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  1. Engine - Basement Laundry
    Image | 1899

    Straight-Line engine pictured, manufactured in Syracuse NY
  2. M. E. Page & Co. Confectioners
    Image | 1869

    From text: "M. E. Page & Co. Wholesale Confectioners! 24 Michigan Avenue, Manufacturers of Rock Candy, Gum, Cream and Cordial Work. The Confectionary House of this firm, a cut of which appears on the opposite page, is the largest and most complete concern of the kind in the United States. They occupy the whole of the immense building for the different departments of thei...
  3. Hogan visits the Solar Decathlon "Re home"
    Image | 2011

    Michael Hines explains about the solar decathlon project architecture goals during University of Illinois President Michael J. Hogan's visit to the "Re home".
  4. Hogan visits the Solar Decathlon "Re home"
    Image | 2011

    University of Illinois President Michael J. Hogan visits with the Solar Decathlon "Re home" team.
  5. Hogan visits the Solar Decathlon "Re home"
    Image | 2011

    University of Illinois President Michael J. Hogan with the Solar Decathlon "Re home" team.
  6. Hogan visits the Solar Decathlon "Re home"
    Image | 2011

    Xinlei Wang, Mark Taylor and David Weightman talk with University of Illinois President Michael J. Hogan during his visit with the Solar Decathlon "Re home" team.
  7. Seattle Public Library, Washington (2)
    Image | 1963

    Tennessee Pink marble, and heat absorbing plate glass. It has a floor space of 200,000 square feet and shelving area for one million volumes, as well as reading rooms, conference rooms, and an auditorium. The artwork in this building is by some of the finest Northwest artists - George Tsutakawa, Glen Alps, James Fitzgerald and Ray Jensen.
  8. Clarinet
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages + 3D model

    mouthpiece, barrel, 2 joints, bell
  9. Flute
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages + 3D model

    head joint, barrel, middle joint, foot joint
  10. Torpedo the Axis!
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    Poster, color, 20 x 30 in., issued by The Admiralty and printed for H. M. Stationery Office.
  11. Orient Motor Buckboard
    Image

    A flat board automobile with an air-cooled engine in the rear, a tiller for steering, curved wooden cycle fenders, and four wooden wheels with wire spokes.
  12. Cable Car
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    The cable car is fifteen feet tall, eight feet wide, and twenty feet long. There are six two-person seats on each side. Its wooden seats are similar to bench seats found in a church. The cable car is made of wood-top and bottom with open sides. A hanging kerosene lamp is used to light the interior. There are also running boards twelve feet long on both sides. The cable car i...
  13. Benz Velo Automobile
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    The Benz Velo is a motorized two-passenger buggy. Its engine is situated in a box behind the seats. The auto has four wheels with spokes, the back two are 35.5 and the front two are twenty-three inches. The car is painted burgundy with gold trim.
  14. Royal Page Davidson Armored Car
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    The Royal Page Davidson Armored car weighs 1,100 pounds. Its steam boiler is in the front and is connected to a six horsepower Duryea three-cylinder steam engine. On the vehicle's front frame is mounted a .223 caliber Colt automatic rapid-fire gun. A detachable bulletproof shield with a vertical opening surrounds the gun. There are three thirty-six inch wheels: one in the fr...
  15. Supermarine Spitfire Mark 1A
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    The Mark 1A Spitfire is a World War II fighter plane. It has a single seat, multiple guns, and a variety of other armaments. The length of the fuselage is approximately sixteen feet and the wingspan is approximately thirty-six feet. The aircraft's fuselage and wings are painted dark green and ocean gray and its underbelly and under-wings are painted medium sea gray. Targets ...
  16. Curta Calculator
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    Curta calculators were designed by Austrian, Curt Herzstark. They were only manufactured from 1948 through 1970. When new pocket calculators appeared in the seventies, Curta went out of business. Only two models were made. Model I gave 11 digit results and Model II gave 15 digit results.
  17. Bloomington Star Dairy Advertisement
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    The Bloomington Star Dairy was located two miles northwest of Bloomington.
  18. Moratz Planing Mill Workers
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    Four workers at the Moratz Planing Mill, about 1915, stand amongst equipment used for cutting and shaping wood.
  19. Bloomington Pickle Factory
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    The Bloomington Pickle Factory manufactured pickles and vinegar in the 1920s and 1930s.
  20. Ulbrich Advertisement
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    H.with Ulbrich manufactured harnesses, saddles, and collars at several locations in Bloomington from 1883 to 1895.
  21. Cary's New Terrestrial Globe
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    Cary's New Terrestrial Globe. Terrestrial globe/map of World. Green oceans with dark green and black outlines
  22. Hayes-Custer Building, Normal, Illinois
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    The Hayes-Custer Company manufactured stoves, gas ranges, and furnaces in Normal. It was located near the railroad tracks.
  23. N.N. Winslow Advertisement
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    N.N. Winslow and Company manufactured soap, candles and locomotive grease from 1855 to the 1870s.
  24. J.W. Bowles and Company Advertisement
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    J.with Bowles and Company manufactured the National Kidney and Liver Cure, a popular patent medicine, in Normal, Illinois.
  25. Walton Plow Shop
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    The Walton Plow Shop manufactured plows and farm implements in downtown Bloomington from 1857 to the 1890s.
  26. Patent Model of device to refloat boats (reproduction)
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    Reproduction of model boat with system of accordian bellows on sides and seven long poles to work system extending along sides of boat from base to well above deck. Model is stained in red oak stain. Bellows are grey. Boat is a long oval set on a stand.
  27. Peeler, Fruit
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    Apple Peeler. All iron with a wooden handle. Has a springloaded cutting device and turn handle. Attached to wooden base. 15.75" long. Has no patent date or marks.
  28. Chevrolet Master DeLuxe Business Coupe 1938
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    Drawing for an advertisement
  29. Lamp, Oil
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    A globe-shaped manufactured glass lamp stamped with the words "London lamp". A tin reflector sits behind a single wick holder which is fitted into a tin screw top lid for the glass portion of the lamp.
  30. Lamp, Kerosene
    Image

    This lamp has a tall cylindrical reservoir which is white glass, handpainted with autumn colored leaves. There is a wheel handle for moving the wick upwards. The base of the lamp is heavy cast iron sporting geometric sunburst, triangular and heartshaped friezes.