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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
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...
Frederick Lutz letter to Louise
Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939; Lutz, Frederick; Albacete, Spain; Soldiers
Three page handwritten letter from Frederick Lutz to Louise, dated March 21, 1937. Lutz was an American volunteer during the Spanish Civil War. Letter from Frederick Lutz to Louise, dated March 21, 1937....
Bloomington Bicycle Club, Illinois
McLean County, Illinois; Entertainment; Clubs; Bicycles & Tricycles
The members of The Bloomington Bicycle Club are shown with their bicycles.
Slavery; Fugitive slaves; Civil War
This notice states: "100 DOLLAR REWARD. Rannaway from the subscriber, on Monday, June 15, a negro woman, NELLY FORREST. She is about 45 years old, chunky built, large pouting mouth, good teeth, high cheekbones,...
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...
University Place Christian Church, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Churches;
University Place Christian Church, 403 South Wright Street, Champaign.
Salem Baptist Church, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Churches
Salem Baptist Church, 500 East Park Street, Champaign.
Nigerian Cap Mask
Africa; Masks; Ritual objects; Nigeria; Dancers
This wooden mask is hollow and made to set atop a dancer's head. The face has almond-shaped eyes with round holes cut through the middle; a wide, flattened nose, a closed mouth with full lips; almond-shaped...
Altgeld Hall, Urbana, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Libraries; Mathematics
1409 W. Green Street, Urbana. Built in 1897, the architects for Altgeld Hall were Nathan C. Ricker and James M. White.
Painting: Lady in a Garden
American Impressionism; Painting; Oil on canvas; Palmer, Pauline, 1867-1938
A painting of a woman seated in a shaded part of a garden setting. She holds an Oriental parasol and wears a multi-color Oriental robe over a white gown. A table and another chair is beyond her. Dimensions...
Painting: Untitled (Illinois River)
Painting; Landscape; Oil on canvas; Waycott, Hedley, 1865-1938; Illinois River;
A painting of an autumnal view of the Illinois River as seen from a grassy bluff in the Prospect Avenue area of Peoria, with the river in the background, three tall trees extending beyond the picture frame...
Fragment of Envelope free-franked by Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; U.S. Congress; U.S. Mail; Franking privilege
Fragment of white envelope, free-franked by Abraham Lincoln. Sent to Mrs. Sprigg, Lincoln's Washington DC landlady for the room he rented while serving as a U.S. Representative from 1847-1849. Also legible...
Ellis Island On-Line
Ellis Island; immigrants; immigration; genealogy; geneology; ancestry; family history; heritage; immigration records; family records; scrapbooks; albums; ship manifests; passenger manifests; passenger records
"Between 1892 and 1924 over 22 million passengers and members of ships' crews came through Ellis Island and the Port of New York. Now you can research passenger records from ships that brought the Immigrants...
Newspaper, New York Times from Sunday, August 1, 1926
Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Funeral; Garfield, James, 1831-1881; Newspaper; Newspapers;
New York Times from Sunday, August 1, 1926. Page 5 of Special "Rotogravure Picture Section" containing a memorial to Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln. Contains eight photographs with brief captions,...
Art Print, commemorating the celebration and creation of a "National day of thanksgiving" by Abraham Lincoln in 1863
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902; Civil War; Thanksgiving
Black ink collage on newsprint of Civil War scenes, with center vignette of Lincoln receiving accolades from soldiers. Drawn by Thomas Nast. Titled "Thanksgving Day November 24, 1864." In center is large...
Address to the Farmers
Illinois; Farmers; Farming; Travel; Emigration & Immigration; Illinois Constitution
An Address to the Farmers of Great Britain: with an Essay on the Prairies of the Western Country: by Morris Birkbeck: to which is amended The Constitution of the State of Illinois, London, 1822. This address...
two of my family members from a long time ago
Illinois-Wabash Land Company manuscript
Indians of North America; Land tenure; Land grants; Illinois
Several pages from a manuscript book that was used as a contract with Indians for land in Illinois. "A manuscript book, being a contract with Indians for land in the Illinois." "This manuscript ... is...
McLean County, Illinois; Agriculture; Threshing;
Members of a threshing crew pose with their thresher near Carlock, Illinois, in 1887.
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