob from Mission Ridge. 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".
  • Mission Ridge, Scene of Sherman's Attack
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of the Mission Ridge scene of Sherman's attack. 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. Dimens...
  • Mississippi (A Tone Journey); A Descriptive Suite in four movements
    Multi-Page Item | 17 pagesSheet music containing four movements: 1. Father of Waters 2. Huckleberry Finn 3. Old Creole Days 4. Mardi Gras
  • Mitsubishi Stamping
    ImageThis is one of the five press lines in the stamping shop at Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America (MMMA) where coils of steel are stamped into body parts such as doors, hoods, and floor plans.
  • Model A Ford Carburetor
    ImageThis is a cast iron, two piece carburetor with a gasket between the parts. Details include a choke paddle one end and an in and out switch on the other. The paddle has an open and close switch.
  • Model of Newcomen's Atmospheric Steam Engine
    ImageThis is a model of Newcomen’s Atmospheric Steam Engine. Newcomen’s steam engine consisted of a metal boiler with a cylinder mounted above. Inside the cylinder is a piston, sealed as closely as possible to the wall with a leather flap. The piston is attached to one end of a large wooden beam. The other end of the beam is attached to the water pump.
  • Model of the ILLIAC 2 Computer
    ImageModel of ILLIAC II. T-shaped structure on the left is the main computer. Two core memories are at center rear. Drum memory is at right.
  • Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 1 (1844-1846)
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesEpiscopal clergyman Charles Dresser married Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd on the evening of November 4, 1842. Eighteen months later on May 2, 1844, Dresser sold his house at Eighth and Jackson Streets to the Lincolns. The Lincolns then moved into the only home they would ever own. The purchase price was $1,500, consisting of $1,200 in cash plus a downtown lot and building wo...
  • Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 2 (1846-1854)
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesOn June 11, 1850, Lincoln wrote to Nathaniel Hay, a Springfield contractor, describing a brick retaining wall he wanted built: "I wish to build a front fence, on a brick foundation, at my house. I therefore shall be obliged, if you will, as soon as possible, deliver me brick of suitable quality, and sufficient number to build such a foundation, fifty feet long
  • Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 3 (1855-1861)
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesBy 1855, the Lincoln home, little changed from the cottage purchased twelve years earlier, proved to be too small for the growing family. Lincoln hired local builders, Hannon and Ragsdale, to remodel the home. They removed the roofs and raised the house from one-and-one-half to two full stories. When the work was completed, Mary wrote to her sister, Emilie Todd Helm, "You wi...
  • Modern whaleship 'Baleana'
    ImageDrawing, pen and ink
  • Mohandas K. Gandhi as a lawyer
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • Mohandas K. Gandhi in Britain
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • Mole Ditcher
    ImageThe mole ditcher was an iron-tipped log, series of logs, or round iron blade (such as seen here) about four inches in diameter, which was pulled through the soil a few inches under the surface.
  • Monta' Mower
    ImageMonta mower. Long (48.25) inch wooden T-shaped handle attached to a metal cutting unit by one large bolt. Nine disk-shaped gears are mounted on a horizontal shaft and attached by two brackets, each with a hole for oiling. Each of the nine gears rotates with the shaft by pushing the unit along the ground. Each of the rotating gears has 15 teeth, which engage cutting teeth, wh...
  • Moonlight on the Mississippi; Morceau de Salon
    ImageCover page of sheet music for piano.
  • Moore's Marble Works
    ImageMoore's Marble Works at 311 with Washington was in business in Bloomington from 1876 to 1918. It produced tombstones and monuments.
  • Moratz Planing Mill
    ImageAt the Moratz Planing Mill about 1915, workers stand amongst wood shaping equipment.
  • Moratz Planing Mill Workers
    ImageFour workers at the Moratz Planing Mill, about 1915, stand amongst equipment used for cutting and shaping wood.
  • Mosaic mural
    ImageMosaic mural on the facade of the Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, ca. 1937.
  • Moses Montefiore Temple, Bloomington, Illinois
    ImageThis photo shows a man sitting on the steps of the Moses Montefiore Temple. Muddy streets surround the temple.
  • Moving corn from combine to wagon
    ImageA Cat Challenger grain cart and 9600 John Deere tractor harvest corn near Shirley, Illinois, in October 1995.