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Print of homes of famous Americans
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Home; House; Springfield, IL; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Print; Engraving; Jackson, Andrew; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Garfield, James, 1831-1881; Jefferson, Thomas
Wood engraving showing a collage of homes in various "frames", surrounded by dasies. Homes are numbered and ID'd with a key. Homes are: Webster, Washington, Lincoln and Garfield birthplaces, Monticello,...
Bolduc House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
French Colonial District; French Colonial Period; Ste. Genevieve, Missouri; Vertical log construction; Bolduc, Louis
The Bolduc House has a stockade or property fence (pieux debouts), typical of many French homes, which encloses its yard and backyard garden, as well as outbuildings. This provided security and kept domestic...
Stoves; Pioneers; Parlors; Cast ironwork; HVAC systems; Temperature; Houses
Black painted vast iron parlor stove with claw feet. Empire style. Retangular belly with two hinged doors in the front. Two square pillars up the sides with a rectangular top and ornate crown piece. Raised...
Stadium Terrace, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education; Housing; Students
Stadium Terrace, 1946: Temporary housing to accommodate post-war rush of students at the University of Illinois
Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records;
A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.
Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model
Rail transportation; Transportation; Trains; Railroads; Model trains; Colter, May, 1869-1958; Pasadena, California; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois;
The Museum and Santa Fe Railroad exhibit consists of 1,200 feet of track running through a 3,000 square-foot landscape representing, the Great Plains, the Arizona desert and Grand Canyon, and California....
A message to our tenants from the government; Help stop fuel waste
Energy conservation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color, all lettered, 14 x 20 in., published by the United State Government Printing Office
Fuel fights! Save your share
Energy conservation; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color, all lettered, 14.25 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Framed print of Martha Washington
Print; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Art; Papier mache; Washington, Martha, 1731-1802; President
Wood and papier mache oval frame. Molded flowers at compass points; remnants of scallop molding on rim. Contains picture of Martha Washington wearing dark dress with white lace collar, cuffs and cap. She...
Print of the Lincoln Family in the White House
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Lincoln, Thomas (Tad), 1853-1871; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926; Lincoln, William; Print; Prints
"President Lincoln and Family Circle." Tinted portrait of Abraham and Mary Lincoln with their three sons in the White House. Classical decorations with views of water and US Capitol Building out the windows....
Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois
Architecture; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844
Collection of views of the Pierre Menard Home.
Dennis Kenyon Home in the 1970s
McLean County, Illinois; Farms; Homesteading; Dwellings;
The Dennis Kenyon home in the early 1970s.
Nelson Jones Home, South of Towanda, Illinois
McLean County, Illinois; Dwellings; Towanda, Illinois; Jones, Nelson; Italianate farmhouses
The Nelson Jones home, south of Towanda, was the first of several large Italianate farmhouses built in McLean County.
James A. Stephens Farm
McLean County, Illinois; Farmhouses; Gables; Fencing; Roofs
James A. Stephens erected this brick farmhouse in Mount Hope Township in 1877.
William Goodfellow Farm
McLean County, Illinois; Farms; Farmhouses; Bricks; Roofs; Gables
William Goodfellow built this brick farmhouse in Dale Township.
This is Nazi brutality
World War II; War posters, American; Propaganda, Anti-German--United States; World War, 1939-1945--United States;
Poster, color, 28.3 x 38 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Sturbridge Commons, Massachusetts
City planning; French Colonial Period;
The commons, an open area of Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts, were laid out with buildings grouped around the edges.
Candlesticks; Wax; Pioneers; Lighting; Tallow;
Tin hog-scraper style candlestick. Has a round concave base with a tin cylinder protruding upwards from the center and a flattened lip with a short flat handle. 5" high. Candle drippings cover the entire...
Gas Valve and Burner Fitting
United States; Electricity; Gas lighting; American inventions
This fitting is made of cast brass and has fleur-de-les ornamentation. A pipe with a threaded socket screw connects the fitting.
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