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    • The Living Museum vol. 47, no. 02; Spring, 1985

    • Paperweights -- Collectors and collecting -- Barker, Morton D.; Geology -- Calumet Lake; Geology -- Continental drift; Art exhibitions -- Photography -- Illinois photographers 1985; Museums -- Travel -- Louisiana; Museum exhibits -- Calendar
    • Morton D. Barker paperweight collection; Calumet area: filling in the plains; Continental drift; Illinois photographers '85; Exhibition schedule
    • The Living Museum vol. 47, no. 04; Fall, 1985

    • Ivory -- Clovis people -- New Mexico; Honey ants -- Australia; Astronomy -- Halley's comet; Museums -- Publications -- King, Frances B.; Art exhibitions -- 37th Illinois invitational; Index -- volume 47; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museum...
    • Clovis ivory artifact; Honey ants, aborigines, and the Australian outback; Halley's Comet 1985 - 1986; Art: recent acquisitions; Index volume 47; Illinois State museum: Springfield; New Publication: plants, people, and Paleoecology; New editor for...
    • The Living Museum vol. 46, no. 05, 1984

    • Museum employees; Annual reports; Museums -- Annual reports
    • Introduction; Scientific sections; Art section; Exhibits, education, and technical services; Dickson Mounds Museum; Illinois State Museum Society; Staff; Donors; Volunteers; Acquisitions; Museum publications; Staff publications; Technical reports;...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Round, metal paperweight with a representation of a gold coin on the top with the words, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT, surrounding the profile of FDR looking to the right. The base looks to be copper because of the...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Clear, round, glass paperweight containing a white, round disk with a representation of FDR looking straight ahead in black. This disk is sitting on top of a blue and gold base with multi-colored flowery items surrounding it. The bottom has a...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Silver, round, metal paperweight with a clear glass center with an etching of the profile of FDR looking to the left. The top of the metal part has raised leaves surrounding the glass center.
    • The Living Museum vol. 68, no. 02,03; Summer, Fall 2006

    • Black, Jerome Longknife; Blackfeet Tribe; Native Americans -- Ethnography; Indians of North America -- Montana -- Ethnography; Global Climate Change -- Illinois; Climatic Changes -- Illinois; Global Warming -- Illinois; Northern Cardinal --...
    • Curious legacy of Jerome Longknife-Black (1940-2004); Global climate change and Illinois; Illinois sightings of bilateral gynandromorphism in birds; Lincoln's grand old mammoth; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 47, no. 03; Summer, 1985

    • Museums -- Collections -- Northern Illinois Museum of Natural history; Carpenter, Charles; Museum exhibits -- Honey ants; Museums -- Buildings -- Illinois Art Gallery; Museum exhibits -- Calendar
    • Northern Illinois museum of natural history; Honey of an ant; State of Illinois art gallery opens in Chicago; Exhibition schedule
    • The Living Museum vol. 64, no. 04;  winter, 2002-3

    • Museums -- Funding; Museums -- History -- Illinois State Museum Society; Art exhibitions -- Shoshannah; Hoffman, Susanna Siporin; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Travel tours
    • Illinois State Museum Society, 1952 - 2002: museum's partner celebrates its golden anniversary; Shoshannah; Museum calendar; Ruins, rugs, and rails: third ISMS southwestern tour
    • The Living Museum vol. 44, no. 02; Spring, 1982

    • Archaeology -- Dickson Mounds; Depression glass; Art -- Acquisitions; Art exhibitions -- Illinois -- Photographers; Museums -- Travel -- St. Francois mountains; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Kimmswick Site; Indians of North America -- Clovis people;...
    • Dickson Mounds: rich site for archaeologists; Story behind depression era glass; Art: recent acquisitions; Illinois photographers '82; Active volcanoes in Missouri?; Clovis peoples in the Midwest: importance of the Kimmswick site; Books: Exploring...
    • The Living Museum vol. 47, no. 01; Winter, 1985

    • Art exhibitions -- Thecla, Julia ; Art -- Acquisitions; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Napoleon Hollow site; Indians of North America -- Archaic; Museum employees -- Evans, Robert; Museum publications; Museums -- Travel --Aztalan; Museum exhibits --...
    • Julia Thecla: painter of magic worlds and private visions; Archaic period occupations at the Napoleon Hollow site; Evans accepts directorship of Tarble Arts Center; New publications; Archaeology study tour of Aztalan, Effigy Mounds, and the...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Metal frame with serrated, gear-like outer side. Top of the frame has a design of oak leaves and acorns. The weight is a piece of molded glass, with a side view of FDR's head molded in the center and top, and then etched to make it stand out. ...
    • The Living Museum vol. 44, no. 01; Winter, 1981-82

    • Petroglyphs -- Nicaragua; Anthropology -- Nicaragua; Art -- Acquisitions; Ethnobotany -- Europe - Pre-Columbian era; Art exhibitions -- Folk art -- Illinois; Osteology; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Travel -- Eastern U.S.
    • Rock carvings from the "Isle of the Dead"; Art: recent acquisitions; Roast bream and darioles: food and dietary habits before Columbus' time; Folk art of Illinois; Bones: permanent record of the past; Calendar; Eastern sampler tour
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Flat on bottom, rounded top, looks a bit mushroom shaped. Glass probably press molded. Image of FDR on paper, affixed to felt pad with adhesive, the felt then glued to the bottom of the glass so as not to obscure image. The image is made by...
    • The Living Museum vol. 36, no. 02; March - April, 1974

    • Bird watching -- Illinois -- Yellow rail; Obituary -- Caldwell, Joseph R.; Portraiture -- Illinois -- Weiss, Edward H.; Paperweights -- Barker, Morton, D.; Global environmental change -- Ice Age to present; Pigs -- Peccary; Obituary --...
    • Search for the yellow rail; Edward H. Weiss: Faces from Illinois; Morton D. Barker paperweight collection; Climatic change since the ice age; Former museum botanist dies in crash of airliner; Staff notes; Tine-Life reprint about Cahokia available;...
    • Rainbow Manufacturing Paperweights

    • paperweight
    • The Rainbow Manufacturing Co. first appears in Libertyville records in 1912 in the factory previously occupied by W.C. Holt Manufacturing Co. on Fifth Avenue. The company produced wool dusters, mops, dusting cloths and sweaters. The factory...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • The mold, a sculpture of FDR's head, sits on a base of purple colored glass. There is clear glass molded around all of that. Decal on bottom reads Cristal d'Albert / MADE IN FRANCE Inscribed on the side: C. d'Albert France Inscribed on the...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Molded glass ball, with the bottom flattened to make a stable base. Inside, about one inch from the base, is a disk with an image of FDR. Around the disk is a series of 22 star-like objects in shades of orange, blue, green and yellow. There are...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Molded brass base. A second piece of metal, stamped, is affixed to the top, inside a slight depression in the base. The stamp is a head and shoulders view of FDR. On the left, the words: FRANKLIN / DELANO / ROOSEVELT. Around the top, the...
    • The Living Museum vol. 45, no. 02; 1983

    • Federal Arts Project -- Illinois; Anthropology -- China; Climatology -- Illinois -- History; Museums -- Travel -- James River; Art -- Acquisitions; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Travel -- Missouri Ozarks
    • After the great crash: federal arts projects in Illinois; Reflections on modern China; Illinois climate: a history of climatic changes and their effects on early settlement; James river plantation tour; Art: recent acquisitions; Calendar; Weekend...
    • The Living Museum vol. 39, no. 05; Sept. - Oct. 1977

    • Museums -- Acquisitions -- Paperweights -- Barker, Morton D.; Acorns, As food; Museum exhibits -- Arachnids; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Programs -- Saturdays; Museum publications
    • Glass 'jewels'; Acorns, a nutritious food past and present; Museum calendar; Saturday morning adventure series; Books - Books - Books
    • The Living Museum vol. 61, no. 01; Spring, 1999

    • Museum exhibits -- Dolls -- Orozco, Joy E.; Museum techniques -- conservation -- dolls; Quiltmakers -- Illinois; Lintault, M. Joan; Museums -- acquisitions -- art; Adams, Joan Crawford; Spear, John; Chicago, Judy; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Dolls in the looking glass: the Joy E. Orozco Collection; Into a new doll house; Evidence of Paradise: M. Joan Lintault; Art Additions; Museum calendar
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Molded glass, roughly rectangular with rounded corners and edges on top and sides. Double depression in the back, both rectangular, one smaller and deeper, centered in the other, making two levels. In the deeper is the photolithograph of FDR. In...
    • The Living Museum vol. 44, no. 05, 1981-82

    • Museums -- Annual reports
    • Director's report: Scientific sections; Art section; Exhibits, Education and Technical Services; Dickson Mounds Museum; Illinois State Museum Society; Donors; Volunteers; Acquisitions; Museum publications; Staff publications; Technical reports;...
    • 1928-03 Watch Word March 1928

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The March 1928 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Molded glass, a square with the corners truncated and rounded slightly. Pressed into the bottom is a circular depression with the sides tapering in toward the center. The side of the depression is serrated in a concave, convex repeating form. In...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Molded glass in a truncated sphere shape. A circular depression molded in the base holds a disk of cardboard with an image of FDR printed on it. The cardboard is held in with adhesive along the edge. A piece of felt is gluded to the back of the...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Molded glass, roughly square, with rounded corners. Pressed into the back is a circular depression with tapered and scalloped sides. An image of FDR on paper was inserted in the space, and a cardboard backing with adhesive along the edge was...
    • Paperweight

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Molded glass, in a spherical shape truncated to make a base - roughly one-half a sphere. A slight depression pressed into the base holds a disk of cardboard. On the cardboard, an image of a large brick building and some of the surrounding area. ...

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