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  1. Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image and 3D Model Collection
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    The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music (SACAM) acquires and preserves significant archival records and historical artifacts in multiple formats that document America's diverse music heritage. The Center’s collection of historical music instruments, dating between 1810-1972, include rare cornets and trumpets, early boxwood clarinets and flutes, unique double-reed sa...
  2. Piano owned by Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Square grand piano. 80 keys, rectangular shape, four solid legs, chamfered on front two sides, keys in curved recess. Marks: "Enshcerr" in fancy gold script, "Philadelphia" in gold caps. Surrounded by scrolling. Music stand consists of four sticks attached to top stick, folds into piano. L 80" x H 37 1/2" x W 36".
  3. Hetman_Pete.jpg
    Image | 2004

    Pete Hetman - Instrument maker in the department of mechanical science and engineering
  4. Money: $1 Dollar Bill
    Image | 2007

    Close up of a portion of a $1 dollar bill featuring an engraving of George Washington with filtered slashes of green and yellow light.
  5. Money: $1 Dollar Bill
    Image | 2007

    Close up of a portion of a $1 dollar bill featuring an engraving of George Washington with filtered slashes of green and yellow light.
  6. Money: $1 Dollar Bill
    Image | 2007

    Close up of a portion of a $1 dollar bill featuring an engraving of George Washington with filtered slashes of green and yellow light.
  7. Money: $1 Dollar Bill
    Image | 2007

    Close up of a portion of a $1 dollar bill featuring an engraving of George Washington with filtered slashes of green and yellow light.
  8. Money: $100 Dollar Bill
    Image | 2007

    Close up of a portion of a $100 dollar bill featuring an engraving of Benjamin Franklin with filtered slashes of green and yellow light.
  9. Money: $100 Dollar Bill
    Image | 2007

    Close up of a portion of a $100 dollar bill featuring an engraving of Benjamin Franklin with filtered slashes of green and yellow light.
  10. 2014 ExploreACES
    Image | 2014

    Jianqiao Li, a senior in Agricultural and Consumer Economics, waits while instruments measure the emissions from Anna Woolsey, 10, and Madelyn Kelm, 11, from inside a chamber as part of the Animal Welfare and Environmental Systems Laboratory (AWES) exhibit at ExplorACES. Both Woolsey and Kelm are members of the Macon County (Ill.) 4-H Tech Wizard club from Garfield Montessor...
  11. Scrimshaw whale teeth
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  12. Scrimshaw whale tooth
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  13. Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Duplicates 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 ...
  14. Telegraph Line
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A twelve-inch length of wire with two sections of glass tubing used as insulation. The glass tubes are sealed at the joints with wax.
  15. Stereoscope, belonging to Abraham Lincoln's children
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Wooden stereoscope for viewing stereographs (a.k.a. stereoptic cards), much like a modern "Viewmaster." Peering through the eye holes, the images would appear three-dimensional. Dimensions are 13.5", 11" wide , and 9 1/2" deep.
  16. The Travel Air Model R 'Mystery Ship' Texaco No. 13 monoplane
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A monoplane, which set hundreds of cross country flight records in the 1930s. The pilot was Frank Hawks. It competed in the 1930 Chicago National Air Races. 'Texaco 13' was originally purchased by the Texaco Company. It had a cockpit full of special instruments for long distance flights and was thus heaviers than its predecesors. The cockpit was fully enclosed. The mon...
  17. Kickapoo Band
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Members of the Kickapoo Band are seated with instruments. The band was at Kickapoo School, Brown County, Kansas.
  18. Nigerian Drum
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Carved 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.
  19. University of Illinois Observatory, Champaign, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    904 S. Mathews Avenue, Champaign.
  20. Millikan Oil Drop Apparatus
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A 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.
  21. Tournaphone
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

  22. Photographic print of Lincoln Home
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    ca. 1890 dry-plate photograph of Lincoln Home, with Osborn Oldroyd standing out front. Sepia tone, shows West (front) and South sides of house
  23. Funk Brothers State Fair Exhibit
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This exhibit for Funk Brothers Seed Company at the Illinois State Fair in 1904 shows a giant ear of corn sticking up and a sign for free samples of seed.
  24. Follow the Flag!
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1918

  25. Giddy Giddap! Go On! Go On!
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1917

  26. Let the Chimes of Normandy Be Our Wedding Bells
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1918

  27. Let's Keep The Glow In Old Glory and the Free In Freedom Too
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1918

  28. Old Glory Goes Marching On
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1918

  29. When It Comes to a Lovingless Day
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1918