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  1. 'The Best States Right' political cartoon from the New Hampshire Republican
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Title page, New Hampshire Republican v. 1 n. 6 (August 30, 1890).
  2. Wooden Pitchfork
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This type of wooden pitchfork was commonly used on farms throughout McLean County, Illinois.
  3. Sweeper, Carpet
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Wooden long handled carpet sweeper with wooden handle. Rotating brush system attached to a steel roller. Four wheels in rotating assembly. Marked: "Bissel's Grand Rapids Cycoball Bearing".
  4. Reaping Hook or Sickle
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The sickle was used to cut the grain during the harvesting process. It was then threshed with a wooden flail and cleaned by tossing it into the air with a fork.
  5. University of Illinois Armory (Kenney Gym Annex), Champaign, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    1402 with Springfield Avenue, Urbana. Kenney Gym was also known as the Military Drill Hall and Men's Gymnasium. The architect were Nathan C. Ricker and Nelson Strong Spencer. Since 1986, it has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  6. Voyageurs in a canoe
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Drawing by Frederic Remington. Sometimes the voyageurs transported passengers, as well as cargo.
  7. The Stanley of 1861
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Image from the New Hampshire Republican, v. 1 n. 4 (1890), [p. 7-8]. "THE STANLEY OF 1861 THROWING THE SUNLIGHT OF FREEDOM ON A DARK CONTINENT".
  8. Voyageurs portaging canoe
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Drawing by Frederic Remington. Large packs of supplies and goods were carried overland, sometimes for miles, on the backs of the voyageurs, when necessary.
  9. Voyageurs around a campfire
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Drawing by Frederic Remington. Firelight reflects on the weary faces of the voyageurs as they enjoy smoking their pipes at the end of the day.
  10. Voyageur
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A drawing by Frederic Remington of a voyageur. A vest, leather footgear, and a jaunty cap with a tassel complete his outfit.
  11. Voyageur holding paddle
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Drawing by Frederic Remington of a voyageur holding his paddle, which is almost as tall as he is. His other hand is hooked onto his braided sash, which typically held pipes, pouches of tobacco, and other supplies. A vest, leather footgear, and a jaunty cap with a tassel complete his outfit.
  12. Afrique au 31 décembre 1890
    Image | 1890

  13. Région du Lac Rikoua
    Image | 1890

  14. Karte des Mittleren Kongo
    Image | 1890

  15. Madagascar
    Image | 1890

  16. Avery Library
    Image | 1890

    Text in architectural frame.
  17. Survey of the Mississippi River [map] / made under the direction of the Mississippi River Commission
    Multi-Page Item | 169 pages | 1890

    Several sheets are missing)