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  1. Lamp, whale oil
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A cone shaped chamber lamp made of tin with the double wick fixture of a whale oil lamp.
  2. Bernardi Automobile
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Bernardi is a two-passenger automobile painted black with red trim. It has three wheels, two in the front and one in the rear. The small steering wheel is on the right side next to the brake handle. It has a brown upholstered buggy bench. The engine is located in a box underneath the bench.
  3. Shocked Corn
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This field of shocked corn in McLean County was tied up by farmers for drying purposes during the harvest.
  4. Cooksville, Illinois, Grain Elevator about 1910
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The farmer's grain elevator sits in Cooksville in 1910.
  5. Comb, Hair
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Dark brown and gold streaked hair comb. Eight long teeth, ornately carved crest with pierced and carved dragon design which wraps around itself. Scroll-vine design around the edge.
  6. All-Bisque German Infant Doll
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    (right) This is an all-bisque German swivel-neck infant with moveable arms and legs. It has painted light brown hair, blue eyes, and red lips. It has marks on the back of the head that read '682/10 1/2 Germany.'
  7. Buggy rims
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    These are three half buggy rims attached to a slat for transportation and storage. They are tacked to the slat across the ends and are chamfered except where eight evenly spaced holes are drilled. The slat originally had four rims attached but one is missing.
  8. Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1979
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    A right-facing profile of the suffragette is surrounded by a circle of thirteen stars the word LIBERTY, to the right, IN GOD WE TRUST, and below the date.
  9. Grain elevator
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A farmer's elevator in Cooksville, Illinois has wooden siding on all sides. A fence leads to this elevator, which has a shingled roof.
  10. Easy chair, owned by Rev. Charles Dresser, a friend of the Lincoln family
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Upholstered lady's chair. Victorian Rococco style. Exposed walnut trim, medium stain. Chair back crest carved with two closed buds hanging upside-down, flanked by open roses, leaves and scrolls. Upholstered arm rests. Fabric is blue silk brocade with a raised, swirled floral pattern faded to a gold color. Back front has two horizontal rows of deep-buttoned tufting halfway up...
  11. Farmer's Elevator
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A farmer's elevator in Cooksville, Illinois, has siding on all sides. A fence leads to the elevator, which has a shingled roof.
  12. Easy chair, typical during mid-19th century
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Large ballon-back upholstered easy chair or armchair. Front legs on casters, leg and arm finger-carved, knee and back also finger-carved. Top of arm upholstered, back seat and arms upholstered in black horsehair w/ upholstery tacks. Modified shield-shaped seat. H 40" x W 23" x D 21".
  13. Bloomington Pickle Factory
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Bloomington Pickle Factory manufactured pickles and vinegar in the 1920s and 1930s.
  14. Easy chair, owned by Rev. Charles Dresser, a friend of the Lincoln family
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Upholstered Gentlemen's balloon-backed chair. Victorian Rococco style. Exposed walnut trim, medium stain. Chair back crest carved with two closed buds hanging upside-down, flanked by open roses, leaves and scrolls. Upholstered arm rests. Fabric is blue silk brocade with a raised, swirled floral pattern faded to a gold color. Back front has two horizontal rows of deep-buttone...
  15. Postcard, depicting Lincoln Home
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Black and white photo postcard showing white-painted Lincoln Home with black shutters. Large flagpole on corner, two plaques on either side of gate. One corner are a fire hydrant, mailbox, and sign saying "Lincoln Home". In background, two smokestacks can be seen. On front steps is house number "430", and a black mailbox is seen on the door frame. L 5 1/2" x W 3 1/2".
  16. Hayes-Custer Building, Normal, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Hayes-Custer Company manufactured stoves, gas ranges, and furnaces in Normal. It was located near the railroad tracks.
  17. Battle Ground of Resaca, No. 2
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Battle Ground of Resaca, Georgia, No. 2. 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...
  18. DeLuxe Plymouth Sedan 1934
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Photograph, b/w
  19. Buddy
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1918

  20. Buddy - Lyrics
    PDF | 1918

  21. Camp Dix
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1918

  22. Camp Dix - Lyrics
    PDF | 1918

  23. Map of Africa
    Image | 1767

  24. West and East Parts of Barbary
    Image | 1767

  25. Heverly, Ned
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    beside him, a globe
  26. Southern Part of Africa
    Image | 1767

  27. Negro-Land and Guinea
    Image | 1767

  28. Abyssinia Ajan &C
    Image | 1767

  29. Lakeland Public Library
    Image | 1938

    THE PUBLIC LIBRARY, LAKELAND, FLORIDA