• Graves Mallard Drake Decoy

    Graves, Millie, Graves, G. Bert, 1887-1956

    a lead keel weight on the bottom reads "B GRAVES DECOY CO". The decoy has a green head with a yellow-green beak, a white ring around the neck and a brown chest. Dimensions are 17" l x 8" h x 5-3/4" wi…

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  • Painting: Untitled (Illinois River)

    Waycott, Hedley, 1865-1938

    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…

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  • Peoria Public Library

    C.E. Wheelock & Co

    Peoria. Bradley Politechnic Institute. Public Library. Library Postcards Illinois

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  • Processing emotions through art

    I was a teacher assistant and lived by myself in a house in Peoria. I didn't even have any pets. My family lived in the next town over, but we'd agreed that since both my mom and my sister were nurses…

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  • French Trade Bucket Bale/Ear

    French fur trade

    The diameter of the rim is 12.2 cm. The height of the bale ears is 5.7 cm. The bucket bale is made of iron. The bale ears are welded to the rim. The lower portion of the bucket would have been made ou…

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  • Peoria Public Library

    Peoria Public Library, Peoria, Ill. Library Postcards Illinois

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  • Graves Mallard Hen Decoy

    Graves, Millie, Graves, G. Bert, 1887-1956

    a lead keel weight on the bottom reads "B GRAVES DECOY". The body is painted various shades of brown with a dark patch on the wings. The head is turned back with the beak resting on its back. Dimensio…

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  • Schoenheider Standing Mallard Drake Ice Decoy

    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 wi…

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