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The five Sullivan brothers 'missing in action' off the Solomons; They did their part
Patriotism; War posters, American ; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--United States ;
Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Digital Computer, 'electronic brain' at the University of Illinois
Computers; Technology; Education; ILLIAC; International Business Machines (IBM);
"In five hours [the ILLIAC] can complete problems which would take the working lifetime of a skilled mathematician. Shown working with it are Miss Ramona J. Russell, computer operator, and Jack O. Neuhaus,...
Confederate Five Dollar Bill
Civil War; Currency; Money
This five-dollar note is from The Augusta Insurance and Banking Company. The number 205 appears and "Will pay FIVE DOLLARS to bearer on demand." Then there is the word "Augusta," followed by an illegible...
Rebel Works in front of Atlanta, No. 5
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works; Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the Rebel Works in front of Atlanta, No. 5. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville,...
Spirit of America Racecar
Racecars; Jet-powered racecars; Racing cars; Automobiles; World records; Speed records; Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah; Land transportation
A jet-powered racecar. It has an elongated aerodynamic fuselage, which is supported by one large wheel in the front and two in back. The internal structure consists of welded tubular white metal welded...
Two Nickels, Obverse and Reverse: no date
Coins; U.S. Mint; 'V'
The reverse reads "United States of America," and has a number "5" and "cents." There are thirteen stars for the colonies. The other coin shows a wreath with an indefinable shape in the middle, possibly...
Trestle Bridge, at Whiteside
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works; Bridges--Trestle
Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the trestle bridge at Whiteside. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the...
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).
Sierra Leone Sowei Helmet Mask
Sierra Leone; Africa; Ritual objects; Masks; Mende culture; Sande society; Helmets
Dark wooden carved helmet mask with long braids of human hair attached with string to holes along the lower edge. A small, diamond-shaped face with almond-shaped eyes is carved in relatively low relief...
Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen in the Valley of The Kings, near Thebes, Egypt
Valley of The Kings (Egypt); Africa; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt
Black and white stereograph slide, T238 from Tour of the World series, vol 5 and 6.
Urbana Park Pool, Crystal Lake Park, Urbana, Illinois;
Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Swimming pools
Crystal Lake Pool, Urbana.
Choose for victory: try a V-dish to-day
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--Great Britain; Food conservation--Great Britain
Poster, color, 14.75 x 19.75 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by Chromoworks Ltd., London.
Print: Loading Corn
Prints; Lithographs; Landscape; American Regionalism; Benton, Thomas H., 1889-1975; Corn; Harvesting; Carts & wagons
A print of two workers loading harvested corn onto a mule drawn wagon amidst five shocks of corn stalks, probably late afternoon. A stream is visible in the right foreground. More fields rise in the middle-ground...
Wooden Water Pipe
Water; Pipes; Water supply; Water system; Plumbing; Chicago, Illinois;
This water pipe is two sections of hollowed-out wooden logs connected by a smaller wooden tube that bisects the center of each log. The dimensions of the two large wooden logs are ten inches in diameter....
Submarines; Submarine warfare; Sea battles; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Transportation; Water transportation; German Navy
The U-505 is 252 feet long, thirty-seven feet high at the conning tower and twenty-two feet wide at its widest point. Its maximum speed was 18.3 knots on the surface and 7.3 knots submerged. The submarine...
Supermarine Spitfire Mark 1A
Airplanes; Aircraft; Fighter planes; Battle of Britain; Aviation; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; Air transportation; Southampton, England
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...
Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Illinois
Champaign, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Stadiums; Athletics
200 E. Florida Ave., Champaign.
The Gettysburg Address
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Gettysburg;
Web site about one of five copies of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address which is held by the Cornell University Library.
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...
Seashell, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furnishings; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Shells
Abalone seashell. One half of seashell, outside has encrustations, five holes, mother-of-pearl lining inside. L 7 1/2" W 5 3/4".
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