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Local Indian Traditions
Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Bloomington, Illinois; Indians of North America
Milo Custer's 1914 account of local indian traditions (7 pages).
Indian Head/Buffalo Nickel, Obverse and Reverse: no date
Coins; U.S. Mint; Indian; Bison; Native American
On the obverse, an Indian shown in profile. Above is written LIBERTY. Below the date has been worn off. On the reverse is the image of a bison. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E Pluribus Unum, and below...
Indian Head Cent, Obverse: 1882
Coins; U.S. Mint; Native American; Branch Mint
A left-facing Indian maiden wears a feathered crown. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and below is the date.
Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888
Coins; U.S. Mint; Bimetallic; Gold Standard
The Indian Head pennies show the profile of an Indian maiden wearing a feather crown.
Mohandas K. Gandhi in Britain
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948; India--Politics and government--1919-1947; Great Britain; Passive resistance--India
The Coureur de Bois and the Indian
fur trade; Indians of North America; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909;
A fur trader stands by a birch bark canoe and shakes the hand of an Indian. A second fur trader is seated in the canoe.
Indian Head Cent, 1863
Coins; U.S. MInt; Civil War
The profile of an Indian Maiden wearing a feather bonnet, which probably has LIBERTY written across the band, although coin is so worn it's hard to see. Around the maiden is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and...
'Silver' Penny, 1863
Coins; U.S. Mint; Cent; Civil War; Indian
The profile of an Indian maiden wearing a headdress, with "United States of America," around the edge, and the date, 1863, underneath.
Mohandas K. Gandhi as a lawyer
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948; India--Politics and government--1919-1947
Eliot Indian Bible
Indians of North America; Language; Massachusetts; Indian imprints; Religion; Myths; Mythology; Eliot, John, 1604-1690; Bible
The Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament and the New translated into the Indian Language and ordered to be printed by the Commissioners of the United Colonies in New England, for the propogation of...
Archaeologists at Noble-Wieting, Illinois
McLean County, Illinois; Archaeological sites; Maize; Corn; Kickapoo; Archaeology; Indians of North America
Illinois State University students study the remains at the Noble-Wieting archaeological site in 1972, a former Indian mound in McLean County. The site is in Heyworth, Illinois.
Lu-La Lake, Lookout Mountain
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works
Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Lu-La Lake from Lookout Mountain. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the...
Zimmerman Archaeological Site, near Utica, Illinois
Archaeology; Archaeological sites; Prehistory; Kaskaskia Indians; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700; Missions
Archaeological dig at the Zimmerman Site
Voyageurs in a canoe
French Colonial Period; Transportation; Fur trade; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909; Voyageurs;
Drawing by Frederic Remington. Sometimes the voyageurs transported passengers, as well as cargo.
18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill.
Illinois River; Starved Rock State Park, Illinois; Kaskaskia Indians; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700; Indians of North America
Black and white stereograph slide showing the Illinois River.
Women of Kickapoo Nation
Kickapoo Nation; Women; Indian reservations; Kawkeasawkwa; Keepoakwa; Nubya Eshnoqua; Algonkian; Indians of North America; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Language; Kansas
Photograph of three women in the Kickapoo tribe, taken at the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas to document McLean County, Illinois, Kickapoo descendants. Names identifying the three women featured in the...
Nigerian House of the Head Personal Shrine
Nigeria; Africa; Containers; Yoruban culture; Ritual objects
The round leather container with flat bottom is made in the shape of a royal African crown. The inward sloping sides are covered with fabric onto which cowrie shells are stitched; four small framed mirrors...
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; Patriotism--Great Britain
Poster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by Lowe & Brydone Printers Ltd., London.
Native American Cradle Board
Native American; American Indian; Indians of North America; Baby; Cradle; Infant
Baby 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...
Indian Head Cent, Reverse: 1888
Coins; U.S. Mint
The coin contains the words ONE CENT in the center, with a wreath around it. The edges of the coin are reeded. Three arrows are inserted into the wreath at the bottom and at the top is the Shield of the...
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