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Eisenhower Dollar, Obverse, 1974 and Reverse, 1977
Coins; U.S. Mint; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Apollo XI; Mint mark
The obverse view shows a left-facing profile of the late President with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST to the lower left, and below, the date. The reverse view shows an eagle with an olive branch of...
Standing Liberty Half-Dollar, 1945
Coins; U.S. Mint
Liberty is shown striding towards the left wearing a flowing gown and enfolded in a representation of the Stars and Stripes flying in the breeze. She walks towards a rising sun, symbolic of a new day....
Zouave Civil War red wool trousers
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Trousers
This pair of red wool trousers with gold metal thread embroidery is part of a Zouave Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, Duryee Zouaves (5th NY Volunteer Infantry) and the 2nd Battalion Duryee...
Desk chair, used in legal office of Abraham Lincoln and John Logan
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs
Caned seat Hitchcock-style side chair, with faint stenciled gold lines. Slightly shelled seat, rolled front seat rail, rounded back with slightly flattened supports, and incised lines below flattened part....
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...
Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1979
Coins; U.S. Mint; Women's Rights
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.
Framed print of George Washington
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Print; Prints; Art; Decor; Decoration; President
Print of George Washington mounted on a white horse. Washington is lifting a cap over his head. Horse and background are white, ground below is green. In background is Washington's army. Washington is...
Print of girl praying
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Art; Print; Decor; Decoration; Servants; Maids
"The Morning Prayer"; Shows girl with hands clasped. She is not in color. Around her are red curtains with gold fringe. In top corners are pink roses. Below print is written:"The Morning Prayer", then...
General Sherman's Frock Coat
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Coat, Frock
This dark blue, double-breasted frock coat was worn by an U. S. Army Officer above the rank of lieutenant. According to G.A.R. records, this coat was worn by General William T. Sherman (1820-1891). The...
Panya Ngombe Face Mask
Zaire; Africa; Masks; Emblems of office; Pende
This triangular wood mask is nearly flat and painted all over with a reddish paint. A narrow band of alternating black and white triangles is painted along the outer edge of the face from eye to eye along...
Assembly Hall, University of Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois
The University of Illinois Assembly Hall at Fourth Street and Florida Avenue, Champaign, is a center for sports, entertainment and convention. It was opened on Honors Day, May 3, 1963. It was designed...
Lightering Boat, model
Boats; Mississippi River; Passenger boats; Transportation
(From the inscription below the boat) Low water and rapids in the Mississippi River at Keokuk necessitated the process of "Lightering" freight and passengers around the rapids. "Lightering" meant hauling...
Chest of drawers, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Chest of drawers
Classic Empire-style chest of drawers. Square feet, four drawers, with wooden knobs. Top drawer overhangs lower drawers. Two modified bun-shaped turning just below overhang on either side, on casters....
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.
Liberty Half-Dollar, 1857
Coins; U.S. Mint; Liberty Cap
The seated Liberty is show with her right hand resting on a shield; in her left hand is a pole with the liberty cap on the end. Overhead are thirteen stars representing the thirteen colonies, and below...
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...
Centennial Coin, 1889
Coins; U.S. Mint; U.S. Constitution; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Profile of George Washington, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above and IN GOD WE TRUST below. There is a hole near the top edge.
John F. Kennedy Half-Dollar, 1964
Coins; U.S. Mint
The left-facing profile of President Kennedy is shown in a simple design with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST just under the President's image, and the date along the bottom edge.
Liberty Silver Dollar, 1895
Coins; U.S. Mint; Phrygian Cap; Morgan, George T.; Face Value
A left-facing portrait of Miss Liberty. She wears a crown on which is written LIBERTY. A few wheat leaves are stuck in the crown. At the back of her curly hair, she wears a Phrygian cap. Above her head...
Eisenhower Bicentennial Dollar, 1976
Coins; U.S. Mint; Bicentennial; Apollo XI; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
A left-facing profile of the WWII general and two-time President bears the words LIBERTY and IN GOD WE TRUST. Below are the Bicentennial dates, 1776-1976.
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