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  • Moving corn to elevator
    ImageWith a barn in the background, a tractor pulls two wagons of grain to an elevator on the Beehn hog farm in the fall of 1995.
  • Moving Oxen
    ImageA sketch of a man whipping six oxen in front of a plow in the field.
  • Murphy Farms in winter
    ImageDuring the winter months, snow covers the topsoil of cornfields with dead cornstalks, exposed here at Murphy Farms near Shirley.
  • Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model
    ImageThe Museum and Santa Fe Railroad exhibit consists of 1,200 feet of track running through a 3,000 square-foot landscape representing, the Great Plains, the Arizona desert and Grand Canyon, and California. Sprawled across the model landscape are a suburban village, an elevated highway, a commercial grain elevator, a cement factory, an oil field and refinery, an orange grove, a...
  • Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone
    ImageDuplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds, parasite eggs, hydrogen and oxygen, viruses, lead diffusion, bacteria, aluminum alloys, molds, proteins, thermostatic clock, metal and quartz. SLOW CRYSTALLIZATION: These ...
  • Mussel Shell Hoe
    ImageThis mussel shell hoe was used in the cultivation of corn, beans and squash by the Mississippian Indians.
  • My Blackbird; Mon Merle
    AudioSung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  • My Own Times : embracing also the history of my life
    Multi-Page Item | 3 pagesMy Own Times, Embracing Also the History of My Life, by John Reynolds. These pages contain the author's account of his experiences with education in Illinois, his first acquaintance with arithmetic, and descriptions of his teachers.
  • Naffziger Round Tile Barn
    ImageThis circular tile sided barn was built by William Naffziger in 1916 in Mount Hope Township, McLean County.
  • Nash 1934
    ImagePhotograph, b/w
  • Nashville, from the Capitol
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of Nashville taken from the Capitol building from 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: ...
  • National Automatic Scale Advertisement
    ImageThe National Automatic Scale Company was located at 215 E. Douglas St. in Bloomington. They specialized in the manufacture of scales for agriculture use.
  • The National Concrete Block Company
    ImageWorkers for the National Concrete Block Co. construct the foundation for a building.
  • National Corn Association Logo
    ImageThis logo from the National Corn Association shows a woman, seated on agriculture books, holding a seal depicting a farmer plowing a field.
  • National Semi-Racing Roadster
    ImageThe 1913 National Semi-Racing Roadster is a two-passenger automobile. Its engine and hand crank are in the front. There are two large, tube-shaped gasoline tanks behind driver's seat. Behind the gas tanks is a storage shelf for two spare tires and luggage. The roadster has four rubber tires with wooden spokes. The National has three large headlights and a brake light. The dr...
  • Native American Bandolier Bag
    ImageA bandolier bag is a large pouch with a long continuous strap. This one is made of deerskin. The panel between the strap and pouch is covered with black velvet. Along the bottom edge are wool yarn tassels and loops of beads. The entire bag is covered with beaded decoration in bold floral and foliate designs. The flowers on the pouch are worked in red and blue flowers with gr...
  • Native American Cradle Board
    Multi-Page Item | 5 pagesBaby cradle board made of pine wood. Curved wood at the top is attached in three places with leather strips. One end is square, the other is scalloped with 6 scallops. Carvings on both sides of scalloped edge of beavers and letters/words?. The underside has a carving of a man with a bow and wavy vertical lines. There are holes in each of the scallops. The handle has diagonal...
  • Native American Doll
    ImageThis girl doll is made of buckskin. She is dressed in a tan buckskin dress with fringe at the sides, bottom and sleeves. The dress is decorated with lines of white beads sewn just above the bottom fringe, and lines of red and white beads around the waist, at the neck line, down the tops of the sleeves and at the sleeve openings. There is a leather belt at the waist. The moca...
  • Native American Moccasins (pair)
    Imagethey are stitched entirely by hand. The uppers are decorated with white, red and blue beads sewn on in geometric patterns. Leather ties around the ankles secured the moccasins.
  • Native American Spider Gorget
    ImageRound marine shells with spider designs carved onto them. The shells are about 3" in diameter.
  • Native American Spider Gorget
    ImageRound marine shells with spider designs carved onto them. The shells are about 3" in diameter.
  • Native American Water Basket
    ImageA basket woven in an ovoid shape with rounded bottom, flaring sharply from neck to a wide opening at the top. There are two wide leather strap handles attached at the widest part of the body, positioned at 4:30 and 7:30. The entire body of the basket had a thick coating applied to make it waterproof. Height of basket is 13-1/2".
  • Native American Wedding Belt
    Imagethe edges are trimmed with green silk. The front is decorated with tiny glass beads of many colors sewn on in an abstract floral pattern. Long, narrow tapes woven of red wool and ending in red wool yarn tassels serve to fasten the belt around the wearer's waist.
  • Natural History Lesson
    ImageThe students get a natural history lesson from their teacher using a beaver.
  • Necklace, Antebellum jewelry
    Imageback side contains three plumes, all under glass. Broken-braided human hair chain with clasp on top. L 1 5/8" x W 1 3/8".
  • Needlework Basket, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
    ImageWoven wicker cane sewing basket. Looped, raised scalloped rim, loop from single piece of cane on both sides to attatch handle. Two main large horizontal ribs. Smaller cane in pairs, over and under horizontal cane weave. Poor condition.
  • Needlework kit
    Imagerest has an expandable pocket, three increasingly-sized swatches for pins, pocket for scissors, and a pocket with flap at the end. Green grosgrain ribbons on opposite edge of roll to tie closed, other side one piece of red silk with green leather edging. L 22" (with ribbon tie) x W 6" Diam 1 3/4".
  • Negative, Glass-plate
    ImagePartial glass plate negative. Picture of Zay Wright in the yard standing under a tree. She is dressed in a white ruffled mid-length dress. She's wearing white sandals with heels, stockings, and has a large white bow in her hair. She is holding a book and is wearing a bracelet and a necklace.
  • Nelson Jones Home, South of Towanda, Illinois
    ImageThe Nelson Jones home, south of Towanda, was the first of several large Italianate farmhouses built in McLean County.
  • The New Capitol, Columbia (S.C.)
    ImageReproduction of a black and white photograph of the New Capitol, Columbia, S. C. 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".
  • Newspaper, New York Times from Sunday, August 1, 1926
    ImageNew York Times from Sunday, August 1, 1926. Page 5 of Special "Rotogravure Picture Section" containing a memorial to Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln. Contains eight photographs with brief captions, in composite format. Photos of Robert Lincoln's funeral; a formal photo of Robert; with other members of President Garfield's cabinet; Robert playing golf; and Robert...
  • Newspaper notices to whalemen
    ImageNewspaper advertisements
  • Newspaper, recovered from Lincoln Home
    ImageIllinois State Journal/Springfield September 6, 1855 Vol. VIII. No. 70 The top part of the right four columns can be seen. These include the following headings: an 1855 calendar, "Springfield Marine and Fire Insurance Co.", "Business Notices", and "Miscellaneous." L 9 1/2" x W 10 3/4".
  • New York Central Steam Locomotive #999;
    ImageThe New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive and fuel car weigh 124,000 pounds. The locomotive, with two driving wheels on each side, is painted black with silver trim, and has brass components.
  • Next! 6th War Loan
    ImagePoster, color, 14 x 10 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  • Nigerian Cap Mask
    Imageand a carved line representing a beard extending from the hairline to the chin. A hat that extends upwards and back from the forehead is painted yellow with a narrow red band at the bottom.
  • Nigerian Diviner's Staff
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pagesThe long staff is roughly wrought (hand-made) out of iron. There are two clusters of long, narrow cones attached along the shaft and another inverted cluster at the top, supporting a disk and a simple, abstracted bird form.
  • Nigerian Drum
    ImageCarved wooden male figure kneels on short disk and supports a cylindrical hollow drum on his head and hands. Large eyes, a wide nose and closed mouth are carved on the face. The figure wears a simple loincloth. The drum is carved with parallel lines around the bottom and near the top, with diagonal lines connecting them. A hide cover is attached over the open top.
  • Nigerian Eshu Cult Figure
    Imagethere is also another necklace from which several strings of cowrie shells hang down past the base of the carving. The figure holds a drum in his left hand underneath the shells.
  • Nigerian House of the Head Personal Shrine
    Imagefour small framed mirrors are attached to the top section.