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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...
Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka'
Attack aircraft; Attack plane; Aircraft; Dive bombers; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; Airplanes; Air transportation;
The Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' is a large gullwing-shaped German dive-bomber used during World War II. Its sides and upper surfaces are painted dark forest green with tan sand patterns. Black and white...
Washington Quarter, 1994
Coins; U.S. Mint; Mint mark
A left-facing profile with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST in tiny letters in front of Washington 19s image, and the date below. The Mint mark, D for Denver, appears on the right.
Map of CCC areas in the United States
Civilian Conservation Corps; Conservation Corps; maps
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).
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...
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
New York Central Steam Locomotive #999;
Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records
The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...
Boeing 727 Jetliner
Airplanes; Jets; Jetliners; Air transportation; Aircraft; Commercial air travel
The Boeing 727 passenger jet is thirty-four feet tall, 137 feet long, with a wingspan of 110 feet. When the plane is empty it weighs 80,602 pounds; at full capacity with crew, passengers, and cargo, it...
Benz Velo Automobile
Automobiles; Automobiles--Germany; Cars; Land transportation; Benz, Bertha; Benz, Carl, 1884-1929; Inventions; Motorized buggy; Transportation
The Benz Velo is a motorized two-passenger buggy. Its engine is situated in a box behind the seats. The auto has four wheels with spokes, the back two are 35.5 and the front two are twenty-three inches....
Blickensderfer Typewriter No. 5
Typewriters; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; Stamford, Connecticut;
A portable manual typewriter (in original carrying case), 'Blickensderfer No. 5 Stamford Conn. U.S.A.' Ideal keyboard, with type-wheel, black keys with white letters. No. 58627.
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...
Coal; Natural resources; Mining; Environment; Miners; Light;
Wrought iron miner's candlestick with adjustable candle holder and spike for driving into the wall of a mine.
Granger Protest Meeting
McLean County, Illinois; Farmers' groups; Farming; Protest movements; Railroads; Sketches
This sketch shows a protest meeting of Grangers shown in the History of the Grange Movement.
Let's finish the job, experienced seamen needed
World War II; War posters, American; Merchant Marine--United States; World War, 1939-1945--United States;
Poster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
V18440--Loading a Whaleback Ship, Chicago, Ill.
Chicago, Illinois; Whalebacks
Black and white stereograph slide depicting the loading of grain into a whaleback boat.
Ideal Composition Doll
United States; Composition dolls; American pop culture; Ideal Toy Company; Popular doll materials; U.S. toy industry
This doll is comprised of a composition head and hands on a cloth body which contains a squeeze mechanism. The head has brown glued on hair. The face has sleeping blue eyes, painted on eyebrows, pink tinted...
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.
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...
Nigeria; Africa; Sculptures; Musical instruments
Carved wooden male figure kneels on short disk and supports a cylindrical hollow drum on his head and hands. Large eyes, a wide nose and closed mouth are carved on the face. The figure wears a simple loincloth....
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