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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;...
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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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...

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