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Drainage; Farming; Farmers; Agriculture; History; Champaign County, Illinois
Long Ceramic Field Tile. Trumpet-shaped with flared end at the bottom. Tapererd with an enlarged ring and narrow fitting rim on the other end. Hand thrown.
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).
Bedcovers; Bedcovering; Weaving; Coverlet
A large sunburst is positioned in the center of the coverlet on a lush field surrounded by a series of geometric and floral borders. All four sides have a wide floral border. Red, blue, green and undyed...
Painting: Coastal Sunset and Mountains
Painting; Seascape; Oil on canvas; Folk art; Krans, Olof, 1838-1916; Immigrants
A painting of a sun setting beyond a mountainous coastline with a number of boats hugging shore on right. Black and white birds perch on a group of large rocks extending into the picture from the left...
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...
Champaign County Plat Book
Champaign County, Illinois; Champaign, Illinois; Maps; Plat book;
1930 Champaign County Plat Book
Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston
American Revolution; Bunker Hill; 'Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes.'
An 18th century burying ground in Boston, which contains many old tombstones.
Dennis Kenyon Farmstead in 1874
McLean County, Illinois; Cabins; Farms; Fences; Homesteading; Sketches
This sketch of the Dennis Kenyon farm appeared in the 1874 Atlas of McLean County.
Map of timber landscape in McLean County, Illinois
McLean County, Illinois; Logs; Prairies; Forests;
Before McLean County was settled by whites in 1822, eleven percent of McLean County was timber and the remainder was tall prairie grass, as shown in this map.
Delaware Village in Federal Land Survey
McLean County, Illinois; Villages; Maps; Measured drawings;
The Federal Land Surveyors recorded a Delaware village near the Mackinaw River. The area west of the village is where John Thompson planted his first crop in 1829.
18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill.
Illinois River; Starved Rock State Park, Illinois; Kaskaskia Indians; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700; Indians of North America
Black and white stereograph slide showing the Illinois River.
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