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World War II German Submariner Uniform
World War II; Military uniforms; Uniforms; Submarine warfare; Submarines; German Navy; Clothing & dress; Military history;
A World War II German submariner leather uniform. Black leather jacket and pants with gold anchor buttons. Pants have leather suspenders buttoned to the pants at four points. The inside of the jacket is...
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).
Nigerian Offertory Bowl with Lid
Nigeria; Africa; Bowls (Tableware); Containers; Yoruban culture
A decorative bowl carved from a single piece of wood in the form of a kneeling woman holding a lidded bowl in the shape of a rooster. The woman has large breasts and is unclothed. Four rings suggesting...
Lanterns; Tin; Revere, Paul, 1734-1818; Pioneers; Revolutionary War; Lighting; Candlesticks;
Pierced tin lantern with a white and black streaked horn window on a hinged door. Cylindrical body with a flat base and cone-shaped crown of pierced tin. Ribbed flat tin bracket and loop riveted to bracket...
Land transportation; Road coach; Transportation; Mail coaches; Concord, New Hampshire; Passenger coaches; Mail delivery; Stagecoaches
A nine passenger, Eastern-style Concord road coach. Originally the coach’s body was painted red and its carriage yellow, but the coach has been over painted with the exception of the door scenes. Its...
1914 Model T Ford
Automobiles; Cars; Land transportation; Detroit, Michigan
A black, four-passenger, three-door car, with a black leather top, a two-piece folding windshield, and four black leather seats. On the exterior are two running boards, two headlights, one rear lantern-shaped...
Americans! Share the meat as a wartime necessity
World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States ; Food conservation--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color (all lettered), 21 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Schoenheider Standing Mallard Drake Ice Decoy
Decoys; Ducks; Carving; Hunting; Illinois River; Schoenheider, Charles, Sr., 1854-1944
A standing mallard duck ice decoy with a painted two part body, glass eyes and supported by a single iron leg with splayed foot. The head is green with a long yellow beak, the body is painted brown with...
Soapstone Block, from Victorian/Antebellum Springfield, IL
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Heating; Health
Rectangular soapstone block. Hewn rectangular iron at sides near top. H 17" L 9" D 2".
Liberty Head Nickels, Reverse and Obverse: 1888
Coins; U.S. Mint; E PLURIBUS UNUM; Reeding
The coin with the reverse reads "V" "Cents", "United States of America," and in small letters, "E Pluribus Unum." There is also a wreath. The coin with the obverse side show a Grecian profile of Liberty...
Scientific Poultry Feeding and Management
Eggs--Production; Poultry--Feeding and Feeds; Poultry--Housing
Trade catalog from the Grain Marketing Company entitled "Scientific Poultry Feeding and Management." Dimensions: 5.25"x8.5".
Commemorative coin, Lincoln and the "All-Seeing Eye"
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; election; Antebellum; Victorian; 1860; Political memorabilia; Coins; Coin; Money
Copper coin showing Lincoln and the "all-seeing eye." Beardless Lincoln facing right, inscriptions around rim. "JDL" under shoulder. Back has eye with heavy eyebrow, rays radiating out with inscriptions...
Commemorative coin, Lincoln with railsplitter image
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Coin; Commemorative; Political election; Coins; Money
Copper-coated medal of Abraham Lincoln with railsplitter image. Beardless Lincoln looks left with motto around rim "The President of the U.S. 1861" & "Copyright Secured" on bottom. Reverse has tall man...
Stickpin, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Victorian; Jewelry; Keepsake; Hair
Single stone stickpin; setting has four molded roses and thistles on outer edge, rope around stone is braid of human hair, set under glass. Long sticker/ pin is twisted in middle. L 3" x W 5/8".
Shadow box, Antebellum keepsake
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Decorative art; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair
Deep oval shadow box, containing flower arrangement made from human hair. Rectangular box is set into oval frame, with small gilt band with carving and high-molded ridge in center. Frame and outside of...
Shadow box from Antebellum Springfield, IL
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furnishings; Art; Keepsake; Memorabilia; Hobby; Hair
Shadow box containing human hair wreath. Hair is braided and made into three branch wreath w/bows and flowers and cones. Frame has flowers applied at compass points, molded using paper ache in part. Box...
Kneading table from Antebellum Springfield, IL
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Furnishings; Table; Cooking
Large wooden kitchen work table. Five legs. Tin-lined flour bin holds approximately 25 pounds of flour; one drawer. L 58 1/2" x H 30" x W 31".
Framed print of Henry Clay
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Prints; Art; Decor; Decoration; Clay, Henry
Deep rectangular wooden frame contains print of Henry Clay. He wears a dark suit and large bow tie with a high-collared white shirt. L 15" x W 13 1/2".
Framed print of Daniel Webster
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Prints; Art; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Decor; Decoration
Deep rectangular wooden frame, identical to LIHO 325. Contains picture of Daniel Webster. He wears a dark suit and bow tie with a high-collared shirt. He has deep-set eyes and heavy eyebrows. L 15" x W...
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Clothing; Textiles; Needlework; Sewing; Kit; Supplies
Roll-up case for sewing supplies; roll has two knobs of green velvet (most missing), one pulls out to serve as a pin cusion. Remainder of kit is silk (green, red and white) edged in green tooled leather....
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