• Carte des formes de la vie des sociétés humaines dans le Haut Nil.

    Martonne, Emmanuel de, 1873-1955

    Includes location map and inset map: Densité de la Population. Printed color Lithography

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  • Planter, Hand

    Early American Museum

    1. Homemade corn planter, painted blue. No distinguishing marks. Has handle, seed hopper and hand-lever. 2. Wooden planter. Long square body, flat on one side and tapers to a blunt point on the front…

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  • Threshing Crew

    McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    Members of a threshing crew pose with their thresher near Carlock, Illinois, in 1887. American Communities in History Communities and Geography How we learn about communities 18 Social systems 16 Hist…

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  • Cahokia Village

    Illinois Heritage Association

    Winter scene at Cahokia from a lithograph by J. S. Wild, published in 1841. Horses roam freely in the Commons. A couple in a sleigh are pulled by a horse. Another couple walks in the snow, the woman k…

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  • Stubblefield Horse

    McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    A Percheron horse stands in the foreground of the Stubblefield Stables. A lot of farm work was carried out with the help of Percheron or Norman horses, which were bred and sold in Normal, Illinois. Am…

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  • Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana

    Illinois Heritage Association, Miller, Patricia L

    Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana. This is one of the original round barns built at the University of Illinois in the early 1900's. The University has three round barns. The first was built i…

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  • National Corn Association Logo

    Walters, William D, Jr., 1942, McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    This logo from the National Corn Association shows a woman, seated on agriculture books, holding a seal depicting a farmer plowing a field. Organizations helped farmers pass information and methods to…

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  • Ilha de S. Thomé parte mais cultivada

    Agaujo, Francisco José de

    Bitonal Lithography

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  • Message of the Governor of the State of Illinois

    Duncan, Joseph

    A "Message of the Governor of the State of Illinois. Delivered December 3, 1834" by Governor Joseph Duncan to Congress, printed by "John Y. Sawyer, Public Printer." Governor Duncan discusses various I…

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  • Mussel Shell Hoe

    McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    This mussel shell hoe was used in the cultivation of corn, beans and squash by the Mississippian Indians. Communities and Geography How we learn about communities Prehistoric Indians of Illinois 18 So…

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  • Chert Hoe

    McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    This chert hoe was used by Woodland Indians for farming. Woodland Indians grew corn, beans and squash, and hunted buffalo and deer. Chert is a very fine grained rock which can be shaped into arrowhead…

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  • L'Oued Rir' et ses nouvelles oasis de création française

    Revue Géographique Internationale

    Relief shown by hachures. Bitonal Lithography

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  • Stone celt (ungrooved axe)

    McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    This is an ungrooved axe made of stone. It was used by the Woodland Indians. They often used them for girdling trees. Communities and Geography How we learn about communities Prehistoric Indians of Il…

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  • Originalkarte der Reise des Dr. Emin-Bey in die Mudirë von Rohl u. Makraka, Oktober und November 1882...

    Hassenstein, Bruno

    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Hand colored Lithography

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  • Goudy's Illinois Farmer's Almanac

    Goudy, R

    A periodical entitled "Goudy's Illinois Farmer's Almanac" published by R. Goudy, Jr. in Springfield, Illinois. This publication includes various meteorological information and lunar phases for each mo…

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  • Pramien des landwirthschastlichen Festes newspaper clipping

    A newspaper clipping written in German and entitled “Pramien des landwirthschastlichen Festes” meaning “Premiums of the Country with Economic Strength.” This clipping includes a record of agricultural…

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  • Isaac Funk

    McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    Isaac Funk, an early settler of McLean County, played a large role in agriculture. He was also a member of the Illinois State House of Representatives in 1840 and a member of the Illinois State Senate…

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  • Cultivons notre potager

    Jaeger, Louisette

    Cultivons notre potager. Ecole Communale de la rue Camon. Comite Nationale de prevoyance & d'Economies. Union Française. 286 Boulevard St. Germain, Paris.Cette affiche ne doit pas être vendue. Ecole c…

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  • Plowing

    McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    Two men and their horses plow fields near Bloomington, Illinois. American Communities in History Communities and Geography How we learn about communities 18 Social systems 16 History

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  • Destruction of Hood's Ordinance Train

    Early American Museum

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the Destruction of Hood's Ordinance Train. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Na…

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