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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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. 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 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
    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...

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